International News

Heads fear free school meal cash loss

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 10:33
Head teachers worry that schools could lose pupil premium cash

Warning over Budget pension changes

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 10:30
Pensions changes announced in the chancellor's Budget have clear advantages for pensioners but are based on "highly uncertain assumptions" the Institute for Fiscal Studies says.

VIDEO: Thieves tunnel their way to cash machine

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 10:28
Thieves who built a 50ft (15m) tunnel to a cash machine in Salford got away with more than £80,000.

PC jailed for sex abuse of teenager

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 10:26
An award-winning police officer is jailed for 18 months for sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl.

Beatles Help! jackets fetch £115,000

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 10:19
Jackets worn by George Harrison and Ringo Starr in The Beatles' 1965 film Help! are sold at action for £115,000.

Man jailed for teenagers' gas deaths

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 10:15
A County Londonderry gas fitter is jailed for the manslaughter of two teenagers who died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning from a faulty boiler.

Council staff offered 1% pay rise

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 10:13
Council employees in England, Wales and Northern Ireland who earn more than £14,880 are being offered a 1% pay rise this year.

MP disputes 'no NHS evidence' claims

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 10:07
Labour MP Ann Clwyd defends claims that she has not given the Welsh government facts or evidence to back up her concerns about the Welsh NHS.

'England lack power to challenge for World T20'

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 10:06
A lightweight and out-of-form England will be happy to progress from the World T20 group stages, says Jonathan Agnew

Trucker cleared over cyclist death

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 10:01
A lorry driver is acquitted of causing a cyclist's death by driving carelessly in an Edinburgh street in January 2012.

Lamborghini pension minister backed

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 09:37
The government defends a minister who said people would be free to spend their pension pots on a Lamborghini following a rule change in the Budget.

Care home rapist jailed for 14 years

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 09:30
A care worker who raped three women with severe learning disabilities in the home where he worked is jailed for 14 years.

Iraq unlawful killing claims dropped

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 09:28
A public inquiry into whether UK soldiers unlawfully killed Iraqi civilians in 2004 hears their relatives no longer believe there is enough evidence to back the claims.

Tamil doctor 'pressed to recant'

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 09:27
A doctor who worked in Sri Lanka's civil war combat zone tells the BBC he was forced by the government to recant his death toll claims.

VIDEO: IFS warning on pension changes

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 09:14
Respected think-tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned there are likely to be losers following changes to pensions announced in Wednesday's Budget.

VIDEO: A look at England's World Cup song

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 09:05
BBC Sport Relief joins forces with Gary Barlow and many other familiar faces to produce the 2014 World Cup song for England.

Tax and borrowing powers move closer

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 09:03
Plans to give the Welsh government the power to raise some of the money it spends move a step closer as legislation is introduced into Parliament.

Boy, 14, killed in Banbridge crash

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 08:53
A 14-year-old boy is killed in a collision in Banbridge, County Down.

New system for serious NHS failures

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 08:49
Health bodies could be put in special measures under new plans to tackle serious failings that occur in the Welsh NHS.

Coulson 'knew about hacking project'

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-20 08:48
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson knew about a "project" to hack phones, the paper's former royal editor tells the Old Bailey.

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