National / International News

UK firm launches 'emoji Pin codes'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 17:03
A British company has launched an emoji alternative to the traditional four-digit Pin code commonly used for accessing online banking.

Paris Air Show: From hot air to heavy metal

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 17:03
Looking back at the history of the show in pictures

Endometriosis 'risks miscarriage'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 17:01
Women with endometriosis are more likely to have a risky pregnancy or miscarry, say fertility doctors.

Cervical cancer 'affects older women'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:55
There is a perception that cervical cancer is a young woman's disease, but half of deaths occur in women over 65, a British Medical Journal report says.

Elite firms 'exclude working class'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:45
A report says working-class applicants are being side-lined by elite firms in favour of privileged, "polished" candidates.

Call to end school religious worship

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:28
The requirement for schools to have an act of collective worship should be abolished, says a report co-authored by former Education Secretary Charles Clarke.

Child sexting cases 'reported daily'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:25
Child protection officers say they are investigating an average of one case a day involving children texting nude or explicit images of themselves.

Parents share baby ashes heartbreak

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:24
Grieving parents from across the country contact the BBC with their own stories in the wake of the Shropshire baby ashes scandal.

Labour leadership nominations closing

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:22
Candidates vying to replace Ed Miliband as Labour leader have until midday to get the necessary support to secure their place in the party ballot.

VIDEO: SA Fifa allegations 'worrisome'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:10
A key figure in South Africa's football World Cup bid has broken ranks with the government to suggest there might be some truth to a claim that a $10m bribe was paid to secure the 2010 tournament.

VIDEO: Smartphone Sheriff in South Korea

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:09
The government in South Korea has developed its own app called Smart Sheriff.

Brazil 2-1 Peru

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:58
Douglas Costa strikes an injury-time winner as Brazil defeat Peru in their opening game of the 2015 Copa America.

Kiltwalk charity trustees step down

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:56
Scottish charity the Kiltwalk replaces its entire board of trustees following concerns over the amount of money it was giving to charitable causes.

Diabetes levels 'at all time high'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:55
More people in Scotland have diabetes than ever before - and the number is continuing to rise, according to figures published by a charity.

Fiscal autonomy plan 'to be rejected'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:53
The UK government confirms it will reject SNP proposals to give Scotland the ability to introduce full fiscal autonomy.

'Tender' teen suicide bomber

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:53
The tale of an "ordinary Yorkshire lad" believed to have become Britain's youngest suicide bomber aged 17 makes front pages.

U.S. Airstrikes In Libya Kill Algerian Militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:51

Belmokhtar, a leader of al-Qaida's arm in North Africa, masterminded the 2013 terrorist attack on an Algerian gas plant in which 38 foreign hostages were killed.

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Erdogan and Turkey's potent political mix

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:48
Owen Bennett-Jones wonders what's next for Turkey's president with the country's diverse political make-up.

'Forest Gump' completes 42 marathons

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:44
A man completes a 1,050-mile charity run dressed as Forest Gump.

The monument to a Russian warlord called Vladimir

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:39
The warlord called Vladimir causing alarm in Moscow