International News

Employers condemn student visa rules

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 09:21
Universities and business leaders call for changes in student visa rules, but the immigration minister says their criticisms are based on "myths".

How do you adjust after nearly half a century in prison?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 09:03
Notorious police killer Harry Roberts is to be released from prison after 48 years inside. How do you adjust after so long locked up?

NHS funds rise 'tough but possible'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 09:03
Increasing NHS spending in England by the £8bn health bosses warn will be needed by 2020 will be tough but possible, the health secretary says.

Day in pictures: 23 October

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 08:36
24 hours of news images: 23 October

VIDEO: Standing ovation for Kevin Vickers

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 07:15
Sergeant-at-Arms, Kevin Vickers, who shot dead the gunman who attacked parliament, is given a standing ovation as Canadian MPs return a day after the shootings.

Netanyahu blames Abbas over attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 07:10
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu accuses the Palestinian president of incitement, after an attack which killed a baby in Jerusalem.

Boko Haram 'abducts more women'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 06:54
Dozens of women and girls have been abducted from two villages in north-eastern Nigeria by suspected militants despite a reported truce, residents say.

US-led Syria strikes 'kill hundreds'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 06:12
US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, including 464 IS fighters, activists say.

White House fence jumper arrested

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 06:08
A man who jumped the White House fence was attacked by dogs before being arrested, in the latest security incident at the US president's official home.

VIDEO: Who is the top dog at Westminster?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 04:44
The Daily Politics meets some of the contestants, and their political owners, in the Westminster dog of the year contest.

VIDEO: Future-gazing at TechCrunch London

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 04:41
As the annual TechCrunch event for tech start ups comes to London for the first time, David Grossman goes to investigate.

AUDIO: 'Drunk' rape victim: 'I felt I wouldn't be believed'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 04:04
Ched Evans' rape conviction has highlighted struggles that meet rape victims who are attacked when they have been drinking.

228 firefighter jobs under threat

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 04:00
More than 220 firefighters' jobs could be lost in north Wales if funding is not increased over the next five years, bosses warn.

VIDEO: Joss Stone's Poppy Appeal vigil

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 03:13
Singer Joss Stone has taken part in a vigil running from sunrise to sunset at the start of this year's Poppy Appeal at the Cenotaph.

Your pictures: Steps

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 03:11
Readers' photos on the theme of "steps"

VIDEO: Will EU back UK's immigration plans?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 02:07
As European leaders gather for a summit in Brussels, Ben Wright asks if David Cameron use the opportunity to push for limits on the freedom of movement within the Union.

In pictures: Feline focus

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 02:05
An online exhibition of cats

VIDEO: Lady and the legend: Gaga and Bennett

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 01:40
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have been speaking to the BBC about their new collaboration

What price to save NHS?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:38
How much will politicians spend to save the NHS?

Nato jets 'intercept Russian plane'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:08
Nato warplanes have intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea, the alliance says, amid heightened tensions between the West and Russia.

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