International News

Voters' mood in two UKIP targets

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 21:38
Testing the waters in two of UKIPs seaside strongholds

No NI ban for zero-hours contracts

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 21:09
Zero-hours contracts will not be banned in Northern Ireland, following a review of their use by Employment Minister Stephen Farry.

US memorial for IS hostage Mueller

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 21:03
Hundreds of people in the US state of Arizona hold a candlelit vigil to honour Islamic State hostage Kayla Mueller, whose death was confirmed this month.

Care home abuse 'not investigated'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 20:43
A former senior social worker says police failed to properly investigate allegations of sexual abuse in Nottinghamshire children's homes.

More Telegraph writers voice concern

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 20:35
Telegraph journalists felt discouraged from writing uncomfortable stories about commercial partners including the Russian and Chinese governments, Newsnight learns.

Yingluck indicted for negligence

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 20:28
Thailand's attorney-general files criminal charges against former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra over her role in a controversial rice subsidy scheme.

England women thrash New Zealand

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 20:17
England women bowl New Zealand out for 60 as they win the first Twenty20 international in style in Whangarei.

Rail delays spark tweet complaints

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 19:59
Frustrated commuters sent train companies more than 280,000 tweets about delays last year, research finds.

Morgan can 'handle the pressure'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 19:25
England batting coach Mark Ramprakash says Eoin Morgan's strength of character will see the captain come good.

NHS child mental health care pledge

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 19:23
Parents of children with mental health problems in England will get more say on their care, says the NHS after a survey suggests major problems.

Australia Hep A outbreak spreads

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 18:35
The number of Australians contracting Hepatitis A after eating frozen berries rises to 14 and spreads to four states.

Viewpoint: 'Children see a person not a disability'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 17:54
'Children don't see my boy as Down's syndrome; adults do'

Reinventing the royals

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 17:47
A new documentary on reinventing the royal family's image

UK minister sees Russia Baltic threat

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 17:20
There is a "real and present danger" of Russia trying to destabilise Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, the UK defence secretary says.

VIDEO: Mass rally in rain over Nisman death

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 16:31
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in a march through the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, to mark a month since the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman.

Why are winter death rates so high?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 16:27
There has been a considerable increase in the numbers of people dying in England and Wales so far this year.

Funding query over Rio carnival win

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 16:22
Brazil samba school Beija-Flor wins Rio's carnival by telling the story of Equatorial Guinea - after allegedly being funded by the African nation.

'Not enough money' for councils

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 16:04
More than half of England's councils say they will not have enough money to provide essential services in the next financial year, a survey has found.

Online about-face on Crawford photos

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 15:49
Twitter users rethink Cindy Crawford shots

French political rhetoric ups ante

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 15:43
The BBC's James Coomarasamy looks at controversy sparked in France by Prime Minister Manuel Valls's use of the word "apartheid" and considers whether it could herald an electoral battle to lead the country, with former President Nicolas Sarkozy.