National / International News

Elton John: On the Yellow Brick Road

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 17:17
The story of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by the people who made it

Did Hyman Minsky find the secret behind financial crashes?

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 17:14
Did this man find the secret behind financial crashes?

Cows connected to web to boost milk

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 17:09
Scottish dairy famers are connecting their cows to the internet to help track the animal's health and improve their milk yield.

Will nuclear summit be damaged by rift with Russia?

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 17:04
James Robbins reflects on a nuclear summit without Russia

Scots constitution to be published

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 16:53
An interim written Scottish constitution will be published this summer, the country's deputy first minister announces.

Warmer springs boost tit survival

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 16:45
Warm spring weather boosts long-tailed tits' chances of surviving the winter, say scientists.

New tool to help catch child abusers

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 16:43
Victims of child sexual abuse could soon be identified more quickly, thanks to law enforcement agency work on a cloud-based archive of abuse material.

Stamps honour 10 greats born in 1914

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 16:31
Actor Sir Alec Guinness and poet Dylan Thomas are among 10 "remarkable" people - all born in 1914- who feature on a new set of stamps.

Nato warns over Russia border force

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 16:20
Nato's top military commander warns of the size and readiness of Russia's forces on Ukraine's border, but Russia says it has no "expansionist views".

VIDEO: Rain could increase river pollution

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 16:17
Soil and water scientist Prof Philip Haygarth explains how wetter winters in future could pollute our rivers, and how science could help.

VIDEO: Five ways Crimea is becoming Russian

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 16:10
Five ways Crimea will change as it becomes part of Russia

Johnnie Boden's passion for fashion

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 16:07
How Johnnie Boden came to dress the UK's yummy mummies

Fathers 'not taking paternity leave'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 16:04
"Ingrained" attitudes among employers and fears about the loss of salary is preventing many men from taking paternity leave, a report has suggested.

Russian tourist spending in UK dives

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 16:02
The UK's hotels and shops sees income from Russians fall 17% last month as visitor numbers fell back amid political unrest in Ukraine, says a report.

Freeing Up California's Prisons: A Massive Undertaking

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-23 15:35

California's strategy for reducing its prison population involves shifting more responsibility for recurring and ex-offenders on local communities.

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Homeland actor Rebhorn dies aged 65

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 15:30
US film, TV and stage actor James Rebhorn, whose career included Homeland and Meet the Parents, dies at the age of 65 after a long battle with skin cancer.

When Vanilla Was Brown And How We Came To See It As White

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-23 15:00

Vanilla has become a cultural metaphor for blandness and whiteness. It turns out that the flavor's history is rife with conquest and slavery and theft.

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VIDEO: Cyclists' prayer vigil for missing plane

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 14:49
Cyclists have staged a bike ride to the airport in Kuala Lumpur where missing flight MH370 took off, holding a prayer vigil on the way.

Poll gains for French National Front

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 14:47
France's far-right anti-immigration National Front party has made significant gains in local elections, according to early results and projections.

Garth Crooks's Team of the Week

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-23 14:45
The Premier League was one goal short of equalling a record number for a weekend but who made our expert's team of the week?

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