International News

Councils call for fly-tipping powers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 15:58
Councils in England and Wales should gain new powers to impose on-the-spot fines to tackle fly-tipping, the Local Government Association says.

The much-delayed war on procrastination

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 15:56
Is everybody now procrastinating too much?

China 'confident in HK stability'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 15:52
China's Premier Li Keqiang says he is sure social stability can be maintained in Hong Kong, as pro-democracy protests there enter a third week.

Concerns rise over US-EU trade talks

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 15:23
There is rising concern over trade liberalisation talks between the EU and the US, with protests planned this weekend across Europe.

Greens expect record conference

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 15:06
The Scottish Greens say they expect their largest-ever conference as they begin to gather in Edinburgh.

Insect find a first for Scotland

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 15:06
A species of insect not previously recorded in Scotland is found at an RSPB reserve in the Highlands.