National / International News

Bovis Homes' full-year profits jump

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 22:58
Housebuilder Bovis Homes reports a big rise in profits to £133.5m after an "excellent" year, with house sales at a record high.

Selling Scotland the Rebrand

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 22:47
A "refreshed" Scottish economic strategy next month will highlight inequality and science. It's getting some advice this week on what to put in the chapter about boosting exports.

Airlift operation for hilltop path

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 22:41
An operation to airlift hundreds of tonnes of heather brash and crushed stone to repair a hilltop walking route begins on Monday.

Search to resume for missing boy, 11

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 21:59
The seventh day of searching for schoolboy Cameron Comey gets underway on Monday morning.

Domestic abuse school lessons row

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 21:56
A woman who was shot by her estranged husband wants a law passed saying domestic violence issues will be taught in schools.

Dog walker swept out to sea dies

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 21:52
A man in his 30s dies after being swept out to sea while walking his dog in Scarborough.

VIDEO: Tackling FGM's poor prosecution rate

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 21:33
BBC Inside Out investigates why there have been no successful prosecutions for female genital mutilation even though it has been a criminal offence in Britain for 30 years.

Fresh appeal over missing NI woman

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 21:31
A fresh appeal for information is due to be made by police later ahead of the 10th anniversary of the disappearance of a missing Bangor woman.

Fertility clinic at hospital reopens

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 21:31
A scandal-hit fertility clinic based at Glasgow Royal Infirmary is reopening after a £1m refurbishment was carried out.

13-year-old girl killed in crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 21:29
A 13-year-old girl from County Donegal dies following a crash on the Glenshane Road in Londonderry.

VIDEO: Inside London Fashion Week

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 21:15
Do high end catwalk shows have any bearing on high street fashion?

VIDEO: MOTD3: Gallagher on 'whinger' Mourinho

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 21:08
Mark Chapman is joined by Mark Lawrenson, Jermaine Jenas and special guest Noel Gallagher to discuss the weekend's talking points in the Premier League.

Barry George in compensation protest

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 21:07
Barry George, the man wrongfully convicted of the murder of TV presenter Jill Dando, tells the BBC that a decision not to award him compensation is "a mockery of justice".

UK police in Turkey for Syria girls

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 21:01
British police officers are in Turkey as the search continues for three schoolgirls believed to be heading for Syria to join Islamic State militants.

Long slow road to university access

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 20:51
University of Bolton assistant vice-chancellor Patrick McGhee looks at how access for poorer students varies regionally and what is being done.

Oscars 2015: The ceremony in pictures

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 20:47
Images of the ceremony and backstage on Oscars night

Kids, Allergies And A Possible Downside To Squeaky Clean Dishes

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-22 20:41

Swedish kids growing up in families who wash their dishes by hand seem less likely than families with dishwashers to develop certain allergies, one study suggests. But there may be more to it.

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'Birdman' Wins Big On A Soggy Night At The Oscars

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-22 20:39

Sunday night's Oscars brought expected wins for actors like Julianne Moore and J.K. Simmons, and big awards for the quirky showbiz satire Birdman.

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Moeen-inspired England beat Scotland

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 20:34
England claim their first win of the 2015 World Cup as a record opening stand helps them to a 119-run victory over Scotland.

2015 Oscar For Best Picture Goes To 'Birdman'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-22 20:07

At the 87th Annual Academy Awards, Julianne Moore won best actress for her work in Still Alice, and Eddie Redmayne won best actor for playing Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything.

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