International News

VIDEO: Making Chinese websites for UK firms

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 16:01
The British government does a deal with Chinese firm Shangpin to help UK firms get more from selling in Asia.

'I am tired': the politics of Mexico's #Yamecanse hashtag

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 16:00
The story of Mexico's long-running online protest

Jupitus 'avoiding' Star Wars trailer

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 15:58
Why Phill Jupitus is avoiding the new Star Wars trailer

MPs attack Post Office dispute scheme

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 15:54
MPs criticise the Post Office for the way it has handled claims its IT system led to at least 150 sub-postmasters being wrongly accused of fraud.

How many good schools are there really?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 15:49
Ofsted says there are record levels of good and outstanding schools. But is there an inspection equivalent of grade inflation?

College of Teaching 'to raise status'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 15:47
An independent college to maintain professional standards for teachers in England is going to be announced.

The 'porridge row' and the 'weather bomb'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 15:44
In a mixed bag of headlines for Tuesday's press, a Conservative peer's suggestion that 'poor people can't cook' is making headlines, as does dire weather warnings.

Ebola nurse: Band Aid 'cringeworthy'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 15:24
The British nurse who survived Ebola says the “cultural ignorance” displayed in the Band Aid 30 lyrics is “cringeworthy”.

Why the word 'redskin' matters

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 15:23
Why the word 'redskin' matters more than ever

Employers 'set to hire more staff'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 15:06
Scottish employers are looking to take on more staff early next year despite a dip in confidence levels, according to a survey.

MSPs to approve new food watchdog

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 15:04
Legislation to set up a new independent Scottish food standards agency is to be passed by Holyrood.

Maternal death rates 'are falling'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 15:04
The proportion of women who die during pregnancy, and in the weeks afterwards, has fallen in the UK, figures show.

Halving of malaria deaths celebrated

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 15:03
Global efforts over the past decade have halved the number of people dying from malaria - a tremendous achievement, says the World Health Organization.

How to beat malaria

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 15:03
The World Health Organization says it is confident that deaths from malaria could be stopped entirely. How are we winning the fight against the disease?

Shop where everybody knows your name

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 15:02
The shop where everybody knows your name

A sideways look at capitalism

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 15:01
Comedian Colm O'Regan takes a humorous look at capitalism

Head injury for Caulker at QPR lunch

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 14:53
QPR defender Steven Caulker requires hospital treatment after suffering a head injury at a team lunch.

Van Gaal admits Man Utd got 'lucky'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 14:49
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal admits his side were lucky to beat Southampton 2-1 at St Mary's.

VIDEO: Uncovering a lost love in Nazi Germany

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 14:30
Trying to solve a Holocaust mystery

CIA report prompts US security alert

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 14:18
Security is raised at US embassies and bases, the White House says, ahead of the release of a report into harsh CIA interrogations.