International News

Log theory for Nessie sightings

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 17:07
A conservation charity suggests an increase in sightings of the Loch Ness Monster was due to debris from woodland on the shores of the loch.

December start for Nicaragua canal

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 17:04
Nicaragua says construction of its $50bn inter-oceanic canal will begin next month after feasibility studies are approved.

VIDEO: Myanmar: investment will create jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:59
Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is attracting increasing amounts of foreign investment but is hoping to win more with a message of cheap and plentiful labour.

Sturgeon to reshuffle cabinet

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:47
Scotland's new First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is expected to announce a ministerial re-shuffle later with a strong female presence expected.

Early Mackintosh artwork restored

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:46
One of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's earliest works is recreated on the walls of the Glasgow Art Club as part of a £1.2m refurbishment.

Honour abuse group wins lottery cash

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:42
A project supporting victims of honour abuse in Edinburgh is been awarded almost £800,000 from the Big Lottery Fund.

Picture power: Bird flu

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:38
Reuters photographer tells the story behind his picture of a cull at a farm in Nafferton following the discovery of bird flu.

Grammars' 'leaky pipe' to university

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:34
Grammar school pupils in the 1980s were no more likely to gain degrees from "elite" universities than comprehensive pupils, research suggests.

Still searching for a cure for Libya

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:15
Libya has yet to recover from the disease of Gaddafi, says James Robbins, and it is difficult to be optimistic about the future.

Sotheby's chief executive steps down

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:14
The chief executive of renowned auction house Sotheby's, William Ruprecht, is stepping down after 14 years at the helm.

Muslim schools 'set for criticism'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:11
Reports highly critical of "safeguarding" at seven east London schools, including six Muslim schools, are set to be published by Ofsted.

HMRC 'hasn't investigated tax scheme'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:06
HM Revenue and Customs has not properly investigated why a tax relief scheme has cost £2bn more than expected, according to the National Audit Office.

Car lifted to end tram 'stand-off'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 15:56
A group of bystanders lift a car out of the way after the driver leaves it parked on a city centre tramline.

When Arsenal hated Van Nistelrooy

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 15:47
Hatred, a red card, a missed penalty and a record fine - Arsenal's furious visit to Old Trafford in 2003 revisited.

VIDEO: Whelan sorry for offensive comments

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 15:33
Wigan owner Dave Whelan apologises for comments about Jewish and Chinese people made in a controversial newspaper interview.

Ukraine's year of chaotic events

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 15:29
Making sense of Ukraine's year of chaotic events

Bin Hammam 2022 bid role questioned

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 15:27
Mohamed Bin Hammam's role in Qatar's successful World Cup bid is questioned by Fifa whistleblower Phaedra Al-Majid.

VIDEO: Ferguson decision: A timeline of events

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 15:24
Protesters and police in Ferguson are all part of a tense waiting game, wondering if a police officer will be indicted for the death of Michael Brown. A look at the events that lead to these circumstances

VIDEO: The drone that fights fires

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 15:23
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.

Major security operation in Belfast

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 15:21
Part of the Grosvenor Road in Belfast is closed in a major security operation.

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