National / International News

VIDEO: Students monitor parents' pollution

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 00:13
Roads outside Bearsden Academy in Glasgow have become so busy that the children have been resorted to checking-up on their parents.

Cancer drugs row: A sign of things to come?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-07 23:58
Difficult decisions face NHS when it comes to modern medicines

Million neurons on stamp-sized chip

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-07 23:40
Scientists. led by a team at IBM, develop a new computer chip that mimics the organisation of the human brain.

'Big rise' in school absence fines

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-07 16:42
The number of parental fines in England for children's poor school attendance has risen sharply since the term-time holiday ban, BBC research suggests.

New Brazil law backs maids' rights

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-07 16:06
A new law comes into force in Brazil which helps shore up labour rights for the country's estimated seven million domestic workers.

VIDEO: When Americans trusted their government

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-07 15:07
As America marks 40 years since Richard Nixon left the White House, the BBC looks at five decades of polling on the public's trust in government.

VIDEO: How the Panama Canal was built

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-07 15:02
BBC News tells the story of the construction of one of the seven wonders of the modern world.

Syrian rebels 'leave Lebanese town'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-07 09:13
Islamist rebels from Syria reportedly withdraw from the Lebanese border town of Arsal after days of fighting with the Lebanese army ended in a truce.

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