International News

Why the care sector is green with envy

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 17:35
While the NHS is busy planning how it will spend its extra money, the health service's poorer cousin - social care - has been left empty handed. Is this fair, asks Nick Triggle.

Call to mend educational inequality

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 17:32
Failure to address educational inequalities in England means taxpayers have to "pay twice", says an alliance of 25 education organisations.

How to tame your email inbox

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:58
How to take back control of your email

VIDEO: Protesters and police clash in Milan

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:50
Police clash with demonstrators in Milan, protesting over recent reforms to the Italy's labour laws.

UK finalists in global teacher prize

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:47
Two UK teachers are among the finalists in a $1m international competition to find the world's most outstanding teacher.

Has life improved for Afghan women?

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:31
The BBC's Lyse Doucet visits Kabul to see how the lives of Afghan girls and women have changed since the fall of the Taliban 13 years ago.

VIDEO: William and Kate arrive in New York

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:24
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in New York at the start of a tour of the east coast of the United States.

Goals defined for UK's Lunar mission

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:23
Scientists set out the detailed scientific goals of a proposed UK-led mission to the Moon.

Teenage runaways 'lack refuges'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:18
Young teenage runaways are being left with few emergency shelters to seek refuge, research by a children's charity suggests.

Japan recession deeper than forecast

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:14
Japan's economy shrank more than initially forecasted in the third quarter, according to revised gross domestic product (GDP) figures released on Monday.

Maths and science Cameron's priority

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:06
Extra training to improve maths and science teaching and a college for digital skills is set to be announced by Prime Minister David Cameron.

'Take care complaints seriously'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:43
Complaints about health and social care should be taken more seriously, says the Care Quality Commission regulator.

Living longer in Lovely Hill

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:40
Diet, exercise and faith bring old age joy to California community

Air pollution 'public health crisis'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:36
New schools, care homes and hospitals should be built far away from major roads because of the dangers of air pollution, a report by MPs says.

Australian banks 'need more capital'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:34
Australian banks need to hold more capital to survive any future financial crises, a report by former bank chief David Murray says.

Guantanamo six arrive in Uruguay

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:26
Six prisoners who spent 12 years at the Guantanamo Bay detention centre arrive in Uruguay after being released by the United States.

Royal couple arrive in New York

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:12
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in New York at the start of a three-day visit to the United States.

VIDEO: Will climate change meeting make a difference?

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:09
The last 14 years are among the 15 hottest on record - can the latest UN talks on climate change reach anagreement to halt that trend? In 60 seconds.

VIDEO: The 'ghost town' graffiti tried to save

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:09
Doel, a graffiti artist's paradise, was once a picture perfect Belgian seaside village. Now it faces demolition.

The man who found 100 bombs

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 15:07
The man who found 100 bombs in Afghanistan