National / International News

'Designer baby debate should start'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:47
Rapid progress in genetics is making "designer babies" more likely and society needs to be prepared, leading scientists have told the BBC.

BBC launches award to honour Komla Dumor

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:46
The BBC launches an award for reporters based in Africa in honour of its presenter, Komla Dumor, a year after his unexpected death, aged 41.

Miliband pledges mental health push

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:41
Labour says it will "end the scandal of neglect" of child mental health issues if it is in government after the general election.

Getting racists sacked: #FreeSpeechStories

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:38
Should you lose your job for online hate?

In Cold Blood - the book that changed me

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:31
How the story of a brutal murder changed my life

VIDEO: Painting Bangladesh's colourful rickshaws

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:25
Decorating the armada of rickshaws on Bangladesh's roads

Student photographer's MLK images

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:18
A student photographer's iconic images of Dr King on the march

North-South divide 'widens sharply'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:10
The gap between the performance of England's northern and southern cities dramatically widened in the past 10 years, says a Centre for Cities study.

It's the end of the world, and the BBC feels fine

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:07
Readers suggest BBC doomsday signoff

Scots jobs market 'in rude health'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:06
Scotland's economic recovery is set to continue in 2015 with the jobs market in "relatively rude health", the Bank of Scotland says.

Clegg backs plan to reduce suicides

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:01
The government is calling for a fundamental overhaul of how the NHS tackles suicides, inspired by a programme from the US.

Libya agrees truce with militia

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:00
The Libyan army declares a partial ceasefire, two days after some of the militias in western Libya announced a truce.

The case for and against going to Davos

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:00
The sceptic versus the defender

Inequality, and North-South divide - papers

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 14:58
Matters of inequality feature heavily on Monday's front pages, in terms of global wealth and jobs in the UK.

Why stock market crashes happen in the autumn

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 14:48
Why do so many stock market crashes happen in the autumn?

VIDEO: What inspired a new bike light?

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 14:41
How UK entrepreneur Emily Brooke was inspired to develop a new bicycle light which projects a laser onto the road.

'Arsenal answered defensive doubts'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 14:27
Arsene Wenger says Arsenal's win at Manchester City answers doubts about their defence and ability to win away at top clubs.

I am relieved I didn't quit - Murphy

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 13:55
Masters champion Shaun Murphy expresses his relief at not quitting snooker after his 10-2 final win over Neil Robertson.

VIDEO: UK 'needs to do more' to de-radicalise

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 13:47
A woman whose son came back to Britain after fighting in Syria says returning fighters need more support.

Garth Crooks's team of the week

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 13:46
Who was his team's best attacker and best defender - and who looks like he belongs in a spaghetti western?