International News

Cameron must push Israel, say MPs

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:41
David Cameron must do more to persuade Israel to lift restrictions on the movements of Palestinians, MPs say.

'Weekly fix' syringe ad criticised

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:38
An advert featuring a syringe and needle and the words "the weekly fix" is criticised by the advertising watchdog.

Shopper numbers up during Games

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:38
The number of shoppers on Scotland's high streets during the Commonwealth Games was up by 13.8% on the same period last year, figures show.

VIDEO: Toulouse-Lautrec's Paris in New York

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:26
An exhibition of work from French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) offers New Yorkers a glimpse of late 19th Century Paris.

Young offenders institution 'unsafe'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:25
A young offenders institution in Leicestershire is labelled unsafe by inspectors following an unannounced visit.

VIDEO: IDS on reshuffle 'secrets' overheard on train

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:24
Iain Duncan Smith talks to Becky Milligan from Radio 4's PM programme about the reshuffle "secrets" about him which were overheard on a train.

Activist finds 'stolen grandson'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:23
An Argentine activist who traces babies snatched from their parents by the 1970s military junta is reunited with her own grandson after 37 years.

How Cobra Beer regained its sparkle

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:20
How the boss of Cobra Beer was able to regain the firm's sparkle

VIDEO: 'I built the world's first jet airliner'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:16
The deadly flaw in the world's first jet airliner

Energy price riggers to face jail

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:15
Anyone found guilty of rigging wholesale gas and electricity prices faces up to two years in jail, under new proposals by the government.

VIDEO: Caring for the graves of the homeless

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:09
"Captain Mikey Irishman" has been homeless in Denmark for seven years. He has made it his task to tend the homeless grave in Copenhagen cemetery.

UK firms 'facing skills crisis'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:09
Three-quarters of British businesses believe a significant skills crisis will hit the UK within the next three years, according to a new report.

Roads flooded after heavy downpours

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:04
Parts of counties Tyrone and Londonderry are affected by flooding following heavy downpours.

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