National / International News

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.

Figures reveal ward occupancy rates

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 16:02
Wards in many of Scotland's hospitals consistently have higher than recommended occupancy rates, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.

Gang springs mass jailbreak in Haiti

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 15:51
An armed gang attacks a jail that held more than 800 inmates in Haiti, freeing an unconfirmed number of prisoners.

VIDEO: Heavy wind and rain hit east of England

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 15:51
Richard Daniel reports on storms and heavy rain cause disruption in the east of England as the remnants of what was Hurricane Bertha sweep across the country.

Supermoon: Your pictures

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 15:40
Your photos of the August supermoon

VIDEO: Hey presto: Magic therapy for kids

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 15:11
How the art of illusion is helping disabled children

VIDEO: Dying to make a point

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 15:11
The prankster dying to make a point