National / International News

Has life improved for Afghan women?

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:31
The BBC's Lyse Doucet visits Kabul to see how the lives of Afghan girls and women have changed since the fall of the Taliban 13 years ago.

VIDEO: William and Kate arrive in New York

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:24
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in New York at the start of a tour of the east coast of the United States.

Goals defined for UK's Lunar mission

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:23
Scientists set out the detailed scientific goals of a proposed UK-led mission to the Moon.

Teenage runaways 'lack refuges'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:18
Young teenage runaways are being left with few emergency shelters to seek refuge, research by a children's charity suggests.

Japan recession deeper than forecast

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:14
Japan's economy shrank more than initially forecasted in the third quarter, according to revised gross domestic product (GDP) figures released on Monday.

Maths and science Cameron's priority

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:06
Extra training to improve maths and science teaching and a college for digital skills is set to be announced by Prime Minister David Cameron.

'Take care complaints seriously'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:43
Complaints about health and social care should be taken more seriously, says the Care Quality Commission regulator.

Living longer in Lovely Hill

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:40
Diet, exercise and faith bring old age joy to California community

Air pollution 'public health crisis'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:36
New schools, care homes and hospitals should be built far away from major roads because of the dangers of air pollution, a report by MPs says.

6 Arrested For Looting Antiquities From Israel's 'Cave Of The Skulls'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:34

Israeli authorities released a photo of a 2000-year-old lice comb that was captured along with the men, who are accused of stealing objects from the area where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.

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Australian banks 'need more capital'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:34
Australian banks need to hold more capital to survive any future financial crises, a report by former bank chief David Murray says.

Guantanamo six arrive in Uruguay

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:26
Six prisoners who spent 12 years at the Guantanamo Bay detention centre arrive in Uruguay after being released by the United States.

Royal couple arrive in New York

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:12
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in New York at the start of a three-day visit to the United States.

VIDEO: Will climate change meeting make a difference?

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:09
The last 14 years are among the 15 hottest on record - can the latest UN talks on climate change reach anagreement to halt that trend? In 60 seconds.

VIDEO: The 'ghost town' graffiti tried to save

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:09
Doel, a graffiti artist's paradise, was once a picture perfect Belgian seaside village. Now it faces demolition.

The man who found 100 bombs

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:07
The man who found 100 bombs in Afghanistan

Japan elections are all about economy

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:05
Time seems like a luxury for Japan's leaders, yet it's the very thing that they need, to turn around an economy that's been struggling for two decades.

Slower growth predicted for economy

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:03
Scotland's economy will continue to grow next year but at a slower rate than before, according to a leading economic forecaster.

'Pay benefits faster' to cut hunger

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:01
An income squeeze, benefit delays and high utility bills are blamed by a cross-party committee of MPs for a rise in hunger in the UK.

Rate rise 'catastrophe' and 'candy crush' MP - papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 14:55
The prospects of a mortgage rate rise - and the consequences for families - trouble some papers, while the Sun says it's caught an MP playing Candy Crush in Parliament.