International News

Poundland sales up as chain expands

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 23:53
Discount retailer Poundland reports nearly £1bn in annual sales and suggests it could double its store presence in the UK.

Animal attack theory in Kenya deaths

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 23:33
An inquest into the deaths of an Essex couple in Kenya hears their injuries were consistent with an animal attack.

VIDEO: Global food waste in eight numbers

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 23:27
How a third of global food is wasted – as millions starve

Eating disorders unit call for Wales

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 23:23
There are calls for a specialist eating disorders unit to be set up in Wales as the number of patients needing hospital treatment for problems continues to rise.

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius trial continues

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 23:12
Coverage of murder trial of Oscar Pistorius resumes in South Africa

Hundreds in zero-hours council jobs

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 22:56
Councils in the West are criticised for employing hundreds of staff on zero-hours contracts following a BBC Freedom of Information request.

Housing 'biggest risk' to economy

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 22:54
Bank of England deputy governor Sir Jon Cunliffe says the UK housing market poses the "biggest risk" to the UK economy.

NHS plan 'a recipe for disaster'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 22:42
Cutting back on hospital services in England before community services are geared up to provide care is a "recipe for disaster", MPs say.

Police apology for wrongful arrest

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 22:36
A pensioner receives £9,000 and an apology from Wiltshire Police after being unlawfully arrested and held in a cell for seven hours.

'I need to improve my game and work hard'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 22:31
'I must work out how to get back to my very best'

British Library to show Declaration

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 22:17
Historic US documents the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence will go on display in the UK for the first time next year.

Lynette police probe: No misconduct

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 22:04
A major investigation into the failings of South Wales Police following the murder of a Cardiff prostitute 26 years ago finds no criminal conduct.

VIDEO: The Masai who insist on cutting their girls

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 22:01
The BBC's Anne Soy in Kenya travels to a Masai meeting where different generations of women meet to discuss their conflicting views on female genital mutilation (FGM).

Why is China's leader visiting Seoul?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 21:22
Why China's president is visiting Seoul

John McCallister confirms NI21 exit

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 20:54
NI21's deputy leader John McCallister has confirmed he has left the party.

Health warnings and Murray's 'agony'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 20:51
Stories about the NHS feature on some front pages, while others capture the "heartbreak" of Andy Murray's Wimbledon exit.

Vote says MLAs misled by McCausland

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 20:50
The Social Development Committee has passed a motion stating that they were deliberately misled by Nelson McCausland, the BBC learns.

Japan 'to ease N Korea sanctions'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 19:19
Japan is to ease some sanctions on North Korea amid ongoing talks on Japanese nationals abducted by Pyongyang, PM Shinzo Abe announces.

Council finance broken, chief says

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 19:06
Councils need to stop moaning and help redesign the system of local government finance, new Local Government Association head David Sparks says.

VIDEO: Underwater living record broken

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 18:44
Fabien Cousteau and his team have broken the record for the number of days spent living under water - a record set by his grandfather the famous ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau.
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