International News

Ofsted warning over Neet generation

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 03:55
Too many young people in England drop out of sixth-form or college and are not being given the right chances that will help them in the future, Ofsted warns.

What is the NHS there for?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 02:08
Dementia poses tough questions about the role of the NHS

VIDEO: Pakistan floods still rising

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 01:32
Andrew North reports from Jhang in the Pakistani province of Punjab where floodwaters are continuing to rise, leaving thousands homeless.

Apple's Watch - what's it for?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-09 23:51
Rory Cellan-Jones asks what exactly the new device is for

VIDEO: In training with Invictus athletes

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-09 22:48
The BBC's Disability Affairs Correspondent Nikki Fox meets two of the competitors in the Invictus Games as they train for their events.

UK leaders campaigning to save Union

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-09 21:51
The UK party leaders will be campaigning in Scotland later for a referendum "No" vote, as Alex Salmond claims their visit would boost the "Yes" side.

Committee to discuss Robinson probe

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-09 21:21
Stormont's Standards and Privileges Committee is due to discuss a report on the conduct of First Minister Peter Robinson and his wife Iris behind closed doors later.

Scottish referendum: Generation 2014 vote

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-09 20:49
Who will win backing of youngest voters?

PM's 'plea' to Scots - front pages

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-09 20:45
The debate over Scottish independence continues to dominate front pages, with David Cameron urging Scots, via the Daily Mail, to vote No.

Some patients 'awake' during surgery

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-09 20:27
Scientists suggest one in 19,000 undergoing an operation under general anaesthetic wake up during surgery, based on the biggest study into the subject.

Study reveals swearing hotspots

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-09 20:20
Research reveals the areas of the UK in which Twitter users are most likely to use coarse language.

Obama 'has authority' to fight IS

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-09 20:14
US President Obama says he "has the authority" to widen military action against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria without Congressional approval.

Japan watchdog backs reactor restart

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-09 19:57
Japan's nuclear regulator gives formal safety sign-off for two reactors to restart, moving the tsunami-hit nation closer to a resumption of nuclear energy.

Harry hosts party for Invictus Games

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-09 19:56
Prince Harry hosts a party to welcome wounded servicemen and women ahead of the opening ceremony of the inaugural Invictus Games.

The era of radical concrete

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-09 19:42
Images from the era of radical rebuilding

Unions push for 'fairness' after the election

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-09 19:22
Unions push for workers to share in the recovery

Confusion over Fiji's UN troops

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-09 18:52
Fiji's military says 45 UN peacekeepers taken captive in Syria will be released this week, but a Fijian government official denies the reports.

Sleeping pills 'linked to dementia'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-09 18:21
Long-term use of pills for anxiety and sleep problems may be linked to Alzheimer's, research suggests.

Dementia patients 'face care tax'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-09 18:07
Dementia patients in the UK face what is, in effect, a "care tax" because they are left to sort out much of the care they need themselves, experts say.

US father 'killed his five children'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-09 17:47
A US father is suspected of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in another state, police say.