International News

Will Narendra Modi change India?

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 18:51
The jury is still out on whether India's new prime minister can reform India.

France threatened by civil strife

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 18:45
Disaffection with mainstream politics in France could see the far right gain high office, says Hugh Schofield.

Arts funding must be fairer, MPs say

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 18:34
London's galleries, theatres and other arts organisations get a disproportionate share of public arts funding, a group of MPs concludes.

'Russian Taliban' in US court trial

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 17:52
A former Russian army officer who is alleged to have fought for the Taliban in Afghanistan appears in a US court on terrorism charges.

New EU members add £5bn to UK

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 17:51
Immigrants from the 10 countries which joined the EU in 2004 contributed more to the UK than they took out in benefits, according to a new study.

Warning of 'insufficient' flood cash

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 17:44
Spending on flood protection in England is "insufficient" to maintain defences, the National Audit Office warns.

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