International News

VIDEO: Carers 'must be able to speak English'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:14
A government adviser says agencies should make sure people they recruit as carers can speak English before placing them in vulnerable people's homes.

Cancer waiting time overhaul trial

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:55
An overhaul of the way cancer waiting times are measured is expected to be trialled throughout Wales.

VIDEO: Murray Walker's 2014 F1 report card

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:47
Formula 1 commentary legend Murray Walker gives his thoughts on who has performed well and who has struggled in the 2014 season so far.

Gandhi district votes in election

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:43
Amethi, a stronghold of India's governing Congress party, is among the 64 seats voting in the eighth phase of India's mammoth general election.

Australia cull catches 172 sharks

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:33
More than 170 sharks have been caught and 50 destroyed under a controversial cull policy in Western Australia, after a spate of fatal attacks.

Springwatch migrates to new location

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:19
The BBC nature programme, presented by Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan, relocates to a reserve in Suffolk for a new season of wildlife drama.

'Bubble' warning and 'Maddie' digs - front pages

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:11
Concerns over house prices lead some newspapers, while others focus on the latest police activity in the search for missing girl Madeleine McCann.

VIDEO: McCann police in Portugal 'activity'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:08
Police investigating Madeleine McCann's disappearance say "activity" is expected to begin in Portugal soon.

Hamza trial hears from woman hostage

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 20:52
A woman who was among a group of western tourists taken hostage in Yemen in 1998 gives evidence in the terror trial of Abu Hamza.

Will we see more Tube strikes?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 20:35
Will London see more Tube strikes ahead?

Murder probe over fatal stabbing

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 20:07
A man has been stabbed to death in the street in west London, Scotland Yard says.

Eurovision hopeful Molly: 'I've already won in a way'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 20:04
Why UK's Eurovision hope Molly already feels like a winner

VIDEO: Boos as Russia reach Eurovision final

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 20:04
Amid current tensions between the two nations, both Russia and Ukraine reach the final of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen.

Placenta firm in 'health risk' case

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 20:03
A company that processes placentas for new mothers to eat could be shut down in what is believed to be the first court case of its kind.

South Sudan rivals 'will meet'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 19:58
A face-to-face meeting between South Sudan's rival politicians is likely to take place on Friday, UN chief Ban Ki-moon says on a trip to Juba.

MPs seek major investment in roads

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 19:28
Investment in England's major roads will need to increase "substantially" during the next decade if traffic forecasts are correct, MPs say.

Is Whitehall ready for coalition endgame?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 19:04
Is Whitehall ready for life after the coalition?

VIDEO: Investors eyeing Alibaba share sale

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 18:28
The BBC's Samira Hussain says Alibaba's public share sale is already starting to attract investors.

VIDEO: On Kim Dotcom's campaign trail

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 18:08
As multi-millionaire Kim Dotcom launches a political party, the BBC's Dave Lee follows him on the campaign trail.

'Dementia-friendly' workplaces call

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 17:59
Businesses must become more dementia-friendly and support employees who care for loved ones with dementia, says the government.
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