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Labour Party to examine NI economy

Sun, 2014-09-21 21:54
Labour is to set up a commission on Northern Ireland's economy and how to assist those on benefits or low pay, Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary Ivan Lewis will tell the party's conference.

VIDEO: Mars Maven mission arrives in orbit

Sun, 2014-09-21 21:51
The US space agency's (Nasa's) latest Mars satellite has arrived successfully in orbit around the planet.

A home rule headache for Ed and David - the papers

Sun, 2014-09-21 21:50
The post-referendum political landscape poses problems for both David Cameron and Ed Miliband, according to Monday's newspapers.

VIDEO: Fake gay marriage scam exposed

Sun, 2014-09-21 21:44
BBC Inside Out exposes the gangs organising fake gay marriages for illegal immigrants in London.

US software firm create 100 jobs

Sun, 2014-09-21 21:19
Puppet Labs, a US software company, is creating 100 jobs in Belfast with the establishment of an engineering centre.

Cameron hosts 'English votes' summit

Sun, 2014-09-21 21:00
The prime minister is to meet with key Conservative figures to discuss his plans to limit the voting rights of Scottish MPs on English issues.

'Two Scotlands have emerged'

Sun, 2014-09-21 19:55
After the referendum, have two Scotlands emerged?

Labour to 'reach out' to Yes voters

Sun, 2014-09-21 19:46
Labour is to reach out to supporters who voted for independence in last week's referendum, the party says.

Hong Kong students begin boycott

Sun, 2014-09-21 19:29
Hong Kong students begin a week-long boycott of classes to protest against China's stance on electoral reform in the territory.

Blair: Don't rule out ground troops

Sun, 2014-09-21 19:29
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says the West should not rule out sending ground troops to the Middle East to fight Islamic State militants.

'Deadly blasts' in China's Xinjiang

Sun, 2014-09-21 19:09
Two people are killed and others injured in a series of blasts in Luntai county in China's restive Xinjiang region, Chinese media say.

VIDEO: Overcooked? The hi-tech smart pan

Sun, 2014-09-21 19:03
The "Smartypan" contains three sensors and a computer chip to allow it communicate over Bluetooth to a smartphone app.

'I lost a job because of my tattoos'

Sun, 2014-09-21 18:55
People who lost their jobs because of their tattoos

Mars Maven mission arrives in orbit

Sun, 2014-09-21 18:32
The US space agency's (Nasa) latest Mars satellite arrives successfully in orbit above the planet, in a mission to study its high atmosphere.

Do people lie in surveys?

Sun, 2014-09-21 18:07
How much do people lie in surveys?

Oxford entry 'more transparent now'

Sun, 2014-09-21 18:00
Does university now have a fairer applications system in place?

VIDEO: Blair: 'Boots on ground' to defeat IS

Sun, 2014-09-21 17:57
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has told the BBC that IS militants will not be defeated until they are fought on the ground.

David Morrissey in the driving seat

Sun, 2014-09-21 17:48
David Morrissey on commanding a new TV drama

Minecraft role for British Museum

Sun, 2014-09-21 17:18
The building and contents of the British Museum in London are to be digitally recreated in the video game Minecraft, with volunteers sought to help.

New toxic mine spill in Mexico

Sun, 2014-09-21 17:14
The Mexican authorities have issued a new alert about a toxic spill into a river from a copper mine run by the mining giant, Grupo Mexico.