National / International News

Poverty blights elite education path

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 16:13
A child's background can be a bigger deciding factor than their academic ability in how likely they are to get into top universities, says research.

Costa Rica 1-1 Greece

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 16:06
Costa Rica will play the Netherlands in the quarter-finals of the World Cup after beating Greece on penalties.

Algeria coach angry at Ramadan focus

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 16:04
Algeria coach Vahid Halilhodzic refuses to name which of his Muslim players are observing Ramadan during the World Cup.

Nestle agrees to pay living wage

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:58
Nestle, the world's largest food company, has become the first major manufacturer to say it will pay the living wage to all its staff.

Today at Wimbledon: Monday at a glance

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:52
Who is playing? How you can watch? Everything you need on day seven of Wimbledon 2014.

Brazil's singing gauchos

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:26
Brazil's music festivals that celebrate cowboy traditions

'More Scottish businesses recycling'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:24
More Scottish companies are recycling following the introduction of new regulations, according to a report.

Fresh bid to overturn US haggis ban

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:23
The UK government is making a fresh bid to overturn an American import ban on traditional Scottish haggis.

Games boost for vulnerable families

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:22
Furniture used by top athletes during the Commonwealth Games is to be distributed to vulnerable families in Glasgow after the event.

American always, Scottish forever

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:20
Eight thousand miles away from heather, peat and misty glens

VIDEO: Do The Right Thing 25 years on

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:10
Spike Lee reflects on his film and New York City 25 years on

Five must-see moments in week two

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:05
The Sharapova show, Murray v Dimitrov and the big four - BBC pundits whet your appetite for week two at Wimbledon.

Rose wins Congressional play-off

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:05
Justin Rose wins Quicken Loans National with play-off victory over American Shawn Stefani at Congressional.

Today at the World Cup: Your at-a-glance guide

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:02
Who is playing? How can you watch? Who does our expert think will win? Everything you need on day 19 of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

Poland's gaming champions

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:00
How two school friends created a global blockbuster in Warsaw

Is deflation such a bad thing?

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 15:00
Is deflation such a bad thing?

For Tipped Workers, A Different Minimum Wage Battle

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-29 14:45

The debate over the federal minimum wage, which raised to $7.25 in 2009, is playing out across the country. Meanwhile, the minimum wage for tipped workers hasn't gone up for 23 years.

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VIDEO: Prince Harry dances in Chile

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 14:12
Prince Harry has visited a day centre in Santiago, Chile and met children with mental and physical disabilities.

I dived but not for penalty - Robben

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 14:02
Arjen Robben says he dived as the Netherlands beat Mexico in the World Cup last 16 but not for the decisive penalty.

Juncker 'will address UK concerns'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 13:57
Jean-Claude Juncker tells David Cameron he is "fully committed to finding solutions for the political concerns of the UK", Downing Street says.
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