International News

Older workers 'boost jobs for young'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:45
When people in their 50s stay on in the workforce, it creates more, not fewer, jobs for younger people - according to a government-backed report.

Cigarette plain packaging vote due

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:41
MPs are expected to approve the introduction of standardised packaging for cigarettes later.

Small firms 'treated unfairly' - MPs

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:33
The UK's top financial regulator is urged to review a compensation scheme it set up for small firms who were victims of mis-selling by banks.

Emergency plan to help teach Syria's refugees

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:30
Emergency plan to help teach Syria’s refugees

Argentine probe in helicopters crash

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:29
Argentine officials are investigating the helicopter collision that killed eight French nationals, including sports stars, and both Argentine pilots.

Inflation targeting: Has it worked?

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:28
Inflation targeting is now 25 years old, and while there are challenges to central banks' 'inflation targeting consensus', so far it has survived.

Skin cancer drug fast-tracked on NHS

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:14
An experimental cancer drug has been fast-tracked to NHS patients under a new government scheme in England.

Centenary of wartime ship disaster

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:13
On this day a century ago nearly 200 crew died in a World War One maritime disaster off the coast of Galloway.

MSPs consider Longannet's future

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:11
The future of the huge coal-fired power station at Longannet in Fife will come under scrutiny at Holyrood later.

VIDEO: The day Serb police massacred my family

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:11
In March 1998, Adem Jashari, leader of the Kosovo Liberation Army, was killed by Serb police along with 50 members of his extended family.

VIDEO: Living with early-onset Alzheimer's

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:10
A former soldier who has early-onset Alzheimer's disease is raising money to research the condition that has devastated his family.

Pension choice: Annuity or drawdown?

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:10
How to get more from your pension pot

Court confirms Berlusconi acquittal

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:08
Italy's highest court confirms former leader Silvio Berlusconi's acquittal on charges of abuse of office and paying for sex with an underage prostitute.

US senate shows 'chutzpah' on Iran

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:01
US senators circumvent process of negotiating with foreign leaders - and reveal their own shaky grounding in the law.

VIDEO: Fukushima's 'nuclear refugees'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 15:57
Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, has vowed to draw up a new five-year plan to speed up the rebuilding of the area of Fukushima after the tsunami disaster four years ago.

Brazilian ruling party accused

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 15:56
Brazil's ruling party received kickbacks from state-owned oil company Petrobras, a former executive tells a congressional hearing.

'Bop Gear', 'Strop Gear' - front pages

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 15:53
The BBC's suspension of Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson after a "fracas" with a producer is the day's main story.

Ancelotti apologises for Real loss

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 15:43
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti apologises as they scrape into Champions League quarter-final despite Schalke loss.

PM remark angers indigenous groups

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 15:25
Indigenous rights groups criticise Australian PM Tony Abbott, after he said people living in remote communities are making a "lifestyle choice".

England facing 'dreadful' six months

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 15:21
England fans should "hide behind the sofa" this summer as the team will get a "hiding", says former batsman Mark Butcher.

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