International News

Salmond to make voting age call

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 15:38
Alex Salmond is to address Holyrood for the first time since Scotland rejected independence and is expected to call for the voting age to be lowered.

Algeria militants seize French man

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 15:28
Militants linked to Islamic State have seized a French man in Algeria and demanded an end to French air strikes in Iraq, France confirms.

VIDEO: 'It has to be eyeball to eyeball'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 15:05
Are trailer videos on social media spoiling theatre?

US crackdown on overseas tax deals

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 15:01
The White House announces new treasury department measures aimed at stopping companies avoiding US taxes by merging with overseas firms.

Tesco turns stale as market moves on

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 14:59
Has Tesco passed its sell by date, asks Richard Anderson

Overseas study 'means 40% go abroad'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 14:58
University exchanges have a far-reaching influence on working lives and romantic relationships, says a study.

Rail delay passengers 'dissatisfied'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 14:56
Two-thirds of rail passengers are unhappy with the way their train company deals with delays or cancellations, a survey suggests.

Theatre makes gender equality pledge

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 14:56
A leading UK theatre organisation pledges to balance the number of male and female actors that appear in its self-generated productions.

Museum reunites Colossus veterans

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 14:56
The largest gathering of veterans who operated the Colossus code-cracking computer in World War II has been held at Bletchley Park.

Children 'failed in early years'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 14:56
The future prospects of children in England are being hampered because society fails them in the early years, a leading health academic says.

Go TV-free to fight fat, says NICE

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 14:55
Adults and children should consider having TV-free days or limiting viewing to two hours a day under new proposals to tackle obesity.

A brief history of the UK Parliament

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 14:54
The 900 year story behind the creation of a UK parliament

Miliband: Give me decade to fix UK

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 14:42
Labour leader Ed Miliband will set out a 10-year plan to make Britain a "world class country" in his final conference speech before the general election.

VIDEO: Thousands of Kurds flee Syria

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 14:19
Mark Lowen speaks to refugees on Turkey's border with Syria, as the Turkish government says more than 130,000 Syrian Kurds have crossed over in the last three days to try to escape IS militants.

Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 13:54
Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?

VIDEO: Alice police carry out water search

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 13:52
Detectives investigating the disappearance of the missing school girl Alice Gross have been searching the River Brent in West London, close to where she was last seen on 28 August.

White House intruder had ammo in car

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 13:50
The man who broke into the White House on Friday had 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in his car, officials say.

Miliband: Scots made 'right choice'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 13:27
The Labour party will show Scots they made the "right choice" rejecting independence, Ed Miliband is expected to tell his party's conference.

A&E 'under pressure' says trust

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 13:03
Northern Ireland's biggest accident and emergency department was under pressure on Monday night, the BBC understands.

PSNI 'regrets' killings files delay

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 12:33
Northern Ireland's deputy chief constable says it is a "matter of great regret" it has taken so long for police to hand over files on nine killings in the 1980s.