National / International News

Portugal unveils bank rescue plan

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 16:51
The Bank of Portugal unveils a plan to rescue the troubled lender, Banco Espirito Santo, splitting it into two, with a cash injection for the "good bank".

Is your washing machine a data leak?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 16:40
Is your washing machine about to betray you to cyber thieves?

Curious Asperger's comedy incidents

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 16:33
The comedian who has to write social cues on his hand

World War One: Who killed John Parr?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 16:21
Who killed teenage British soldier Private John Parr?

Ebola test after passenger death

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 16:16
An Ebola test on a female passenger who died after flying to the UK from West Africa comes back negative, the Department of Health says.

Rio dismisses sailing venue worries

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 16:13
The organisers of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro dismiss concerns about pollution in the bay where sailing events will be held.

How to slack off successfully at work

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 16:01
How to get away with doing nothing at work

Conan O'Brien brings Team Coco to the UK

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 16:00
Conan O'Brien brings his US talk show - and hair - to the UK

Phone calls 'do not cut GP pressure'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:53
GP consultations by telephone, rather than face-to-face, do not reduce the pressures on busy surgeries, a study shows.

WW1: From the trenches to Versailles

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:48
From the trenches to Versailles with the BBC's Fergal Keane

Being an atheist in the US

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:39
Helping atheists to "come out of the closet' in the US

Silicon dairy farming in rural Ireland

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:35
Traditional farming meets new tech in rural Ireland

VIDEO: Ireland's Silicon Valley for cows?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:35
How technology and tradition have combined in rural Ireland to create a world leading dairy business.

Europe on the Pearl River

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:26
The island where Chinese newlyweds love to pose for photos

The French spy who wrote Planet of the Apes

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:23
The French spy who wrote Planet of the Apes

VIDEO: Artist's corner shop of felt goods

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:15
The Cornershop is an installation by artist Lucy Sparrow, where every item of stock for sale is made of felt.

Energy cost 'biggest fear' in Europe

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:08
Homeowners in Europe are more worried about energy bills than paying the rent or mortgage, a survey suggests.

Energy probe could be 'compromised'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:04
The forthcoming competition inquiry into the UK's energy companies should also investigate the wholesale gas market, a senior MP warns.

Who is the real winner of Glasgow 2014?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:02
The Commonwealth Games medal table looks very different when the size of nations and territories' populations are considered.

Africa's Leaders Aim To Change Perception Of The Continent

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-03 14:46

Scores of African leaders gather in Washington this week at an unprecedented summit organized by President Obama. The goal: Get the U.S. invested in Africa, and shape a new narrative along the way.

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