National / International News

Church to approve women bishops

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:07
The Church of England is poised to formally adopt legislation which means its first female bishops could be ordained next year.

VIDEO: Pakistan hails Taliban crackdown

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:04
The Pakistan army claims more than 1,200 suspected Taliban militants have been killed during its five month crackdown.

Women in power positions at the UN

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:58
The UN has a record number of female ambassadors

VIDEO: Record number of women in the UN

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:57
More than a third of the United Nation's Security Council is made up of women. Will this impact global diplomacy?

VIDEO: The kit that helps you invent gadgets

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:52
BBC Click talks to the team behind a device that aims to make inventing gadgets easier.

Which? call for net speed ads revamp

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:48
Consumer watchdog Which? is calling for a rethink of the way broadband speeds are advertised, claiming current ones are misleading.

How Jason Atherton built his empire

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:43
How Jason Atherton went from caravan park to celebrity chef

The great Victorian beard craze

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:37
Latest fashion recalls the great Victorian beard craze

Japan's economy falls into recession

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:25
Japan's economy unexpectedly shrank for a second consecutive quarter, marking a technical recession in the world's third largest economy.

Burkino Faso to announce leader

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:18
Burkina Faso is due to announce a new interim president after negotiations between the army, political parties and activist groups.

Campaign bids to cut road casualties

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:16
Road safety charity Brake launches a campaign in a bid to cut the number of deaths and injuries on Scotland's roads.

Jobs market 'continues to improve'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:15
The labour market in Scotland continued to improve last month as business confidence remained high, according to a new report.

HealthCare.gov Has Improved, But Obamacare Still Faces Problems

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:08

The second open enrollment period at HealthCare.gov began Saturday. The website is better than last year's version, but approval of the Affordable Care Act remains low.

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Bird flu case at Yorkshire duck farm

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:04
Officials confirm a case of bird flu at a duck farm in Yorkshire, but say the risk to public health and the food chain is low.

Australia, China to sign trade deal

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 14:51
Australia and China are to sign a free trade agreement that Canberra says will open up markets worth billions of dollars to Australian exporters.

Caterham retain Kobayashi for finale

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 14:49
Caterham announce they will retain Japanese driver Kamui Kobyashi for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Seven charged for terrorism offences

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 14:34
Police investigating "violent dissident republican activity" charge seven men with terrorism offences.

Criminal Law Says Minors Can't Consent — But Some Civil Courts Disagree

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-16 14:22

No state has an age of consent lower than 16. But in some civil cases, attorneys argue that children can make decisions about whom they have sex with — and, in some courtrooms, those attorneys win.

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VIDEO: Bird flu found at Netherlands farm

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 14:19
A highly contagious strain of bird flu has been discovered at a poultry farm in the Netherlands.

Jihadi 'threat' and economy warning - front pages

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 14:18
Threats by Islamic State to bring terror to the UK and the West dominate Monday's papers, which also feature a warning about the UK economy and winter flooding.

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