National / International News

Diver wins environmental award

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 20:46
A diver from the Isle of Arran in Scotland wins one of the world's most prestigious environmental awards.

Environmental activist killings rise

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 20:35
Killings of environmental activists have risen by 20% in the last year, according to campaign group Global Witness.

VIDEO: Baby crocodiles going 'home' to Cuba

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 18:47
A Swedish zoo is sending 10 rare baby Cuban crocodiles to Cuba to be released into the wild.

Iran-Australia to share intelligence

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 18:43
Australia and Iran will share intelligence about Australians fighting with militant groups in Iraq, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announces.

Xi to unveil $46bn Pakistan plan

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 18:40
China's President Xi Jinping is due to arrive in Pakistan, where he is expected to announce a $46bn (£30.7bn) investment plan.

Tigers, fisherman and the forest

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 18:25
Fear of tiger attack may be the unlikely catalyst for a slowdown in deforestation of the Sundarbans mangrove forests

VIDEO: Indonesia in the economic spotlight

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 18:04
Indonesia is hosting the World Economic Forum this week and hopes the event will help to attract increased foreign investment.

Is it safe for Sherpas to go back to Everest?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 18:02
One year on from the tragic accident that killed 16 Sherpas on Everest, the BBC's South Asia editor, Joanna Jolly, asks whether it's safe to go back to the mountain.

Paedophile hunter arrested by police

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 17:51
A paedophile hunter is arrested on suspicion of the assault and blackmail of two men alleged to have tried to meet up with teenage girls.

'I ended my pregnancy I was so sick'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 17:16
Are women with severe pregnancy sickness being failed?

Complaint over Australia terror raid

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 17:05
Australian police investigate a complaint of excessive force by one of the suspects detained in an anti-terror operation in Melbourne.

What in the world does China own?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 17:04
China has been busy hoovering up more and more overseas assets, but where and what is it buying?

VIDEO: Pakistan: China's new superhighway?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 17:00
As China's President Xi Jinping visits Pakistan the BBC's Shahzeb Jillani looks at plans for a massive "economic corridor" linking the two countries.

VIDEO: Meet the personal robot chef

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:58
A US start-up is hoping to bring restaurant-quality food into kitchens - with a robot doing the cooking.

Meet the curator of the 'Gluten Free Museum'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:55
Meet the man airbrushing bread from history

The surreal world of Venezuela's queues

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:46
The surreal world of Venezuelan shopping

Turning Ethiopia's desert green

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:45
A land remembered for famine is slowly turned green

The 20,000 fake phone numbers used on film and television

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:44
It's nearly 15 years since UK phone numbers were given a shake-up, why were 20,000 kept unused?

The teenagers who raced bicycles on WW2 bomb sites

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:43
The teenagers who raced bicycles on WW2 bomb sites

In pictures: California wildfire

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:32
A selection of readers' photos of the wildfire that threatened hundreds of homes in Southern California over the weekend.

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