International News

Indonesia raises fuel prices by 30%

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 17:48
The Indonesian government has increased subsidised fuel prices by over 30% in an attempt to save the economy more than $8bn (£5bn) in 2015.

Salmond making resignation statement

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 17:25
Alex Salmond will address parliament for the last time as first minister before standing down from the job.

Syria doctor case 'must go to Hague'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:41
The family of a British surgeon killed in a Syrian prison plan to take the case to the International Criminal Court.

Saudi Arabia: Why succession could become a princely tussle

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:41
The need for smooth and orderly transfers of power in Saudi Arabia has become more crucial than ever - but who will inherit the kingdom in the coming years is a thorny issue yet to be resolved, says Gerald Butt.

How serious is the IS threat to the UK?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:37
The question how severe is the threat to the UK posed by so-called Islamic State is really difficult to answer, says Dominic Casciani.

Vaccinating a remote community

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:25
Vaccinating a remote community in DR Congo

Australia, India in trade pact push

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:21
Australia and India pledge to push for a major free trade deal, as India's PM Narendra Modi makes a historic speech to parliament in Canberra.

Is violence more common in gay relationships?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:16
Is violence more common in gay relationships?

Inmates 'self-harm to tackle issues'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:15
Vulnerable prisoners at a problem jail in Worcestershire are resorting to self-harm to address basic issues, according to inspectors.

The political art of the denial

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:15
Alan Johnson has ruled out being Labour leader. Hasn't he?

VIDEO: Ronaldo and Bale join Ebola fight

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:12
Footballers Cristiano Ronaldo, Didier Drogba and Gareth Bale have all appeared in a new Ebola awareness campaign run by Fifa.

What did St Paul say about women?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:10
What did St Paul say about women?

The self-publicist whose medical text books caused a stir

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:09
Anatomy lessons from 500 years ago

No place like home: What to do when jihadists return

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:01
Is there a right way to deal with jihadists who want to come home?

NHS ombudsman 'failing families'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 15:49
The NHS ombudsman - the independent service that investigates patients' complaints - is wholly ineffective and failing families, warns the Patients Association.

Tenth of British men 'pay for sex'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 15:45
More than one in 10 men have paid for sex, according to a major study of British sexual habits.

Trojan council failure 'astonishing'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 15:42
A council's failure to respond to a damning report on the Trojan Horse scandal is labelled "astonishing" by Sir Michael Wilshaw, the head of Ofsted.

Iran nuclear stakes high as 'end' talks begin

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 15:34
As Iran and six world powers begin a "final" round of talks on Tehran's nuclear programme, BBC Persian's Kasra Naji assesses the chances of a deal.

Terror deaths rose sharply in 2013

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 15:07
The number of terrorist attacks and deaths from terrorism rose sharply in 2013, with Islamist militants behind most cases, a new report says.

Sex crime failures and bird flu - papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 15:07
Concerns about police failures to investigate hundreds of thousands of crimes, including sex offences, make headlines, along with the return of bird flu.