International News

Thai army chief to meet key players

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 23:09
Thailand's army chief to hold talks with key players in the political crisis, a day after declaring martial law in the protest-hit nation.

SSE posts a 9.6% rise in profits

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 22:57
Big Six supplier SSE reports a 9.6% rise in pre-tax profits to £1.5bn for the year to April, but says it is a challenging time for energy firms.

Child beach safety campaign launched

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 22:55
A campaign to prevent children going missing at the beach is launched ahead of the bank holiday weekend.

We need to help breadline players - Murray

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 22:44
Wimbledon champion Andy Murray wants top stars to help fund low-level events so players do not drift away from tennis.

Nigerian president condemns bombings

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 22:34
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan condemns as "evil" twin bombings in the central city of Jos, in which at least 118 people were killed.

Elderly 'suffer from bed closures'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 22:19
Elderly people suffer due to hospital bed closures if community care is not yet in place, a charity claims.

CBI warns on Scottish referendum

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 22:03
The Scottish referendum is the "foremost issue for businesses" in the UK, the head of the business lobby group, the CBI, will say later.

Call for school disputes ombudsman

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 22:01
Disputes between schools and their governors could be settled more quickly by the appointment of an independent schools ombudsman, it is claimed.

Royal Mail to try Sunday parcel run

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 21:56
Royal Mail is to trial a Sunday delivery service for parcels in response to the increasing demand for goods ordered online.

Southampton must not sell - Cortese

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 21:40
Nicola Cortese believes Southampton risk undermining their recent success if they sell their best young players.

Led Zeppelin face copyright fight

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 21:16
A legal dispute faces Led Zeppelin over the song Stairway to Heaven, widely seen as one of the greatest rock compositions of all time.

Netflix to expand across Europe

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 21:08
Netflix announces plans to extend its TV and movie streaming service to Germany, France and four other European countries.

No prosecutions over bus alcohol law

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 20:55
No private bus or coach operator has ever been prosecuted for allowing a passenger to drink alcohol on board, despite a law introduced in Northern Ireland in 2011.

Politics, property prices and groceries - the papers

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 20:43
Lloyds' move to cap some mortgages amid fears of a property bubble, and Ed Miliband's £80 weekly grocery shop feature in Wednesday's papers.

VIDEO: Postman Pat hits the big screen

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 19:39
Postman Pat gets the big screen treatment, with Stephen Mangan taking on the lead role.

VIDEO: World's first artificial surfing lake

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 19:27
Britain's first artificial surfing lake is due to open in Snowdonia next year.

Could deaf dramas be TV hits?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 18:42
Could signing produce a TV drama hit?

Chronic pain 'may be inherited'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 18:21
Scientists discover four common chronic pain conditions share a genetic element, suggesting they could be inherited diseases.

Water goes 'missing' with snow loss

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 18:03
A new study finds that if temperatures rise and more precipitation falls as rain rather than snow, it will likely reduce the overall volume of water in streams and rivers.

Mosquitoes moving into UK cities

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 18:01
Warmer ambient temperatures and more water containers in gardens are bringing mosquitoes into UK cities and closer to people's homes, say scientists.
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