National / International News

Does the rest of UK care if Scotland goes?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 17:43
Does the rest of the UK care if the Scots become independent?

FBI probes 'Cloud' celebrity leaks

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 17:38
The FBI looks into allegations that the online accounts of celebrities have been hacked, leading to intimate pictures being posted online.

How much has the Ice Bucket Challenge achieved?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 17:31
How much has the Ice Bucket Challenge achieved?

Anti-euro party shakes up German politics

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 17:07
Anti-euro but pro-EU party shakes up German politics

Musician Watt makes non-fiction list

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 17:01
Everything But The Girl musician Ben Watt is announced as part of the 15-strong longlist for the Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction.

How corals stir up their world

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:57
How corals stir up their world to draw in nutrients

Iraq forces push against jihadists

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:31
Iraqi Shia and Kurdish forces capture an Islamic State stronghold, as a BBC team enters Amerli the day after a two-month siege ends.

Man Utd sign Falcao on loan for £6m

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:31
Manchester United sign Colombia international striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Ligue 1 side Monaco.

MP Jim Murphy resuming campaign tour

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:29
Labour MP Jim Murphy is resuming his street tour of Scotland ahead of the independence referendum, following its suspension last week.

Singing Kettle comes off the boil

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:19
Children's entertainers The Singing Kettle announce they are calling it a day and will stop performing early next year.

Water voles end 20-year absence

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:15
Water voles - one of the UK's rarest animals - have re-established a population at an RSPB Scotland reserve in the Highlands.

Thousands in late rush to vote

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:13
Local registration centres say in recent days they have received tens of thousands of applications from people wanting to vote.

Arsenal sign Welbeck from Man Utd

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:13
Arsenal sign Manchester United and England forward Danny Welbeck on a "long-term" deal for £16m.

What about Scotland's pensioners?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:07
What does the future hold for Scotland's pensioners?

Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:04
Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway

VIDEO: Card fraud in Asia 'costs $400m'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:54
Card fraud in Asia costs banks $400m a year and is rising by up to 25% a year, according to software analytics firm Fico.

Pakistan MPs hold emergency session

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:52
A joint session of parliament is to be held in Pakistan as PM Nawaz Sharif seeks to gain support against protesters calling for his resignation.

Ukraine in 'great war' with Russia

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:31
Russia has launched a 'great war' that could claim tens of thousands of lives, Ukraine's defence ministry warns amid rebel offensive.

Payday loan hardship cases 'up 42%'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:30
The number of people struggling with payday loans has risen by 42% in the past year, according to the debt charity StepChange.

Windows XP: Your upgrade experiences

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:19
Readers share their experiences of replacing their operating system