International News

VIDEO: Devolution in the UK: What could change?

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 17:29
Ahead of a government summit in Leeds, what could devolution mean to the UK's four constituent countries?

'How we escaped our violent home'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 17:17
A mother and daughter's escape from terrifying violence

VIDEO: India rules on Bollywood make-up

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 17:15
India's top court has told trade unions to lift its ban on women working as make-up artists in Bollywood.

Child maintenance crackdown planned

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 17:09
Parents who default on their child maintenance payments face being turned down for mortgages and credit cards under new government plans.

Falconry book wins £20,000 prize

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 17:05
Author Helen Macdonald wins the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction for H is for Hawk, a memoir about how becoming a falconer helped her deal with grief.

Portrait Salon 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 16:59
Can these portraits really have been rejected?

Child mental health services 'unfit'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 16:23
There are serious and deeply ingrained problems with child and adolescent mental health services, officials warn.

Would these five changes actually help cyclists?

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 16:17
Would these five changes actually help cyclists?

Was Fawkes a fall guy?

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 16:12
Was gunpowder plotter Fawkes set up?

Rodgers defends Reds team selection

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 16:02
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says it was "not a gamble" to rest his star men in the Champions League loss to Real Madrid.

Facebook government requests up 24%

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 16:02
Requests by governments for Facebook's user data are up by nearly a quarter in the first half of the year compared to the previous six months.

Berlin leaves divisions behind as Wall vanishes

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 15:58
Berlin leaves divisions behind as infamous Wall vanishes

Primaries 'must offer more swimming'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 15:54
Almost half of primary school children in England are unable to swim a length by themselves, a report finds.

The gay people pushed to change their gender

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 15:52
The country that pushes gay people to change their gender

Legal aid 'not fit for purpose'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 15:36
A call for "root and branch change" to the legal aid system is being made by the Law Society of Scotland.

'No safe alcohol limit' for drivers

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 15:36
An additional 35 drivers a week could lose their licences over the festive period once new alcohol limits come into force, Police Scotland warns.

VIDEO: Making money streaming video games

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 15:34
In just three years has become a household name for videogamers but does it represent a new mainstream cultural phenomenon?

VIDEO: Virtual reality is at 'year zero'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 15:34
Oscar-winning company Framestore explains why traditional media approaches will not work with virtual reality.

VIDEO: Can musicians make money on Spotify?

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 15:15
As Taylor Swift removes her back catalogue from Spotify, Newsnight asks if the streaming structure is the best way for artists to share their music - and be compensated.

Poll shows English devolution support

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 15:08
Some 80% of people in England support having more powers devolved to local areas, a BBC poll on devolution suggests.