National / International News

Holyrood concern at Smith draft plan

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:35
A Holyrood committee is expected to raise serious concerns about the UK government's draft legislation to deliver further devolution.

Court to hear 'right to die' case

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:32
A severely disabled grandfather is asking Scotland's highest civil court to review the current law on assisted suicide.

Modi braves the 'Chinese whirlwind’

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:27
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits China this week, as both Asian giants look to extend their sphere of influence.

VIDEO: Migrants sleep at Milan's central station

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:15
Secunder Kermani reports from Milan's central railway station which has become a temporary home for migrants arriving on trains from Sicily.

VIDEO: US students test worldly knowledge

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:07
The children who have memorised the globe

A very unofficial war artist

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:05
Five decades of images to make people think

Osborne to outline city powers plan

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:04
Chancellor George Osborne is to outline plans giving cities power over transport, housing, planning and policing, in his first speech of the new Parliament.

What is the Northern Powerhouse?

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:04
Should Manchester be made into the new London?

The country that blends endangered frogs

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:03
The country that makes drinks from an endangered animal

UK firms on 'Brexit' pros and cons

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:01
The government has promised an in-out referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union by the end of 2017. But what do UK firms think about a possible "Brexit"?

Lack of sellers lifting house prices

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:00
A further drop in the number of people putting their homes up for sale is pushing up house prices, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

How Do You Say 'Snafu' In Japanese?

NPR News - Wed, 2015-05-13 14:54

The White House press secretary said he would convey the "snafu" to trade deal countries but he didn't know how it translates "into a variety of Asian languages." NPR's Scott Horsley finds out.

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