International News

'Signs of recovery' in ozone layer

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 15:49
The ozone layer around the earth is showing its first sign of thickening after years of steady depletion, a UN team says.

Ayre ways boost Liverpool sales

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 15:48
How Liverpool FC’s attention to detail pays off

Lesser-known things about being deafblind

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 15:46
How do people who are deaf and blind communicate?

What about Scottish sport?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 15:29
What might happen to Scottish sport after a "Yes" and a "No" vote

The Nigerian female oil executives

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 15:29
The women ending male dominance of Nigeria's oil industry

The stories behind five stationery icons

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 15:24
The curious story of how the paperclip caught on

Wife on Mars

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 15:24
How does it feel when your wife signs up for a one-way space trip?

Picking the best business location

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 15:16
The importance of picking the right place to set up a business

Bank switching up 19% in first year

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 15:15
The system that allows UK bank customers to switch their accounts in just seven days is being hailed a success, a year after it started.

VIDEO: New World Trade Center rises from ashes

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 15:12
The BBC speaks to Irish artist Marcus Robinson about his documentary Rebuilding the World Trade Center.

Housing market 'remains resilient'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 15:12
The Scottish housing market has lost some momentum but shows "greater resilience" than other parts of the UK, according to surveyors.

VIDEO: How hackable are our cities?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 15:11
Ethical hacker Ken Munro demonstrates how key parts of modern city infrastructures can be compromised by computer hackers.

How do you stop lava?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 15:09
Can human engineering stop the flow of volcanic lava?

VIDEO: Empty bucket challenge hits Lebanon

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 15:06
With water shortages a part of daily life, campaigners in Lebanon have started an alternative to the ice bucket challenge.

Venezuela opposition leader on trial

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 14:57
Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez appears in court in Caracas, charged with inciting violence during protests earlier this year.

Albarn leads Mercury Prize hopefuls

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 14:22
Damon Albarn's first solo album makes the shortlist for this year's Mercury Prize, which is given to the best British or Irish record of the last 12 months.

VIDEO: Nominees celebrate Mercury nod

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 14:21
Bombay Bicycle Club, Kate Tempest and FKA twigs are among the 12 acts celebrating after being nominated for the 2014 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.

VIDEO: Prince Harry opens Invictus Games

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 14:13
The Invictus Games for wounded servicemen and women have been opened by Prince Harry at the Olympic Park in London.

VIDEO: Ozone layer 'shows signs of recovery'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 14:02
The Earth's protective ozone layer is starting to repair itself, according to a panel of United Nations scientists.

Woman dies in forecourt collision

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 13:01
A young woman dies after a collision between two cars at a petrol station in Linwood.