National / International News

VIDEO: Ethics experts discuss Ebola drugs

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 21:21
A panel of medical ethics experts from the World Health Organisation is meeting in Geneva to discuss the possible use of experimental drugs to treat the Ebola virus.

Iraq deaths and gender change - the papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 21:08
The reported deaths of hundreds of Yazidi people in Iraq and the revelation that former boxing promoter Frank Maloney is undergoing a gender change are the main stories for the papers.

Parliament recall urged over Iraq

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 20:36
David Cameron should recall Parliament to discuss the growing humanitarian crisis in Iraq, a Conservative MP says.

Kasparov bids to be chess kingpin

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 20:26
Former chess champion Garry Kasparov is to try to take the game's top job from a Russian multi-millionaire who says he was once abducted by aliens.

Australia boy 'in severed head shot'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 20:18
Australia's PM condemns an image showing a boy, reportedly the son of an Australian ex-terror convict, holding the severed head of a Syrian.

Storms continue over parts of UK

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 19:33
Parts of England and Scotland continue to be affected by high winds and rain brought by the remnants of what was Hurricane Bertha.

Three-day ceasefire holds in Gaza

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 19:23
A fresh three-day ceasefire agreed between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza is holding, with a prospect of further talks on a longer-term deal.

Social recovery 'matching economy'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 19:17
The government is matching economic recovery with social recovery, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith is to say in a speech.

Angry Iraqi PM in show of force

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 18:44
Forces loyal to Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki deploy to key areas of Baghdad after he criticises the president, amid a raging insurgency in the north.

A summer beyond my dreams - McIlroy

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 18:26
Rory McIlroy says he has eclipsed his wildest dreams as victory at the PGA Championship seals a third successive win.

Alcohol drinks 'should carry warning'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 18:21
Health warnings on alcoholic drinks should be introduced and the drink-drive limit cut, the All Parliamentary Party Group on Alcohol Misuse says.

VIDEO: Stuck rollercoaster evacuated mid-ride

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 17:47
Fire-fighters have rescued more than 20 people who were stuck for hours on a rollercoaster in the US state of Maryland.

Sheep rustling boosts rural crime

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 17:30
Rural crime is rising, with a spate of sheep rustling and an increase in the theft of farming tools, vehicles and fuel driving up the figures.

Gutsy McIlroy battles to win US PGA

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 17:08
World number one Rory McIlroy, 25, wins the fourth major of his career after digging deep to edge a gripping US PGA at Valhalla.

VIDEO: India lack of toilets 'huge problem'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 17:01
Yogita Limaye finds out why the lack of toilets in India is a critical problem and one that is hard to solve.

Erdogan hails new era for Turkey

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 16:59
Recep Tayyip Erdogan hails a new era for Turkey and urges unity after winning the country's first direct presidential election.

Soundings From The Estuary

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 16:31
Revealing the beauty of the Thames Estuary

Would sinking ships hit GDP?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 16:25
If a warship was to sink, would UK GDP be reduced?

The unstoppable march of the upward inflection

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 16:14
Why do so many people make statements sound like questions?

Facebook indyref voter life event

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 16:04
Facebook launches new a life event, enabling people to tell friends they have registered to vote in the independence referendum.