National / International News

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.

Big six energy firms lose customers

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 15:00
Britain's big six energy companies are continuing to lose market share to smaller independent suppliers, new figures show.

Fifa World Cup 'hits the poorest hardest'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 15:00
The other side of major football tournaments

VIDEO: Dust storm hits Phoenix, Arizona

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 14:44
Timelapse footage of a large dust storm in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday.

New Scots powers plan 'within days'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 14:36
UK Chancellor George Osborne promises a timetable for further Scottish devolution on the day a poll suggests a narrow lead for the pro-independence side.

French far-right 'at gates of power'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 14:29
France's far-right National Front party is dangerously close to winning power in the country, Prime Minister Manuel Valls warns.

Williams wins 18th Grand Slam title

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 14:25
Serena Williams beats Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets to win her sixth US Open and 18th Grand Slam title.