National / International News

VIDEO: Ukraine militias prepare for combat

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 20:43
An armed militia group in eastern Ukraine has given the BBC exclusive access to its training camp.

Bolivia football club signs Morales

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 20:38
A first division football club in Bolivia has signed President Evo Morales to play as midfielder.

VIDEO: Russia's scramble for China deal

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 20:02
Ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's trip to China, Steve Rosenberg assesses just how dependent Russia is on sales of oil and gas.

Bafta TV awards: the view backstage

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 19:19
Backstage at TV's big awards night

Fighting leaves Libya in turmoil

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 18:33
The Libyan government insists that it is in control of the country despite a series of heavy attacks and clashes over the weekend.

Charles and Camilla arrive in Canada

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 18:31
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall arrive in Canada for the start of a four-day royal tour, including engagements across three provinces.

Rogue trader Kerviel held in France

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 18:03
Convicted rogue trader Jerome Kerviel crosses into France from Italy to face a three-year prison term for forgery and breach of trust.

VIDEO: Djokovic 'emotional' at Serbia floods

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 17:43
Serbian Grand Slam tennis champion, Novak Djokovic tells the BBC it has been ''a very emotional week'' seeing the suffering of those affected by floods in Serbia.

VIDEO: Jack Brabham's life in the fast lane

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 17:32
Three-time F1 world champion Sir Jack Brabham - who won the title in a car he built himself - has died aged 88 in Australia.

Regulate food 'like cigarettes'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 17:22
The food industry should be regulated by governments like the tobacco industry, say campaigners.

Patients asked to shape nursing code

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 17:19
The Nursing and Midwifery Council urges patients to have their say as it drafts a new version of its code for nurses and midwives.

EU and US restart trade talks

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 17:10
A boost to growth or threat to sovereignty?

VIDEO: Challenges for India's new government

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 17:07
The BBC's Sameer Hashmi takes a look at what economic challenges Indian Prime Minister elect Narendra Modi may face.

Tiny satellites hitch into space

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 17:03
Sending satellites into orbit for £200

AT&T to buy DirecTV for $48.5bn

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 17:02
US telecommunications firm AT&T agrees to buy satellite television provider DirecTV in a cash and shares deal.

How alphabetical ballots skew democracy

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 16:56
Putting names on local election ballot papers in alphabetical order creates a strange statistical anomaly, writes Anthony Reuben.

Life as a nurse: 'My patients go through hell'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 16:51
What is life like for a nurse on the front line?

New Pfizer offer for AstraZeneca

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 16:12
US drugs giant Pfizer makes an improved £69bn offer, worth £55 per share, for British firm AstraZeneca.

BT plans 160 Scots engineer jobs

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 16:10
BT announces plans for a major recruitment drive across the UK, with up to 160 new engineering jobs being created in Scotland.

Post mistress retires after 61 years

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 16:10
Britain's longest serving post mistress Esther Brauer decides to retire because of computer problems after 61 years in the job.

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