National / International News

GPs 'failing' to find liver disease

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 16:39
Early detection of liver disease by GPs in the UK is "virtually non-existent", leading medical experts warn.

Guidelines favour weight loss ops

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 16:06
People diagnosed with diabetes linked to obesity should be assessed for weight loss surgery, according to updated NHS guidelines.

Brazil sees fall in Amazon tree loss

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:50
Brazil says deforestation in the Amazon rainforest has dropped by 18% in the past year, but campaigners dispute the figures.

Brits voters give tips for 2015

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:47
New acts George The poet, James Bay and Years and Years are being tipped for success in 2015 after being shortlisted for the Brits Critics' Choice Award.

Rodgers happy fate is in Reds' hands

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:39
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says he is delighted his side remain in control of their Champions League destiny.

VIDEO: MSF will stay till 'very end'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:37
A doctor working for Medecins Sans Frontieres in Guinea says the organisation will remain in Western Africa "till the very end" of the Ebola crisis.

Embassy protesters condemn shooting

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:36
Hundreds demonstrate outside the US embassy in London in protest at the decision not to prosecute a police officer for killing black teenager Michael Brown in Missouri.

Tracing the Ebola outbreak

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:32
Tracking first Ebola victim and and how virus spread

Renewables 'biggest power source'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:27
Renewable power has overtaken nuclear to become the main source of electricity in Scotland, according to the latest figures.

Vultures could hold key to deadly bacteria

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:26
Vultures could help beat dangerous bacteria

VIDEO: What is Opec? In 60 seconds

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:21
BBC News looks at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) and its challenges, amid a slump in global crude oil prices.

Federal UK and 2m gastric ops - front pages

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:20
Plans to devolve powers controlling income tax to Scotland make front-page headlines, along with suggestions that more people could have weight loss surgery.

Russia sanctions hitting UK firms

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:19
How sanctions against Russia are hitting UK businesses

Transylvania's castle owners bite back

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:16
Transylvania's castle owners sink their teeth into business

Black Friday: Boxing day sales come early?

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:14
Boxing day sales come early to the UK?

VIDEO: The new wave of Israeli filmmakers

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:14
Israeli directors are creating everything from westerns to cannibalistic fantasies as Talking Movies' Tom Brook has been finding out.

Chris Eubank: Like father, like son?

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:11
The connection between Chris Eubank and his son is sweet to behold, but can Eubank Jr step into the spotlight his father so relished?

Europe to vote on Google break-up

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:10
The European Parliament will later vote on whether Google's search business should be separated from its other services.

VIDEO: Faces transformed with digital masks

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:08
The computer project which can change what you look like in real-time

Many elderly 'struggle' at home

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:07
Thousands of older people in England are struggling in their own home with little or no help, research suggests.