International News

Starting pay 'continues to climb'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:30
Starting salaries continued to surge upwards last month as demand for staff intensified, according to a Bank of Scotland report.

Cancer death rates 'down by 25%'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:29
Death rates for lung, breast, bowel and prostate cancer combined have fallen by 25% in Scotland over the last 20 years, a cancer charity says.

How safe is eating meat?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:28
Doctor puts a high-meat diet to the test

UK oil forecasts 'too pessimistic'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:28
Future North Sea oil and gas revenues could be six times higher than an economic watchdog has forecast, a report claims.

Should anti-tattoo discrimination be illegal?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:18
Should job discrimination against tattooed people be outlawed?

VIDEO: Could Cornwall be independent?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:12
As Scotland prepares to vote in the country's independence referendum, they are being watched by campaigners who want greater freedom for Cornwall.

Why Paris doesn't want a Scottish Yes

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:12
Why the French government is cool on Scottish independence

VIDEO: Mvula on Abbey Road and stage fright

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:08
Singer Laura Mvula talks to BBC News about recording her latest album at the famous Abbey Road studios, and why she does not like watching her performances.

VIDEO: Earning a profit in India's skies

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:08
India has more than half a dozen commercial airlines, but with almost all losing money, the challenges for airline operators are considerable.

Insurance cost drop 'masks divide'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:03
Home and motor insurance premiums have dropped sharply, insurance brokers say, but the AA has highlighted big regional differences in costs.

River turtle mothers 'talk' to young

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:02
Amazon river turtles communicate with their hatchlings and with one another using vocalisations, recordings reveal.

VIDEO: Mong La: The land where anything goes

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 15:02
Myanmar's hidden corner where anything goes

Most pierced man denied entry to UAE

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 14:53
The world's most pierced man, Rolf Buchholz, has been denied entry into Dubai where he was due to make an appearance at a hotel nightclub.

Kurds 'break IS hold on Mosul dam'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 13:48
Kurdish forces in northern Iraq are largely in control of the Mosul dam previously held by Islamic State militants, Kurdish officials say.

VIDEO: Refugee boy 'abandoned in desert'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 13:43
The BBC's Paul Wood has travelled through northern Syria and northern Iraq and has met with civilians who have had their lives destroyed by the crisis in the region.

Confusion as Ebola patients vanish

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 13:30
There are conflicting reports over the fate of 17 suspected Ebola patients who disappeared after a quarantine centre in the Liberian capital Monrovia was looted.

VIDEO: PM warns of possible IS threat to UK

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 13:26
Islamic State militants could grow strong enough to target people on the streets of Britain unless action is taken, David Cameron has warned.

Brazilians attend Campos funeral

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 13:03
More than 100,000 people in Recife pay their last respects to the late presidential candidate, Eduardo Campos, who died in a plane crash on Wednesday.

Six glorious days for Great Britain

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 12:49
Great Britain won 23 medals at the European Championships and their athletes have the potential to get even better.

Cameron warns of IS threat to UK

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 12:44
Islamic State militants in Iraq could grow strong enough to target people "on the streets of Britain" unless action is taken, warns David Cameron.
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