International News

Snowden installed as uni rector

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 02:54
Intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden is installed as rector at Glasgow University despite not being allowed into the UK.

Scholes returns to help coach Man Utd

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 02:54
Paul Scholes will assist former team-mate Ryan Giggs at Manchester United following the sacking of David Moyes.

No UN action on Iran envoy visa ban

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 02:54
A UN committee takes no action against the US refusal to grant a visa to Iran's newly appointed permanent representative in New York.

Complaints mount over Jamaica Inn

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 02:51
The number of viewer complaints over the audibility of BBC One drama Jamaica Inn escalates, with the second episode seeing a decline in ratings following Monday's debut instalment.

AUDIO: Norgay son calls for Sherpa equality

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 02:40
The son of Tenzing Norgay, who scaled Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary, says climbers should treat Sherpas more equally.

Bieber upsets with war shrine image

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 02:35
Justin Bieber has caused social media upset after posting a picture of a Japanese war shrine on Instagram.

Primark to open its first US stores

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 02:26
Clothing retailer Primark is to open its first US stores, beginning with a 70,000 sq-ft shop in Boston.

Violent crime 'continues to fall'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 02:23
Violent crime is continuing a long-term fall in England and Wales, according to annual figures from NHS hospitals.

Danger of London's 'hidden homes'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 02:21
Thousands of people in London are living in hidden homes

Andy Murray gets freedom of Stirling

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 02:19
Andy Murray is back in his home area of Stirlingshire to receive a number of awards and honours, including the freedom of Stirling.

Eight arguments about whether the UK is a Christian country

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 02:14
What is the evidence that the UK is a Christian country?

Flat searched over 'murdered' Paige

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 02:06
A flat near to where a 15-year-old girl disappeared almost seven years ago is searched by police after a £30,000 reward was offered to help solve her murder.

Is the UK becoming more productive?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 02:03
UK productivity may be up – but what does it mean?

Are late night brawls a thing of the past?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 01:54
Are late night brawls a thing of the past?

More held in S Korea ferry disaster

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 01:54
Authorities in South Korea arrest four more crew members from the ferry that sank last week and raid the offices of companies linked to its owners.

Ferguson to help pick new Man Utd boss

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 01:53
Sir Alex Ferguson is to play a key role in selecting David Moyes's replacement as Manchester United manager.

Top Gear 'regrets' Myanmar remark

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 01:49
The executive producer of Top Gear expresses regret over a "light-hearted" remark on its Burma special that led to the BBC show being accused of racism.

Blair warns West over radical Islam

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 01:22
Tony Blair warns Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism.

Future of the net debated in Brazil

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 01:20
Tensions emerge ahead of a meeting being held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to discuss changes to the way the internet is governed.

VIDEO: How will US trade deal effect Japan?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 00:53
US President Obama is embarking on a week-long tour of Asia, with the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal high on the agenda.

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