National / International News

Music fans arriving at T in the Park

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 19:14
Thousands of music fans are arriving in Perthshire for the last T in the Park festival to be hosted at Balado airfield.

Salmon producer signs waste deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 19:13
Sutherland-based salmon farmer Loch Duart Ltd signs a deal to supply hundreds of tonnes of salmon waste to a nutrition company.

Teenagers admit trying e-cigarettes

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 19:10
Almost a quarter of 13 and 14-year-olds in Scotland have tried electronic cigarettes, according to Ash Scotland.

Church of England cuts Wonga ties

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 18:48
The Church of England says it no longer has any investment in payday lender Wonga, ending an embarrassment to the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Labour's big debate on immigration

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 18:06
How's Labour immigration policy shaping up?

VIDEO: The arcade where Donkey Kong lives on

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 17:47
One man's mission to revive the arcade

Ukraine report highlights violence

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 17:42
Amnesty International says that it has "compelling evidence of beatings" of people kidnapped by separatist groups in eastern Ukraine.

A secret history of child abuse

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 17:38
The time when child abuse victims were accused of corrupting adults

In Texas, Obama Sets Stage To Answer 'Do-Nothing' Congress

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-10 17:17

President Obama knows he's unlikely to get support from Texas' predominantly Republican congressional delegation, but being rebuffed will make it easier for him to shift blame to the GOP.

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Mississippi Child Thought Cured Of HIV Shows Signs Of Infection

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-10 16:40

Scientists hoped the baby's apparent cure would lead to similar treatments in infants worldwide. But with the child still HIV-positive, some question the ethics of a large study in other children.

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US man sentenced for China espionage

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:59
A US man convicted of selling trade secrets to a Chinese state-owned company is sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Study: Statehouse Press Corps In Decline

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:40

A Pew report found that the number of full-time newspaper reporters covering state politics fell dramatically in the past decade, raising questions about their ability to closely monitor politicians.

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VIDEO: Footage shows smoke from Glasgow fire

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:33
Firefighters have been called to a large fire to the west of Glasgow, which is thought to have broken out at about 21:30.

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:30
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.

Paying for the air you breathe in Venezuela

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:17
Paying for the air you breathe in Venezuela

VIDEO: Is Generation Y more right-wing?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:13
A report by Ipsos Mori and Demos suggests that 18 to 30-year-olds today are in many ways to the political right of their parents and grandparents.

Linklater's epic journey into Boyhood

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:11
Richard Linklater captures the pain and joy of growing up

When do footballers reach their peak?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:08
A footballer's perfect age - as shown by World Cup stats

Headaches & heartache at Glasgow Diamond League

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:07
Farah is absent but Rudisha's return and Britain's sprint dilemma means plenty to look forward to in Glasgow, says Steve Cram.

Snubs And Successes: 6 Lessons Learned From This Year's Emmy Nominations

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-10 15:03

HBO's Game of Thrones emerged as the most-nominated series with 19 nods for the Primetime Emmy Awards, but new series such as FX's Fargo and HBO's True Detective scored, too.

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