National / International News

VIDEO: Deadly Gaza strike outside UN school

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 22:24
At least 10 people have been killed in a strike outside a UN-run school housing Palestinians displaced by the Gaza conflict, medics say.

Events to commemorate start of WW1

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 21:58
Events are taking place to commemorate the centenary of the start of Britain's involvement in World War One.

M4 junction closure trial starts

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 21:55
The controversial part-time closure of a slip road on the M4 near Neath Port Talbot is coming into operation.

Gatwick's Ebola scare - the front pages

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 21:23
A mixed bag of front pages for Tuesday's paper include an Ebola scare at Gatwick airport, and news on how retirement in the future will be a "gradual" affair.

Curtain draws on Glasgow 2014 Games

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 21:21
Kylie Minogue, Lulu and more than 2,000 performers performed at Hampden to mark the finale of Glasgow's Commonwealth Games.

India evacuations over flood fears

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 21:18
Authorities in India evacuate 44,000 people in Bihar amid flash flood fears after a landslide blocks a river in Nepal, officials say.

World War One centenary events held

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 21:15
A series of events will be held in Northern Ireland on Monday to mark the centenary of Britain's declaration of war against Germany.

New search for missing teenager

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 21:10
Specially trained victim recovery dogs which can identify traces of human remains will be used in a new search for a missing County Armagh teenager on Monday.

China troops join earthquake search

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 20:51
China sends 2,500 soldiers to boost rescue efforts in Yunnan province after an earthquake kills at least 381 people and injures more than 1,800.

Israel plans limited Gaza ceasefire

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 20:24
Israel announces a seven-hour "humanitarian window" for parts of Gaza, a day after an Israeli attack near a UN-run school killed 10.

Quick video games 'benefit children'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 20:16
According to new research. a little time spent playing video games every day may have a positive impact on child development.

In pictures: Yunnan earthquake

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 20:10
Earthquake in the south-western province of Yunnan in China

Dust 'behind deadly China blast'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 20:09
A metal dust explosion was the likely cause of a blast that tore through a plant in eastern China on Saturday, killing 75, officials say.

VIDEO: Hard-liners threaten Pakistan's Sufis

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 19:46
Kim Ghattas reports from Bhit Shah, south Pakistan, on the threat to Sufism from Islamic hard-liners.

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