International News

'The demanding prince' and Robbie's court battle

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:43
Thursday's press is full of stories emanating from the release of letters written by Prince Charles to ministers. There is also coverage of a court case involving Robbie Williams.

At least five dead in Afghan siege

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:42
Afghan police say a least five killed, including a US citizen, in a hotel attack in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul.

Nato allies hunt for submarines

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:35
The BBC's Jonathan Beale reports on 'Dynamic Mongoose', Nato's largest ever anti-submarine warfare exercise in the North Sea.

Holyrood concern at Smith draft plan

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:35
A Holyrood committee is expected to raise serious concerns about the UK government's draft legislation to deliver further devolution.

Court to hear 'right to die' case

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:32
A severely disabled grandfather is asking Scotland's highest civil court to review the current law on assisted suicide.

Modi braves the 'Chinese whirlwind’

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:27
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits China this week, as both Asian giants look to extend their sphere of influence.

VIDEO: Migrants sleep at Milan's central station

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:15
Secunder Kermani reports from Milan's central railway station which has become a temporary home for migrants arriving on trains from Sicily.

VIDEO: US students test worldly knowledge

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:07
The children who have memorised the globe

A very unofficial war artist

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:05
Five decades of images to make people think

Osborne to outline city powers plan

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:04
Chancellor George Osborne is to outline plans giving cities power over transport, housing, planning and policing, in his first speech of the new Parliament.

What is the Northern Powerhouse?

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:04
Should Manchester be made into the new London?

The country that blends endangered frogs

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:03
The country that makes drinks from an endangered animal

UK firms on 'Brexit' pros and cons

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:01
The government has promised an in-out referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union by the end of 2017. But what do UK firms think about a possible "Brexit"?

Lack of sellers lifting house prices

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:00
A further drop in the number of people putting their homes up for sale is pushing up house prices, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

I will return stronger, says Bale

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 14:43
Gareth Bale says he will return stronger for Real Madrid after their Champions League semi-final defeat to Juventus.

Farc wants ELN at Colombia talks

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 14:39
The FARC rebel movement in Colombia is asking the government to include a smaller guerrilla group, the ELN in peace talks as soon as possible, to end more than fifty ears of conflict.

VIDEO: Gunfire and confusion in Burundi coup

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 14:09
An attempted military coup is underway in Burundi with heavy gunfire in the capital Bujumbura and thousands of civilians fleeing the small, land-locked country.

Attempt to scam council of £100,000

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 14:07
An investigation begins into how the former Derry City Council paid almost £100,000 into a fraudulent bank account.

VIDEO: Is this preacher a radicalising force?

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 13:59
The BBC's Gordon Corera reports on the radical Islamist preacher, Anjem Choudary, who some believe has prompted the government's plans to tackle extremism.

How the US reacted to Brady ban

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 13:55
Protests, fundraising, billboards and... Donald Trump: How America has reacted to Tom Brady's 'deflate-gate' ban.

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