National / International News

Neglect 'left girl unable to walk'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 20:37
A three-year old could not walk because agencies underestimated the impact of neglect by her parents who were later jailed, a report says.

Cotillard confronts redundancy fears

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 20:21
Marion Cotillard fights redundancy in latest role

India yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 20:19
Legendary Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar, who developed the Iyengar form of yoga, dies in the western city of Pune aged 95.

Children's hospital 'must improve'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 20:06
Alder Hey Children's Hospital "requires improvement" in critical care and outpatient services, but some areas are rated outstanding or good by health inspectors.

Liberia imposes curfew over Ebola

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 19:44
Liberia imposes a night-time curfew and quarantines a slum in the capital Monrovia, in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola outbreak.

How would 'Yes' vote affect Northern Ireland?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 19:17
How would N Ireland's Orangemen feel if Scotland left the union?

Can eating meat be eco-friendly?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 18:51
Which is the best eco option - eating beef, chicken or mussels?

Brazilian rapist doctor rearrested

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 17:22
Police in Paraguay arrest a fugitive Brazilian fertility doctor, Roger Abdelmassih, convicted of sexually abusing 39 of his patients.

Food sanctions hit Russian shoppers' pockets

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 17:06
Food import ban begins to hit Russian shoppers

Second Missouri police killing

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 16:50
The police killing of a second black man in the St Louis area threatens to further raise tensions, 10 days after the killing of teenager Michael Brown.

'More' private hospital data needed

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 16:50
Private hospitals should release the same data about patient safety incidents as NHS providers, a report says.

Syrian conflict: Untold misery of child brides

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 16:41
The plight of Syria's refugee child brides

Chileans baffled by persistent bomb attacks

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 16:38
Series of bomb attacks rattles Santiago residents

The island that kids learn to leave

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 16:26
Why hundreds of thousands of people have left Ireland

Gaza truce ends amid fresh fighting

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 16:20
A truce between Israel and Gaza ends amid renewed air strikes and rocket fire, as negotiations in Cairo break up with no deal.

Breastfeeding 'cuts depression risk'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 16:17
Breastfeeding can halve the risk of post-natal depression, according to a study of nearly 14,000 new mothers.

Rodriguez nets as Real held by Atletico

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 16:13
New signing James Rodriguez scores his first goal for Real Madrid but Raul Garcia levels the Super Cup score for Atletico.

How does education fit into the referendum debate?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 16:12
How does education fit into the Scottish referendum debate?

Million 'have inadequate housing'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 15:58
Nearly one million Scots cannot afford adequate housing and 250,000 are not properly fed, a new study claims.

Firms 'held back by export barriers'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 15:57
Four in 10 Scottish businesses want to grow internationally but feel they are being held back by export barriers, a survey has revealed.

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