International News

Legal challenge over garden bridge

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 17:51
A legal challenge is being launched in the High Court against plans to build a garden bridge over the River Thames in central London.

10 Hours of Walking in Paris as a Jew

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 17:49
Walking through Paris wearing a Jewish skullcap

Understanding a little of the migrants' pitiful journey

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 17:41
Feeling the misery of migrants on heaving Mediterranean waves

The men who smuggle the loot that funds IS

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 17:40
The men smuggling Syrian artefacts to fund Islamic State

Nutella recipes for hardcore fans

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 17:32
How hardcore Nutella fans eat their favourite spread

Cigarette packet law 'would save lives'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 17:01
All the evidence suggests standardised cigarette packs would reduce the number of people who start smoking and save lives, claim scientists.

NCA 'must seize more from criminals'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:52
The National Crime Agency must "drastically" increase the amount of criminal assets it recovers to "justify its budget", a committee of MPs says.

VIDEO: Fire after West Virginia train crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:44
A train carrying crude oil has burst into flames after derailing in West Virginia.

Sri Lanka war crimes report delayed

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:41
A long-awaited report into alleged atrocities committed in the final stage of Sri Lanka's civil war has been delayed until September, the UN says.

MPs call for primary sex education

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:29
All schools in England should have to teach sex-and-relationships education (SRE), MPs have said in a report.

Sex education call and EU debt talks

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:11
Tuesday's front pages focus on a report by MPs on sex education, the collapse of EU talks on Greek debt, and political pre-election claims and counter-claims.

Outrage at greyhound 'live baiting'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:09
Australia's greyhound industry faces condemnation and investigations after a report showed illegal live baiting during secret training sessions.

Ukraine sides stall arms pullout

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:59
Ukrainian government and rebel forces fail to meet a deadline to start withdrawing heavy weapons, the second phase of last week's ceasefire agreement.

Funding for Scots hydro scheme

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:57
An £8.5m hydro electric scheme near Crianlarich is the first project to benefit from £60m of new green funding.

Self-harm among children on the rise

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:46
The number of young children admitted to hospitals in Scotland for self-harm doubles in parts of Scotland over a five-year period.

Is Falcao's Man Utd time at an end?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:32
After Radamel Falcao's latest underwhelming Manchester United display, Chris Bevan asks whether the Colombian is on his way out.

England's immigrant past revealed

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:25
One person in every hundred was an immigrant in medieval England, university research finds.

The school growing a digital forest

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:19
The Somerset school building a digital forest in Rwanda

Penguins lost ability to taste fish

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:14
Penguins lost most of their sense of taste long ago in evolution, scientists have discovered.

Is your toaster a security risk?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:08
How your gadgets could be 'thingbot' army recruits