International News

Facebook holiday rant sparks action

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 20:12
Angry dad's school holiday rant strikes unexpected chord

Traitor's daughter's 'remains' found

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 19:59
Remains believed to belong to the daughter of a 14th Century traitor are discovered in a church tomb in Herefordshire.

Farmers urged to do more over floods

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 19:28
Farmers getting public grants should be forced to capture water on their land to prevent floods downstream, environmentalists say.

Hidden hierarchy in music revealed

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 19:21
A method to establish the pecking order within a group of chamber musicians has been established by scientists.

School buildings survey to cost £6m

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 19:00
An extra £6m will need to be found by a government agency to check the condition of school buildings in England, the National Audit Office warns.

'Xenophobia' drives immigration move

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 18:12
Scotland's education secretary will claim UK immigration policy is being "driven by UKIP and a nasty xenophobia".

VIDEO: HK Electric IPO 'not a blockbuster'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 18:10
The flotation of a utility company owned by Hong Kong billionare Li Ka-Shing has faced a lukewarm reception from investors.

Big construction jobs boost forecast

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 18:09
Demand for new homes could lead to nearly 30,000 extra construction jobs in Scotland over the next five years, a report claims.

Games tickets to be given away

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 18:06
Up to 5,000 free tickets for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow are to be given to individuals and community groups.

Cycling ad banned over 'no helmet'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 18:03
A television advert promoting safe cycling, part of a Cycling Scotland campaign, is banned for showing a rider without a helmet.

Multiple sclerosis link to food bug

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 17:45
A food poisoning bacterium could be implicated in MS, US researchers believe.

Scottish currency debate explained

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 17:41
The debate on the future of the pound in Scotland

Ortega allowed to seek re-election

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 17:35
Congress in Nicaragua approves constitutional changes that would allow President Daniel Ortega to run for a third successive term in 2016.

A Holocaust book for young children

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 16:42
Israel grapples with how to educate its six-year-olds about the Holocaust without the trauma of seeing 'walking corpses in striped pyjamas'.

Is the end nigh for the iPod?

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 16:19
Could this be the end for Apple's iconic music player?

Togo arrests three over ivory haul

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 16:18
Police in Togo say they have arrested three men after finding nearly two tons of ivory in a container destined for Vietnam.

Moyes admits Man Utd mood shift

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 16:16
Manchester United boss David Moyes says his mood has improved following his side's 2-0 win over Cardiff.

The 70-year wait for primary school

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 16:09
There are still 57 million children who never have a first day at school and it will take decades to create places, says Unesco.

'Huge support' for libel law change

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 16:03
Ulster Unionist Party leader Mike Nesbitt claims overwhelming support in his bid to reform Northern Ireland's libel laws.

Bank boss to appear before inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 16:01
The chief executive of Ulster Bank is due to give evidence to a Westminster inquiry into Northern Ireland's banking system later.

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