International News

First timers boost housing market

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 00:51
First-time buyers in Scotland are key to helping increase activity in the housing market during 2014, according to industry figures.

Bahraini Shia sentenced to death

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 00:50
A court in Bahrain sentences three Shia Muslims to death for last year's bomb attack that killed three police and injured another 13, officials say.

No prosecutions over toddler's death

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 00:06
The Public Prosecution Service says it is standing by its decision not to prosecute two people in connection with a toddler's "non-accidental" death.

Hunt for missing Becky to continue

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 00:02
The hunt for a missing Bristol teenager, who has not been seen for a week, is to continue.

How a rape was filmed and shared in Pakistan

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 23:50
The woman whose gang rape was filmed and shared

VIDEO: An eco-system inside your home

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 23:48
The smart garden that fits inside your house and provides fresh healthy food

Two new Italy caps to face Scotland

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 23:46
Treviso centre Enrico Bacchin and Zebre winger Michele Visentin will make their Italy debuts against Scotland.

Mystery over air crash death cause

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 23:44
The cause of a fatal crash which saw a microlight aircraft plunge to the ground after take off remains a mystery.

Earthquake felt in Channel Islands

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 23:39
Channel Islanders experience a minor earthquake but no damage is reported.

Afghans in frantic avalanche search

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 23:23
Afghan rescuers are searching for dozens of people believed to be trapped under snow after a series of avalanches that killed at least 187 people.

VIDEO: Dementia 'like having a small child'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 23:15
Laurie Graham, whose husband suffers from dementia, says having a partner with the disease is "like having a child".

RBS reports £3.5bn loss for 2014

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 23:02
UK state-owned bank RBS reports a £3.5bn loss for 2014, down from £9bn loss the previous year.

Offshore wind farm fails in deal bid

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 22:59
Plans for a major offshore wind farms project in the Outer Moray Firth are dealt a blow after the developer fails to secure a UK government deal.

Netanyahu 'not correct' on Iran

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 22:52
Israeli PM's judgment on the stance of Iran nuclear talks 'may not be correct', US Secretary of State John Kerry says, as a row with the US deepens.

NIE staff 'threatened' in Derry

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 22:43
Northern Ireland Electricity say two workers were threatened by masked men in Londonderry last night and ordered to take a suspect package to a police station.

Lenovo victim of cyber-attack

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 22:43
Chinese computer maker Lenovo becomes the victim of a cyber-attack following a warning by the US government about software called Superfish.

South Korea decriminalises adultery

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 22:28
South Korea's top court revokes a 60-year-old adultery law under which cheating spouses could be jailed, saying it is unconstitutional.

Maths results in schools improving

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 21:49
Maths results for Key Stage 3 pupils across Wales have improved over the past five years, an Estyn report finds.

Youth mental health referrals double

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 21:44
The number of under-18s being referred for mental health treatment more than doubles in four years.

Washington DC legalises marijuana

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 21:43
Washington DC becomes the latest place in the US to legalise the possession and use of small amounts of cannabis, stoking tensions with Congress.