National / International News

MPs urge shift in complaint culture

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 17:05
Public services still need to learn lessons from the Stafford Hospital scandal on how to handle complaints, says a committee of MPs.

Nutini plans another album for 2014

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 16:37
Paolo Nutini tells how he wants to try and win people over again

Did Blue Arrow make bank fraud untriable?

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 16:35
Did a 1992 fraud trial put City titans beyond the reach of law?

Ukraine to fight pro-Russia forces

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 16:07
Ukraine's president pledges a full-scale "anti-terrorist operation" involving the army after pro-Russian militants seize government buildings in the east.

Syria's Assad claims war advantage

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 16:03
Syria's President Assad claims his government has gained the upper hand in the civil war which has raged for more than three years.

VIDEO: Jaffna shakes off scars of war

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:53
Sri Lanka's city of Jaffna suffered more than most during the country's civil war but now it is enjoying an economic renaissance - and its first ever traffic light.

'Almost 85,000' Scots on zero-hours

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:53
As many as 85,000 people in Scotland could be employed on zero-hours contracts, according to the Scottish Trades Union Council.

Watson wins second Masters title

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:24
American Bubba Watson clinches his second Green Jacket in three years by winning the 78th Masters at Augusta.

Fund cancer research, insurers urged

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:14
Lung experts have called for the insurance industry to fund research into the deadly asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma.

The self-storage millionaires

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:13
The men who got rich selling empty space

Gas from coal: The future or fantasy?

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:10
Can coal become the low carbon energy of the future?

Mormon triumphs at Olivier Awards

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:06
The Book of Mormon dominates the musical categories at the 2014 Olivier Awards, while political drama Chimerica is main winner with five prizes.

Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:04
UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama discovers.

Bubba Watson Dons Green Jacket For Second Time At Masters

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:04

After a blustery final round at Augusta National, Bubba Watson earned his second win at the prestigious Masters golf championship on Sunday.

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Why insurers should fund medical research

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:02
Insurers should fund medical research, lung expert urges

VIDEO: India election: Political lookalikes

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:00
A number of Indians who bear an uncanny resemblance to political figures, past and present, are seizing the opportunity to make some money.

Wages to pass inflation 'this month'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 15:00
Wages are set to rise by more than inflation for the first time in almost six years as the UK economy enters a "long period of low inflation", EY says.

10 inventions that owe their success to World War One

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 14:51
...and nine other inventions that owe their success to WW1

The IPCC and the elephant in the room

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 14:15
Matt McGrath on the IPCC's latest climate change findings

Drought Could Complicate Already Difficult Food Crisis In Syria

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 14:07

The World Food Programme is moving about 40,000 tons of food around Syria each month, navigating conflict zones and checkpoints. And now a potential drought could hurt food production in the country.

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