International News

Coalition locked in terror aim talks

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:27
Negotiations between the Tories and Lib Dems are to continue ahead of the unveiling of a new plan to tackle the threat of Islamic extremists.

India unveils new village toilets

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:07
An Indian charity unveils 108 new lavatories in a village which gained notoriety when two young girls were found hanged from a tree there in May.

Greenhouse gas fear over meat eating

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 19:56
New research estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate.

VIDEO: Eurosceptics win German state seats

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 18:56
Germany's newest party, the Eurosceptic "Alternative for Germany" (AfD), has won its first seats in the state parliament of Saxony, according to preliminary results.

Under Milk Wood recording revisited

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 18:53
The man behind the sound effects of Dylan's Under Milk Wood

Umunna: Brown's denials hurt Labour

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 18:39
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna says Gordon Brown's refusal to use the word "cuts" in 2010 is still hurting Labour.

VIDEO: Footage of powerful solar flares

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 17:44
The US Space Agency Nasa has released new footage showing a series of powerful solar flares.

Cuba introduces new customs limits

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 17:37
Cuba restricts the amount of foreign goods that travellers can bring into the country, where locally-made items are scarce and expensive.

Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 17:33
Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.

VIDEO: Dumpster divers seek out free food

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 17:06
Living off the food other people throw away

Hi-tech cars are security risk

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:59
Researchers worry new cars could be vulnerable to hackers

Charities urged to open own schools

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:42
Charities campaigning against child poverty should be encouraged to set up their own free schools, says a think tank report.

VIDEO: Meet Japan's Batman - Chibatman

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:17
The BBC's meets Chibatman - a Japanese man who dresses as Batman to make Japanese people smile and who has become an internet sensation

Food and drink jobs boost forecast

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:09
Nearly 10,000 jobs could be created in Scotland's food and drink sector over the next five years, according to a new report.

Voters urged to ensure they register

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:06
Both independence referendum campaigns have urged people to register to vote if they have not already done so.

Xenon and argon banned for athletes

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 15:53
Doping experts have yet to find an effective test to uncover athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a ban is introduced.

Israel to take over West Bank land

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 15:45
Israel unveils plans to take 400 hectares of land in the Occupied West Bank, triggering criticism from the Palestinians and the US.

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