International News

MPs call for 2% defence spending

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:37
MPs approve a backbench motion calling for the UK to spend at least 2% of national income on defence, but the result is not binding on the government.

VIDEO: 'Men exploited me and got away with it'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:36
This is the story of one woman who was sexually exploited as a teenager in Sheffield. Her perpetrators were never brought to justice.

Star Wars stand-alone film is named

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:35
Star Wars producers announce the name of the new stand-alone film, to be directed by Britain's Gareth Edwards and star Felicity Jones.

Domino's ends 'degrading' human ads

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:33
A pizza franchise stops using human billboards after a council complains they are dangerous and degrading.

How on earth do you fix Ferguson?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:29
Government officials, protesters and commentators struggle to find a solution as violence once again flares up in Ferguson, Missouri.

Scottish police submit Talbot report

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:28
Police investigating incidents of alleged abuse involving former TV weatherman Fred Talbot submit a report to Scottish prosecutors.

Cole fined £20,000 for abusive tweet

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:23
West Ham striker Carlton Cole is fined £20,000 for sending abusive comments to a Tottenham supporter on Twitter.

We try every trick to win - Gerrard

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:21
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard admits all players are guilty of "not always abiding by the rules" during their careers.

80% 'learn less' with supply teacher

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 08:42
More than 80% of pupils in Wales say they learn less when they are taught by a supply teacher.

VIDEO: Sit on it

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 08:32
The bus stops which double as a public library

Supermarket price war hits Waitrose

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 08:25
Waitrose has posted a drop in profit for 2014 as competition for market share in the UK grocery market continues to hit supermarkets' bottom lines.

No inquiry into Tornado crash deaths

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 08:20
The Crown Office says a fatal accident inquiry will not be held into a collision between two RAF Tornado jets in 2012.

France investigates IS killing video

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 08:17
France investigates an Islamic State killing video which features a French-speaking man said to be related to the 2012 Toulouse gunman, Mohammed Merah.

Cole Harden wins World Hurdle

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 08:17
Cole Harden wins the World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival after leading from the off under jockey Gavin Sheehan.

Cameron school in admissions row

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 08:12
The state school in Westminster chosen by the prime minister for his daughter Nancy to attend may have breached the admissions code.

Ferguson police shooting 'heinous'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 08:09
The shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, was a "heinous assault" that could undermine police reforms, says the US attorney general.

The Micro Bit - can it make us digital?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:49
The BBC plans to give a million children a tiny computer called the Micro Bit.

NHS Scotland staff get 1% pay rise

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:47
Health workers in Scotland will receive a 1% pay rise for the second year in a row, the Scottish government confirms.

Boy in Robin Williams death mishap

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:46
A teenager died accidentally after trying to work out how actor Robin Williams had killed himself, an inquest hears.

Teachers' pay rise 'will spell cuts'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 07:45
Teaching unions react angrily to the latest pay deal, under which top teachers in England could get rises of up to 2%.

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