National / International News

Coe 'will not run for BBC Trust job'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 18:51
Lord Coe indicates that he has withdrawn from the race to be the next chairman of the BBC Trust.

China regulators in Microsoft visit

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 18:28
Microsoft confirms that officials from the Chinese regulatory body responsible for enforcing business laws have visited some of its offices.

New disability minister's challenge

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 17:56
What does the latest disability minister face?

Gabriel Prokofiev debuts concerto

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 17:35
Gabriel Prokofiev debuts WW1 concerto

Lawyers in tribunal fees review call

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 17:27
The Law Society of Scotland urges the Scottish and UK governments to undertake an urgent review of employment tribunal fees.

VIDEO: Children go out to celebrate Eid

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 17:25
Muslims across the world are taking part in Eid celebrations to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

Eggshells may act like 'sunblock'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 17:17
Birds' eggs show adaptations in pigment concentration and thickness to allow the right amount of sun for embryos, scientists say.

'Brain hub predicts negative events'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 16:40
Scientists have identified a part of the brain that may help us predict when things are about to go wrong and could play a part in depression.

Civil Service seeks chief executive

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 16:35
A new Civil Service chief executive is being recruited but Whitehall experts say the job is more "modest" than might be expected.

'Cut council tax for volunteers'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 16:27
Community volunteers in England and Wales should get a 10% discount on their council tax bills, local authorities say.

VIDEO: US films take on drone strike debate

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 16:23
The summer movies criticising US drone policies

Pause NHS privatisation - Labour

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 16:13
NHS privatisation is "being forced through at pace and scale", and should be halted until the general election, says Labour's shadow health secretary.

Deadly violence in Gaza and Israel

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 16:04
Gaza and southern Israel see an upsurge in violence despite a plea by the UN secretary general for a cessation of hostilities.

Wide-eyed lemurs on the web

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 15:59
Fifty years of data about endangered primates goes online

VIDEO: Are we safe to fly over warzones?

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 15:56
Jim Reed asks whether passenger planes should fly over warzones after reports said the MH17 plane was 'downed by missile shrapnel'.

The pre-nup that can end a happy marriage

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 15:40
The family agreement that can tear happy couples apart

Van Gaal to bide time over new faces

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 15:29
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal will not rush to make signings despite "having" to play with wing-backs recently.

The mini version of Britain in WW1 Berlin

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 15:29
The miniature version of London created in WW1 Berlin

LA Clippers sale 'can go ahead'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 15:11
A US judge rules that the LA Clippers basketball team can be sold, despite the objections of banned co-owner Donald Sterling.

Police placing ads on piracy sites

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 15:04
The City of London police has started placing banner advertisements on websites believed to be offering pirated content illegally.
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