National / International News

Singing Kettle comes off the boil

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:19
Children's entertainers The Singing Kettle announce they are calling it a day and will stop performing early next year.

Water voles end 20-year absence

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:15
Water voles - one of the UK's rarest animals - have re-established a population at an RSPB Scotland reserve in the Highlands.

Thousands in late rush to vote

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:13
Local registration centres say in recent days they have received tens of thousands of applications from people wanting to vote.

Arsenal sign Welbeck from Man Utd

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:13
Arsenal sign Manchester United and England forward Danny Welbeck on a "long-term" deal for £16m.

What about Scotland's pensioners?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:07
What does the future hold for Scotland's pensioners?

Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:04
Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway

VIDEO: Card fraud in Asia 'costs $400m'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:54
Card fraud in Asia costs banks $400m a year and is rising by up to 25% a year, according to software analytics firm Fico.

Vacuum cleaner debate hots up

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:33
Don't get suckered, Mr Vacuum Cleaner tells people trying to beat new EU rules.

Ukraine in 'great war' with Russia

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:31
Russia has launched a 'great war' that could claim tens of thousands of lives, Ukraine's defence ministry warns amid rebel offensive.

Payday loan hardship cases 'up 42%'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:30
The number of people struggling with payday loans has risen by 42% in the past year, according to the debt charity StepChange.

Windows XP: Your upgrade experiences

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:19
Readers share their experiences of replacing their operating system

NHS trust put into special measures

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:11
A hospital trust which runs five hospitals in Kent is put into special measures because of "serious failures" in patient safety.

The students behind Nigeria's online jobs giant

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:11
The student entrepreneurs behind Nigeria's online jobs giant

Spain returns Colombian treasure

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:08
Spain returns to Colombia hundreds of indigenous artefacts that were seized from drug gangs in 2003, but later smuggled out of the country.

Saving America’s honeybees

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:06
Can President Obama's taskforce save America's bees?

Hospitals seeing more skin cancer

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:02
The number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer treatment in England rose by nearly a third in five years, figures show.

VIDEO: The most future-proof profession?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:01
BBC News talks to Ian Lowe, a blacksmith who teaches other people an ancient art he believes to be future-proof.

China accuses MPs of 'interference'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 14:38
Chinese authorities have accused British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, Newsnight learns.

VIDEO: Iraq grannies 'take on IS in Amerli’

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:52
Residents and fighters in Amerli are celebrating the end of a two-month siege and the withdrawal of IS militants from around the town.

England women thrash S Africa in T20

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:43
Charlotte Edwards stars as England thrash South Africa by nine wickets in the opening game of their three-match Twenty20 series.

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