International News

VIDEO: 7 things about Eurovision 2015

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 15:28
This year's Eurovision Song Contest is taking place in Vienna, Austria.

Bitcoin's baby offers new revolution

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 15:26
Anti-corruption campaigners are championing the Blockchain - the tech behind Bitcoin that promises to make all kinds of transactions tamper-proof.

'Confusion' over childcare support

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 15:17
Families may be left "confused" by changes in the system of childcare vouchers taking place later in the year, a charity has warned.

Mary's Meals provides for one million

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 15:14
The Mary's Meals charity reveals it provides one million children in some of the world's poorest countries a meal every day they attend school.

'Diamond old geezers' and Charles handshake

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 15:14
Two stories appear on most front pages - the arrests linked to the Hatton Garden heist and Prince Charles's meeting with Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams.

Measures to help offenders find work

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 15:14
The Scottish government is to announce measures to help convicted offenders find work as most employers admit they discriminate against them.

'I'm not fake. I'm just being Caster'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 15:08
As she targets Olympic gold in Rio, Caster Semenya says she was left "humiliated" by the 2009 questioning of her gender.

Why do US police keep killing black men?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 15:08
What is behind the apparent surge in high-profile cases of unarmed black men dying at the hands of the US police, which has sparked protests across the country?

Islam v feminism?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 15:06
Why on earth would any woman want to join IS?

Jodrell Bank among funding winners

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 15:05
Lottery funding worth £98m is being given to nine heritage sites, including projects to preserve Britain's scientific and technological history.

Hooked - Part 3

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 15:04
Buba's choice - save his business or buy drugs?

Fighting HIV where no-one admits it's a problem

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 15:04
The country where the number of people with HIV is soaring

VIDEO: David Letterman signs off

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 15:03
After more than 30 years and 6,000 shows, chat show host David Letterman is bringing down the curtain on his illustrious career.

CBI urges firms to back EU membership

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 15:02
Businesses are being urged to "speak out early" in favour of remaining in a reformed European Union by the Confederation of British Industry.

'Overpaid prima donnas to winners'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 14:59
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum tells BBC Sport how his side transformed their fortunes before their Test series against England.

Syria rebels 'seize key Idlib base'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 14:50
Rebels fighting Syria's government seize the last major army base in north-western Idlib province, an activist group says.

Van Gaal steals show at awards night

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 14:49
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal steals the show at the club's end-of-season awards with an eccentric closing speech.

Hundreds expected at shot cow vigil

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 14:26
Hundreds of people are expected to attend a memorial vigil for a cow which was shot dead by police marksmen in North Tyneside.

Asian nations discuss migrant crisis

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 14:04
Foreign ministers from Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia are to attend an emergency meeting to discuss the current migrant crisis in the region.

Los Angeles votes for $15 minimum wage

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 13:59
Los Angeles becomes the largest city in the US to agree a $15 (£9.67) minimum wage.