International News

VIDEO: Thailand hosts world puppet festival

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 17:59
A huge festival dedicated to puppets has been taking place in Thailand's capital Bangkok.

'Sweatshop' claims over T-shirt

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 17:35
The Fawcett Society vows to investigate claims its pro-feminism T-shirt - worn by leading politicians - has been made in sweatshop conditions.

Ebola: Are cases levelling off?

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 17:33
Are the number of Ebola cases levelling off?

Where are all the gay chief executives?

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 17:20
Where are all the gay chief executives?

Mass protest urged in Burkina Faso

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:37
Opposition parties in Burkina Faso call for a mass rally in protest at the army takeover after the resignation of President Compaore.

'Space dream shattered' - the headlines

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:31
The papers look into the aftermath of the Virgin Galactic spacecraft crash, and there are questions raised over whether safety concerns were heeded.

VIDEO: The lost art of letterpress

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:21
Teaching the joys of letterpress

John Logie Baird's WW1 invention

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:06
John Logie Baird's other invention

The people who want their language to disappear

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:04
The people who want their language to die with them

Sturgeon hails £400m hospital fund

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:03
Nicola Sturgeon promises state-of-the-art hospitals and health centres will emerge from a £409m public-private funding package.

The book in every Iranian home

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:03
The book you'll find in every Iranian home

GP funding 'puts patients at risk'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:02
The Scottish government's failure to adequately fund GPs is putting patients at risk, according to the organisation that represents general practitioners.

'Corrosive politics harming schools'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:00
Schools Minister David Laws calls for an independent body to set the curriculum and school standards in order to end political interference.

VIDEO: UK travellers warned of terror threat

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 15:19
British travellers have been warned they could be targeted by terrorists seeking revenge for UK air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants.

F1 finances 'my fault' - Ecclestone

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 15:14
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he is "probably" to blame for the financial problems afflicting some of the smaller teams.

VIDEO: Family 'devastated' at shop owner's death

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 14:59
Pragaret Singh, known to his friends as Charlie, was a father of three and killed as he tried to protect the takings from his family business.

VIDEO: Virgin crash investigation begins

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 14:51
US officials have started to investigate why a Virgin Galactic space rocket crashed over California's Mojave desert on a test flight.

Mourinho unhappy with Chelsea crowd

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 14:47
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho criticises the club's support and says Stamford Bridge felt like an "empty stadium" against QPR.

Argentina seeks 20 arrests in Spain

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 14:29
An Argentine judge asks Spain to arrest and extradite 20 former officials accused of abuses during the military rule of General Franco.

Shop owner killed protecting business

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 14:20
A food store owner was shot dead at his Manchester business while "grappling" with a pair of robbers, police believe.