International News

VIDEO: 'I don't get right to die ruling'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:49
Right to die campaigner Paul Lamb says he does not understand why Supreme Court judges have decided against him.

Sex charge head teacher 'predatory'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:37
A head teacher accused of using a vulnerable teenage boy for her own sexual gratification was "predatory", Durham Crown Court hears.

Magnificent Seven star Wallach dies

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:34
US actor Eli Wallach, whose best-known films included The Magnificent Seven and Sergio Leone's The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, dies aged 98.

May wants more surveillance powers

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:29
Home Secretary Theresa May renews her call for new surveillance powers - dubbed a "snooper's charter" by critics.

Hacking jury considers final verdicts

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:27
The PM is due to face questions about hiring Andy Coulson as the jury in the phone-hacking trial considers two outstanding counts against the former tabloid editor.

Can Facebook innovate?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:19
Profits roll in to Google and Facebook but pressure on for ideas

Cook's determination buys him time as England captain

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:17
Despite defeat by Sri Lanka, Alastair Cook has shown the desire to lead England, says cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew.

Teachers feel undervalued by public

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 01:03
An international survey by the OECD shows a widespread pattern of teachers feeling a lack of respect for their profession.

T in the Park to leave Balado venue

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 00:52
T in the Park festival is to be held at Balado for the last time next month before moving to a new venue next summer.

Labour renews push for policy checks

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 00:50
Labour is to challenge Chancellor George Osborne to get the spending commitments of all major political parties costed independently.

Suarez could face long ban over 'bite'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 00:44
Uruguay's Luis Suarez could face a lengthy ban that would end his World Cup if he is found guilty of biting.

Amnesty sorry over Iggy Pop advert

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 00:42
Amnesty International apologises to Iggy Pop after it used an image of the singer in its latest anti-torture campaign without permission.

Rain forecast as Glastonbury opens

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 00:29
The gates open for 2014's Glastonbury festival, as forecasters warn revellers to bring waterproofs.

Hospital chain plans share flotation

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 00:29
The UK's second largest private hospital chain, Spire Healthcare, announces plans to list on the London Stock Exchange in a float estimated to value the group at about £1bn.

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.
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