International News

Families of missing weigh plea risks

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 15:38
Hostages' families roll the dice with public appeals for release

VIDEO: Who's afraid of video for theatre?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 15:05
Movie style trailers are increasingly common for theatrical shows, but not everybody in the theatrical world thinks they are a good idea.

US crackdown on overseas tax deals

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 15:01
The White House announces new treasury department measures aimed at stopping companies avoiding US taxes by merging with overseas firms.

Overseas study leads to jobs abroad

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 14:58
University exchanges have a far-reaching influence on working lives and romantic relationships, says a study.

Rail delay passengers 'dissatisfied'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 14:56
Two-thirds of rail passengers are unhappy with the way their train company deals with delays or cancellations, a survey suggests.

Museum reunites Colossus veterans

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 14:56
The largest gathering of veterans who operated the Colossus code-cracking computer in World War II has been held at Bletchley Park.

Go TV-free to fight fat, says NICE

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 14:55
Adults and children should consider having TV-free days or limiting viewing to two hours a day under new proposals to tackle obesity.

A brief history of the UK Parliament

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 14:54
The 900-year-story behind the creation of a UK parliament

VIDEO: Thousands of Kurds flee Syria

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 14:19
Mark Lowen speaks to refugees on Turkey's border with Syria, as the Turkish government says more than 130,000 Syrian Kurds have crossed over in the last three days to try to escape IS militants.

Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 13:54
Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?

VIDEO: Alice police carry out water search

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 13:52
Detectives investigating the disappearance of the missing school girl Alice Gross have been searching the River Brent in West London, close to where she was last seen on 28 August.

White House intruder had ammo in car

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 13:50
The man who broke into the White House on Friday had 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in his car, officials say.

Street sweeper wins £4.5m jackpot

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 13:34
A street cleaner from central London wins £4.5m on the Lotto.

The abused dog and the online manhunt

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 13:16
An abused dog leads to an online hunt for the perpetrator

A&E 'under pressure' says trust

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 13:03
Northern Ireland's biggest accident and emergency department was under pressure on Monday night, the BBC understands.

Devo talks: Wales central says Crabb

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 13:01
Wales has a central role in the debate over devolution and the UK union, insists the Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb.

PSNI 'regrets' killings files delay

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 12:33
Northern Ireland's deputy chief constable says it is a "matter of great regret" it has taken so long for police to hand over files on nine killings in the 1980s.

Row over Galapagos tortoise's body

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 12:33
A dispute has broken out between Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands over where the preserved body of a Galapagos giant tortoise should be housed.

Firefighters tackle farm barn blaze

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 12:17
About 30 firefighters tackle a huge blaze which has destroyed a barn at a farm near Inverness in the Highlands.

Red Bull retain title hopes - Horner

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 12:14
Red Bull's Christian Horner insists Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel are still in the fight for the drivers' championship.
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