National / International News

VIDEO: Can new app reinvent the printed photo?

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 22:54
The BBC's John Maguire's reports on how new mobile phone technology could be helping with the reintroduction of printed photos.

VIDEO: Boy, 8, has double hand transplant

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 22:42
An eight-year-old boy in America becomes the youngest recipient of a double hand transplant.

Firms must show slave labour action

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 22:28
British businesses are to be forced to prove what they are doing to stop slavery and human trafficking in their supply chains, the government says.

Barclays reports 25% rise in profits

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 22:16
Barclays bank reports a 25% rise in half-year profits to £3.14bn but has set aside another £850m for customer compensation - including further PPI claims.

Daughter used in 'paedophile ring'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 22:12
An Australian man is one of eight men charged with 503 child sex offences against his 13-year-old daughter.

Amazon suggests airspace for drones

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 21:49
US online retailer Amazon calls for a separate airspace zone for commercial drone flights that could deliver goods to customers.

Call to consider female boss quota

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 21:27
The outgoing boss of BT in Wales says quotas for the number of women in boardrooms should not be ruled out.

McGuinness denies trip is a 'waste'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 21:26
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness denies that his three-day visit to the United States for talks about the Stormont budget crisis is a waste of time.

First phase of harbour project opens

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 21:25
The first phase of a £900,000 project to overhaul a Pembrokeshire harbour opens.

How ant armies move massive meals

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 21:12
In a new study, physicists reveal how ants co-operate to carry huge chunks of food back to their nests.

Police overtime costs rise by £4.9m

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 21:09
Overtime payments to police officers and staff rise by £4.9m in one year, with the Nato summit accounting for a big part of the increase.

School closed over abuse claims

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 21:00
A residential school for boys with behavioural problems is temporarily closed as police investigate claims of physical abuse.

£110m Factory arts venue discussed

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 21:00
Plans for a new publicly-funded £110m theatre and arts venue at the former site of Granada TV studios in Manchester are discussed by the city's council.

Pakistan Sunni militant chief killed

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:56
Pakistani police say Malik Ishaq, the leader of banned Sunni militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, has been shot dead in Punjab province.

Migrant flow at Calais 'too much'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:13
The flow of migrants trying to get into Britain from Calais appears "too much" for the UK government to handle, a spokesman for Eurotunnel says.

Brazil businessman faces charges

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:12
The president of Brazil construction giant Odebrecht, Marcelo Odebrecht, is charged with corruption and money laundering.

Windows 10 launch is 'new era'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:10
Wednesday's global launch of Windows 10 marks a “new era” for personal computing, Microsoft’s chief executive tells the BBC.

Police overtime up due to staff gaps

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:09
Some police forces are using overtime to cover gaps caused by staff shortages, BBC Radio 5 live has found.

VIDEO: Rory gets a Windows 10 crash course

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 20:00
Rory Cellan-Jones goes hands-on with Windows 10 and tries out some of the operating system's new features.

VIDEO: Palmer 'regrets' killing Cecil

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 19:57
A US dentist who killed a lion in Zimbabwe says he regrets shooting the animal.