National / International News

VIDEO: BBC Music Sound Of 2015

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:55
Fifteen rising music artists have been named on the longlist for the BBC Music Sound Of 2015, which showcases some of the brightest new acts for the year ahead.

VIDEO: Where did Aids come from?

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:55
World Aids day is being marked by a series of events across the globe. The virus which causes Aids - HIV - was first identified by scientists more than 30 years ago.

Manufacturers 'remain optimistic'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:49
Scottish manufacturers are optimistic about next year despite reporting flat figures for the fourth quarter, according to a survey.

The mystery of the Tjipetir blocks

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:48
Why do strange rubber-like blocks wash up around Europe?

Childcare costs 'a route to poverty'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:47
The cost of childcare in Scotland is a "route to in-work poverty" for many parents, according to a report.

Power firm in £460m living wage deal

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:44
Power firm SSE awards what is thought to be Scotland's largest living wage contract to engineers ABB Ltd.

The man whose ashes are scattered in more than 100 countries

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:44
How one man's ashes have been scattered on every continent

"Extra NHS cash" criticised, and "cyber Monday"

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:43
A mixed bag of headlines on Monday include a look at government spending pledges on health and roads, and Britain's online shopping addiction.

Sturgeon 'not intent on class war'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:42
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is to insist in a speech later she is not intent on class war, despite backing land reform and higher taxes on the rich.

Huge risk of Ebola spread, warns UN

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:37
The UN's Ebola mission chief tells the BBC that there is still a "huge risk" that the deadly virus could spread to other countries.

The man changing remittances

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:32
The UK-based Somali helping people transfer money abroad

'Right to rent' tenant checks start

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:30
West Midlands landlords must check prospective tenants' right to be in the UK if they want to avoid a possible fine of up to £3,000.

Skill shortages: Can they be fixed?

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:29
How skills shortages are holding back the UK economy

Webber injured in Brazil race crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:24
Former F1 driver Mark Webber crashes at a race in Brazil but is "alert and awake" at a medical centre.

Autumn Statement: A financial drama?

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:17
What you need to know ahead of the Autumn Statement

VIDEO: Indian tea workers' deadly disputes

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:15
Sanjoy Majumder reports from eastern India on the human cost of producing one of the world's most popular drinks.

Rio mass wedding draws thousands

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:12
Nearly 2,000 couples get married at an indoors sports venue in the biggest mass wedding ceremony in Rio de Janeiro's history.

How will 5G change the world?

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:09
Next-generation network will be very different, say scientists

'Tory failings cost £116bn' - Labour

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:05
Labour leader Ed Miliband says the government's failure to improve living standards has cost the Treasury £116.5bn - nearly £4,000 per taxpayer.

Landlines pricier, as callers hang up

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 15:04
The cost of having a fixed-line telephone is increasing, as people spend less time using them.