International News

Lib Dems to unveil Scots power plan

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 00:53
The Scottish Liberal Democrats are to unveil their plans to expand the powers of Holyrood in the event of Scotland voting "no" in the referendum.

India awards Tendulkar top honour

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 00:38
India's president presents the country's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, to cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.

Man finishes cross-Canada challenge

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 00:28
An adventurer who has spent a year running across Canada completes his 5,000-mile (8,000m) journey in Vancouver.

In pictures: Sony World Photography Awards 2014 shortlist

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 00:27
Shortlist for this year's World Photography Awards

China cancels Thailand rice deal

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 00:22
China cancels a contract to buy more than a million tonnes of rice, Thailand says, amid an investigation into PM Yingluck's rice purchase scheme.

Councils 'pay too little for care'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 00:01
Most councils in England are paying less than the industry recommended minimum for personal home care, a BBC investigation suggests.

Governor's son in Sao Paulo shootout

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 00:01
Police in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo say the state governor's son and granddaughter were caught up in a gunfight between their guards and gunmen.

Carers 'pushed to brink' by cuts

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 23:37
Spiralling costs and cuts to support are leaving carers in Scotland struggling with alarming levels of hardship, according to a charity.

VIDEO: Cancer cases to soar, warns WHO

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 23:20
The world is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, and restrictions on alcohol and sugar need to be considered, World Health Organization (WHO) scientists say.

The legacy of TV's Millionaire quiz

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 23:09
What 15 years of Millionaire has given us

VIDEO: Slovenia hit by severe blizzards

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 23:07
A quarter of Slovenians have been left without electricity, as parts of Europe battle some of the worst winter blizzards for decades.

Gay snowboarder will limit Sochi protest

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 22:38
Gay snowboarder Belle Brockhoff says she will not "wave a rainbow flag" at Sochi 2014 to avoid jeopardising her Olympic dream.

World facing cancer 'tidal wave'

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 22:33
The globe is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, and restrictions on alcohol and sugar must be considered, says the World Health Organization.

No apology to Allister over letter

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 22:31
The Sinn Féin education minister is refusing to say sorry to the TUV leader for taking 57 days to answer a letter.

Pensioners 'plot' and castaway doubts - the papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 22:13
Mixed news for pensioners on the front pages, while papers scrutinise "castaway" Jose Salvador Albarengo's story and the deselection of Tory MP Tim Yeo.

Man held over six shot dead in China

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 22:10
Police in China arrest a man accused of shooting six people dead last week because he suspected two men of having affairs with his wife.

Bill of rights for cancer patients

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 22:09
A world-renowned cancer specialist from Queen's University in Belfast leads the fight to improve cancer survival rates in Europe.

VIDEO: Five questions from 10 years of Facebook

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 21:56
The social media website Facebook is 10 years old. Vice President Nicola Mendelsohn answers five key questions about the company's first past, present and future.

Ten killed in India bus accident

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 20:19
At least 10 people are killed after the bus they were travelling overturned in India's western state of Maharashtra, media reports say.

US teacher charged with child abuse

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 20:11
A teacher in the US state of California has been arrested on sexual abuse charges after a former student aired allegations in a YouTube video.

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