International News

Why does Alex Salmond make speeches in England?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 03:09
What's the point of Alex Salmond making speeches in England?

BBC News to cut a further 415 jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 03:00
The BBC's News department is to axe 415 jobs as cost-cutting measures continue, says director of news and current affairs James Harding.

VIDEO: An airline black box in 'the cloud'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:57
Earlier this year Malaysian Flight 370 disappeared without trace. Soon, proposals will be set out to ensure that never again can an aircraft vanish.

Wedding venue fined after trip death

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:57
A wedding venue is fined £20,000 after a guest tripped, broke his neck and died because its patio lights were not working.

India six-year-old 'raped in school'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:55
A six-year-old schoolgirl is allegedly raped by two staff members at a school in the southern city of Bangalore, the latest such attack in India.

VIDEO: Japan's Mount Fuji made out of rice

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:54
Artists in Japan use a paddy field measuring 140m by 100m to create a giant scene from a legend about Mount Fuji using different coloured rice plants.

French leader in West Africa tour

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:51
The French president begins a three-day visit to West Africa, likely to be dominated by security and fostering economic ties, in Ivory Coast.

'Grave concerns' over M4 relief road

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:38
Serious questions about the Welsh government's decision to build a £1bn M4 relief road around Newport are raised by an assembly committee report due out next week.

Rosberg must alter World Cup helmet

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:27
Nico Rosberg is forced to change the design of a helmet he was planning to wear to celebrate Germany's World Cup win.

Ban B&Bs for care leavers, say MPs

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:06
Young adults leaving the care system in England should be provided with regulated accommodation and not placed in bed and breakfasts, say MPs.

AUDIO: Stirling Prize 'goes beyond aesthetics'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:06
Julia Barfield discusses the Stirling Prize shortlist for architecture, which includes the Shard skyscraper and London Aquatics Centre.

VIDEO: Runners named for architecture prize

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:03
Shortlist for this year's Stirling Prize, which recognises Britain's best new architecture, is announced

Car theft dog found tied to pole

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:00
A dog that was inside a car which was stolen in East Dunbartonshire is found tied to a pole.

VIDEO: Typewriters to fight digital snooping?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 01:48
James Bond and Jason Bourne have given us an insight into the secretive world of espionage, but how much of what we see in those films takes place in real life?

Stanning in strong GB world squad

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 01:46
Heather Stanning will have a chance to win her first World Championship gold medal after being named in the GB rowing squad.

Tory 'head bangers' have won - Clegg

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 01:43
Nick Clegg attacks David Cameron's plans to limit the power of the European Court of Human Rights saying "extremists"' and "head bangers" now held sway in the Conservative Party.

Putin says sanctions will backfire

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 01:18
Russian President Vladimir Putin denounces the latest US sanctions against his country, saying they will damage American interests too.

Kabul airport Taliban attack over

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 01:13
An attack by Taliban militants near Kabul international airport is brought under control hours after it began, Afghan officials say.

Ballance escapes ECB punishment

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 01:06
England cricketers are "reminded of their responsibilities" after batman Gary Ballance is pictured shirtless in a Nottingham bar.

Uganda police 'abuse street kids'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 01:03
Street children in Uganda are facing constant abuse from police and other government officials, Human Rights Watch says.
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