National / International News

MPs to vote on EU justice laws

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 18:34
MPs are due to vote on whether the government should sign up to a range of law and order measures drawn up by the European Union.

VIDEO: Wal-Mart sees opportunities at Apec

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 18:26
US retail giant Wal-Mart is at the Apec summit in Beijing, where it sees opportunities for Asia growth. The BBC's Celia Hatton reports.

Tribal court convicts Farc fighters

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 18:22
An indigenous court in western Colombia has convicted seven left-wing Farc guerrillas over the murder of two leaders of the Nasa tribe.

VIDEO: 'I will never see her smile again'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 18:18
Four months after a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 298 people crashed in rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine, a national memorial to the victims will take place in the Netherlands.

Is a 'friend' in court a good thing?

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 18:00
McKenzie friends provide a valuable service in a world of legal aid cuts - but there are concerns, says Clive Coleman.

Today's troops reflect on World War One

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 17:58
Today's troops reflect on World War One

Shanghai-HK Stock Connect approved

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 17:22
Regulators have approved a long-awaited plan to connect the Hong Kong and Shanghai stock exchanges, giving global investors access to mainland markets.

Businesses urge more free childcare

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 16:39
Business leaders are to urge ministers to offer more free childcare and cut taxes for the low paid at the CBI annual conference later.

Kuwait 'has Comoros plan for Bidun'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 16:32
Tens of thousands of stateless people in Kuwait, known as Bidun, could be offered citizenship of the Comoros islands off east Africa, an official says.

'Ruthless' Rosberg sets up F1 climax

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 16:17
Nico Rosberg's Brazil win is a reminder that reliability is not the only thing Lewis Hamilton should worry about in Abu Dhabi.

Study reveals Russia's near misses in Europe

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 16:08
Russian military steps up risky manoeuvres in Europe

The defiant Remembrance Day

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 16:05
Monday's press looks back on Remembrance Sunday, and the resolve of the Queen to honour war dead despite heightened fears of a terrorist attack.

Australia 'giving up' on renewables

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 16:01
Investment into renewable energy projects in Australia has dropped by 70% in the last year, according to a new report by a climate change body.

Parliament, MPs and anti-politics

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 15:55
The BBC's James Landale asks how much Parliament matters and whether MPs and parties can reinvent themselves in the face of public disenchantment with politics.

One Direction triumph at MTV EMAs

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 15:43
One Direction were the big winners at the MTV Europe Music Awards taking the awards for Best Pop, Best Live and Biggest Fans, held at the Hydro.

Murders follow a WhatsApp curfew

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 15:19
The murders that followed a chat app message

VIDEO: World's 'first' bungee jump on film

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 15:18
BBC Inside Out reveals newly discovered footage of what is thought to be the world's first bungee jump from the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol 35 years ago.

The family that saved 3,000 lives

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 15:16
In August a couple spent millions of euros on a rescue operation to save migrants in danger of drowning at sea - how successful was their 60-day mission?

Hundreds of obese young need surgery

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 15:14
Nearly 40% of under-25s who have weight-loss surgery in the UK are classified as super-obese, according to new figures.

VIDEO: Weekend's best FA Cup goals

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 15:12
Watch a selection of the best goals from the weekend's FA Cup first round matches.