National / International News

India Christmas conversions banned

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:01
Police in India's Uttar Pradesh state say they will not allow Hindu nationalist groups to hold a religious conversion ceremony on Christmas Day.

Clara Amfo to host Radio 1 chart show

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:00
Radio 1 announces that Clara Amfo will become the new presenter the station's Official Chart Show.

VIDEO: 'Why I'm having my breasts removed'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:44
Like Angelina Jolie, 1Xtra presenter Claira Hermet is opting to have a double mastectomy after doctors said she has an 85% chance of getting breast cancer.

Police cuts 'will endanger public'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:34
Public safety is at risk unless radical measures are taken to deal with funding cuts within police forces, Britain's most senior policeman warns.

Cameron to back Holyrood votes at 16

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:33
Prime Minister David Cameron is to give the Scottish parliament the power to lower the voting age in time for the 2016 election.

VIDEO: Japan's manufacturers mood 'worse'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:29
The latest Tankan survey - a gauge of sentiment - shows the business mood among Japan's manufacturing firms has worsened slightly in the three months to December.

Rangers confirm McCoist resignation

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:25
Rangers confirm to the Stock Exchange that manager Ally McCoist has resigned and is serving 12 months' notice.

Man charged over pub landlord murder

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:20
A man is charged with murder following the death of a pub landlord on Anglesey.

Hamilton wants 'seven more F1 years'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:07
BBC Sports Personality of the Year winner and Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton wants 'another seven years' in F1.

Bowel surgery death rate 'higher'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:01
Bowel cancer surgery patients in Wales have a higher than expected adjusted two-year mortality rate, figures show.

Devolution 'overlooked' by Whitehall

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 21:52
The way the UK and devolved governments work together is "unstructured" and puts devolution at risk, warns expert.

Rare disease service 'overwhelmed'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 21:46
A leading expert in Huntington's disease says the service for patients in Northern Ireland is severely overwhelmed and understaffed.

Inquiry planned on historical abuse

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 21:40
BBC Scotland learns that a public inquiry into historical sex abuse is to be announced by Scottish ministers this week.

Independent inquiry into flight chaos

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 21:28
An independent inquiry is to be set up to investigate the air traffic control computer failure which disrupted flights at UK airports last week.

Former Mivan employees win payout

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 21:27
Former employees at the County Antrim construction firm Mivan win a compensation payout after they were made redundant without warning.

NI leaders to attend talks with PM

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 21:24
Northern Ireland's first and deputy first ministers are to join other UK leaders for talks with David Cameron in Downing Street on Monday morning.

What should Uruguay do with its Nazi eagle?

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 20:30
Uruguay has yet to decide what to do with a four-tonne bronze eagle salvaged from a Nazi battleship which was scuttled off its coast in 1939.

Brazil police demand more protection

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 20:16
Hundreds of Brazilian police officers and their relatives protest in Rio de Janeiro to demand tougher legislation for crimes against the police.

Police clear final HK protest site

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 20:15
Hong Kong police are clearing the last remaining pro-democracy protest site of Causeway Bay after the main camp was dismantled last week.

Labour told 'keep quiet' on immigration

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 19:59
A leaked Labour document instructs Labour MPs not to campaign on immigration because it risks undermining support for the party.

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