Tracking Scotland’s wildfires from space

Tracking Scotland’s wildfires from space

By Kenneth Macdonald BBC Scotland Science Correspondent 2 August 2018 Image copyright Copernicus ESA Image caption A satellite images show wildfires in north Sutherland In this summer of wildfires across Europe, breakthroughs in satellite imaging are helping...
MPs call for £100bn northern transport investment

MPs call for £100bn northern transport investment

MPs call for £100bn northern transport investment 2 August 2018 Image copyright PA Image caption The cross-party group of politicians said improved transport connections were crucial for narrowing the divide between London and other English cities £100bn must be spent...
Armed police at ongoing stand-off in Carmarthen

Armed police at ongoing stand-off in Carmarthen

Armed police at ongoing stand-off in Carmarthen 1 August 2018 About 30 homes have been evacuated as armed police attend a stand-off in Carmarthen. Officers were called to Water Street on Wednesday evening and are closely monitoring individuals who are inside a...
Couple from Aberdeenshire in £50m lottery win

Couple from Aberdeenshire in £50m lottery win

Couple from Aberdeenshire in £50m lottery win 1 August 2018 Image copyright Getty Images A retired couple from Aberdeenshire have won over £50m on a national lottery game. They took the entire jackpot of £57,975,367 in the Euromillions draw on 10 July, although it is...
Man arrested after Pembroke Castle substance hoax

Man arrested after Pembroke Castle substance hoax

Man arrested after Pembroke Castle substance hoax 1 August 2018 Image copyright The Pembrokeshire Herald Image caption Pembroke Castle was closed for a whole day while police dealt with the object A 64-year-old man has been arrested after police were called to...
‘Hunger strike’ over refugee evictions

‘Hunger strike’ over refugee evictions

1 August 2018 Image caption Irwais Ahmadzai (left) and Rahman Shah say they will remain outside the Home Office building until officials agree to look again at their case Two Afghan men have gone on hunger strike outside the Home Office in Glasgow after being told...

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