National / International News

Violent offenders sent to death B&B

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 17:36
Previous guests at a B&B where Cerys Yemm was killed by a homeless prison leaver include 10 sexual and violent offenders, the BBC learns.

Music tourists give £3bn boost to UK

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 17:00
Foreign music fans visiting the UK for gigs and festivals boosted the economy by £3.1bn in 2014, a report says.

NHS 'fails to help dental patients'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 16:54
Patients are still facing problems finding an NHS dentist in England, research suggests.

Pope 'urges swift action' on climate

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 16:26
Pope Francis will call for swift action to protect the Earth and fight global warming, according to a leaked draft of the pontiff's encyclical.

Greece on the brink, and good news for chocoholics

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 16:15
Tuesday's press says Greece is even nearer than before to bankruptcy and a potential exit from the EU. There is also some surprising news about chocolate.

Just Jeb! Five things Bush's logo tells us about him

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 16:03
Five things Bush's logo tells us about him

Gaelic schools plans 'misjudged'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 16:01
Proposed changes to the law to make it easier for parents to ask a council to provide Gaelic education are misjudged, according to Cosla.

Boys 'need more learning support'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:58
Boys are twice as likely as girls to need additional support for learning, according to a study of eight-year-old children in Scotland.

Indian youth leap into skateboarding

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:56
Skateboarding has been gaining in popularity in India in the last few years with many young people taking to the extreme sport.

VIDEO: Training for independent travel

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:55
People with learning disabilities learn to travel independently

Welfare and immigration dominate Danish election

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:54
Why welfare and immigration have dominated Denmark's election campaign and the biggest difference among the parties may be over Europe.

Ubisoft acknowledges 'hard' year

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:53
Bug in high profile games have meant the last 12 months have been 'intense' said game maker Ubisoft at E3

Migrants: What can Europe achieve?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:52
Paul Adams looks at what's being discussed by EU ministers to tackle the ever-growing migrant problem.

Enacting car smoking ban 'difficult'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:51
Enforcing a smoking ban in cars with children present could prove "difficult", the Law Society of Scotland has said.

South Korea in teenage privacy row

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:46
The apps monitoring South Korean teenagers

Call for primary school fitness tests

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:41
Children at primary school should be tested for their fitness as well as their ability in maths and English, says a health campaign group.

Colombia will kick and foul - Carney

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:25
Karen Carney on threat posed by Colombia, England's very own Lionel Messi and her battle with depression.

News outlets face revenue challenge

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:15
News organisations need to become "more inventive" to arrest a decline in traditional revenue sources, an international survey warns.

The military strategy behind IS conquests

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:14
The battlefield strategies behind Islamic State's conquests

UK vote on EU 'will not be 5 May'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 15:12
The referendum on whether or not the UK should remain in the European Union will not take place on 5 May next year, the government says.