International News

Search area cut for missing trekker

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:13
The head of the search team looking for a backpacker missing in Malaysia says they have narrowed their search to a smaller area.

France wades into BNP Paribas US row

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:09
France's foreign minister says the reported $10bn (£6bn; 7.3bn euros) fine being faced by banking giant BNP Paribas in the US is "not reasonable".

Instagram defends rules on nudity

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:03
The company's CEO Kevin Systrom says Instagram's rules on nudity are "fair" and help keep it safe for all users.

Housing market 'starts to moderate'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 23:43
House prices rose by 0.7% in May, the Nationwide says, but there are "tentative signs" that activity in the market may be "starting to moderate".

NZ's Read out of first England Test

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 23:41
New Zealand forward Kieran Read is ruled out of the first Test against England in Auckland after concussion.

Pub landlords to get extra help

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 23:36
Publicans tied to big pub companies who are struggling to pay rent or beer costs will get more support, under rules unveiled by the government.

Sunday soldiers

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 23:28
Reliving the past, WW2 re-enactors

VIDEO: Spike in number of pet hedgehogs

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 22:59
Hedgehogs are becoming increasingly popular as household pets in the United States.

'The African Messi' & other potential World Cup stars

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 22:58
BBC Sport commentators highlight the best young players from outside the Premier League to look out for in Brazil.

Jobs for young scheme hits 13,000

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 22:47
The number of temporary jobs available to young people through a flagship scheme is higher than expected after a target was reached a year early.

Health drive for 'school gate' shops

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 22:44
Shops and grocers near Scottish schools are being urged to offer healthier food to improve lunchtime choices for children.

Woman killed in two-car crash on A82

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 22:26
An elderly woman dies in a two-car crash on the A82 in the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.

More heart wait patients dying

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 22:10
The number of heart patients who died while waiting for heart surgery at two south Wales hospitals rises during the past year.

Elephant work wins wildlife award

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 22:05
French sculptor Pascal Chesneau wins the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation 2014 Wildlife Artist of the Year award for Transparence Elephant.

Road scheme cuts down city traffic

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 22:04
There are almost 11,000 fewer vehicles in Belfast city centre each day, after a major re-organisation of its traffic system.

Inquiry into emergency health care

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 22:03
The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) is to investigate whether patients who encountered problems in hospital emergency departments had their human rights violated.

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