National / International News

US jails Guatemalan 'drug queen'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 17:00
A Guatemalan woman dubbed Queen of the South, who ran one of the largest drug trafficking rings in Central America, is jailed by the US.

Church schools move towards open door selection

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 16:59
Could faith criteria be on the way out as a method of selecting pupils for church schools, asks Caroline Wyatt?

Worst things parents can say to exam teens

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 16:51
The parents' guide to what not to say to teenagers

Plane has 1,000 3D printed parts

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 16:26
More than 1,000 parts on the Airbus A350 XWB are 3D printed using materials that only recently became available to the manufacturing process.

The bittersweet world of mental health online

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 16:10
Can social media really help with mental health?

Been and Gone: The woman who was Rosie the Riveter

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 16:07
The woman who posed as Rosie the Riveter

Hezbollah plans attacks in Syria

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:59
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah says his Lebanon-based Shia group will attack Sunni al-Nusra Front militants on the Syrian side of the border.

Helicopter to remove plane wreckage

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:56
A Chinook helicopter is due to assist with efforts to remove the wreckage of a small plane which crashed on a Perthshire hillside on Sunday.

Alcohol price case at European court

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:53
Plans for a minimum price for alcohol in Scotland are due to be heard by judges at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg.

Final day of campaigning in Scotland

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:52
Politicians will be campaigning across the country in the final push for Scottish votes before polling begins.

Tornado as storms hit north Germany

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:51
Violent storms sweep northern Germany, triggering a tornado that hit a small town and leaving one person dead in Hamburg.

VIDEO: Tornado hits northern Germany

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:50
Violent storms in northern Germany have caused widespread damage, triggering a tornado in a town and leaving one person dead in the city of Hamburg.

A question of artificial intelligence

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:46
What does the never-ending rise in the power of computers mean for businesses and humans in general?

Is cyber-warfare really that scary?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:45
Are fears that cyber-warfare could lead to a new "Pearl Harbor" attack justified, or is the scale of the problem being overhyped?

Evolution of 50 years of pop tracked

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:34
The evolution of thousands of pop songs spanning from 1960 to 2010 is analysed by scientists.

VIDEO: The day London celebrated end of WW2

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:33
Reliving London's celebrations on VE Day

Could one man cause a stockmarket crash?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:32
Five years after a "flash crash" suddenly wiped nearly a trillion dollars from the US markets, the FBI alleges it was largely due to one man - a financial trader from Hounslow in west London.

VIDEO: Glasses that give drivers 'X-ray vision'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:20
Car manufacturer Mini has shown off a pair of glasses that give drivers 'X-ray vision'.

What CAN'T you do in a polling station?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:18
What can't you do in a polling station?

The psychology of voting

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:17
Choosing a prime minister is an emotional business