International News

Hopes to reopen landslip-hit A83

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 02:28
Contractors hope to clear the remaining debris from a 2,000 tonne landslip on the A83 and reopen the road at the Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll.

New face of Cardiff centre revealed

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 02:25
Images showing the new face of Cardiff city centre are revealed showing how it will look following a massive development project.

Barclays sets aside £500m in probe

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 02:04
Barclays reports profits of £3.72bn for the first nine months of the year as it sets aside £500m relating to "investigations" into foreign exchange trading.

VIDEO: European Scrutiny Committee

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 02:03
The committee questions the UK Commissioner-designate Lord Hill

VIDEO: Becoming a mother at 70 in India

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 02:01
The BBC's Divya Arya reports from India, where women of 60 and 70 are becoming mothers for the first time.

VIDEO: Chinese Hollywood builds Forbidden City

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 01:53
Hengdian, a small town on the east coast of China, has become the setting for one of the largest outdoor movie studios in the world.

VIDEO: No hugs for Ebola volunteers

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 01:32
The United Nations is appealing for thousands of healthcare workers to volunteer to help in the countries worst affected by Ebola.

NHS finding it 'difficult to cope'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 01:25
The NHS in Scotland is finding it "increasingly difficult to cope", according to the public spending watchdog.

Man arrested over McConville murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 01:16
Police arrest a 73-year-old man in Dunmurry, on the outskirts of Belfast, in connection with the murder of Jean McConville.

VIDEO: Smart glasses light up for messages

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 00:58
From colour changing glasses to space age cooling waistcoats - the latest technology in Japan

Wales' £2bn EU deal formally agreed

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 00:49
A deal for Wales to receive £2bn in European aid between 2014 and 2020 is formally agreed.

Child sex exploitation 'social norm'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 00:34
Child sexual exploitation is a "social norm" in some areas of Greater Manchester, a report following the Rochdale grooming case says.

Housing market 'losing momentum'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 00:24
The UK housing market is showing signs of slowing down, the Nationwide says, with the annual rate of price growth slowing to 9% in October.

VIDEO: 'Drug abuse should be a health issue'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 00:12
The Liberal Democrat minister responsible for tackling drug use, Norman Baker, says the government should look at drug abuse as a health issue.

Japan princess back in public eye

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 00:11
Japan's Crown Princess Masako - who has been hit by a stress-related illness - attends a banquet for Dutch royals, her first such appearance in 11 years.

VIDEO: 'My son died after taking legal high'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 00:00
Mother Karen Audino says she wants tighter restriction on so-called legal highs after her son Jimmy Guichard died.

Giants beat Royals in World Series

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 23:50
San Francisco Giants claim their third World Series in five years with a 3-2 win over Kansas City Royals and a 4-3 series triumph.

Mystery over Western Isles 'blast'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 23:39
Islanders in the Outer Hebrides are waiting to hear if the MoD was responsible for a huge bang heard as far apart as Benbecula and Barra.

New Nato boss on challenges ahead

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 23:30
With most Nato members intent on cutting defence spending, Mark Urban asks the alliance's new chief Jens Stoltenberg how he can stop it becoming an association of broken promises.

Wrexham prison 'will affect NHS'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 23:27
A prison with more than 2,000 inmates will have a "knock-on" effect on local health and NHS services, which will need more funding, says a watchdog.

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