National / International News

Prison sex abuse 'affects thousands'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 15:09
Thousands of inmates are sexually abused in prisons in England and Wales each year, according to research for the Howard League for Penal Reform.

McIlroy misses out on £6m prize

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 15:08
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy misses out on the £6m FedEx Cup prize as Billy Horschel wins the Tour Championship and overall title.

What would happen to EU membership?

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 15:08
Glenn Campbell on the referendum and Scotland's EU membership

'Record' fall in candidates for jobs

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 15:06
There was a record fall in the number of people available to fill permanent job vacancies in Scotland last month, a survey suggests.

VIDEO: Bollywood Bard: Hamlet with a twist

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 15:01
Director Vishal Bhardwaj's new film Haider gives William Shakespeare's Hamlet a Bollywood twist.

Walking or cycling 'wellbeing boost'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 14:58
Switching from driving a car to walking or cycling to work improves the wellbeing of commuters, a study suggests.

Imitation Game wins Toronto top prize

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 14:35
Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game wins the People’s Choice award at the Toronto Film Festival.

Uganda seizes 'al-Shabab explosives'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 14:04
Police in Uganda say they have seized explosives during raids on suspected al-Shabab militants who were said to be plotting an attack in the country.

Brazil builds giant Amazon tower

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 13:51
Construction has begun on a giant observation tower in the heart of the Amazon basin in Brazil to monitor climate change.

VIDEO: Tomato fight to oppose Russia boycott

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 13:08
Hundreds of people have been showing their opposition to a Russian boycott of fruit and vegetables from Europe with a tomato fight in Amsterdam.

Van Gaal eyes Premier League title

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 11:21
Manager Louis van Gaal says his ambition is to bring the Premier League title back to Manchester United.

Nato members 'send arms to Ukraine'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 11:07
Nato countries have started delivering arms to Ukraine to help its soldiers combat pro-Russian separatists in the east, the defence minister says.

What exactly is Alibaba?

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 11:01
Getting the lowdown on China's internet giant

VIDEO: What is Alibaba? In 60 seconds

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 11:00
Your 60-second primer on Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant set to float on the New York Stock Exchange in one of the biggest technology listings ever.

Contador wins Vuelta from Froome

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 10:54
Alberto Contador wins his third Vuelta a Espana title, ahead of Britain's Chris Froome, after a solid closing time trial.

VIDEO: Pope conducts modern mass wedding

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 10:46
Pope Francis has pronounced 20 Italian couples man and wife during a mass wedding ceremony in St Peter's Basilica in Rome.

UK will 'hunt down' Haines killers

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 10:38
Britain will take "whatever steps are necessary" to keep the country safe, following the killing of hostage David Haines by Islamic State militants, says Prime Minister David Cameron.

Brains may 'resist Alzheimer's'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 10:15
A small study suggests some people's brains may have the ability to resist early Alzheimer's damage.

VIDEO: Brother of murdered UK hostage speaks

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 10:04
The brother of British aid worker David Haines, murdered by Islamic State militants, pays tribute to him.

Gallacher ready for 'life-changing' Ryder Cup

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 09:55
Scottish golfer Stephen Gallacher plans to feed off his nervousness to enjoy the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.