National / International News

M4 junction closure trial starts

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 22:34
The controversial part-time closure of a slip road on the M4 near Neath Port Talbot is coming into operation.

Hoard work shortlisted for award

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 22:34
Conservation work on the Staffordshire Hoard is shortlisted for an international award.

VIDEO: Deadly Gaza strike outside UN school

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 22:24
At least 10 people have been killed in a strike outside a UN-run school housing Palestinians displaced by the Gaza conflict, medics say.

India evacuations over flood fears

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 22:23
Authorities in India evacuate 60,000 people in Bihar amid flash flood fears after a landslide blocks a river in Nepal, officials say.

Ostrich conman held in South Africa

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 22:02
On-the-run conman, drug dealer and money launderer Martin Evans is arrested in South Africa, the National Crime Agency confirms.

Gatwick's Ebola scare - the papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 21:23
A mixed bag of front pages for Monday's paper include an Ebola scare at Gatwick airport, and news on how retirement in the future will be a "gradual" affair.

Curtain draws on Glasgow 2014 Games

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 21:21
Kylie Minogue, Lulu and more than 2,000 performers performed at Hampden to mark the finale of Glasgow's Commonwealth Games.

New search for missing teenager

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 21:10
Specially trained victim recovery dogs which can identify traces of human remains will be used in a new search for a missing County Armagh teenager on Monday.

Quick video games 'benefit children'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 20:16
According to new research, a little time spent playing video games every day may have a positive impact on child development.

In pictures: Yunnan earthquake

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 20:10
Earthquake in the south-western province of Yunnan in China

Dust 'behind deadly China blast'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 20:09
A metal dust explosion was the likely cause of a blast that tore through a plant in eastern China on Saturday, killing 75, officials say.

VIDEO: Hard-liners threaten Pakistan's Sufis

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 19:46
Kim Ghattas reports from Bhit Shah, south Pakistan, on the threat to Sufism from Islamic hard-liners.

India bank head arrested over bribery

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 19:28
Indian police arrest the chairman of state-run Syndicate bank, Sudhir Kumar Jain, and several others over allegations of bribery.

UK's deep sea mountain life filmed

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 17:36
Scientists send a remotely operated vehicle to film one of the UK's deep sea mountains for the first time.

VIDEO: Filming UK's submarine mountains

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 17:36
For the first time scientists have sent a remotely operated vehicle to film one of the UK's three undersea mountains, known as seamounts.

Gold-coloured bat is 'new species'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 17:30
A golden bat from Bolivia is described as a new species by scientists.

US tortoise held after brief chase

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 17:09
Police in Alhambra in greater Los Angeles recaptured a giant tortoise after a brief chase along city streets.

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
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