International News

VIDEO: Video tributes to Hillsborough 96

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 05:11
The families of those who died at the Hillsborough disaster in April 1989 have been giving tributes to them at the new inquest.

Salmond defends Putin pride remark

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 05:09
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond says remarks he made about admiring Russian president Vladimir Putin were not ill-judged.

Senegal rebels declare a ceasefire

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 05:06
A top Senegalese rebel leader declares a unilateral ceasefire in Casamance, raising hopes of ending one of West Africa's longest-running conflicts.

Is this the most boring advert ever made?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 05:05
Leica claims the advert for its new camera is the most boring of all time. Can tedium be an effective marketing tool, asks Jon Kelly.

Arrest in Alves banana racism case

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 04:46
Spanish police say they have arrested a spectator suspected of throwing a banana at Barcelona's Brazilian footballer Dani Alves in a match last week.

Care homes: The known and the unknown

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 04:42
How widespread is abuse of vulnerable care home residents?

What are zero-hours contracts?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 04:40
What are zero-hours contracts and why do employers use them?

Why Farage not standing matters

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 04:30
What Nigel Farage's decision not to stand means for UKIP

Councils to get betting shop powers

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 04:24
Councils are to get stronger powers to prevent "harm" being done by a "concentration" of high street bookmakers.

'Pay-by-size' for films in future

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 04:23
The future of film releases will radically change in future as viewers pay according to the size of their screen, Dreamworks Animation's boss says.

VIDEO: Speaker on MP's 'illustrious' education

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 04:23
The Speaker reminds an MP that she is an "illustrious product of the Cheltenham Ladies' College" over noise at PMQs.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 04:09
The prime minister criticises the Labour leader for focusing on the sale of Royal Mail.

Drug resistance 'global threat'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 04:05
Resistance to antibiotics poses a "major global threat" to public health, according to a report by the World Health Organization.

VIDEO: Mother still unsure where baby ashes are

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-30 04:04
Dorothy Maitland, whose baby's ashes were disposed of by Mortonhall Crematorium, says: "I'm just not sure that my daughter's ashes are there".
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