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BAE to retain Glasgow shipyards

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 2:53pm
BAE Systems confirms it is to retain both of its shipyards in Glasgow and invest £100m in developing the Govan and Scotstoun sites.

Hamilton seals Monaco practice double

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 2:50pm
Lewis Hamilton finishes seven-tenths clear of the chasing pack a rain-hit second practice session for the Monaco Grand Prix.

Injured Harrington pulls out of PGA

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 2:48pm
Padraig Harrington pulls out of this week's BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth because of a shoulder injury.

New maths GCSEs 'too hard' - Ofqual

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 2:44pm
Last minute changes to new maths GCSEs are ordered after tests reveal they are not pitched at the right level.

Liverpool cancel Sterling meeting

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 2:40pm
Liverpool cancel a planned meeting with forward Raheem Sterling after comments by his agent, reports the Press Association.

Up to 1,600 nuclear power jobs to go

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 2:21pm
Magnox says it plans to cut up to 1,600 jobs across 12 of its nuclear power sites by September 2016.

VIDEO: Is cash no longer king?

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 2:06pm
For the first time in Britain paying without cash is more popular than using notes and coins.

M49 coach fall boy 'could have died'

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 2:04pm
A 13-year-old rugby club player, who fell from a moving coach on the M49 near Avonmouth, "could very easily have been killed", a court hears.

What's the truth about free NHS Calpol?

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 2:04pm
The truth behind the Facebook rumour

Poppy seller was 'fun-loving' person

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 2:03pm
The granddaughter of a 92-year-old poppy seller who was found dead in Bristol said she wants her remembered as a "fun-loving person".

Vardy and Austin in England squad

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 1:59pm
Leicester forward Jamie Vardy and QPR striker Charlie Austin are in England's squad to play two internationals in June.

England coach 'may come after Ashes'

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 1:54pm
England may not appoint a new coach before the Ashes start in July, according to new cricket director Andrew Strauss.

The mother who 'outed' her daughter's Facebook lie

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 1:51pm
Was it right for mother to publicly scold teenage daughter?

Woman has 'first' double heart op

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 1:44pm
A heart patient has two operations simultaneously, in what surgeons say is the first procedure of its type in the UK.

VIDEO: Myanmar migrants ransomed by traffickers

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 1:36pm
Many migrants attempting to flee Myanmar by boat are being held to ransom by traffickers instead of travelling as planned, as Jonah Fisher reports.

Young jobless total at 10-year low

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 1:29pm
There are fewer young people not in education, employment or training in the UK than at any time since 2005, the Office of National Statistics says.

President plays football amid protests

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 1:14pm
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza is pictured playing football despite weeks of protests over his bid to run for a third term in office.

Sheep found in city centre flats

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 1:08pm
A sheep found by police in a block of flats in Dublin's inner city is given the name Bond, Olivia Bond, licensed to lamb.

Why the productivity gap?

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 12:51pm
UK workers could take every Friday off if they were as productive as other nations - so why aren't we?

Fifa thinks Eriskay's pitch perfect

BBC World News - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 12:41pm
A football pitch on the Western Isles is recognised by Fifa as one of eight remarkable places to play the game in the world.

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