International News

US issues Uganda attack warning

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:31
The US embassy in Uganda warns that Westerners - including Americans - may be targeted for terror attacks in the capital, Kampala.

Pupil treated for tuberculosis

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:31
A Devon secondary school pupil is diagnosed with the lung disease tuberculosis.

Saudi Arabia launches Yemen strikes

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:25
Saudi Arabia launches a military operation in Yemen against Houthi rebels to protect "the legitimate government", the Saudi ambassador in the US says.

Scotland to host Euro sports event

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:23
Glasgow and Berlin are to co-host a major new multi-sports event in 2018 to a television audience of 850 million.

Poverty 'mostly hits the young'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:20
Young adults in Scotland are the population group most likely to experience poverty, a new report says.

Is lunch an an economic indicator?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:18
What a chicken sandwich tells us about our financial health

Banks must review impact of closures

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:16
Banks must investigate alternative arrangements for customers before closing the last bank in town, under a new agreement.

HMRC 'failing to check tax reliefs'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:12
The UK's tax authority has been accused by MPs of failing to properly monitor the system of tax reliefs.

Crash mystery, Clarkson exit and a chicken scare

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:08
The mystery of what happened to Germanwings flight 9525, the sacking of Jeremy Clarkson, and allegations of a cover-up on chicken safety are three subjects on Thursday's front pages.

Where did the word 'king' come from?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:07
The week's event have shown what a powerful, almost mystical ring, the word "king" still has.

Why are people so mean online?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:06
Why do we continue to be so mean online?

Saving Gaza's only grand piano

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:06
Bringing Gaza's only grand piano back to life

Fake service dogs under attack

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:02
The increasing popularity of fake support animals

VIDEO: Talking Movies: Vertical Cinema

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:01
A group of vertical cinema pioneers from Amsterdam are travelling to different cities to promote a new way of watching moving images.

21,000 miles, three days, one final

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 15:13
A London-based New Zealand fan prepares to travel 21.000 miles in under three days to watch the World Cup final.

Four dead as Ukraine bus hits mine

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 14:54
At least four people are killed after a passenger bus hit a landmine near a government-held town in eastern Ukraine, local officials say.

This is how hard Zayn's been working

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 14:51
How hard did Zayn Malik work in five years with One Direction?

Lee Kuan Yew: How will Asia remember him?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 14:38
The BBC's South East Asia correspondent examines the legacy of the Singaporean statesman in the wider region.

FA plan contract talks with Hodgson

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 14:30
Football Association chairman Greg Dyke plans contract talks with England boss Roy Hodgson within the next year.

Peruvian mudslide emergency declared

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 14:29
A state of emergency is declared in the Peruvian town of Chosica after it was engulfed by mud and rocks during heavy rain on Monday.