International News

Cuts delay police ombudsman probes

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 09:07
Budget cuts have delayed Police Ombudsman investigations into allegations of serious crime by the police in almost 300 killings in Northern Ireland.

VIDEO: Chimp culture captured on camera

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 09:06
Researchers have captured the social spread of a new type of tool use in a wild population of chimps for the first time.

eBay to split off PayPal business

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 09:00
E-commerce site eBay is planning to split off its payments system PayPal into a separate company next year.

Iran 'postpones' woman's execution

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 08:53
Iran is reported to have postponed the execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari, convicted of killing a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.

VIDEO: Wildlife populations halved in 40 years

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 08:53
A new study has warned that wildlife populations around the world have dropped by more than half in just 40 years.

Police to review firearms policy

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 08:46
The controversial policy allowing police firearms officers to routinely carry guns will be reviewed by the national force, the BBC learns.

Verstappen 'could be F1 superstar'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 08:23
Sir Jackie Stewart says Max Verstappen could become a "superstar" if he impresses in his grand prix weekend debut at Suzuka.

PM vows seven-day GP access by 2020

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 08:20
David Cameron announces plans to ensure seven-day GP access is rolled out across England by 2020.

Wylfa nuclear plant given extension

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 08:16
Wylfa nuclear power station on Anglesey is given a licence to continue operating until December next year.

VIDEO: Henning's wife pleads for his release

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 08:16
The wife of British hostage Alan Henning makes a renewed direct appeal to the IS militants holding her husband.

Whyte given 15-year director ban

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 07:36
Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte is banned from being a company director for the maximum period of 15 years.

Corbisiero & Parling out for England

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 07:30
Northampton prop Alex Corbisiero and Leicester lock Geoff Parling will miss England's autumn games because of injury.

Boris: Election win 'within grasp'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 07:16
Boris Johnson tells Tories that election victory is "within the party's grasp" and David Cameron has "permission to purr".

Boris v Theresa: Speech battle

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 07:05
They are both often named as future leaders. Who did best?

Constance stands for SNP deputy job

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 06:53
Scottish Youth Employment Minister Angela Constance will become the third person to contest the deputy leadership of the SNP.

Man Utd's Herrera joins injury list

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 06:52
Manchester United's Ander Herrera may be out for several weeks after fracturing a rib in the victory over West Ham.

MP sting investigation 'urgent'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 06:40
Chairman of press watchdog says an investigation into the sting that led to a Conservative minister's resignation is of "urgent public concern"

Ofqual warns on essay cheating

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 06:40
Students who submit essays bought online are not only cheating but may also be paying for a poor product, says England's exams regulator.

Family call for answers after death

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 06:37
The family of a disabled man who died after a routine operation at Wrexham Maelor Hospital tell an inquest his death should never have happened.

VIDEO: 'I hid from boulders as volcano erupted'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 06:37
A mountain guide who was on Mount Ontake when it erupted speaks about the moment it exploded without warning.
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