International News

Conservative MP Kelly to stand down

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 02:41
Conservative MP for Dudley South Chris Kelly announces he will stand down at the 2015 general election after one term.

Germany arms Iraqi Kurds against IS

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 02:25
Germany will send enough weapons to equip 4,000 Kurdish fighters defending areas of northern Iraq against Islamist militants.

Samsung phones to get Nokia maps

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 02:23
Samsung has signed a deal with Nokia to use its Here mapping service on its smartphones and the Gear S smartwatch.

100 new jobs at elderly care home

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 02:22
A care home for the elderly is to create 100 new jobs in Limavady in County Londonderry.

Nato 'massive opportunity' for Wales

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 02:07
The Nato summit in Newport is a "massive opportunity" for Wales', says the director of the Celtic Manor resort as armed police take to the streets of Cardiff.

Gallacher 'should be Ryder Cup pick'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 02:02
Former European captain Bernard Gallacher says his nephew Stephen should be named as a Ryder Cup wildcard in this month's event.

Naked photos of celebrities leaked

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 01:50
Naked pictures of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence are posted online but some stars claim the photos are fake.

Mexico probes mass fish death in lake

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 01:40
Tonnes of dead fish have been washed up on the shores of Cajititlan lake in the Mexican state of Jalisco amid a row over the cause of the mortality.

VIDEO: Andy Murray's dress sense questioned

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 01:21
Will Ferrell has a playful jibe at Andy Murray's fashion sense during the US Open in New York

UK manufacturing 'at 14-month low'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 01:19
Activity in the UK's manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace for 14 months in August, a survey finds, while a separate study also suggests a slowdown.

Umunna: Brown's denials hurt Labour

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 01:11
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna says Gordon Brown's refusal to use the word "cuts" in 2010 is still hurting Labour.

Guardians is top US film of 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 01:03
Sci-fi blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy rules the US box office, becoming the biggest film of the year so far.

BBC begins push to help kids code

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 01:02
The BBC unveils plans to support England's computer coding curriculum with a new section of its Bitesize learning site and tech-themed TV shows.

Seven dead in Paris flats explosion

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 00:39
A seventh body is recovered after a residential block of flats in Paris was destroyed by an explosion linked to gas and electricity cabling work.

Poland commemorates WW2 invasion

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 00:35
Poland marks the 75th anniversary of the Nazi invasion that sparked World War Two, with a wreath-laying ceremony.

VIDEO: War horse ride marks lost cavalry

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 00:14
Ceremonies are being held in the village of Nery in northern France, 100 years to the day since a British cavalry unit held the line against advancing German forces that outnumbered them four to one.

Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 00:14
Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.

A computing revolution in schools

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 23:41
A computing revolution in schools

Official heckled amid HK poll anger

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 23:24
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists disrupt a speech by a Beijing official, a day after China ruled out a direct leadership election in 2017.

Storey wins second Para-cycling gold

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 23:16
Dame Sarah Storey and Lora Turnham and Corrine Hall win golds for GB at the Para-Cycling Road World Championships.
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