National / International News

Jokowi sworn in as Indonesia leader

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 21:57
Joko Widodo, the winner of Indonesia's presidential election in July, is sworn in as the leader of the South East Asian nation.

Toddler in hospital after 'assault'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 21:41
A two-year old girl is being treated in hospital after a suspected assault in County Armagh.

In pictures: Derry in 1969

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 21:36
Battle of the Bogside in 1969 by Gilles Caron

Church leaders meet NI politicians

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 21:29
Leaders of Northern Ireland's four main churches are to meet political leaders at Stormont later.

Switching sites 'hiding' best deals

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 21:23
Five of the UK's biggest price comparison sites are accused of "hiding" the best energy deals from consumers by one of their rivals

Two Japan ministers quit amid rows

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 21:21
Japan's Justice Minister Midori Matsushima resigns, hours after Trade and Industry Minister Yuko Obuchi quits in a row over misuse of funds.

EU migration and child poverty - the papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 21:15
Comments on David Cameron's plans to cap EU migration and government anti-poverty "failures" make the front pages.

Fire at power station investigated

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 20:32
Firefighters are investigating the cause of a major blaze at Didcot B power station in Oxfordshire.

US drops arms to Kurds battling IS

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 20:25
US military aircraft drop weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish fighters battling IS militants in the key Syrian town of Kobane.

Untested drugs bill a step closer

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 20:08
A new law that would allow terminally-ill patients in England and Wales to be given untested medicines moves a step closer after receiving government backing.

Where the Beatles lived in Liverpool

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 18:08
The Liverpool homes where the Beatles grew up

When the average age of death was zero

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 18:03
The time when the average age of death was zero

Spanish nurse's Ebola test negative

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 17:39
The Spanish nurse who became the first person to contract Ebola outside West Africa has now tested negative for the virus, the government says.

Barroso appeals to pro-EU Britons

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 17:26
The outgoing European Commission president is to call on pro-European politicians in the UK to make a more positive case for staying in the EU.

VIDEO: Stand-off continues in Mong Kok

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 17:20
The stand-off between protesters and police continues in Mong Kok, Hong Kong.

HK protesters deny 'foreign link'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 17:15
Pro-democracy activists criticise comments by Hong Kong leader CY Leung, who says "external forces" are involved in protests in the territory.

China's communist leaders to gather

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 16:51
A key meeting of Chinese Communist Party leaders focusing on the rule of law and fighting corruption is due to begin in Beijing.

Major fire at Didcot B power station

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 16:29
Dozens of firefighters battled a major fire at Didcot B Power Station, Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue has said.

VIDEO: White suburbs want to create new city

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 16:22
Thousands of residents in the community of St George have signed a petition urging the creation of a new city separate to Baton Rouge. Are bad schools or race the motivation?

Life inside a Taliban stronghold

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-19 16:05
Rare glimpse of militants' camp at the gateway to Kabul