National / International News

Patterson increases book donations

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:51
US crime writer James Patterson increases his donation to independent UK bookshops by £250,000.

Ebola survivors 'safe sex warning'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:49
The WHO is urging recovered Ebola survivors to be even more cautious during sexual contact to make sure the virus is not passed on to partners.

Funeral for '100-year-old teenager'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:49
The funeral of a teenage girl with a rare genetic condition that made her body age eight times faster than normal takes place later.

Divorcees 'have more heart attacks'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:48
Divorced women are more likely to have a heart attack than their peers who stay married, US research suggests.

Zombie worms ate plesiosaur bones

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:46
A deep-sea worm that eats whale bones has existed for 100 million years and may have chewed up chunks of the fossil record, a study suggests.

'Good life' pledge, Alzheimer's breakthrough and Top Gear threats

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:43
Wednesday's papers lead on the launch of the Conservative manifesto, a major discovery in the field of Alzheimer's research, and death threats over the vacant Top Gear presenting job.

GP services face 'retirement crisis'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:29
GP services are facing a crisis, with a third of doctors considering retirement in the next five years, a British Medical Association poll suggests.

Hagler-Hearns - The greatest fight?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:26
Marvin Hagler reminiscences about his fight with Tommy Hearns

Economy still dominates election

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:24
The leaders of Scotland's main political parties continue campaigning with the economy to the fore yet again.

VIDEO: Truce that ended 30 years of LA gang warfare

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:24
How 30 years of LA gang bloodshed came to an end

VIDEO: The drone competition with $1m prize

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:23
Teams from around the world have been competing in the Drones for Good competition held in Dubai

What's it really like to work at McDonald's?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:23
What is it really like to work at McDonald's?

Scale of illegal dog trade revealed

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:23
The Dog Factory, a BBC Scotland investigation to be broadcast later, is exposing the multi-million pound world of dog trading.

Does Russian-language Siri have a problem with gays?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:21
Russian language Siri accused of homophobia

The enduring images of Abraham Lincoln

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:11
The many faces of a famous president

Finns aren't what they used to be

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 15:10
Finns aren't what they used to be