International News

Child care weakness plan endorsed

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 16:37
A new plan of action to tackle major weaknesses in child care services in Dumfries and Galloway is endorsed by councillors.

VIDEO: Powerchairs: A 'moving' story

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 16:33
After his daughter needed an electric wheelchair at 18 months old, David Everard invented one to give her the independence she desired. More than over 30 years later, young children are still benefiting from his machines.

Stirling's Big Weekend traffic alert

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 16:28
Organisers of Stirling's Big Weekend event issue a fresh warning of potential traffic and transport problems over the weekend.

Algeria eye 1982 revenge over Germany

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 16:21
Algeria have not forgotten their controversial 1982 World Cup exit as they prepare to meet Germany, coach Vahid Halilhodzic says.

VIDEO: End of an era? Mississippi fife and drum

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 16:11
Fife and drum music was a big part of rural Mississippi life until the 1970s. Sharde Turner is the granddaughter of one of Mississippi's most famous fife players, and is now one of the last keeping the tradition alive.

Is animal welfare killing wild apes?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 15:51
Is animal welfare killing wild apes?

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 15:46
What bizarre innovation has Bolivia brought to the clock?

How Patio cola changed the world of fizzy drinks

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 15:43
How Patio cola changed the world of soft drinks

Leukaemia clue in breast cancer

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 15:42
Leukaemia research may lead to new drugs for difficult to treat breast cancers, say scientists.

Living a life in fear of laughter

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 15:30
The people afraid of laughter

VIDEO: Google demonstrates Android Auto

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 15:05
Andrew Brenner, product manager for Android Auto, demonstrates to Richard Taylor how he can use apps in a car.

The story of a 60-year-old hijacking

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 15:00
The little-known story of one of the world's earliest hijackings

VIDEO: Vote for your goal of the group stage

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 15:00
BBC Sport looks at eight of the best goals of the 2014 World Cup group stage.

Is tech saving the music industry?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 15:00
Is audio streaming saving the music industry?

World Cup weighs on Argentine economy

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 15:00
Why Argentina's World Cup success is bad for the economy

The long, dark walk to the toilet

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 15:00
How Indian women manage without toilets

Israel names two in hunt for teens

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 14:49
Israel names two suspects in the disappearance of three Israeli teenagers believed abducted in the West Bank earlier this month.

World Cup: Algeria 1-1 Russia

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 14:37
Algeria come from behind to draw with Russia and earn a place in the last 16 of the Fifa World Cup for the first time.

Amazon 'bullying' UK publishers

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 14:26
The online retailer Amazon is accused of 'bullying' smaller UK publishers in the latest round of contract negotiations.

VIDEO: Highlights: Algeria 1-1 Russia

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 13:55
A controversial equaliser from Islam Slimani is enough to secure Algeria qualification for the 2014 World Cup last 16 at Russia's expense as the teams drew 1-1 in Curitiba.
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