International News

UK travellers warned of terror threat

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 17:24
The Foreign Office warns British travellers they could be targeted by terrorists seeking revenge for UK air strikes against Islamic State militants.

VIDEO: On board Knox-Johnston's yacht

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 17:18
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the Briton who in the 1960s became the first person to sail round the world on his own without stopping, is about to return to ocean racing at the age of 75.

VIDEO: Serial: Cult podcast grips audiences

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 17:14
In the age of "binge-watching" programmes, a US podcast series is gripping audiences around the world who are hooked on its weekly instalments.

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.