International News

Cameron school in admissions row

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 08:12
The state school in Westminster chosen by the prime minister for his daughter Nancy to attend may have breached the admissions code.

Ferguson police shooting 'heinous'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 08:09
The shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, was a "heinous assault" that could undermine police reforms, says the US attorney general.

The Micro Bit - can it make us digital?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:49
The BBC plans to give a million children a tiny computer called the Micro Bit.

NHS Scotland staff get 1% pay rise

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:47
Health workers in Scotland will receive a 1% pay rise for the second year in a row, the Scottish government confirms.

Boy in Robin Williams death mishap

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:46
A teenager died accidentally after trying to work out how actor Robin Williams had killed himself, an inquest hears.

Teachers' pay rise 'will spell cuts'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:45
Teaching unions react angrily to the latest pay deal, under which top teachers in England could get rises of up to 2%.

Army helicopter makes forced landing

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:39
An Army Apache attack helicopter makes a forced landing on a school sports pitch after developing a technical fault.

Can the new owners re-invent BHS?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:26
It only cost £1. So, can BHS find a way to encourage in new customers?

Fantasy author Pratchett dies aged 66

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:24
UK fantasy author Terry Pratchett dies aged 66 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, his publisher says

McCoy has first win at last Festival

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:19
AP McCoy gets a first win on day three of his final Cheltenham Festival after riding Uxizandre to victory in the Ryanair Chase.

Colombia explosion injures police

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:07
An explosive device injures five police officers and two other people in the Colombian capital Bogota in the early hours.

Caravan park murder inquiry launched

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:05
A murder investigation is under way after 18-year-old Connor Marshall died following an attack at a south Wales caravan park.

Real chief backs Bale and Ancelotti

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:04
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has backed Gareth Bale and denied that coach Carlo Ancelotti is facing the sack.

PM rejects Russian parade invitation

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 06:51
David Cameron will not attend Russia's World War Two commemorations in May if he remains as prime minister, due to the country's actions in Ukraine.

S Pacific volcano forms new island

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 06:35
A volcanic eruption in Tonga in January leads to the creation of a new island in the Pacific, some 500m across and 250m high.

How do toy banknotes get past cashiers?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 06:22
Police are searching for a suspected fraudster after a shop in Northern Ireland accepted a toy 100 euro note.

Man held 'for helping UK Syria trio'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 06:19
A man has been arrested for allegedly helping three British schoolgirls cross into Syria, Turkey's foreign minister says.

Terry defends Chelsea team-mates

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 06:17
John Terry defends his Chelsea team-mates after PSG forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic called them "babies" in Champions League.

VIDEO: Two police officers shot in Ferguson

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 06:04
Two police officers have been shot in the US city of Ferguson, where tensions have been running high since the killing of an unarmed black teenager in 2014.

'Dozens die' in Syria village battle

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 06:03
At least 50 government soldiers and rebels have died in a battle for control of a strategic mountain village in north-west Syria, activists say.

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