National / International News

'Scrap Severn tolls' say Lib Dems

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 21:59
Tolls on the Severn Bridges would be scrapped if the Liberal Democrats are in government after next year's general election, the party says.

Federer wins Cincinnati Masters

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 21:49
World number three Roger Federer beats David Ferrer for a 16th successive time to win a sixth Cincinnati title.

Watching India crumble against England

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 21:45
The torture of watching India crumble against England

Obama Breaks Up Vacation With Brief Return To Washington

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 21:42

In a rare move for him, Obama took a break from his vacation to return to Washington for meetings on the U.S. military campaign in Iraq and tensions between police and protesters in Ferguson, Mo.

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Police probe 'unexplained' death

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 21:38
Police say the death of a woman whose body was found in Inverness at the weekend is being treated as "unexplained".

Unionists in no confidence vote

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 21:22
Unionists on Newry and Mourne District Council are to present a motion of no confidence in the Sinn Fein mayor on Monday night.

UK stepping up Iraq role - the papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 21:05
The prospect of greater involvement for the UK in tackling Islamist militants in Iraq is the main story in the papers.

Second night of curfew in Ferguson

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 20:57
US police confront protestors and fire tear gas to try to disperse crowds as a curfew begins for a second night in Ferguson.

VIDEO: Singapore's 'orchid kaleidoscope'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 20:49
Ali Moore reports from the Singapore Garden Festival, where designers, horticulturists and thousands of orchids have created new ideas for Asia's gardens.

Obama justifies strikes on Iraq dam

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 20:26
US air strikes to support Iraqi forces' efforts to retake Mosul dam are aimed at protecting US interests in Iraq, says President Obama.

VIDEO: Fresh clashes amid Ferguson curfew

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 20:02
Fresh clashes have broken out between police and demonstrators in Ferguson, the suburb of St Louis in the US state of Missouri, where an unarmed black teenager was shot by police just over a week ago.

VIDEO: England wins Women's Rugby World Cup

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 19:13
England ended a run of three successive final defeats to clinch the Women's Rugby World Cup with a 21-9 win over Canada in Paris.

More Mayhem In Ferguson: Tear Gas, Riot Gear, Gunshots

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 19:10

Clashes among protesters, journalists and police in the St. Louis suburb erupted into chaos hours before a midnight curfew began Sunday night.

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Woman tells of Zeebrugge family loss

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 19:07
Woman speaks for first time of Zeebrugge ferry disaster grief

Protecting fair skin with China's 'face-kini'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 18:45
From China's beaches to global high fashion?

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.

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