International News

Payday loan hardship cases 'up 42%'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:30
The number of people struggling with payday loans has risen by 42% in the past year, according to the debt charity StepChange.

Windows XP: Your upgrade experiences

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:19
Readers share their experiences of replacing their operating system

NHS trust put into special measures

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:11
A hospital trust which runs five hospitals in Kent is put into special measures because of "serious failures" in patient safety.

The students behind Nigeria's online jobs giant

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:11
The student entrepreneurs behind Nigeria's online jobs giant

Spain returns Colombian treasure

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:08
Spain returns to Colombia hundreds of indigenous artefacts that were seized from drug gangs in 2003, but later smuggled out of the country.

Saving America’s honeybees

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:06
Can President Obama's taskforce save America's bees?

Infants' school meals free from today

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:04
Pupils up to the age of seven in England will be entitled to a free hot school lunch from this week, as schools re-open for the new term.

Hospitals seeing more skin cancer

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:02
The number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer treatment in England rose by nearly a third in five years, figures show.

VIDEO: The most future-proof profession?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 15:01
BBC News talks to Ian Lowe, a blacksmith who teaches other people an ancient art he believes to be future-proof.

China accuses MPs of 'interference'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 14:38
Chinese authorities have accused British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, Newsnight learns.

Police disciplined over search death

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 14:00
Eight police officers have been disciplined over a failed search for a missing man who was later struck and killed by a train.

Nigeria militants 'suffer losses'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:59
The Nigerian army claims to have repelled an attack by Islamist militants Boko Haram on the town of Bama in the country's north-east.

VIDEO: Iraq grannies 'take on IS in Amerli’

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:52
Residents and fighters in Amerli are celebrating the end of a two-month siege and the withdrawal of IS militants from around the town.

VIDEO: Rotherham experts 'faced threats'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:38
An expert who wrote a report into the sexual exploitation of children in Rotherham says she faced "hostility" from the council.

VIDEO: Ashya King parents fight extradition

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:33
A High Court judge at an extradition hearing in Spain has ruled the parents of Ashya King are to be kept in police custody for a maximum of 72 hours.

VIDEO: ‘I smuggled jihadists into Syria’

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:31
The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from Turkey's border with Syria where he met a man who helped smuggle foreign fighters cross the border.

Obama renews minimum wage push

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:28
President Barack Obama says he will continue to press Congress to raise the federal minimum wage in line with recent economic improvements.

Transfer deadline day: Done deals

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:24
Track all of the confirmed signings as they happen in England, Scotland and across Europe.

Murray beats Tsonga to reach quarters

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:24
Britain's Andy Murray beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5 7-5 6-4 to book a US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic.

Boris Island airport plan 'rejected'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:13
A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands.

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