National / International News

VIDEO: India pins hopes on smart cities

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 17:24
India's new government plans to spend $1.13bn (£690m) on building 100 "smart cities". But will the scheme work?

Protest at Israel interfaith wedding

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 17:05
Four far-right Jewish protesters are arrested at the Tel Aviv wedding of an Arab Muslim man and Jewish-born woman, reports say.

Former Chile army commander dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 16:51
Ricardo Izurieta, who succeeded General Pinochet as Chilean army chief in 1988, during the country's transition towards democracy. dies, aged 71.

Is Cornwall more like Scotland than England?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:57
The echo of self-rule that is being heard 400 miles from Scotland

Paedophile advised Home Office

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:39
A paedophile at the centre of a future historical abuse inquiry advised the Home Office over sweeping changes to the residential child care system.

How to hack the net-connected home

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:35
Why the internet of things will be a security disaster

'Man Utd miles off Champions League'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:31
Wins for Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal and defeat for Manchester United - BBC's pundits on the first weekend.

Starting pay 'continues to climb'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:30
Starting salaries continued to surge upwards last month as demand for staff intensified, according to a Bank of Scotland report.

Cancer death rates 'down by 25%'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:29
Death rates for lung, breast, bowel and prostate cancer combined have fallen by 25% in Scotland over the last 20 years, a cancer charity says.

How safe is eating meat?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:28
Doctor puts a high-meat diet to the test

UK oil forecasts 'too pessimistic'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:28
Future North Sea oil and gas revenues could be six times higher than an economic watchdog has forecast, a report claims.

Should anti-tattoo discrimination be illegal?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:18
Should job discrimination against tattooed people be outlawed?

VIDEO: Could Cornwall be independent?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:12
As Scotland prepares to vote in the country's independence referendum, they are being watched by campaigners who want greater freedom for Cornwall.

Why Paris doesn't want a Scottish Yes

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:12
Why the French government is cool on Scottish independence

VIDEO: Mvula on Abbey Road and stage fright

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:08
Singer Laura Mvula talks to BBC News about recording her latest album at the famous Abbey Road studios, and why she does not like watching her performances.

VIDEO: Earning a profit in India's skies

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:08
India has more than half a dozen commercial airlines, but with almost all losing money, the challenges for airline operators are considerable.

Insurance cost drop 'masks divide'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:03
Home and motor insurance premiums have dropped sharply, insurance brokers say, but the AA has highlighted big regional differences in costs.

River turtle mothers 'talk' to young

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:02
Amazon river turtles communicate with their hatchlings and with one another using vocalisations, recordings reveal.

VIDEO: Mong La: The land where anything goes

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:02
Myanmar's hidden corner where anything goes

Most pierced man denied entry to UAE

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 14:53
The world's most pierced man, Rolf Buchholz, has been denied entry into Dubai where he was due to make an appearance at a hotel nightclub.
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