National / International News

Are school partnerships workable?

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 16:44
Do partnerships between private and state schools work?

Climate talks 'facing breakdown'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 16:41
The head of the US delegation at UN climate talks warns of a "major breakdown" in the process if negotiators fail to come to an agreement in Lima.

Wildcat project given almost £1m

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 16:25
A conservation project to help the threatened Scottish wildcat is given a lottery grant of almost £1m.

More Scots use bowel cancer test kit

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 16:21
Bowel cancer tester kits are being used by an increasing number of people over the age of 50 in Scotland.

Sturgeon to press PM on voting age

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 16:19
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will press David Cameron to lower Scotland's voting age when they hold face-to-face talks next week.

Return to Iraq, and Army 'shouting ban'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 16:15
The escalation of the British military presence in Iraq, and controversial new rules governing Army interrogations, are among the front page topics in Sunday's press.

Could a stove save children's lives?

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 16:08
Could a humble stove save children from lung disease?

Rifkind requests CIA material on UK

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 16:00
Sir Malcolm Rifkind is to make an official request that the US hands over material documenting Britain's role in the CIA's interrogation programme.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 15:54
Social media trends from around the world

The tourist town with a few surprises

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 15:48
The tourist town where you could make a hash of your holiday

Will the floods in California end the drought?

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 15:39
Will heavy rainfall end California's three-year drought?

The delicate material that takes months to weave

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 15:37
The intricate fabric that takes months to make

Poor hygiene 'deadly in childbirth'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 15:04
Leading health experts say sanitation facilities in birth clinics need to be given greater priority in low-income countries to prevent maternal and newborn deaths.

Prince Harry to give Invictus award

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 15:02
Prince Harry will present Invictus Games competitors with the Helen Rollason Award at the BBC Sports Personality show on Sunday.

Tax helplines 'not good enough'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 15:00
The government vows to improve helplines for people seeking tax advice as a Which? survey finds almost 30% of callers to two lines were cut off.

It was like Swan Lake, says Bruce

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 14:46
Pundits, managers and football fans have their say on Gary Cahill's dive against Hull.

Man, 70, found stabbed to death

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 14:39
A 70-year-old man has been stabbed to death in central London, the Met says, as officers arrest a man on suspicion of murder.

Bolivia targets 'unfit' officers

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 14:21
Bolivia's security forces are registering their overweight members after President Evo Morales complained too many were unfit.

Christmas pictures of prince released

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 13:31
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge release three official Christmas photographs of Prince George, Kensington Palace says.

Yemen kills 'militants wearing veils'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 13:21
Several suspected al-Qaeda militants, disguised as fully veiled women, are reportedly shot dead by Yemeni security forces near the Saudi border.

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