International News

Iraq forces push against jihadists

BBC - 6 hours 22 min ago
Iraqi Shia and Kurdish forces capture an Islamic State stronghold, as a BBC team enters Amerli the day after a two-month siege ends.

Man Utd sign Falcao on loan for £6m

BBC - 6 hours 22 min ago
Manchester United sign Colombia international striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Ligue 1 side Monaco.

MP Jim Murphy resuming campaign tour

BBC - 6 hours 25 min ago
Labour MP Jim Murphy is resuming his street tour of Scotland ahead of the independence referendum, following its suspension last week.

Superfast computing to be piloted

BBC - 6 hours 28 min ago
Superfast computer technology is to be piloted in the Highlands in a project involving Fujitsu, Highland Council and Energy North.

Singing Kettle comes off the boil

BBC - 6 hours 35 min ago
Children's entertainers The Singing Kettle announce they are calling it a day and will stop performing early next year.

Water voles end 20-year absence

BBC - 6 hours 39 min ago
Water voles - one of the UK's rarest animals - have re-established a population at an RSPB Scotland reserve in the Highlands.

Thousands in late rush to vote

BBC - 6 hours 40 min ago
Local registration centres say in recent days they have received tens of thousands of applications from people wanting to vote.

Arsenal sign Welbeck from Man Utd

BBC - 6 hours 41 min ago
Arsenal sign Manchester United and England forward Danny Welbeck on a "long-term" deal for £16m.

What about Scotland's pensioners?

BBC - 6 hours 47 min ago
What does the future hold for Scotland's pensioners?

Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway

BBC - 6 hours 49 min ago
Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway

VIDEO: Card fraud in Asia 'costs $400m'

BBC - 7 hours 19 sec ago
Card fraud in Asia costs banks $400m a year and is rising by up to 25% a year, according to software analytics firm Fico.

Pakistan MPs hold emergency session

BBC - 7 hours 2 min ago
A joint session of parliament is to be held in Pakistan as PM Nawaz Sharif seeks to gain support against protesters calling for his resignation.

Ukraine in 'great war' with Russia

BBC - 7 hours 23 min ago
Russia has launched a 'great war' that could claim tens of thousands of lives, Ukraine's defence ministry warns amid rebel offensive.

Payday loan hardship cases 'up 42%'

BBC - 7 hours 23 min ago
The number of people struggling with payday loans has risen by 42% in the past year, according to the debt charity StepChange.

Windows XP: Your upgrade experiences

BBC - 7 hours 35 min ago
Readers share their experiences of replacing their operating system

NHS trust put into special measures

BBC - 7 hours 43 min ago
A hospital trust which runs five hospitals in Kent is put into special measures because of "serious failures" in patient safety.

The students behind Nigeria's online jobs giant

BBC - 7 hours 43 min ago
The student entrepreneurs behind Nigeria's online jobs giant

Spain returns Colombian treasure

BBC - 7 hours 45 min ago
Spain returns to Colombia hundreds of indigenous artefacts that were seized from drug gangs in 2003, but later smuggled out of the country.

Saving America’s honeybees

BBC - 7 hours 48 min ago
Can President Obama's taskforce save America's bees?

Infants' school meals free from today

BBC - 7 hours 50 min ago
Pupils up to the age of seven in England will be entitled to a free hot school lunch from this week, as schools re-open for the new term.

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