National / International News

Lynda Bellingham funeral to be held

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 21:09
The funeral of actress Lynda Bellingham who died last month from cancer at the age of 66, is to be held later in Somerset.

Romania faces run-off for president

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 20:54
Romania appears set for a presidential run-off election on 16 November after partial first-round poll results suggest no candidate won an overall majority.

VIDEO: Guinea president on Ebola crisis

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 20:46
The president of Guinea, where the first case of Ebola was recorded in West Africa, has welcomed the rush of international support for the three countries at the centre of the outbreak.

Briton in court over Hong Kong deaths

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 20:28
A 29-year-old British man accused of murdering two women in Hong Kong after their bodies were found in an apartment appears in court.

Sailor search 'unlikely to resume'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 20:18
The search for two fishermen missing in the North Sea is "unlikely" to resume, the Maritime and Coastguard (MCA) agency says.

Thousands see Chicago high-wire act

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 19:43
US tightrope walker Nik Wallenda completes back-to-back high-wire walks above Chicago - both without a safety harness, and one while blindfolded.

Germany adapts to immigrant influx

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 18:14
How is Germany coping with a rise in immigration?

Pakistan border bombing kills dozens

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 18:10
More than 50 people in Pakistan have been killed in a suicide bombing close to the country's only border crossing with India, officials say.

Bringing the missing and dead to life

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 17:45
The people who draw the missing and dead

Who is the 'Angel of Kobane'?

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 17:28
The myth of the Kurdish female fighter taking on Islamic State

New Kakadu plan to protect species

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 17:25
The Australian government says it will target fire, weeds and feral animals in a new strategy to protect threatened species at Kakadu National Park.

UK - what next?

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 17:18
What are the options for a new constitutional settlement?

Argentina suspends P&G business

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 17:13
Argentina temporarily bans the consumer products giant Procter & Gamble from doing business amid accusations of tax fraud.

EU condemns Ukraine rebel poll

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 16:50
Elections held by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are "a new obstacle on the path towards peace", the European Union says.

Weight surgery lowers diabetes risk

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 16:39
Weight loss surgery can dramatically reduce the odds of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a major study.

Rise in number of homeless children

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 16:26
The number of children living in temporary accommodation in Britain is at a three year high, a charity's analysis of official figures suggests.

VIDEO: Is Japan 2020 stadium too big? In 60 secs

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 16:24
There are calls to scrap plans for Japan's 2020 Olympic Games stadium, as Rupert Wingfield-Hayes explains.

Change at the top for Britain's spies

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 16:15
New chiefs at GCHQ and MI6 face big challenges and busy agendas

Been and gone: Man who helped get Glastonbury Festival off the ground

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 15:54
The Glastonbury co-founder, and other notable deaths

VIDEO: Madame Tussauds opens in Singapore

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 15:44
Visitors have flocked to Singapore's latest attraction, but can the wax museum thrive in Asia?