International News

UN offers Malaysia migrant help

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 22:54
The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is offering to help Malaysia handle a migrant crisis that has left thousands stranded in the Andaman sea.

Only 25% of workers in 'stable' jobs

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 22:52
Only one quarter of workers around the world have permanent jobs, according to a report by the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Afghan police jailed over mob death

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 22:34
Eleven Afghan policemen are sent to prison for failing to protect a woman killed after being falsely accused of burning the Koran.

VIDEO: The Filipinos who make fake diplomas

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 22:33
Detectives investigating the killings at Stepping Hill Hospital flew to Victorino Chua's native Philippines, where their investigation has cast serious doubt over his medical qualifications.

Prince to begin four-day Irish visit

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 22:27
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are to begin their four-day visit to Ireland during which the prince will meet Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams.

'De Gea to Real is a logical move'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 22:19
David De Gea's possible move from Manchester United to Real Madrid would be logical, says Spanish football writer Andy West.

VIDEO: Clooney: Syria 'incredibly complex'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 22:10
George Clooney has told the BBC that he intends to do more to help the people of Syria - but without being formally involved in politics.

Fishermen rescued from life raft

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 21:53
Five fishermen are rescued from a life raft after their boat sank in gale force winds off the Isles of Scilly.

'Lost' My Fair Lady songs to be heard

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 21:52
Seven songs dropped from the musical My Fair Lady will be heard in public for the first time in almost 60 years when they are performed later.

Tributes paid to India raped nurse

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 21:43
Tributes are paid to an Indian nurse who died on Monday after spending 42 years in a persistent vegetative state after being raped and strangled.

NW200 race crash tribute to doctors

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 21:34
The partner of a woman seriously injured while she was watching the North West 200 at the weekend pays tribute to the quick-thinking doctors at the scene.

£108m to improve social housing

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 21:31
More than £100m is to be spent on improving Wales' stock of social housing, the Welsh government announces.

Judge to rule on 'gay cake' row

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 21:30
A court ruling on a Christian-run bakery's refusal to make a cake with a slogan supporting gay marriage is to be made public later.

VIDEO: New ways to grow food in space

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 21:10
A project is being launched which will see thousands of school children experiment on seeds that have spent six months on the International Space Station.

Anglesey tops child obesity scales

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 21:09
Anglesey overtakes Merthyr Tydfil as the area with the highest proportion of overweight or obese children, according to an annual survey by Public Health Wales.

Army must 'do more' to end harassment

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 21:00
The armed forces must "redouble" their efforts to stop sexual harassment, the Army's former most senior female officer Brigadier Nicky Moffat says.

Call to lower drink-drive limit

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 20:06
The government is urged to lower the drink-drive limit in England and Wales to bring it in line with Scotland, where the law was changed at the end of 2014.

'Surge' in Egypt forces' sex attacks

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 19:56
Egyptian security forces are using sexual violence against detainees on a massive scale, according to human rights campaigners.

Abbott rejects ex-militant amnesties

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 19:42
PM Tony Abbott rules out giving amnesties to Australians who regret joining militant groups abroad, as three men reportedly negotiate a return.

VIDEO: Flight hacker claims questioned

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 19:37
A cyber security expert is reported to have told an FBI agent he was able to control a plane engine from his seat after hacking the on-board computer system.