International News

The strange world of super-specialist cutlery

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 16:21
The strange world of super-specialist cutlery

Call for universal credit delay

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 16:15
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon calls for a major UK welfare reform to be put on hold in Scotland.

Horowitz to write new Bond novel

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 15:54
Anthony Horowitz, best-selling author of the Alex Rider teenage spy adventures, becomes the latest writer invited to pen a new James Bond novel.

UK universities slip down rankings

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 15:53
Three UK universities lose their place in the top 200 of a global higher education league table while elite universities hold their ground.

Over 500 GP practices 'risk closure'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 15:52
Hundreds of GP practices are at risk of closure because of the ageing workforce, doctors' leaders say.

Head of US Secret Service resigns

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 15:42
Secret Service director Julia Pierson resigns as criticism of the agency intensified following several high-profile security lapses.

Rio 2016 Olympics "are on track"

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 15:15
The International Olympic Committee says it is satisfied with the progress made by Rio de Janeiro in its preparations for the 2016 Olympics.

VIDEO: Smartphone beacons beckon you

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 15:11
Click learns how to bend beacon technology to its bidding by turning a London Street into a musical wonderland.

In pictures: A journey through 19th Century Brazil

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 15:10
19th Century Brazil seen through the eyes of an Englishman

Will our cities be congestion-free?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 15:09
Will our cities ever be congestion-free?

Argentina bank governor resigns

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 15:07
Argentina's central bank governor Juan Carlos Fabrega resigns after less than a year in the job, as the country's economic troubles pile up.

EU commissioner: Nude celebs 'dumb'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 15:07
Celebrities who had intimate pictures of themselves leaked onto the internet were "dumb" for taking them, the EU's new digital commissioner says.

Lyth and Lees win PCA awards

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 15:05
Yorkshire batsmen Adam Lyth and Alex Lees are named the PCA's player and young player of the year respectively.

Devil worship on the man-eating mountain

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 15:05
Devil worship in the tunnels of the man-eating mountain

Job hunting the big data way

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 15:03
How data crunching is dictating our job prospects

VIDEO: The world's most beautiful train journey?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 15:01
One of the most beautiful railways in the world has had one of its most successful summers on record.

Executive 'to go into red' warning

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 14:57
The Treasury has been formally warned that the Northern Ireland Executive is on track to go into the red by the end of this financial year.

VIDEO: Girl found 12 years after abduction

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 14:41
A 17-year-old girl has been found in Mexico 12 years after she was abducted by her mother.

VIDEO: How do PM's tax figures weigh up?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 14:31
David Cameron has pledged to cut taxes for thirty million people if the Conservatives win next year's election, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has said the combined cost of the tax changes would be £7.2bn by 2020.

Sturridge 'not in England squad'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 14:29
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers does not expect striker Daniel Sturridge to be named in Thursday's England squad.