National / International News

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.

The children with AK-47s who defied IS

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 15:46
The town that survived a siege - aided by children with AK-47s

Business activity continues to rise

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 15:41
Business activity in Scotland's private sector rose solidly in August although the rate of growth slowed, according to the Bank of Scotland.

VIDEO: What can Scotland learn from Quebec?

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 15:39
The Canadian province of Quebec has held referenda about independence, so what can Scotland learn from them?

Quebec's neverendum referendum

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 15:35
Voting on independence, Quebec-style

Second arrest in missing girl hunt

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 15:15
A second man is arrested on suspicion of murder by police investigating the disappearance of west London schoolgirl Alice Gross.

Personal data stores leaking online

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 15:06
Thousands of Britons could be inadvertently sharing their digital secrets with anyone that knows where to click, suggests a BBC investigation.

Big cities 'should have more power'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 15:02
Cities in the UK should have the power to levy their own taxes and have greater control over how public money is spent, a report by the City Growth Commission says.