International News

Asian shares build on Monday's gains

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 18:52
Asian shares head mostly higher on Tuesday, continuing the momentum from the previous day's trade when major markets hit record highs.

'Loud wakeup call' over rare dolphin

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 18:52
The smallest and rarest marine dolphin in the world could be extinct within 15 years if protection is not stepped up, according to research.

Australian koalas could be culled

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 18:34
The Victorian government may soon begin culling koalas in Cape Otway for the third time in three years because of "over population".

Fish, fruit and veg in S Korea's markets

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 18:03
Ben Weller has been taking pictures of South Korea's

John Healey joins Labour deputy race

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 17:57
Former Labour housing minister John Healey announces his bid to become deputy leader after being "dismayed" by the debate within the party since the election.

VIDEO: Mexico tornado kills 13 in seconds

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 17:46
A powerful tornado has swept through northern Mexico, killing at least 13 people and causing widespread destruction.

Apple design guru Jony Ive promoted

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 17:40
Apple promotes British designer Jony Ive to chief design officer, according to reports.

VIDEO: Will India's lethal heatwave continue?

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 17:35
A heatwave sweeping India has killed more than 500 people, with most of the deaths in the southern states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Australia tampon tax in sightlines

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 17:32
An online petition calling for the scrapping of Australia's tax on tampons is backed by the Treasurer Joe Hockey.

How to rule with a slim majority

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 16:53
The difficulty of ruling with a slim majority

One school, four catchment areas

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 16:47
How can school admissions beat the housing market?

VIDEO: A channel that's young, British, witty and black

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 16:37
The channel that's young, witty and black

Why do people waste so much time at the office?

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 16:33
Why do people waste so much time at the office?

Ofgem to investigate pre-pay meters

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 16:24
Ofgem announces it will investigate after figures reveal more than half a million pre-payment energy meters were forcibly installed in homes over the last six years.

The falcon hospital of Qatar

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 16:14
The state-of-the-art hospital for poorly birds

Europe battle and obesity theories

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 15:51
Potential trouble ahead for David Cameron's EU negotiations, and theories on what causes obesity are two of the topics in Tuesday's papers.

Health board facing GP shortage

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 15:26
Dumfries and Galloway could be facing a serious shortage of GPs unless 25 new recruits are hired by the end of next year, BBC Scotland can reveal.

Sturgeon to outline economic plans

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 15:18
The Scottish first minister is to make her first major economic speech since the general election when she visits a football stadium.

VIDEO: Pulling down Nepal's buildings by hand

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 15:17
Businessman Pawan Roy has employed workers to take down his own seven-storey tower by hand as aftershocks continue to rock Nepal.

Teachers 'must not be scapegoats'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 15:12
Teachers must not be used as the "scapegoat" for problems in Scotland's education system, the country's largest teaching union warns.