International News

Late Pope's private notes go on sale

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 02:25
A collection of private observations by late Pope John Paul II on religious subjects goes on sale amid controversy in his native Poland.

VIDEO: Why don't more young people vote?

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 01:34
In the last General Election less than half of 18 to 24 year olds voted. Tim Muffett visits one organisation that is attempting to engage young people in politics.

VIDEO: Going into battle with the paparazzi

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 01:23
New York artist Adam Harvey explains why he invented an anti-paparazzi device.

Timing of Laudrup sacking 'bizarre'

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 01:21
Michael Laudrup's sacking as Swansea City manager is "bizarrely timed", according to former Wales striker Iwan Roberts.

Lib Dems 'would stop 45p tax cut'

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 01:21
Senior Lib Dem Treasury minister Danny Alexander says any cuts to the top rate of tax before the 2015 election will only happen "over my dead body".

Cambodia tests public bus system

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 01:09
Cambodia starts a trial run of a public bus system in the capital for the first time in over a decade in a bid to reduce traffic jams.

Anti-piracy app launched in UK

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 01:07
The UK music industry is launching an educational app that aims to put young people in the shoes of aspiring musicians.

Man's fatal head injuries 'mystery'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 23:55
Head injuries suffered by a man found in a Birmingham street are a "mystery", police say.

Gatland asks for ref 'clarification'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 23:54
Coach Warren Gatland asks referees chief Joel Jutge for clarification after Wales were penalised at the scrum against Italy.

NHS 'getting better', says Hunt

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 23:51
The NHS in England has "changed for the better" in the year since the Francis Inquiry, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says.

Arrest made over sex worker killing

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 23:41
A man suspected of murdering a London sex worker and attacking another is arrested.

VIDEO: How do the Dutch cope with floods?

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 23:25
As much of Europe battles floods from excess rain and rising tides, Anna Holligan looks at how the Dutch deal with excess water.

VIDEO: Is seaweed key to combating disease?

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 23:17
Seaweed could hold a vital key to fighting diseases that are resistant to antibiotics, scientists in Wales say.

Investigation after prisoner death

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 22:58
An investigation is under way after the death of a 36-year-old inmate at Parc Prison in Bridgend, says the Prison Service.

Principality profits up to £28.7m

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 22:42
One of the UK's biggest building societies reports increased profits and mortgage lending as the housing market picks up.

US condemns Aleppo barrel bomb raids

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 22:08
The US secretary of state condemns the use of barrel bombs in the Syrian city of Aleppo, as forces loyal to President Assad step up attacks.

Prince wades in as weather worsens - papers

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 21:55
Images of Prince Charles visiting flood-hit Somerset appear on front pages, while papers consider Microsoft's new CEO and Kevin Pietersen's England axe.

Pledge to help troubled Mexico state

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 20:41
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto pledges a budget boost in in the troubled western state of Michoacan where vigilantes have been battling a drugs cartel.

YouTube starts auditing video views

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 19:34
The video-sharing website YouTube says it is starting to "audit" the number of views a video has received.

Apprenticeship vacancies 'rise 24%'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 19:06
Apprenticeships are growing in popularity among both employers and young people, according to figures from the National Apprenticeship Service.

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