National / International News

Stars pay tribute to James Garner

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 00:31
Hollywood stars including Sally Field and Tom Selleck pay tribute to actor James Garner, who died on Saturday aged 86.

Secret of sandstone shapes revealed

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 00:23
Geologists discover that the stress applied by gravity is what controls the shape of dramatic sandstone landmarks.

VIDEO: Monty Python cast take final bow

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 00:20
Comedy troupe Monty Python performed their last show on Sunday at London's O2 Arena.

PM unveils agriculture research fund

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 00:16
A fund worth £17.8m aiming to foster innovative agricultural techniques is unveiled by PM David Cameron.

Sainsbury's harnesses waste power

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-21 00:03
A Sainsbury's superstore comes off the National Grid, to be powered directly by electricity generated from its own food waste.

Kerry attacks Russia over MH17 crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 23:23
US Secretary of State John Kerry says there is overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine.

Compensation call for Trojan staff

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 23:12
A Birmingham MP says teachers forced out of schools involved in the Trojan Horse allegations deserve to be compensated.

VIDEO: Do disabled children miss out on PE?

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 22:45
PE provision for children with disabilities in mainstream schools is lacking and could damage Britain's Paralympic prospects in the future, according to a survey carried out by the Youth Sport Trust.

Commonwealth Games Flags Quiz

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 22:38
Which Commonwealth country, which banner?

Boy injured in weapon incident

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 22:00
A 15-year-old boy is in hospital with a head injury after an incident involving a weapon in the east end of Glasgow.

Chinese TV firm to create 70 jobs

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 21:54
One of China's largest TV manufacturers hopes to create 70 jobs after opening its European manufacturing headquarters in Port Talbot.

VIDEO: C'wealth Games moments: Dead heat

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 21:46
Moments from the Commonwealth Games that rocked the world, Allan Wells and Mike McFarlane dead heat in the 200m at Brisbane in 1982.

VIDEO: Shot of the Open 2014

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 21:32
Watch the best shots of the the Open Championship 2014 at Royal Liverpool.

'Putin the pariah' - the front pages

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 21:32
Russian President Vladimir Putin is now an international "pariah" and his country faces tough new sanctions, say many of Monday's newspapers.

China's Huawei sees sales jump 19%

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 21:31
Chinese telecom equipment and smartphone maker Huawei reports a 19% jump in sales to 135.8bn yuan ($21.9bn; £12.8bn) for the first six months of the year.

Australia teenager behind Iraq blast

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 21:19
Australia says a man who killed himself and several other people in a suicide attack in Iraq last week was an 18-year-old from Melbourne.

80 financial services jobs created

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 21:01
Eighty jobs are being created in Belfast by London-based financial services company FinTrU.

Rendition damages case goes to court

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 20:47
A damages action brought against the UK over a 2004 rendition case involving a Libyan politician and his wife is being heard at the Court of Appeal later.

VIDEO: Explosive end for council offices

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 20:47
The former headquarters of Doncaster Council have been demolished by a controlled explosion to make way for a regeneration scheme.

Akubra: Keeping it in the family

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 20:24
The family firm behind the famous Aussie headwear
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