National / International News

Venezuela bus crash kills 11 people

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 17:41
A bus veers off a highway and plunges into a lake in central Venezuela, killing at least 11 people and injuring 36.

Bank brings in plastic £5 notes

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 17:33
The first plastic bank notes in Britain are going into circulation in Scotland, a year ahead of their introduction by the Bank of England.

Early call for Ebola help 'ignored'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 17:31
A "global coalition of inaction" contributed to world's deadliest Ebola outbreak, the medical charity MSF says on the anniversary of the outbreak being declared.

MPs criticise civil service conduct

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 17:31
Both the UK and Scottish governments are criticised by MPs probing whether civil servants were impartial during the referendum campaign.

Heathrow woos Scots with link pledge

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 17:30
Bosses at Heathrow airport promise a review of airport charges to boost air links to Scotland if their expansion plans are approved.

VIDEO: Singapore: From third world to first

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 17:25
The BBC's Timothy McDonald reflects on the economic legacy of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, who has died aged 91.

VIDEO: Were lessons learnt from Strangeways?

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 17:22
Twenty-five years after the Strangeways prison riots in 1990, Lord Woolf says lessons have not been learnt and a new inquiry into prisons is needed.

Greek-German summit amid debt fears

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 17:12
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is set to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel amid mounting concern that Athens is running out of money.

Salmond's 'ransom' plan - front pages

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 16:56
Uncomfortable headlines for political party leaders appear on the front pages, with some papers saying the SNP could "hold Labour to ransom" after the election.

Warning of election 'power vacuum'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 16:35
The CBI warns of the dangers to the UK economy of a "power vacuum" if there is no conclusive election result in May.

'Idling' motorists to face £20 fines

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 16:34
Motorists in Westminster who sit in a stationary car with the engine running and refuse to turn it off are to be fined £20.

The Strangeways riot 25 years on

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 16:33
The riot that changed the prison system, 25 years on

The Russian massage for the brave

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 16:05
The Russian style of massage that's not for the faint-hearted

VIDEO: Fears over illegal acne drug sales

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 16:04
BBC Inside Out investigates illegal sales of roaccutane, the powerful prescription-only drug used to help in the treatment of acne.

Riot law chief in jails inquiry push

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 16:02
Lord Woolf, who led the inquiry into the Strangeways riot 25 years ago, Britain's biggest prison disturbance, calls for a new inquiry into the state of UK jails.

'Two fires a day' in high rise flats

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 16:01
Fire chiefs call for landlords to act after figures show nearly two fires a day are reported in London's high rise flats.

Djokovic clinches Indian Wells title

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 15:45
World number one Novak Djokovic wins his 50th career title by beating Roger Federer in the BNP Paribas Open final.

VIDEO: How jets land on US anti-IS war ship

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 15:30
One of America's largest and most technically advanced aircraft carriers - the USS Theodore Roosevelt - has just docked in Britain.

VIDEO: London's Jews 'fear racial attacks'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 15:04
London is seen as a sanctuary for Jews but there are growing fears about security for Jewish people in the wake of recent racial abuse abroad.

VIDEO: Bringing a giant puppet eagle to life

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 14:33
The giant eagle helping a high street celebrate