National / International News

Petrobras scandal will 'change Brazil'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:36
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff says scandal at state-owned Petrobras oil company can change country by getting rid of culture of impunity.

Eton head's international school move

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:27
The headmaster of Eton College, Tony Little, is to take up a new job with an international Dubai-based chain of independent schools.

One kiss 'shares 80 million bugs'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:23
A small study by Dutch scientists suggests a single 10-second kiss can transfer as many as 80 million bacteria.

Premature birth 'biggest killer'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:23
Pre term birth biggest global killer

EU mulls urgent action over bird flu

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:22
The European Commission is to discuss urgent protective measures after a highly contagious strain of bird flu was discovered in the Netherlands.

Mediterranean diet 'best for obesity'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:21
A Mediterranean diet is a better way of tackling obesity than calorie counting, leading doctors say.

Schools 'failing' on cyberbullying

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:18
The chairman of the Commons education select committee, Graham Stuart, says schools in England are failing to teach children about the dangers of online abuse and trolling.

Defence staff to hold four-day strike

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:16
Hundreds of defence workers stage a four-day strike in a dispute over pay.

Church to approve women bishops

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:07
The Church of England is poised to formally adopt legislation which means its first female bishops could be ordained next year.

VIDEO: Pakistan hails Taliban crackdown

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 16:04
The Pakistan army claims more than 1,200 suspected Taliban militants have been killed during its five month crackdown.

Women in power positions at the UN

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:58
The UN has a record number of female ambassadors

VIDEO: Record number of women in the UN

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:57
More than a third of the United Nation's Security Council is made up of women. Will this impact global diplomacy?

VIDEO: The kit that helps you invent gadgets

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:52
BBC Click talks to the team behind a device that aims to make inventing gadgets easier.

Which? call for net speed ads revamp

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:48
Consumer watchdog Which? is calling for a rethink of the way broadband speeds are advertised, claiming current ones are misleading.

How Jason Atherton built his empire

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:43
How Jason Atherton went from caravan park to celebrity chef

The great Victorian beard craze

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:37
Latest fashion recalls the great Victorian beard craze

Japan's economy falls into recession

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:25
Japan's economy unexpectedly shrank for a second consecutive quarter, marking a technical recession in the world's third largest economy.

Burkino Faso to announce leader

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:18
Burkina Faso is due to announce a new interim president after negotiations between the army, political parties and activist groups.

Campaign bids to cut road casualties

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:16
Road safety charity Brake launches a campaign in a bid to cut the number of deaths and injuries on Scotland's roads.

Jobs market 'continues to improve'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 15:15
The labour market in Scotland continued to improve last month as business confidence remained high, according to a new report.

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