International News

Banks' 'massive scale criminality'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 16:01
The huge fine for fixing trading markets, the national rail strike, and a crackdown on illegal immigration are three subjects for Thursday's front pages.

UK terror suspect 'living in Denmark'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:51
A terror suspect from Manchester, banned from returning to Britain, is living freely in Denmark, a report by Newsbeat reveals.

Bill to ban parking on pavements

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:42
A bill banning parking on pavements will be introduced to the Scottish Parliament for the third time.

Kirk to debate same-sex marriage

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:40
General Assembly of the Church of Scotland to discuss the position of ministers who wish to enter same-sex marriages.

Fire service 'faces £43m funding gap'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:39
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is facing a "significant potential funding gap", according to Audit Scotland.

Radio 4 Extra overtakes 6 Music

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:36
Classics like Morecambe and Wise help BBC Radio 4 Extra reach its biggest audience, overtaking 6 Music to become the UK's biggest digital-only station.

VIDEO: Child migrants: 'No father, no country, no home'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:35
Hundreds of migrants found by the BBC last week in a boat drifting off the coast of Thailand have been rescued by Indonesian fishermen

Qatar 'still failing' migrant workers

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:34
Qatar has made little progress improving migrant workers' rights, despite promises to do so, Amnesty International says.

Lecturers 'struggling to pay bills'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:34
Too many lecturers are struggling to make ends meet on casual contracts, says the academics' union UCU.

Students may face tougher loan terms

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:33
A report says students could face tougher conditions on their loans because of uncertainty surrounding long-term repayments.

El Nino could 'disrupt food markets'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:31
The El Nino event predicted for later this year has the potential to increase food prices, say climate scientists.

VIDEO: Rhodes: 'Toxic shame follows abuse'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:22
A concert pianist has won a legal battle to publish an autobiographical book giving details of sexual abuse he experienced as a child.

The US police chief fighting racism

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:20
A plan to unite US police and the black community

Doctors rubbish seven-day GPs plan

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:11
David Cameron needs to "get real" and ditch his "surreal obsession" with opening GP surgeries in England seven days a week, the British Medical Association says.

The growth of pet crematoriums

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:04
The growing popularity of pet crematoriums and cemeteries

Cashless overtakes notes and coins

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:04
Payments through electronic transactions, such as debit card, contactless and mobile payments, have overtaken cash for the first time, the Payments Council says.

Deutsche faces investor criticism

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:04
Deutsche Bank faces a potential stormy annual shareholder meeting on Thursday with calls for an overhaul of management.

'Failure' on disability hate crime

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:01
The criminal justice system has failed to act on recommendations to improve the way disability hate crime is dealt with, a report concludes.

VIDEO: Osborne warning to 'sleepwalking' EU

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 14:58
The Chancellor George Osborne tells business leaders Europe has to carry out reforms to avoid "sleepwalking" into a future where it has priced itself out of the global economy.

Advocaat to decide on his future

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 14:48
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat will decide on his future next week after securing the club's Premier League future.