International News

What next for cricket after Hughes?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 21:56
How does cricket move on after Australia batsman Phillip Hughes died from injuries sustained on the field?

Mergers deadline for councils looms

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 21:56
Wales' 22 councils have until midnight to let the Welsh government know whether they are in favour of merging with other local authorities

NI leaders to attend island summit

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 21:41
The Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness and the Secretary of State Theresa Villiers are to attend a British-Irish Council summit in the Isle of Man on Friday.

Robinson report due to be published

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 21:33
Stormont's Standards and Privileges Committee is expected to publish a report on the conduct of First Minister Peter Robinson and his wife Iris on Friday.

India relaxes visas to boost tourism

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 21:24
Tourists from US, Australia, Brazil, Germany and Japan can now get visas on arrival in India after the country extended its limited scheme.

Adoption row council 'was biased'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 21:01
A couple say a local authority set out to adopt their grandson despite the fact they wanted to care for him and his elder brother.

Mental health deaths as beds cut

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 21:00
Seven mental health patients have killed themselves in England since 2012 after being told there were no hospital beds for them, the BBC learns.

Namibia votes in first Africa e-poll

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 20:33
Namibians are voting to elect the country's new president and parliament - in what is the first electronic national election in Africa.

VIDEO: Will reforms boost India's economy?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 20:20
India's third quarter GDP figures are due out on Friday - and could indicate whether the prime minister's recent reforms are bearing fruit.

Police attend 'Black Friday' crowds

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 19:57
Crowd surge fears at four supermarkets in London spark calls to police as shoppers hunt for bargains on the peak shopping day imported from America.

VIDEO: Putin's tiger 'raids Chinese farms'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 18:33
A Siberian tiger, released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin, has apparently been killing animals on a Chinese farm.

Pope Francis set for Turkey visit

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 18:19
Pope Francis is set to visit Turkey for what is being billed as a historic trip to help interfaith dialogue in the country.

CofE schools chief's terror law fear

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 18:07
Plans that require schools to help prevent pupils becoming radicalised place too much of a burden on education regulator Ofsted, the chief Church of England education officer says.

Hollande to visit Ebola-hit Guinea

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 17:58
French President Francois Hollande is to arrive in Guinea, the first Western leader to visit a nation hit hard by the deadly Ebola virus.

Help with coping with big figures

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 17:55
Could the NHS year be the answer to our big number problems?

VIDEO: Black Friday - in 60 seconds

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 17:52
Thousands of people are expected to descend on retailers to pick up a bargain. But why is it called 'Black Friday'? The BBC explains.

The radio show that got schoolchildren singing

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 17:44
The radio show that got schoolchildren singing

VIDEO: The watch that fires lasers

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 17:25
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.

Children tested for Ebola on Tyneside

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 17:00
Two young patients who have spent time in Africa are tested at a hospital in Newcastle for Ebola after displaying viral symptoms.

How could man intervene to change the climate?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 16:49
The field of geo-engineering - where humans intervene to change the climate - throws up fascinating ideas, and nightmare scenarios.