International News

VIDEO: Right-to-die judgement due

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 00:28
Campaigners for the right to die are to receive judgement from the Supreme Court in the latest round of their legal battle.

VIDEO: Dylan's Rolling Stone lyrics fetch $2m

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 00:13
A music fan has paid $2m (£1.2m) for a handwritten draft of Bob Dylan's classic, Like a Rolling Stone, at Sotheby's in New York.

Beware the Carney premium

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 00:12
Why investors and lenders might lose patience with Carney

VIDEO: Suarez plays down Chiellini 'bite'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 00:12
Uruguay footballer has played down an alleged bite on Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini, claiming that the incident was not a "big deal".

Pensioner dies in farm accident

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 23:45
A man in his 80s has died after an accident on a farm in Pomeroy, County Tyrone.

UK faces 'significant' land shortage

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 23:36
Britain is running out of land for food and faces a potential shortfall of two million hectares by 2030 according to new research.

Patients 'facing longer GP waits'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 23:27
Longer waits to see a GP in the UK are "becoming the norm", the British Medical Association is warning.

Right-to-die court judgement due

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 22:51
The UK's highest court will give its judgement later on the cases of two severely disabled men who want others to be able to help them die.

Mexico Tijuana cartel boss 'captured'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 22:37
The leader of the Tijuana cartel which once controlled much of the drugs flow from Mexico to the US has been captured by the army, officials say.

Crackdown on zero-hours contracts

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 22:36
Employers are to be banned from stopping staff with zero-hours contracts from seeking extra work elsewhere.

China sends first minister to Taiwan

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 22:13
China sends its first ever ministerial-level official on a charm offensive to Taiwan following mass protests over a proposed trade agreement.

'Hardened' attitudes over disability

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 22:11
Disabled people are suffering from "hardened" attitudes as well as benefit cuts amid the debate about welfare reform, the first minister says.

Large scale solar parks 'to double'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 22:03
The number of large scale solar parks in Wales is set to double, with rural west Wales increasingly being targeted.

Press verdicts on hacking trial

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 21:57
The papers take starkly different approaches to reporting the verdicts in the News of the World phone-hacking trial, and its consequences for PM David Cameron.

VIDEO: What lies beneath Greek paradise

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 21:53
Economic data suggests Greece's economy is recovering from near collapse at the height of the crisis, but is a return to prosperity being felt by the people?

Rola excited over Murray meeting

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 21:24
Andy Murray's next opponent, Blaz Rola, says his motivation is "off the charts" for the second round match at Wimbledon.

Apartments threat over £7k wall bill

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 21:12
A group of apartment owners in Belfast have been threatened with losing their homes unless they each pay £7,000 towards the cost of repairing a wall.

US senator beats Tea Party rival

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 20:38
US Republican Senator Thad Cochran, who is seeking midterm re-election, narrowly beats a Tea Party rival in a high-profile primary in Mississippi.

Fifa probes Suarez 'biting' incident

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 20:23
Football's governing body Fifa opens disciplinary proceedings against Uruguay's Luis Suarez over an alleged biting incident during the World Cup match against Italy.

Heads' concern over pupil anxiety

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-24 19:34
Four out of five head teachers in England (80%) are concerned about pupils in their schools who are suffering from anxiety disorders, a survey finds.
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