International News

VIDEO: Locals divided on Heathrow expansion

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 04:35
Residents from the areas close to Heathrow airport have mixed views on the possibility of further expansion.

Is the UK unusually fond of lamb and potatoes?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 04:27
The US ambassador to London is fed up of being served the dish. Do Britons have an exceptional taste for it?

VIDEO: 'A complete dereliction of duty'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 04:24
Rotherham council, police and other agencies failed to protect vulnerable children, the Home Secretary says.

Day in pictures: 2 September 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 03:58
News images from around the world: 2 September

IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 03:22
Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.

Afghan militants 'may join IS'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 03:15
Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, tell the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State.

AUDIO: Is conflict good or bad for insurers?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:57
Bronek Masojada, chief executive of the insurance company Hiscox, analyses the effect of recent conflicts on the insurance market

Uber banned across Germany by court

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:57
A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.

VIDEO: David Mitchell on The Bone Clocks

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:51
Cloud Atlas author David Mitchell discusses his new novel The Bone Clocks on BBC Breakfast.

A cloud of uncertainty

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:40
How were leaked celebrity photos obtained?

VIDEO: Volcano continues fiery lava eruption

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:25
A dramatic lava eruption that began early on Sunday near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has continued into Monday.

Does limiting the power of appliances save energy?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:20
The EU is considering limiting the power of hairdryers but will this really cut energy consumption?

The growing threat to our recovery

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 00:17
The growing threat to our recovery

Brain 'can learn to eat healthily'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 23:53
The brain can be trained to prefer healthy food over unhealthy high-calorie foods, suggests a study from the US.

Man dies in Carryduff house fire

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 21:58
A man has died in a house fire in Carryduff, on the outskirts of Belfast.

Motorists warned of Nato disruption

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 21:58
Motorists have been warned to expect increased traffic disruption in south Wales as world leaders begin arriving for the Nato summit in Newport.

Brown issues warning over UK debt

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 21:42
Gordon Brown says an independent Scotland would become "an international outcast" if it refused to accept a share of UK debt.

British activist in Thailand trial

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 21:29
A British activist who campaigns for better labour conditions is on trial in Thailand charged with criminal defamation.

UK airstrikes and mass celebrity hack - the papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 21:27
Among the stories fascinating Tuesday's press are whether British forces will engage jihadists in Iraq, and the mass hacking of celebrities' iCloud accounts.

Terror plan 'rehash of old policies'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 20:45
A former terror suspect criticises government anti-terrorism plans as "rehashing of old policies" which will "disenfranchise" UK Muslims.

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