International News

Why is the yoga day stressing India?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 18:49
Why is India in a twist over yoga day?

Yarn bomb victim thanks vandals

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 18:41
A yarn bomber in a Hertfordshire town says vandals who repeatedly remove her woollen artwork and throw it around are doing her "a big favour".

Schools put on front line against extremism

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 18:21
From the beginning of next month, head teachers will be expected to play a much bigger part in preventing extremism.

Thailand confirms first Mers case

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 17:36
Thailand confirms its first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), the deadly virus that has killed 24 people in South Korea.

Entourage 'not misogynistic'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 17:30
Entourage stars laugh in the face of critics

Call to expand new stroke treatment

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 17:02
Doctors urge the government to make an effective new stroke treatment more widely available across Scotland.

Many over-65s 'shun public transport'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 16:58
The public transport system is failing the oldest and most vulnerable in society in England, with many never using it, a report says.

Council faces further £100m of cuts

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 16:55
Scotland's largest council is forecasting that it may need to make a further £100m of cuts and savings in the next two years.

Nominations close for Labour posts

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 16:48
Nominations are to close later in the contest to replace Jim Murphy as Scottish Labour leader and to choose a new deputy leader.

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 16:40
What's the next Game of Thrones book to be called?

The letter that reveals a brutal day at Scapa Flow

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 16:39
New insight into mass sinking of WW1 ships

Close-up on 'most ambitious game'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 16:26
Get close to a 'most ambitious game'

A&E inspectors had to intervene

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 16:24
Hospital inspectors had to intervene to stop two patients on trolleys in a corridor colliding at a "severely overcrowded" A&E, a report reveals.

Charleston shooting opens old wounds

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 16:11
Black churches played a central role in the civil-rights struggle

Eton plans online lessons for China

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 15:59
Eton College is going to launch online tutorials for schools in China.

The women who science forgot

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 15:58
Many female scientists in the past were not given credit for their achievements - here are just a few of them.

Have Israel-US relations reached a new low?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 15:51
These are turbulent times for the relationship between Israel and its closest ally, says Jonathan Marcus.

Emergency summit called over Greece

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 15:37
Leaders from eurozone nations are to hold an emergency summit on Monday after the latest attempts to resolve the Greek debt crisis failed.

How did the Turin Shroud get its image?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 15:30
How does the Turin Shroud come to bear a man's image?

Greece on brink and extremism warning

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 15:25
Greece seemingly heading towards the abyss and a speech by David Cameron on extremism make the front page headlines.