International News

House price rises hit double digits

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 01:27
Annual house price growth in the UK has hit double digits for the first time in four years, according to the Nationwide Building Society.

Schools set for £20m standards boost

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 01:25
Forty underperforming schools in Wales are being selected to take part in a £20m scheme to improve standards.

Kate McCann backs child rescue alert

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 01:23
Kate McCann, the mother of missing Madeleine, is throwing her support behind a revamped child rescue alert system.

Bone in field from murdered woman

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 01:20
A human bone found in a field is that of a murdered woman whose body was discovered there, police say.

Sony predicts bigger full-year loss

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 01:12
Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony says its losses for the year to March will be bigger than expected due to higher restructuring costs.

Two forces crime recording boost

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 00:57
Two of Wales' police forces are among the best performers when it comes to the recording of crimes, according to an interim report.

The slow death of purposeless walking

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 00:51
Does 'aimless' walking help with creative thinking?

Trump plays down Robertson's record

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 00:37
Neil Robertson's 100th century break of the season does not compare with making a 147 Crucible break, says Judd Trump.

Airport expansion given go-ahead

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 00:37
Plans to expand London Luton Airport and increase capacity to 18 million passengers a year, are given the go-ahead by the government.

Troubled Serco plans to raise £170m

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 00:36
Troubled outsourcing firm Serco announces plans to raise £170m through an issue of new shares and says its finance director is stepping down.

Lloyds Bank to float TSB in June

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 00:29
Lloyds Bank plans to float 25% its revived TSB business at the end of June it has said, with at least some of the shares being made available to the public.

VIDEO: Trace back your DNA 1,000 years

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 00:26
A scientist claims he has a found a way of tracing where our DNA was formed, over 1000 years ago.

VIDEO: Teen chooses from 8 Ivy League offers

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 00:15
Kwasi Enin, 17, has held a news conference to announce his university choice after being offered a place at all eight Ivy League institutions.

VIDEO: Many 'cannot afford a decent diet'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 00:15
Many people do not have enough income for a "decent diet", public health experts have claimed in an open letter to the prime minister.

Alliance Party office attacked again

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 00:04
An Alliance Party office in east Belfast has been attacked for a second consecutive day.

Storm-damaged railway line reopens

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 23:54
Another section of the Cambrian Coast railway line damaged by severe storms reopens after repair work.

VIDEO: EU bans Indian mango imports

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 23:33
The European Union imposes a ban on imports of Indian mangoes, unless they've been specially treated to cut the risk of fruit fly infestation.

Files show confusion over Lusitania

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 23:11
Files released by the National Archives show confusion among British officials over whether dangerous materials were on board the Lusitania when it was torpedoed in 1915.

VIDEO: Mayor 'to get help' after secret film

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 22:52
Controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is to take a leave of absence to seek help for substance abuse, his lawyer says.

Justin Bieber PA sentenced for drugs

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 22:50
Xavier Domonique Smith, also known as Lil Za, will do community service after police found ecstasy in his room at Bieber's house.

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