International News

Questions remain over Afghanistan

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 16:52
No clear verdict can be made about the military campaign in Afghanistan, says Nick Childs.

Police cautions 'to be scrapped'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 16:43
The use of police cautions - where those who commit minor offences are given a formal warning - is set to be scrapped in England and Wales.

Charity defends airport green tax

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 16:42
The conservation charity WWF Scotland cautions against moves to scrap Air Passenger Duty for departures from Scotland.

An unlikely naval battle remembered

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 16:41
Commemorating Britain's first naval defeat of World War One

The blind man leading the blind orchestra

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 16:32
The blind maestro leading an all-blind orchestra

'Men can end up mentally broken'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 16:05
Movember turns its attention to men's mental health

England's unusual listed places

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 16:01
Zebra crossings to bus stations: unusual listed buildings

Are Corsica's days of militants and the mafia over?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 16:01
Are Corsica's days of mafia and militants over?

Why should women change their names on getting married?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 16:00
Why do wives take a man's name after marriage?

Love to Patrick

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 15:59
The official whose over-familiar letters infuriated his boss

Meulensteen criticises Rodgers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 15:51
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is paying the price for not investing in his backroom staff, says Rene Meulensteen.

European strikers are soft - Wenger

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 15:30
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says the decline of street football means Europe struggles to produce players like Alexis Sanchez.

The talented students denied funding

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 15:19
The students educated in British schools but denied student loans

VIDEO: One in five 'disillusioned' with politics

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 14:37
A poll for the BBC has found only one in five of those asked think the Westminster Parliament acts in their best interests, and as few as one in eight think the European Parliament does.

Ospreys 26-11 Connacht

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 14:36
Leaders Ospreys maintain their 100% start to the Pro12 season with a 26-11 win over Connacht at the Liberty Stadium.

Spacecraft crash and Woolf resigns - papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 14:35
The test flight crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft and Fiona Woolf's resignation as abuse inquiry head make headlines.

Charles and Camilla end Colombia tour

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 14:35
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall complete the final day of their tour of Colombia with a visit to the walled city of Cartagena.

VIDEO: Junior doctor admits child sex abuse

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 14:32
A junior doctor working in paediatrics has admitted online child grooming and sexually abusing boys as young as 12.

Labour 'to replace Lords with senate'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 13:58
Ed Miliband says that Labour would replace the House of Lords with an elected senate if the party won the general election in May 2015.

Woolf steps down from abuse inquiry

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 13:58
Fiona Woolf is to step down as the head of an inquiry into historic child sex abuse, she has told the BBC.