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Car production at seven-year high

Thu, 2015-01-22 17:22
Car plants in the UK produced more than 1.5 million vehicles last year, the most since 2007, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.

Picture power: Tear gas at Kenyan primary school

Thu, 2015-01-22 17:08
Photographer Tony Karumba talks about the moment he witnessed Kenyan schoolchildren being tear-gassed at a protest in Nairobi.

Blasphemy, jihad and victimhood

Thu, 2015-01-22 17:04
Owen Bennett-Jones investigates how blasphemy has changed in the public consciousness since the Charlie Hebdo shootings.

Can France integrate humiliated suburbs?

Thu, 2015-01-22 17:02
Members of France's impoverished banlieues were glaringly absent from France's march in support of Charlie victims, writes Hugh Schofield.

Lawyer: US 'will clear David Hicks'

Thu, 2015-01-22 16:48
The US accepts that the former Guantanamo inmate, Australian David Hicks, is innocent, his lawyer tells local media.

Plastic surgery rules proposed

Thu, 2015-01-22 16:46
Doctors should be prevented from performing plastic surgery outside their speciality, according to the Royal College of Surgeons.

Myanmar and its vitriolic monk

Thu, 2015-01-22 16:37
How is U Wirathu viewed in Myanmar? BBC Burmese explain how and why this divisive figure is tolerated in Myanmar.

New imaging centre at university

Thu, 2015-01-22 16:34
A new "cutting-edge" £8m microscopic imaging facility is opened at Dundee University with the goal of advancing research.

Love in a time of crisis in Greece

Thu, 2015-01-22 16:32
Relationships in a time of crisis in Greece

Lidl expansion 'to create 500 jobs'

Thu, 2015-01-22 16:31
German discount supermarket Lidl says it will create 500 jobs over the next 12 months in Scotland, as part of expansion plans.

Scientists slow the speed of light

Thu, 2015-01-22 16:28
A team of Scottish scientists make light travel slower than the speed of light by changing the shape of photons.

Blood pressure device 'promising'

Thu, 2015-01-22 16:28
A device the size of a paper clip inserted in the groin has shown promising results in lowering blood pressure, scientists say.

Thailand to rule on Yingluck's fate

Thu, 2015-01-22 16:25
Thailand's legislature is to rule on the political fate of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, with a vote on whether to impeach her.

Apple's Tim Cook salary up over 40%

Thu, 2015-01-22 16:17
Tech giant Apple's chief executive Tim Cook's base salary was increased by nearly 43% in February last year, according to the company.

Captain America dons a turban

Thu, 2015-01-22 16:15
A superhero Sikh fights stereotypes

Masked tutors 'boost nurse training'

Thu, 2015-01-22 16:11
Nursing tutors at the University of Surrey are planning to make themselves unrecognisable in a bid to boost students' bedside skills.

Glasgow 2014 contracts 'worth £669m'

Thu, 2015-01-22 16:10
Major construction projects connected to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games amounted to nearly £670m, according to city officials.

Refugee's 'Moscow agent' claims

Thu, 2015-01-22 16:09
Chechen dissident says Moscow agents tortured him

Lockerbie case goes back to court

Thu, 2015-01-22 16:06
Relatives of some of the victims of the Lockerbie bombing try to launch an appeal on behalf of the only man convicted of the atrocity.

Wenger wants work permit rule change

Thu, 2015-01-22 15:45
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wants work permit regulations for non-European Union players to be scrapped.

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