International News

VIDEO: Oscar buzz for Michael 'Birdman' Keaton

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:08
Critics are already hailing Michael Keaton's latest film Birdman a success, with many tipping it for an Oscar as Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports.

Photos captures beauty of Greenland

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:05
Australian photographer explores Greenland's vast ice sheet

Lloyds expected to cut 9,000 jobs

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:04
Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.

Reclaiming the swastika

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:03
How the world loved the swastika - until Hitler stole it

Fears over city drone flight dangers

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:56
Drones which could seriously injure or kill are being flown over cities and towns across England, despite laws designed to protect the public.

VIDEO: Remembering Ethiopia's famine

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:54
Thirty years ago the BBC broadcast the first television reports of a devastating famine in Ethiopia. Tesfatsion Dalellew saw the reports and coordinated World Vision's response.

NHS acting as 'barrier to families'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:46
The NHS in England is told to stop being a barrier to infertile couples having children, according to the funding watchdog.

'More to do' on disabled hate crimes

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:45
Hate crime convictions are at an all-time high, but disability hate crime convictions have dropped, according to a new report.

Jerusalem car 'attack' kills baby

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:42
A baby girl is killed and eight others injured after a car hits pedestrians in Jerusalem, in what Israeli police describe as a "terrorist attack".

Military heads admit Afghan mistakes

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:40
Military leaders failed to calculate the magnitude of the conflict in Afghanistan, the former head of the British army, Gen Sir Peter Wall, tells the BBC.

NHS five-year plan 'packs a punch'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:34
The BBC's Hugh Pym looks at the future of healthcare in England

Adorkable new words make dictionary

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:27
The latest print edition of the Collins English dictionary contains 50,000 newly-added words, including selfie, onesie and adorkable.

Kelpies site wins engineering award

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:24
The development of the site containing Scotland's newest cultural landmark, The Kelpies, wins a national engineering award.

Grangemouth revamp 'on schedule'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:23
The owners of the Grangemouth plant say radical changes are on track a year after the site was closed by an industrial dispute.

Tesco's next move: Expert views

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:12
How can the supermarket turn its fortunes around?

The Brazilian walk-in siesta centres

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:09
Renting your own room for a power nap

VIDEO: 'Britain will support IS strategy'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:04
The US envoy tasked by President Obama with leading the fight against the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria tells BBC Newsnight says Britain will "support us".

New home registrations at 2007 level

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:03
Builders are preparing to construct new UK homes at a rate not seen since the before the financial crisis, new figures show.

In pictures: Ottawa shootings

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:03
Images from outside the Canadian parliament

KPMG and FSA criticised over Co-op

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:01
KPMG and financial regulators have been criticised in a report by MPs into Co-op Bank's failed bid to buy 632 Lloyds branches last year.

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