National / International News

Gaza aid appeal raises almost £1m

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 21:25
More than £900,000 is raised in a month in Scotland for the Disasters Emergency Committee appeal to help those affected by the Gaza crisis.

VIDEO: The machine that could help Ashya

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 21:08
Five-year-old brain tumour patient Ashya King is being prepared to leave hospital in Spain for proton treatment in the Czech Republic.

Britain 'becoming like Downton Abbey'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 20:42
The leader of Britain's trade union movement warns of a "Downton Abbey-style" society in which social mobility "has hit reverse".

Pro-Union figures step up campaign

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 20:37
Supporters of the Union step up their campaign with 10 days to go until the Scottish referendum - after a poll suggested a narrow lead for the Yes campaign.

Sibling bullying ups depression risk

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 20:00
Being bullied regularly by a brother or sister could put children at risk of depression when they are older, suggests a study.

Iraq secures area around key dam

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 19:29
Iraqi government forces say they have cleared Islamic State militants from an area around the Haditha dam, as the US widens its use of air strikes.

VIDEO: Waiter smashes beer-carrying record

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 19:25
A German waiter has broken a world record by carrying 27 full mugs of Bavarian beer.

Press's new regulator 'not a fake'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 19:05
The chairman of the self-regulation body set up by some papers in the wake of the hacking scandal says he wants to show critics it is not "fake".

Japan's economy shrinks 7.1%

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 18:58
Japan's economy contracts more than initial estimates to 7.1% in the three months to June, revised from 6.8% reported in August.

VIDEO: Spinning armadillos defy gravity

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 17:52
How Disney is able to make any object spin

Cilla Black: Reliving the early years

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 17:36
The legend's early years hit the screen

The pro cycling team with diabetes

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 17:31
The pro-cycling team with diabetes

Ashya King 'to leave hospital'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 17:19
Five-year-old brain tumour patient Ashya King is being prepared to leave hospital in Spain for proton treatment in the Czech Republic.

London's worst lifts named and shamed

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 17:13
Nearly 5,000 people were freed from trapped lifts in buildings in London by firefighters in the past year, figures show.

18th title means so much - Williams

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 17:13
US Open champion Serena Williams never thought she would match the feats of Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert.

VIDEO: Hope keeps MH370 families going

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 17:06
The BBC's Jennifer Pak met with some families of the passengers from missing plane MH370 to see how they have been coping.

Ukraine truce shaken by new shelling

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 16:42
There has been fresh shelling near Donetsk airport, but European observers say the fighting is not sufficient to make Ukraine's ceasefire collapse.

Last Gandolfini film shows in Toronto

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 16:16
James Gandolfini’s final big-screen role before his death premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival.

'Ten days to save the UK' - the papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 16:08
There is almost blanket coverage of the Scottish referendum in Monday's press, with papers chronicling "frantic" efforts by the Better Together campaign to recapture their lead in the polls.

Call to cut number of police forces

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 15:51
The number of constabularies in England and Wales should be cut to save money, one of the country's most senior police leaders says.