International News

Clegg targets teachers' workload

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:56
Teachers in England are being asked to examine how they spend their working day, as Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg vows to cut down on "pointless paperwork".

Schools 'should check kids' teeth'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:54
Schools and nurseries need to step in to tackle the worrying trend of tooth decay in children, says the advisory body, NICE.

NICE conflicts of interests claim

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:52
A group of leading doctors and researchers has called on MPs to investigate potential conflicts of interest at the medicines watchdog, NICE.

Plans for 'revenge porn' legislation

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:26
Plans for a new law to tackle "revenge pornography" in Scotland are being considered by the Scottish government, the BBC learns.

Smith Commission to hold first talks

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:25
A commission to consider more powers for the Scottish Parliament is to hold its first full meeting later.

Rokoduguni set for England call-up

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:16
Bath's Fijian-born army soldier Semesa Rokoduguni is set to be named in England's squad for the November internationals.

Father of IS hostage John Cantlie dies

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:12
Paul Cantlie, the father of Islamic State hostage John Cantlie, has died, less than two weeks after making a plea for his son to be released.

Debt campaigners tear up student loans

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:10
The people who buy and then cancel student debt

Can data predict the perfect entrepreneur?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:10
Why being over 40 makes you the perfect entrepreneur

Wind farms outstrip nuclear power

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:07
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.

How safe is mouldy food to eat?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:07
How safe is it to eat mouldy food?

VIDEO: Hotel claw hammer attacker guilty

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:05
A man who beat three sisters with a hammer in a central London hotel has been found guilty of attempted murder.

Tales from the India Office

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:04
Tales from the days when British diplomats ran the Gulf

Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:59
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.

Jerome accuses opponent of racism

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:57
Norwich striker Cameron Jerome claims he was racially abused by Leeds defender Giuseppe Bellusci, says boss Neil Adams.

DR Congo doctor wins Sakharov prize

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:52
A doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo wins Europe's Sakharov human rights prize for helping thousands of gang rape victims.

VIDEO: Obama responds to jealous boyfriend

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:49
President Barack Obama found himself in an awkward situation at the voting booth in Chicago on Monday, when a man walked past and told him not to touch his girlfriend.

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius begins jail sentence

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:29
Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison after he was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp.

VIDEO: Planes wobble as they land in storm

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:25
Planes wobble at they come in to land at Manchester Airport, during stormy weather on Tuesday.

Sam released by Dallas Cowboys

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 13:49
Michael Sam, who hopes to be the first openly gay athlete to play in an NFL game, is released by the Dallas Cowboys.