National / International News

Heineken rejects SABMiller offer

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 17:27
Dutch brewing giant Heineken has rejected a takeover offer from SABMiller saying the proposal is "non-actionable".

The reinvention of Cerys Matthews

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 16:57
The reinvention of ex-Catatonia singer Cerys Matthews

Why are people not going on as many trips?

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 16:46
Why are people not going on as many trips?

How 250,000 Belgians didn't leave a trace

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 16:45
The 250,000 Belgians who didn't leave a trace

VIDEO: Slum comedy a hit on Turkish YouTube

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 16:25
Hit Turkish YouTube comedy made by locals against slum demolition

Gaza: Life amid the rubble

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 16:21
Life in a razed Gaza neighbourhood

Plans for 'highest' wind turbines

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 16:19
Plans for what could be the highest wind turbines in England and Wales are submitted in Teesside.

Queen 'moved' by Invictus Games

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 16:12
The Queen tells competitors in the inaugural Invictus Games she has been "deeply moved by your courage, determination and talent".

VIDEO: Restoring dignity to detainees

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 15:38
Restoring dignity to former prisoners of Iraq's Abu Ghraib

Prison sex abuse 'affects thousands'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 15:09
Thousands of inmates are sexually abused in prisons in England and Wales each year, according to research for the Howard League for Penal Reform.

McIlroy misses out on £6m prize

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 15:08
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy misses out on the £6m FedEx Cup prize as Billy Horschel wins the Tour Championship and overall title.

What would happen to EU membership?

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 15:08
Glenn Campbell on the referendum and Scotland's EU membership

'Record' fall in candidates for jobs

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 15:06
There was a record fall in the number of people available to fill permanent job vacancies in Scotland last month, a survey suggests.

VIDEO: Bollywood Bard: Hamlet with a twist

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 15:01
Director Vishal Bhardwaj's new film Haider gives William Shakespeare's Hamlet a Bollywood twist.

Walking or cycling 'wellbeing boost'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 14:58
Switching from driving a car to walking or cycling to work improves the wellbeing of commuters, a study suggests.

Imitation Game wins Toronto top prize

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 14:35
Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game wins the People’s Choice award at the Toronto Film Festival.

Uganda seizes 'al-Shabab explosives'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 14:04
Police in Uganda say they have seized explosives during raids on suspected al-Shabab militants who were said to be plotting an attack in the country.

Brazil builds giant Amazon tower

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 13:51
Construction has begun on a giant observation tower in the heart of the Amazon basin in Brazil to monitor climate change.

VIDEO: Tomato fight to oppose Russia boycott

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 13:08
Hundreds of people have been showing their opposition to a Russian boycott of fruit and vegetables from Europe with a tomato fight in Amsterdam.

Van Gaal eyes Premier League title

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 11:21
Manager Louis van Gaal says his ambition is to bring the Premier League title back to Manchester United.