National / International News

Forecaster upbeat on economic growth

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 16:19
A leading economic forecaster predicts Scotland is set for its best year since 2008 but warns of risks surrounding the referendum.

Washing chicken 'spreads infection'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 16:09
Consumers are being warned to stop washing raw chicken as doing so increases the risk of food poisoning.

VIDEO: Pakistan offensive in N Waziristan

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 16:06
Pakistan's army says it has launched a "comprehensive operation" against militants in North Waziristan, near the Afghan border.

Imperious Kaymer clinches US Open

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 16:00
Martin Kaymer secures his second major title and first US Open after a dominant start-to-finish win at Pinehurst.

Leaders urge government to halt cuts

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 15:58
Devon's political leaders send a letter to the government to warn further spending cuts will affect vulnerable people in the county.

Cave children raise funds for nature

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 15:54
Up to 15 children will be among the first humans for 3,000 years to sleep in a cave near Swansea next weekend.

The birthday paradox at the World Cup

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 15:51
How the World Cup squads demonstrate a puzzling truth

Councils want say on troubled schools

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 15:47
Powers to intervene in troubled schools should return to local authorities, say councils, or England's education system risks losing public confidence.

The country where jogging is a crime

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 15:46
The country where jogging is now a criminal activity

Images 'show massacre in Iraq'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 15:37
The Sunni extremist group that has taken territory across Iraq has posted photos online that appear to show its fighters massacring a large number of Iraqi army personnel.

Eastbourne: Welcome to 'Tennis Town'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 15:21
How did Eastbourne win its major role in the sporting calendar?

Sickness absence at record low

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 15:07
The number of days taken off work through sickness is at a record low says industry body the EEF - but mental health problems are increasing.

Could Big Brother make work more civilised?

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 15:05
Does being monitored make us nicer to each other?

VIDEO: 'I was a prisoner in a home'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 15:03
A new law making forced marriage a criminal offence in England and Wales, punishable by up to seven years in prison, comes into effect today.

VIDEO: Cambodian workers flee Thailand

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 15:00
Tens of thousands of Cambodians flee Thailand amid fears the new military leadership will crackdown on migrant workers.

VIDEO: Images 'show massacre in Iraq'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 14:19
The Sunni extremist group that has taken territory across Iraq has released video and photos that appear to show its fighters massacring Iraqi soldiers.

Number 10 or nothing for Rooney - Shearer

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 14:17
BBC pundit and former England captain Alan Shearer says Wayne Rooney must be played in his correct position, or left out.

Injured Robson out of US Open

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 14:16
Britain's Laura Robson confirms she will miss the US Open in August as she continues her recovery from a wrist injury.

VIDEO: Iraq's casualties of conflict

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 13:58
Paul Wood meets patients in a hospital in Irbil, in northern Iraq, who are recovering from attacks by the ISIS-led insurgency - and the government's crackdown.

France 3-0 Honduras

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 13:57
France become the first team to benefit from goal-line technology at a World Cup during their impressive win over Honduras.
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