International News

Terror laws 'hinder aid operations'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 23:54
Anti-terrorism laws around the world are preventing aid agencies reaching people in desperate need, UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos warns.

Slavery reports 'tip of iceberg'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 23:34
Reported cases of slavery in Wales are the "tip of the iceberg" a government expert says.

Ocado swings to half-year profit

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 23:27
Online grocer Ocado reports a profit for the first half of its financial year, a period which saw the start of its link up with supermarket chain Morrisons.

Four men held in gunshots inquiry

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 23:26
Four men are arrested on suspicion of firearms offences after shots were reported to have been fired in Whitehaven.

VIDEO: Robots to help treat stroke patients

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 23:17
A new project is aiming to get robots to help stroke patients regain their movement.

'Malaria leads to body odour change'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 22:57
Malaria parasites may change the smell of infected mice, researchers say.

VIDEO: EU roaming fees fall for phone users

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 22:40
Charges for surfing the internet on smartphones while travelling in the EU have been cut by half as new rules come into force.

Bouchard leading 'quiet revolution'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 22:37
Exciting young stars and big names struggling. BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce examines the changing of the guard in women's tennis.

VIDEO: Trident 'in UK's national interest'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 22:30
It is in the UK's national security interest to keep the Trident nuclear weapons system, a group of former ministers, diplomats and generals say.

Four bailed over slavery charges

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 22:03
Four people arrested on slavery and kidnap charges are released on bail.

Fresh fighting around Iraq's Tikrit

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 22:01
Fresh clashes erupt around the Iraqi city of Tikrit, a day after the jihadist militant group Isis declared the creation of a "caliphate".

Councils quizzed on budget challenge

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 21:53
Council leaders face questioning about the challenge of making budget cuts by a cross-party assembly committee, a week after being warned the financial squeeze would continue.

Councils quizzed on budget challenge

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 21:53
Council leaders face questioning about the challenge of making budget cuts by a cross-party assembly committee, a week after being warned the financial squeeze would continue.

VIDEO: 'My addiction is really a disease'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 21:53
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has thanked the staff at a rehab facility for "saving his life" after receiving two months of "intensive treatment" for drug and alcohol abuse.

World Cup match-fixing claims made

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 21:47
Cameroon football authorities are to investigate claims that seven players helped to fix games at the World Cup.

VIDEO: Iraqi Kurds push for separation

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 21:35
The Kurdish region of Iraq is pushing for independence according to their leader, Masoud Barzani.

VIDEO: Iraqi Kurds push for separation

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 21:35
The Kurdish region of Iraq is pushing for independence according to their leader, Massoud Barzani.

EC rules could impact NI jobs growth

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 21:16
Jobs growth in Northern Ireland could be impacted by new European Commission rules on financial assistance to large companies, says Invest NI.

EC rules could impact NI jobs growth

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 21:16
Jobs growth in Northern Ireland could be impacted by new European Commission rules on financial assistance to large companies, says Invest NI.

Portraits of a predator - the papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 21:15
The conviction of entertainer Rolf Harris for 12 sexual offences is the story which dominates Tuesday's newspaper front pages.
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