International News

Gladiators were 'mostly vegetarian'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:39
Roman gladiators had a diet that was mostly vegetarian, according to an analysis of bones from a graveyard where the fighters were buried.

PM: Buck stops with me on criminals

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:35
Prime Minister David Cameron tells MPs the "buck stops with me" when it comes to deporting foreign criminals from the UK.

MP duped by 'quadriplegic' conman

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:29
An MP admits being taken in by a conman who pretended to be quadriplegic claiming police were abusing him.

Jones 'gutted' by Wales omission

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:25
Wales prop forward Adam Jones says he is "gutted" at missing out on selection for the autumn internationals.

DJ Mike Read withdraws UKIP song

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:12
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read requests a song he wrote in support of UKIP be withdrawn from sale following complaints that it was racist.

VIDEO: Don't crash: how to grow fast safely

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:11
Leadership expert Steve Tappin talks to Chinese bosses about the dos and don'ts of managing a firm which is growing very quickly.

Police 'let down' abuse-risk children

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:04
A whistleblower tells the BBC hundreds of people at risk of sexual exploitation in Sheffield were let down by police.

Tories split over Juncker's Commission

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:03
Tories in Brussels split over Juncker's Commission

Hundreds of new sites now 'at risk'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:03
English Heritage adds more than 660 sites, including the fire-ravaged Eastbourne Pier in Sussex, to its at risk register.

China-Japan talks fuel hope of thaw

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 07:57
Japan's deputy prime minister meets his Chinese counterpart in Beijing in a move that could pave the way for a meeting between the countries' leaders.

Powell 'advice' examined by police

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 07:45
Police are examining if a former No 10 chief of staff potentially perverted the course of justice by advising a republican not to return to the UK.

Syria air force 'steps up strikes'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 07:41
The Syrian military has stepped up its air strikes on rebel-held areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, activists say.

Kissing ban riles Zimbabwe students

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 07:29
A ban on students kissing in public, imposed by the University of Zimbabwe, is "nonsensical", a student representative tells the BBC.

Sharp fall in youth unemployment

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 07:22
The number of young people unemployed in Scotland is at its lowest level for six years, according to official data.

VIDEO: Payday lenders hit back at critics

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 07:22
Payday lenders strike back against criticism that they leave customers worse off.

VIDEO: UK Ebola planning 'excellent'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 07:15
Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies tells MPs that the UK is well prepared in case of a potential Ebola outbreak.

VIDEO: Orphan baby elephant rescued from well

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 06:56
An elephant calf has been air rescued after he fell down a well in the remote region of Milgis Lugga in Northern Kenya.

Hillsborough officer 'misled court'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 06:48
A former superintendent who served at Hillsborough apologises after discovering part of the evidence he gave to the inquests is incorrect.

South Africa growth forecast slashed

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 06:29
South Africa's new finance minister cuts the country's economic growth forecast from 2.7% to 1.4%.

VIDEO: Hollywood honours McConaughey

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 06:28
Actor Matthew McConaughey was honoured by the American Cinematique on Tuesday night.

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