International News

VIDEO: Armistead Maupin shuts down City

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 04:25
Tales Of The City, the hugely successful book series written by Armistead Maupin, comes to an end

Call to upgrade social work training

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 04:15
The training of social workers in England needs upgrading, with more emphasis put on practical skills, government adviser Sir Martin Narey has said.

Majority direction for Travis jury

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 04:15
The judge in former BBC DJ Dave Lee Travis's trial for indecent assault and sexual assault tells the jury he will accept majority verdicts.

Greece jobless rate hits new record

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 04:12
The jobless rate in Greece reached a record high of 28% in November, according to newly released government figures.

Venezuela protests end in violence

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 04:01
At least three people are killed in deadly clashes during anti-government student protests in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas.

UK fugitives sought in Netherlands

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 03:59
Some of the UK's most wanted men thought to be on the run in the Netherlands are named by the National Crime Agency (NCA).

Has the Treasury killed Salmond’s sterling-zone?

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 03:52
Has the Treasury killed Salmond’s sterling-zone?

Woods misses out on slopestyle medal

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 03:28
Great Britain's James Woods defies injury to finish fifth in the ski slopestyle as Joss Christensen heads an American clean sweep.

VIDEO: What happens to UK if Scotland leaves?

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 03:22
Scottish independence would affect those south of the border, with changes for life in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Clegg refuses to reinstate Rennard

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 03:21
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg refuses to back down over Lord Rennard's threat to start legal action against the party by the end of Thursday.

Tenant evictions hit record high

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 03:16
The number of tenants in England and Wales forcibly evicted from their homes last year was the highest yet recorded, according to figures from the Ministry of Justice.

Your pictures: Aroma

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 03:08
Readers' photos on the theme of aroma

Belgian MPs vote on child euthanasia

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 02:48
Belgium's lower house is expected to support a controversial bill extending euthanasia to terminally-ill children.

French editor quits over reform plan

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 02:31
The editor-in-chief of left-leaning French newspaper Liberation resigns after a bitter row with staff over his plans to transform the paper into a social network.

Tributes paid to comedian Sid Caesar

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 02:29
Mel Brooks and Woody Allen are among those who have paid tribute to veteran US comedian Sid Caesar, who died on Wednesday aged 91.

Italy's PM faces leadership showdown

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 02:25
Italy's centre-left Prime Minister Enrico Letta faces a crisis meeting amid speculation that the party leader Matteo Renzi wants to take his job.

How healthy is your relationship?

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 02:19
Every relationship has stresses and strains, but how healthy is yours?

VIDEO: Breaking the silence on male rape

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 02:15
Rape is a crime that affects thousands of people, and for many victims one of the hardest things can be getting the help they need to move on with their lives.

Ancient reptile's birth fossilised

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 02:09
A rare fossil reveals how marine reptiles evolved to give birth to live young, say scientists.

Does Salmond have a currency Plan B?

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-13 02:08
Does Salmond have a currency Plan B?

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