International News

Police consider stop-search change

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 03:58
Police Scotland is considering ending non-statutory stop-and-search for both adults and children, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tells MSPs.

Day in pictures: 5 February 2015

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 03:57
Images from around the world: 5 February

Bank of England holds rates at 0.5%

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 03:55
The Bank of England has held interest rates at 0.5% for the 71st month in a row and kept its stimulus programme of quantitative easing (QE) unchanged.

What are Greek government's debt plans?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 03:50
The BBC looks at what we know so far about the Greek government's proposals to cut the country's debt and renegotiate the country's bailout terms.

'Include humanism in RS GCSE course'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 03:33
The former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has urged the government to rethink plans to leave humanism out of the new GCSE in religious studies.

Death river patrol call 'ludicrous'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 03:26
It would be "ludicrous" to post officers on the River Wear to stop "bright young things" from Durham University falling to their deaths, a police chief says.

Mother and child held at knifepoint

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 03:25
A mother and child are tied up and held at knifepoint by a masked intruder who carried out a sexual assault in a "horrific" break-in.

UK to lead 'spearhead Nato force'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 03:24
The UK will play a lead role in a "high readiness" Nato force that will be established in Eastern Europe, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announces.

'No clear-cut strategy' against IS

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 03:22
Question marks over anti-IS action remain

Keatley handed Ireland starting role

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 03:19
Munster's Ian Keatley is named at fly-half ahead of Ian Madigan for Ireland's opening Six Nations match against Italy.

Caption Challenge: Attending to Yoda

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 03:14
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Millions hit by health insurer hack

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 03:09
Anthem, the second largest health insurer in the US, has lost millions of customer records in a hack attack.

Klass mocks 'bonkers' present request

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 03:01
Singer Myleene Klass pokes fun at fellow parents after she was asked to contribute cash to buy birthday presents for their children.

Making the sums add up

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 02:49
The Institute for Fiscal Studies outlines the knock-on effect of giving the NHS the money it has asked for?

Don't humiliate us, says Greece

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 02:49
Greece's new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis urges Germany not to humiliate the country over its debts, comparing its situation with inter-war Germany.

Twitter boss admits trolling failure

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 02:43
In a memo to staff, leaked to the Verge, Twitter boss Dick Costolo takes personal responsibility for dealing with trolling.

Spanish snow traps Welsh tourists

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 02:43
A couple from Wales is among tourists forced to spend the night in a school gym in Spain after being caught in snow storms in the north of the country.

Scots trio to make Six Nations bows

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 02:34
Scotland's Finn Russell, Mark Bennett and Blair Cowan will make their Six Nations debuts against France on Saturday.

What is a defensive weapon?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 02:15
President Obama is being urged to supply Ukraine with "defensive lethal assistance". But how can a weapon be both defensive and lethal?

CPS defends FGM prosecution

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 02:14
The case of a doctor found not guilty of carrying out female genital mutilation was "reviewed thoroughly", the director of public prosecutions insists.

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