National / International News

VIDEO: McQueen: Awards race a 'privilege'

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 18:02
Director Steve McQueen has spoken of his pride at the success of his film 12 Years a Slave at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards.

Porsche faces 1.8bn euros lawsuit

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 17:40
Porsche's chairman Wolfgang Porsche and board member Ferdinand Piech are sued by seven hedge funds over its failed takeover bid for Volkswagen.

The man who made Senna's car and a master watchmaker

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 17:40
The man who made Senna's car and a master watchmaker

VIDEO: What does a collection of 100,000 American war letters teach us?

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 17:30
Inside a collection of 100,000 US combat letters

Richard III reburial row one year on

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 17:25
One year after the bones found under a car park in Leicester were revealed as those of King Richard III the row over where he should be reburied continues.

Libraries get journal content online

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 17:20
The content of thousands of research journals is to be made available free for the first time via public library computers.

Sinkholes: A deadly threat from Florida's 'underworld'

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 17:18
The deadly threat lurking in Florida's 'underworld'

'Pocket optician' trialled in schools

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 17:16
A "pocket optician" made from a modified smartphone is to be used by teachers in Kenya as part of a trial to catch pupils' eye problems.

VIDEO: Getting to grips with 'RealSense'

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 17:14
Later this year, chip giant Intel will incorporate a new technology into laptops, PCs and tablets.

Gaddafi's secrets finally revealed

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 17:13
Did Gaddafi blow up a Libyan airliner, killing 157 people?

Plastic surgery 'booming' in the UK

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 17:10
There has been a dramatic increase in the popularity of cosmetic surgery in the UK, says the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.

The scars of Morecambe's cockling disaster

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 17:00
Morecambe Bay cockling disaster's lasting impact

Internal police inquiry 'one sided'

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 16:34
The former Chief Constable of Cumbria Police brands a year-long probe into misconduct allegations against him an "unfair process".

Housing bubble 'forming in London'

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 16:21
Forecasters Ernst and Young warns a price bubble is forming in the London housing market as a separate report suggests curbs on foreign property buyers.

My plan to rediscover the X factor in 2014

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 16:12
In his first column for BBC Sport, golfer Graeme McDowell reveals his masterplan to find consistent form in 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman: An 'Uncanny' Actor Of Stage And Screen

NPR News - Sun, 2014-02-02 16:07

In his award-winning role in the film Capote, film critic Roger Ebert wrote that the performance wasn't so much an imitation as it was a channeling of "a man whose peculiarities mask great intelligence and deep wounds." Hoffman, 46, was found dead on Sunday.

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VIDEO: Stars pay tribute to Seymour Hoffman

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 16:01
Stars in the UK and US are paying tribute to the actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who has been found dead in his New York home at the age of 46.

Mother charged with murder of baby

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 16:00
A mother from Oldham is charged with the murder of her seven-week-old baby boy after he died from head injuries.

Lloyds pledges to employ more women

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 16:00
Lloyds Banking Group says it will ensure that 40% of its 5,000 senior workforce is made up of women within the next six years, up from 28% currently.

London buses 'to become cashless'

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 15:58
London's buses are to become cashless from this summer, Transport for London announces.

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