National / International News

The secret to transforming a failing hospital

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 18:09
How a failing hospital transformed itself

Blood donors 'pass on hepatitis E'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 18:04
Around 1,200 people each year are infected with hepatitis E through donated blood in England, a large study shows.

Fist bumps 'cleaner than handshakes'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 18:00
Scientists at Aberystwyth University in Wales have shown that more bacteria are transferred by shaking hands, than by fist-bumping or high-fiving.

WW1 remembrance database launched

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 17:10
The Royal British Legion starts an online campaign to gather tributes to every Commonwealth serviceman and woman who died in World War One.

Aruba frees top Venezuela official

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 16:19
The Caribbean island of Aruba releases a top Venezuelan official, Gen Hugo Carvajal, detained over US accusations of drug-trafficking activities.

Universities 'must elect more women'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 16:17
Scottish universities should appoint more women to their governing bodies or be forced to do so, according to the National Union of Students.

Scots eye best-ever medal haul

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 16:10
Team Scotland remain one gold away from their best-ever Commonwealth Games total but edge closer to matching their best for all medals.

VIDEO: Dog friendly buses in Hong Kong

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:58
A new bus service has been launched in Hong Kong for pet lovers.

Country lane shooting victim named

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:57
Jordan Banton, who was found dead in his car in a country lane on Friday, had suffered a single shotgun wound to the head, a post-mortem examination finds.

Tulisa: I'm lucky to be here now

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:35
The former N-Dubz singer tells Newsbeat "there was a really low point" during her recent assault charge case and drug trial.

Germany's super-shy super-rich

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:31
Why do Germany's super-rich often keep their heads down?

VIDEO: Tulisa: The deceit was too much

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:23
The former N-Dubz singer explains how she felt when she found out about a media sting which resulted in her drug trial.

Murder probe launched in Greenock

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:17
Police launch a murder inquiry into the death of a 23-year-old Greenock man in the early hours of Sunday.

VIDEO: The facts about global travel

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:11
Where does the world go on holiday?

No place to hide for children of war

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:09
Lyse Doucet on the plight of children in Syria and Gaza

RAC urges parking funds transparency

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:05
Councils should show where they are spending the money they raise on parking fees as motorists see higher charges, says the RAC.

'Community banks' to avert debt trap

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:05
The best credit unions should be empowered to offer short-term loans that are cheaper than those offered by payday lenders, according to a report from a think tank.

South Africa shock NZ to win gold

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:01
South Africa shock New Zealand in the final of the rugby sevens to end the All Blacks' unbeaten Commonwealth Games record.

The bakery in the middle of a desert

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:01
Why two Spanish sisters started a bakery in the desert

Glasgow people 'steal the show'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 14:07
The leader of Glasgow City Council says the people of the city have "stolen the show" after the busiest day of the Commonwealth Games so far.
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