National / International News

VIDEO: MH17 victim's bedroom frozen in time

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:52
Silene Fredriksz's son 23-year-old son Bryce and his girlfriend Daisy were going on a dream holiday when they were killed in the MH17 disaster

How Iran fell out with the West

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:49
The BBC's Jim Muir looks back at how Iran fell out with the West, and how far-reaching the nuclear deal with world powers may turn out to be.

Brazil's Lula in corruption probe

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:45
Federal prosecutors in Brazil open a formal inquiry into alleged influence-peddling by the former president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

VIDEO: White light, in 250 colours

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:34
Liz West has put 250 coloured lights and mirrors into a new art installation at the National Media Museum in Bradford.

MH17 plane crash: 'The day we cannot forget'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:25
Remembering what happened when flight MH17 came down

MH17 deaths marked by football club

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:23
Family and friends of two football fans killed in the MH17 air disaster will mark its anniversary by gathering at the stadium where the pair spent some of their happiest times.

The woman who tried everything to silence her online bullies

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:19
The woman who tried everything to silence her online bullies

VIDEO: Placido Domingo on his legacy

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:17
Placido Domingo is at the Royal Opera House to help future singing stars.

Motorway speed cameras to go live

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:14
Average speed cameras to be activated on some of Scotland's busiest motorways while work continues on a £500m upgrade project.

'Massive leap' wins engineer award

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:13
An Edinburgh company has won the UK's top engineering prize for its digital hydraulic power system.

Councils 'may lose wind farm cash'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:10
Scottish councils may lose out on more than £44m of income over the next 20 years if changes are made to wind farm subsidies, according to a trade body.

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:09
Which film drew most complaints from cinemagoers last year?

Care leavers 'neglected by councils'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:07
Local councils in England are "turning their backs" on young people leaving their care, the public spending watchdog says.

Training robots to play football

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:06
Clumsy droids compete for soccer glory

VIDEO: Robot footballers hoping for cup win

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:06
A team of robots from the University of Hertfordshire is in training for this year's RoboCup World Championships.

Do people become more prejudiced as they age?

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:05
Do people become more bigoted as they grow older?

Prisons failing on education - Gove

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:05
Education in prisons must be overhauled in order to tackle a "persistent failure to reduce re-offending", the justice secretary is to say.

Aurora gunman guilty of murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:05
A man who killed 12 people and injured 70 others when he opened fire in a crowded Colorado cinema in 2012 is found guilty of murder.

Fitness tech at work: friend or foe?

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:04
How much does your company know about your fitness ?

Guarantor loans 'the next problem'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-16 15:02
So-called guarantor loans have the potential to be "just as damaging" for borrowers as payday loans, Citizens Advice is warning.