National / International News

VIDEO: Christian mercy for Islamic State

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 15:44
The unlikely message uniting Christians and Muslims

Net of things starter kit unveiled

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 15:39
New "starter kit" that promises to let start-ups make their inventions internet capable within minutes is unveiled by ARM and IBM.

Dementia research matchmaker scheme

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 15:36
An online and telephone scheme has been launched to match dementia researchers with members of the public who want to take part in studies.

'Grandees' careers in tatters'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 15:34
Tuesday's papers are full of the fall-out from the "cash for access" sting, with some in the press suggesting there could be a crackdown on MPs ' consultancy jobs.

'Nutella jar house blaze' kills dog

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 15:26
Sunrays shining through a glass jar of Nutella chocolate spread sparked a huge house fire that killed a family's dog, London Fire Brigade says.

A new lease of life for Italy's aqua vitae?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 15:24
How the drink Italians gulp before battle is making a comeback

Firms flouting minimum wage named

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 15:22
The government names 70 companies that have failed to pay workers the minimum wage.

Seeing inside dead bodies

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 15:20
What do pathologists really do?

Greece unveils eurozone reforms

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 15:13
Greece has unveiled an early summary of the reforms demanded of eurozone leaders in order to secure a bailout extension.

Deciding vote on three-person babies

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 15:12
Peers will decide later whether to make the historic move to allow the creation of babies with DNA from two women and one man.

VIDEO: The smart bandage treating wounds

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 15:09
Dan Simmons looks at the medical devices of the future.

Are low oil prices here to stay?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 15:08
Oil prices have fallen sharply and are likely to remain low for a number of years, but more fundamental change is around the corner.

Sale of airport 'could take years'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 15:01
Plans to sell Prestwick Airport back to the private sector are viable but it could take "some years", Audit Scotland says.

Oil and gas industry in 'bleak' 2014

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 15:01
The UK offshore oil and gas industry saw its worst performance for four decades last year, according to a survey by Oil & Gas UK.

Israel PM 'differed' over Iran

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 14:52
Israeli intelligence took a different view of Iran's nuclear capabilities from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a leaked cable suggests.

VIDEO: The biggest wedding party ever?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 14:48
Getting married is a day never to be forgotten but for one couple from Leeds their day was memorable for a number of reasons.

Qataris, Obama and US hostage policy

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 14:26
US President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet with the emir of Qatar on Tuesday. They may talk about hostage negotiations.

England too predictable - Vaughan

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 14:25
Former captain Michael Vaughan says England are too predictable and wants Alex Hales to get a World Cup chance.

Canadian 'freezeway' to reclaim winter

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 14:04
The plan to turn 11km of a Canadian town into an ice rink

Burgess World Cup hopes in balance

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 14:04
September's World Cup may be too early for Sam Burgess to make it into the England squad, says coach Stuart Lancaster.