International News

Cameron to look into Alice's murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 13:37
David Cameron says he will "examine all the circumstances" surrounding the murder of schoolgirl Alice Gross whose body was recovered on Tuesday.

Foster to seek Belfast plan review

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 13:30
Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster has said she is to seek a judicial review over the approval of the Belfast Metropolitan Area Plan (BMAP).

Wigan 16-12 Warrington

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 13:00
Wigan will face St Helens in Super League's Grand Final after overcoming Warrington 16-12 in a gripping play-off semi-final.

Parents confront Trojan Horse head

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 13:00
The head at one of the schools in Birmingham at the centre of the Trojan Horse controversy is confronted by a group of parents.

Managing the cost of children's music tuition

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 12:31
How to manage the cost of children's music tuition

VIDEO: Nollywood seeks fortune on the net

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 12:26
Internet connectivity in Nigeria is improving and the emergence of movie streaming services may help the growth of the local film industry.

Hall attack disgusting - McGuinness

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 11:42
Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness says he was "horrified and disgusted" by an arson attack on an Orange hall in County Donegal.

VIDEO: Tory defector Reckless moves family

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 11:36
Mark Reckless, the Kent Conservative MP who defected to UKIP, has moved his family as the controversy around his actions continues.

US to release force-feeding tapes

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 11:27
A US judge orders the government to release videotapes depicting a Guantanamo Bay prisoner on hunger strike being force-fed.

Protests cut short Top Gear shoot

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 10:43
The crew of TV's Top Gear fly out of Argentina after facing protests over a number plate which appeared to refer to the 1982 Falklands War.

Warning over future of Longannet

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 10:42
The future of Scotland's largest power station is in doubt due to the high cost of connecting to the national grid, the BBC has learned.

UN troops killed in Mali ambush

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 10:28
Nine UN peacekeepers in Mali are killed after their convoy was ambushed in the north-east, the deadliest attack on the force so far, the UN says.

Lebanon 'imposes curfews on Syrians'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 09:43
Lebanese towns and villages are increasingly imposing curfews on Syrian refugees, restricting their movements, Human Rights Watch says.

Kenya MPs 'to back leader at Hague'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 09:13
Scores of Kenyan MPs are preparing to visit The Hague to back President Uhuru Kenyatta, who is due to appear at the International Criminal Court.

VIDEO: Young poet of the year reads verse

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 09:04
Rebecca Alifimoff, who is one the young Foyle Young Poet of the Year award winners, talks to the BBC about her writing.

India festival stampede kills dozens

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 08:50
At least 32 people have died in a stampede at a Hindu religious festival in the state of Bihar in northern India, officials say.

Sweden to recognise Palestinian state

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 08:40
Sweden is to "recognise the state of Palestine", Prime Minister Stefan Lofven says, the first long-term EU member country to do so.

The lion in your lap

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 08:39
Which roam further, city or farm cats?

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 08:26
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Class assistants' standards reviewed

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 08:24
A new set of standards is to be drawn up for teaching assistants in England's state schools, the government says.