International News

'Distress' over soaring ground rent

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 02:05
Residents on a housing estate in Swansea face bills worth thousands of pounds after an increase in their ground rent.

Singapore charges firm over NK arms

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 02:00
Singapore files criminal charges against a shipping company accused of helping to smuggle missiles and fighter jets from Cuba to North Korea.

Banksy confirms 'spies' artwork

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 01:58
The "guerrilla artist" Banksy admits he painted a work of art depicting three spies "snooping" on a telephone box in Cheltenham.

Court fines 'may increase 300%'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 01:58
Maximum fines imposed by magistrates in England and Wales are set to rise dramatically under new proposals being put before Parliament.

How do you define Islamist extremism?

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 01:44
Birmingham Trojan Horse row reignites long and difficult debate

McCartney postpones US tour dates

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 01:37
Sir Paul McCartney postpones seven US tour dates while he continues to recover from a virus he contracted last month.

Has Tesco signalled the end of the free current account?

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 01:34
Has Tesco signalled the end of the free current account?

Airport fears over Scots 'Yes' vote

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 01:23
A vote for Scottish independence could mean Newcastle Airport losing thousands of passengers a year, it is claimed.

South Korea ferry crew go on trial

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 01:21
Fifteen crew members go on trial over the deaths of at least 292 people on the South Korean Sewol passenger ferry in April.

US 'mountain man' jailed in Utah

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 01:00
A survivalist known as the "mountain man" who evaded police in the US state of Utah for six years has been jailed for more than a decade.

VIDEO: Lineker tips Messi for Golden Boot

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 00:42
Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker thinks Argentina's Lionel Messi is the player most likely to top score at this summer's World Cup

S African MPs 'catering making us fat'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 00:35
Politicians blame greasy cafe for bulging waistlines.

Pakistan strikes 'kill 15 militants'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 00:29
The Pakistani military says it has killed at least 15 militants in air strikes in the north-west, after the Taliban launched a deadly raid on Karachi airport.

The hidden army of carers

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 00:13
The hidden workforce that keeps health and care services afloat

VIDEO: E3: 'A tidal wave of exclusives'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 00:04
As the dust settles on E3's press day, the BBC's North America Technology correspondent picks out his video games news highlights.

Midnight march over sex attacks

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 23:05
Thousands of people take part in a midnight march in the south side of Glasgow after a series of rapes and sex attacks in the city.

Abbey Rembrandt verified as genuine

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 23:04
A painting gifted to the National Trust is verified as a genuine Rembrandt estimated to be worth £30m.

Can Messi or Ronaldo join the immortals?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 23:03
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are global icons but must dominate a World Cup to rival all-time greats, says Tom Fordyce.

Home care agency shut over failings

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 22:59
A home-care agency is closed down by its owners after it is found not to be delivering safe and effective care.

Study warns of future Scots poverty

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 22:50
One in seven working-age adults and children in Scotland could still be living in poverty by the mid-2020s, according to new research.
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