International News

Savings up to £1m to be protected

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 10:40
Savings of up to £1m are to be protected under new proposals from the Bank of England aimed at avoiding a Northern Rock style run on a bank.

VIDEO: Foley parents speak out on IS murders

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 10:19
The parents of American journalist James Foley who was killed by IS extremists in Syria have questioned their government's stance on negotiating with hostages.

Bath murderer gets life sentence

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 09:22
A Newport man is jailed for life for stabbing and strangling his girlfriend in a bath.

'Big risks' in German arms spending

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 09:06
Spending on nine of Germany's biggest defence projects is severely criticised by an independent report that cites 140 problems and risks.

Twin Peaks to return with new series

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 09:00
Cult 1990s TV series Twin Peaks is to return with a third series in 2016, 25 years after the end of the second series, creator David Lynch confirms.

Setback for Hungary over big EU job

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 08:57
The European Parliament rejects Hungary's EU commissioner-designate as unsuitable for the education and culture post.

Tests 'undermine pupils' confidence'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 08:55
A Welsh teaching union raises concerns that annual reading and numeracy tests are undermining the confidence of pupils.

Bond villain Geoffrey Holder dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 08:30
Geoffrey Holder, the Tony-winning actor, dancer and choreographer known to millions as Baron Samedi in Bond movie Live and Let Die, dies in New York at the age of 84.

Inside Sierra Leone's Ebola clinics

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 07:58
How patients' relatives search in vain for treatment

The 21st Century house cat

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 07:53
Can four felines live happily under the same roof?

Attack code for USB flaw released

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 07:29
Computer code that can turn almost any device that connects via USB into a cyber-attack platform has been shared online.

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