National / International News

Thai king endorses Prayuth as PM

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 22:21
The Thai general who led May's coup, Prayuth Chan-ocha, is officially appointed prime minister following the king's endorsement.

VIDEO: Will smartphones change shopping?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 22:20
Many people are familiar with buying goods online, but now technology can also play a part when shopping on the High Street.

VIDEO: Salmond and Darling set for TV clash

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 22:09
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and Better Together leader Alistair Darling will go head-to-head on Monday in a live TV debate on independence.

VIDEO: Solar energy plan for Pakistan

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 21:59
In an effort to tackle the problem of power shortages in Pakistan, the government is looking at the potential of solar energy to solve the issue.

VIDEO: Tributes paid to Attenborough

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 21:42
Friends and fans across the world pay tribute to the filmmaker Richard Attenborough, who has died at the age of 90.

In pictures: India's 'untouchable' scavengers

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 21:37
Calls to end India's low-caste manual scavenging

VIDEO: Is video gaming a spectator sport?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 21:20
Video game fans descend on Coventry for the UK's biggest gaming festival but is watching others play really a spectator sport?

Burger King In Talks To Buy Canada's Tim Hortons

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-24 21:15

The companies say Miami-based Burger King Worldwide Inc. and Ontario-based Tim Hortons Inc. would continue to operate as separate brands but would share corporate services.

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China mulls Hong Kong political fate

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 21:02
China's top leaders meet this week for talks on the divisive issue of how Hong Kong picks its next leader, as democracy activists warn of protests.

'Ebola in the UK' - the front pages

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 20:57
Monday's papers examine the arrival at a London hospital of the first Briton to contract Ebola in the current outbreak. There are also picture tributes to Richard Attenborough, who has died.

Earthquake rocks northern California

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 20:15
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 shakes northern California, with at least three serious injuries reported.

India temple stampede kills 10

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 19:49
At least 10 people have been killed in a stampede at a Hindu festival in central India, local officials say.

VIDEO: Shot US teen's father calls for peace

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 19:40
The father of an unarmed black teenager shot dead in Ferguson, Missouri calls for peace ahead of his son's funeral.

VIDEO: Four killed in Brazil prison riot

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 19:38
Police in Brazil say rioters in a jail in the southern city of Cascavel have killed four fellow inmates and injured several others.

Manufacturing wages 'on the rise'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 19:00
Wages in the manufacturing sector are rising faster than most other parts of the economy, a survey for the industry suggests.

The 'forgotten' bombing of Coventry

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 18:03
The IRA’s pre-WW2 terror campaign

Mozambique rivals agree ceasefire

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 17:24
The government of Mozambique signs a ceasefire with the Renamo opposition party in a bid to end hostilities ahead of elections in October.

Gig venues at risk in noise disputes

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 16:32
Should you complain about noise if you move next to a gig venue?

DR Congo confirms Ebola outbreak

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 16:29
The Democratic Republic of Congo confirms an outbreak of Ebola, but says it seems to be a different strain to the one found in West Africa.

VIDEO: Rice from Fukushima goes on sale

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-24 16:17
Rice produced in in the Fukushima area of Japan, which suffered a nuclear disaster in 2011, has gone on sale in Japanese supermarkets in Singapore.
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