National / International News

Parents share baby ashes heartbreak

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:24
Grieving parents from across the country contact the BBC with their own stories in the wake of the Shropshire baby ashes scandal.

Labour leadership nominations closing

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:22
Candidates vying to replace Ed Miliband as Labour leader have until midday to get the necessary support to secure their place in the party ballot.

VIDEO: SA Fifa allegations 'worrisome'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:10
A key figure in South Africa's football World Cup bid has broken ranks with the government to suggest there might be some truth to a claim that a $10m bribe was paid to secure the 2010 tournament.

VIDEO: Smartphone Sheriff in South Korea

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:09
The government in South Korea has developed its own app called Smart Sheriff.

Brazil 2-1 Peru

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:58
Douglas Costa strikes an injury-time winner as Brazil defeat Peru in their opening game of the 2015 Copa America.

Kiltwalk charity trustees step down

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:56
Scottish charity the Kiltwalk replaces its entire board of trustees following concerns over the amount of money it was giving to charitable causes.

Diabetes levels 'at all time high'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:55
More people in Scotland have diabetes than ever before - and the number is continuing to rise, according to figures published by a charity.

Fiscal autonomy plan 'to be rejected'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:53
The UK government confirms it will reject SNP proposals to give Scotland the ability to introduce full fiscal autonomy.

'Tender' teen suicide bomber

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:53
The tale of an "ordinary Yorkshire lad" believed to have become Britain's youngest suicide bomber aged 17 makes front pages.

U.S. Airstrikes In Libya Kill Algerian Militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:51

Belmokhtar, a leader of al-Qaida's arm in North Africa, masterminded the 2013 terrorist attack on an Algerian gas plant in which 38 foreign hostages were killed.

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Erdogan and Turkey's potent political mix

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:48
Owen Bennett-Jones wonders what's next for Turkey's president with the country's diverse political make-up.

'Forest Gump' completes 42 marathons

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:44
A man completes a 1,050-mile charity run dressed as Forest Gump.

The monument to a Russian warlord called Vladimir

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:39
The warlord called Vladimir causing alarm in Moscow

The fake battle that fooled IS supporters - and their opponents

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:36
How a man in London fooled Iraqi militias with online hoax

How China-UK relations have evolved

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:22
Later this year President Xi will make the first state visit by a Chinese leader to the UK for a decade - how have things changed in that time and what are relations like now?

New York's rent regulation fight

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:18
New York's rent regulation fight

Syrian refugees share 'safe space'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:16
Young Syrian refugees in Lebanon express their feelings through photography

Quest for the smell of sweet success

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:13
How tech can bring Willy Wonka to life

VIDEO: What exactly is the Magna Carta?

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:05
Why the Magna Carta is considered one of the most famous documents in history 800 years after it was signed.

Being deaf and losing your sight

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 14:52
What happens if you're deaf and then go blind?