International News

Is there really such a thing as 'the women's vote'?

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 16:45
Is there really such a thing as 'the women's vote'?

Marco Rubio dreams of a Hillary - and Jeb - knockout

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 16:45
Launching his 2016 White House run, Republican Senator Marco Rubio says he's the embodiment of the American Dream and takes aim at leaders he says represent the past.

Kazakh pair in Austria murder trial

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 16:41
Two Kazakhs are due to appear in court in Austria in one of the country's most unusual murder trials, after the main suspect died in jail.

Breath test for stomach cancer risk

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 16:40
A simple breath test could help predict whether people with gut problems are at high risk of developing stomach cancer, a small study suggests.

Nuclear tensions in South Asia

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 16:08
South Asia has been witnessing an escalation in military and nuclear rivalry, somewhat overshadowed by the understandable fears of a nuclear arms race in the Middle East.

Greens pledging to 'take back' NHS

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 15:56
The Green Party launches its general election manifesto with a call to "take back" the NHS and a proposed 60% rate of income tax.

PM pledges right-to-buy extension

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 15:53
A Conservative government would extend the right-to-buy scheme to housing association tenants in England, David Cameron is to say, as he unveils his party's general election manifesto.

ULA unveils Vulcan rocket concept

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 15:43
ULA, the company that conducts most of America's rocket launches, releases details of its next generation vehicle, which it is calling the Vulcan.

'Maggie's dream is back'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 15:42
As the Conservatives unveil their election manifesto, most papers focus on a pledge to allow 1.3m families to buy their social housing at discounted prices.

Chile recognises same-sex unions

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 15:35
Chile's President Michelle Bachelet signs into law a bill recognising civil unions between same-sex couples.

US flight worker 'trapped in hold'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 15:24
An Alaska Airlines plane returns to Seattle after a trapped baggage handler is heard banging from inside the cargo hold.

VIDEO: Is it wrong to call someone 'plus-size'?

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 15:20
Is it time to stop using the term?

VIDEO: The fight to keep county cricket alive

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 15:09
Leicestershire have not won a County Championship match for two and a half seasons, but are desperate to preserve their first class status.

Supermarkets are 'fighting back'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 15:08
Grocers are experiencing a "slow but steady" recovery as new figures show a sharp rise in retail sales last month.

Child porn deleting effort ramps up

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 15:06
A child abuse watchdog says it is wiping more illegal photos and videos from the internet after a change in strategy.

VIDEO: Chibok girls explained in 90 seconds

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 15:05
One year on from 279 schoolgirls being kidnapped in northern Nigeria by Boko Haram militants, BBC News looks back at efforts to free them.

VIDEO: Women as objects and adverts

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 15:04
Decoding hidden truths in American adverts

Groups call for hare culling ban

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 15:04
Ten wildlife and conservation organisations join forces to call for a three-year ban on the culling of mountain hares on Scotland's grouse moors.

The future restaurant is here

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 15:02
The future restaurant is nearer than you think

Scottish leaders continue campaigns

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 15:01
The leaders of Scotland's main political parties continue campaigning during a week dominated by manifesto launches.