National / International News

Indian youth leap into skateboarding

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:56
Skateboarding has been gaining in popularity in India in the last few years with many young people taking to the extreme sport.

VIDEO: Training for independent travel

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:55
People with learning disabilities learn to travel independently

Welfare and immigration dominate Danish election

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:54
Why welfare and immigration have dominated Denmark's election campaign and the biggest difference among the parties may be over Europe.

Ubisoft acknowledges 'hard' year

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:53
Bug in high profile games have meant the last 12 months have been 'intense' said game maker Ubisoft at E3

Migrants: What can Europe achieve?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:52
Paul Adams looks at what's being discussed by EU ministers to tackle the ever-growing migrant problem.

Enacting car smoking ban 'difficult'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:51
Enforcing a smoking ban in cars with children present could prove "difficult", the Law Society of Scotland has said.

South Korea in teenage privacy row

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:46
The apps monitoring South Korean teenagers

Call for primary school fitness tests

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:41
Children at primary school should be tested for their fitness as well as their ability in maths and English, says a health campaign group.

Colombia will kick and foul - Carney

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:25
Karen Carney on threat posed by Colombia, England's very own Lionel Messi and her battle with depression.

News outlets face revenue challenge

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:15
News organisations need to become "more inventive" to arrest a decline in traditional revenue sources, an international survey warns.

The military strategy behind IS conquests

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:14
The battlefield strategies behind Islamic State's conquests

UK vote on EU 'will not be 5 May'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:12
The referendum on whether or not the UK should remain in the European Union will not take place on 5 May next year, the government says.

How to have a life beyond work

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:12
Top bosses' tips on how to juggle life and work

GCSEs: Bar being raised on pass mark

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:12
Pupils will have to score more highly to gain a "good pass" in their GCSEs, under changes to England's exams.

Medicine review amid confidence fears

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:10
The chief medical officer for England calls for an independent review of the safety and efficacy of medicines.

Do butterflies hold the answer to life's mysteries?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:10
Do butterflies hold the answer to life's mysteries?

Unsafe asthma prescribing 'must end'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:10
Tens of thousands of people with asthma in the UK are not getting the right medicines to keep their condition safely under control, according to an audit.

How many Earths do we need?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:09
Is it true we'd need four Earths if everyone lived like Americans?

The dentures made from dead soldiers's teeth

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:09
When dead soldiers' teeth were turned into dentures for the rich

VIDEO: Refugees flee as Kurds 'take IS town'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:02
Syrian Kurdish fighters say they have taken control of the Islamic State-held town of Tal Abyad, cutting off a major supply route for the jihadist group.