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Firms 'held back by export barriers'

Tue, 2014-08-19 15:57
Four in 10 Scottish businesses want to grow internationally but feel they are being held back by export barriers, a survey has revealed.

Tree-hugging snakes put safety first

Tue, 2014-08-19 15:32
For the first time, biologists measure the force applied by climbing snakes and find that they squeeze up to five times harder than necessary.

VIDEO: Flying a vintage WW2 German plane

Tue, 2014-08-19 15:01
The Civil Aviation Agency is consulting on changes which would allow the owners of vintage planes to take paying passengers on flights.

VIDEO: Could this man help save the world?

Tue, 2014-08-19 15:01
Jay Tate runs the National Near Earth Observation Centre - watching the skies for asteroids that could threaten the planet

The man 'behind a million babies'

Tue, 2014-08-19 15:00
The man who says he's responsible for a million kids

VIDEO: Sad lament of Syrian child brides

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:45
There has been a sharp increase in the number of girls under 18, who have fled the conflict in Syria, being forced into early marriages, the United Nations has told the BBC.

VIDEO: Arrest over shipping container death

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:38
A man has been arrested in Northern Ireland over the death of an immigrant who was found in a container at Tilbury Docks on Saturday.

Street battles rage in east Ukraine

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:37
Clashes are reported in the centre of the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk as government forces try to close in on rebel strongholds.

VIDEO: Biker guilty of 'dangerous' ride

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:07
A biker who filmed himself nearly crashing into a car head-on at high speed is found guilty of dangerous driving.

GB's basketballers live on '£15 a day'

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:06
GB forward Kieron Achara and his team-mates are existing on "£15 a day" as they try to reach the European Championships.

'No crime' rape inquiries reopened

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:50
A number of rape claims are to be re-examined by Northumbria Police over fears they were incorrectly recorded as a "no crime".

VIDEO: Iraq refugees in 'windswept dustbowl'

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:45
The United Nations is mounting a major aid operation to try and help more than half a million people who have fled for their lives from extremist Islamic State (IS) fighters in northern Iraq.

Lib Dems lift Lord Rennard suspension

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:42
Former Liberal Democrat chief executive Lord Rennard has the suspension of his party membership lifted after disciplinary proceedings against him are dropped.

VIDEO: Tension after second Missouri killing

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:39
The police killing of a second black St Louis-area man in 11 days has threatened to further enflame tensions.

Internet-hit near miss biker guilty

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:33
A biker who uploaded a film of a high speed ride in which he almost hit a car head-on is found guilty of dangerous driving.

Besiktas 0-0 Arsenal

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:15
Aaron Ramsey is sent off as Arsenal fight out a goalless draw with Besiktas in the first leg of their Champions League play-off tie.

UN launches northern Iraq aid push

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:09
The UN launches an operation to reach more than 500,000 people displaced by fighting in northern Iraq is launched by the UN refugee agency UNHCR.

Workman dies in fall from fire pier

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:08
A man working on the fire-damaged Eastbourne Pier dies after suffering head injuries in a fall on to the beach, the ambulance service says.

VIDEO: Bradford rebuilds 2CV French classic

Tue, 2014-08-19 12:53
A Bradford company which revamps old Citroen 2CVs says more of the cars are being sold to France.

Euro golds for Peacock & Cockroft

Tue, 2014-08-19 12:43
Paralympic champions Jonnie Peacock and Hannah Cockroft claim gold as GB win 15 medals at the European Championships.
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