National / International News

VIDEO: Sony forms PlayStation venture in China

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 17:23
Sony has signed a partnership to set up a PlayStation console manufacturing plant in China.

Surrey's mining mystery

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 16:48
Why are there so many miners in Spelthorne in Surrey?

Parental jobs tips 'out of date'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 16:27
Parents play a key role in their children's career decisions, but their views are often out of date and badly informed, suggests a report.

VIDEO: Thailand military to pay rice farmers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 16:21
Thailand's coup leaders have been quick to say they will focus on fixing the country's economic problems.

Ukraine stand-off at Donetsk airport

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 16:07
Ukraine's military launch air attacks against pro-Russia fighters at Donetsk airport as the new president vows to talk to Russia to end the crisis.

The paintings 'made better with cats'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 15:55
The classic paintings 'made better with cats'

Police officers fail fitness tests

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 15:52
Hundreds of police officers in England and Wales fail fitness tests which are due to become compulsory later in the year, new data shows.

Sinn Féin's Anderson tops Euro poll

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 15:50
Martina Anderson, Sinn Féin, has topped the poll in the European elections for Northern Ireland.

The brave new world of DIY faecal transplant

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 15:29
The people desperate to be cured with someone else's faeces

VIDEO: Do we really need digital carpets?

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 15:23
The BBC's Dougal Shaw checks out a digital carpet, that can be pre-programmed with a visual display, or take in data from the internet live.

Wills of Scots soldiers go online

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 15:22
The wills of 31,000 Scottish soldiers - including relatives of some famous Scots - are made available online.

Scotland 'becoming more diverse'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 15:22
One in six households in Scotland are of mixed ethnicity, according to a study, which found ethnic diversity was increasing through Scottish society.

Skiing in the Sahara desert

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 15:14
The desert ski shop with no customers

Child sight loss 'on the increase'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 15:14
Increasing numbers of British children are being registered as blind or partially sighted as more very premature babies survive, say campaigners.

The school of mum and dad

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 15:10
'Dad told me I could do anything - so I bought a baseball team'

VIDEO: The school of mum and dad

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 15:10
Chief executives of some of the world's biggest firms credit their success to their upbringing. They explain what their parents taught them.

What should capitalism do?

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 15:06
Do we need to rethink the current system?

Anger over 'invisible' rabies toll

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 15:06
A shortage of funds for vaccinating dogs is costing the lives of tens of thousands of children every year, say animal health experts.

Watch Dogs faces next-gen scrutiny

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 15:04
Watch Dogs and the dawn of next-gen gaming

Firms taking on more staff says CBI

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-26 15:01
Businesses are taking on more people as optimism hits its highest level since 1998, according to the business lobby group, the CBI.

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