International News

£11m beach estate bought by family

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 00:48
The sale of a 750-acre (303 hectare) seaside estate in south Devon has been agreed, say agents.

VIDEO: The East End room visited by Gandhi

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 00:36
Hardeep Singh Kohli on the life of the man known as the Father of India, and his 1931 visit to London's East End.

Scottish independence: A layman's glossary

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 00:34
The Scots words you need to follow the independence debate

The racist video that's shocked Australia

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 00:31
The video that has shocked Australia

VIDEO: Clinton 'not sure' about presidency

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 00:28
Hillary Clinton tells the BBC's Naga Munchetty that she is still not sure if she will attempt to become the next president of the US after Barack Obama stands down.

France steps up airport security

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 00:19
France has become the latest country to increase airport security in line with a US request to enhance screening for flights to America.

Chat apps hit by China disruption

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 00:11
Some mobile messaging apps and web services appear to have been blocked in mainland China, in the week of Hong Kong's pro-democracy rally.

'Trojan' school 'needed more time'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 00:02
Governors at one of the Birmingham schools at the centre of the "Trojan Horse" inquiry say they were not given enough time to make improvements before a visit by Ofsted.

Do people choose pain over boredom?

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 00:01
Some people are unhappy in their own company and prefer painful experiences to their own thoughts, claims a contentious new study.

'Foul play' fear over missing man

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 00:00
The son of a 73-year-old Denbigh man who is missing in Crete suggests "foul play" could be to blame for his disappearance.

M11 partially reopens after spill

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 23:55
The northbound carriageway of a motorway in Essex reopens after being closed when a lorry spilled chemicals across both carriageways.

French firm wins 7-year DLR contract

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 23:23
French transport group Keolis has been awarded a new franchise to operate London's Dockland's Light Railway (DLR) from December 2014.

Indian PM on maiden Kashmir visit

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 23:02
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on his first visit to Indian-administered Kashmir amidst a protest shutdown called by separatist groups.

UK aid cash went on 'large' expenses

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 22:54
A spending watchdog calls for tighter controls at a UK-funded aid agency where bosses spent £5,000 each on air tickets.

Garth Brooks in all or none warning

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 22:49
Garth Brooks says he wants to put on all five concerts in Dublin or none at all after the city's council refused licenses for two of them.

Residents evacuated over asbestos

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 22:18
A tower block in Motherwell is evacuated as a precaution after workers disturbed asbestos in the building.

Sweden's Forrest Gump

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 21:40
The 100-Year-Old Man heads out of window and on to big screen

VIDEO: Health regulator 'fails to get' NHS

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 21:17
Monitor, the body that regulates health services in England, needs to get better at identifying NHS trusts which are at risk of failure, a group of MPs has said.

India to provide four free vaccines

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 20:55
India will provide four new vaccines free of cost as part of a programme to reduce child mortality, Prime Minister Narendra Modi says.

'Holiday chaos looms' - front pages

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 20:44
Many front pages focus on the situation at UK airports, where security has been tightened amid fears passengers could carry surgically implanted bombs.
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