International News

Scottish unemployment up by 6,000

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:45
Unemployment in Scotland rose by 6,000 between November and January to stand at 162,000, according to official figures.

VIDEO: New shield for Chernobyl site

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:44
A new protective dome is being built to shield the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, at Chernobyl in Ukraine.

Van der Garde settles Sauber dispute

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:42
Dutch driver Giedo van der Garde reaches a settlement with Sauber after ending his legal action against the Formula 1 team.

Winkleman honoured for Strictly debut

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:32
Claudia Winkleman is named best entertainment presenter at the Royal Television Society Awards, beating Graham Norton and Keith Lemon.

The soup method

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:28
Why is a UK town following Detroit's example?

South Africa ease into semi-finals

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:04
South Africa thrash Sri Lanka by nine wickets in Sydney to cruise into the semi-finals of the World Cup.

'More victims' of PC in sex case

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:00
A police officer from Gloucestershire who admitted having sex with three vulnerable women he met while on duty has "more victims", his force says.

Man killed in M6 lorry collision

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:45
A man dies in a crash involving three lorries on the M6 near the Warwickshire/Leicestershire border.

VIDEO: Darpa creates dark web search engine

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:39
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has created a search engine that can analyse the dark web.

Aid starts reaching Vanuatu islands

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:28
Emergency aid is beginning to reach some of the worst-hit islands of Vanuatu, after a cyclone tore through flattening entire villages.

Riot in Frankfurt targets new ECB HQ

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:15
Anti-austerity protesters in the German city of Frankfurt burn police cars in protest at the opening of the European Central Bank's new building.

Finaldi to head National Gallery

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:05
Gabriele Finaldi is appointed the new head of the National Gallery in London, replacing Nicholas Penny who announced his retirement last year.

New £1 coin designed by teenager

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:01
A 15-year-old has won a competition to design the new £1 coin, which will be in circulation from 2017.

VIDEO: Mexico introduces circus animals ban

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 23:36
The Mexican authorities have introduced a new law banning certain animals - among them tigers, elephants and zebras - from performing in circuses.

Serbia arrests 7 over Srebrenica

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 23:34
Serbia arrests seven men suspected of taking part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia.

Free bassist Andy Fraser dies at 62

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 23:22
Bassist Andy Fraser, who co-wrote Free's 1970 hit All Right Now and had been fighting cancer and Aids, dies in California aged 62.

Tiger-tagging app to boost tracking

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 23:13
A new iPad app is asking users to "tag" tigers in images gathered from the internet, to help researchers with counting and tracking the animals.

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 23:07
Mancini piles pressure on Pellegrini, Chelsea eye Real Madrid pair, Man Utd prepared to sell De Gea to get Bale, plus more.

Call for Welsh funding 'commitment'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:58
Chancellor George Osborne should make the same commitment on Welsh funding as his Lib Dem Treasury colleague Danny Alexander, Wales' Finance Minister Jane Hutt says.

Williams in Indian Wells quarters

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:57
Serena Williams recovers from a poor start to beat Sloane Stephens to reach the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open.

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