National / International News

Benefits cap getting 'more to work'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 16:19
The government's cap on benefits is providing an incentive for people who are affected to find work, new research suggests.

Broken-back skier hopes for return

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 16:03
Top alpine skier Charlie Guest hopes to be fit for the World Championships in February despite breaking her back last month.

Scots economy 'growing but slowing'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:55
Scotland's economy appears to be "growing but slowing", according to Bank of Scotland chief economist Donald MacRae.

Churches key to combating slavery

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:53
The UK has taken new measures to tackle people trafficking, but a global effort is needed, and churches will be key, says Caroline Wyatt.

Terror law reform signals fundamental shift

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:52
Should ministers be able to ban British citizens from coming home, asks Dominic Casciani?

Provincial Russia feels economic squeeze

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:48
Provincial Russians face hardship - but Putin escapes blame

The hidden lives of those who care

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:46
The hidden lives of full-time carers

How the Taliban groom child suicide bombers

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:44
How the Taliban turns children into suicide bombers

The unlikely love affair between two countries

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:43
Who's pouring millions of dollars into a failed state?

VIDEO: Who is most at risk to be murdered?

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:42
Who is most at risk of being murdered?

'When dad hurts mum'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:40
Telling learning-disabled about violence, without words

'Quiz Blair' call and Miliband's migrant move

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:38
Lots of news about the Labour Party in Monday's press, including a call for former PM Tony Blair to be quizzed over the torture row, and Ed Miliband's plans to stop foreigners 'undercutting' British workers' pay.

Victims of a craze for cosmetic surgery

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:37
Bitter regrets in one of the world's cosmetic surgery capitals

Can the umbrella be improved?

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:31
Is it possible to improve the umbrella?

Space games start to take off

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:22
Why is the popularity of space-based video games rocketing?

Shift workers 'sicker and fatter'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:11
People working shifts in England have higher rates of obesity and long-term health problems than those doing normal hours, according to a major study.

VIDEO: Hamilton's dog steals SPOTY show

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:09
Lewis Hamilton's dog Roscoe made an appearance on the red carpet at this years Sports Personality of the Year awards

Murphy: 'I will rewrite constitution'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:06
The new Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy is set to indicate he plans to rewrite his party's constitution to stress that Labour will run its own affairs in Scotland.

Deal reached on free basic accounts

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:01
A new fee-free template for basic UK bank accounts has been revealed by the Treasury after a deal with major banks.

Zero-hours workers 'earn less'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 15:01
Workers on zero-hours contracts earn nearly £300 a week less than permanent employees, according to a new report.