International News

New inquest hope over Deepcut death

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-25 00:08
The family of one of four soldiers who died at Deepcut barracks has been given permission to seek a fresh inquest.

VIDEO: Pound pub plan gets mixed response

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 23:55
Plans for a pub to charge drinkers £1.50 for a pint of beer have been met with strong opposition from some local people

Sir Bobby Robson charity raises £7m

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 23:41
The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation announces a record year, taking its total donations to more than £7m.

Fishermen airlifted after boat sinks

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 23:29
Two fishermen are airlifted to hospital after their fishing boat sank after hitting rocks off Shetland.

Thailand bus crash kills 30 people

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 23:24
A bus crash in northern Thailand has killed at least 30 people and injured 22 others, Thai authorities say.

MH370 'suicide' and Labour 'revolt' - papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 23:13
The press speculates as to the fate of flight MH370, which is presumed to have crashed into the sea, while the Daily Star says Rihanna could be a new X Factor judge.

VIDEO: Live coverage of Pistorius trial

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 23:02
Live coverage of the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, who denies murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013.

£90m civil service jobs move queried

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 22:59
The Wales Audit Office says it is uncertain whether a £90m project to move 550 civil service jobs out of Cardiff represented good value for money.

MPs urge more openness on drones

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 22:55
The MoD should be more open about using drones so the public has greater confidence in the operations, MPs say.

VIDEO: Fracking plans spark oil well warning

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 22:54
The UK must learn from leaks and poor monitoring at existing onshore oil and gas sites before any expansion of shale gas "fracking", scientists have warned.

Report critical of Belfast Met sale

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 22:21
A decision to sell two buildings belonging to a further education college ended up costing the public purse £20m, a report finds.

Bad weather halts missing jet search

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 22:10
The Indian Ocean search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is suspended for the day due to bad weather, Australian officials say.

Childcare plan 'needs more funding'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 19:50
Plans to transform childcare in an independent Scotland are not workable, a body representing day nurseries in Scotland claims.

Could Scotland afford better childcare?

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 19:49
Could Scotland afford better childcare?

Wind turbine factories to go ahead

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 19:25
Engineering giant Siemens confirms it will build a major new wind turbine factory in Hull, three years after the plans were first announced.

Minister defends prisoner book rules

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 19:22
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling says new prison policies are not denying inmates access to books after criticism from leading authors.

Child mental health issues 'missed'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 18:38
Thousands of young people may be "slipping through the net" because adults do not spot the warning signs of mental health problems, experts say.

VIDEO: 1D fans glimpse band filming on pier

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 18:36
Excitable One Direction fans turn out at Clevedon Pier near Bristol to catch a glimpse of the band filming.

Orphan oil well warning for fracking

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 18:31
Plans to expand shale gas fracking in the UK must learn from leaks and poor monitoring at existing onshore wells, scientists say.

Dissent over key climate report

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-24 18:26
Senior researchers and government officials gather in Japan to agree a critical report on the impact of global warming.

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