International News

VIDEO: Making sure war dead live on in memory

BBC - 6 hours 24 min ago
How the Commonwealth War Graves Commission continues to keep its promise to remember the dead "in perpetuity".

Whitehall in confusion, MPs warn

BBC - 6 hours 26 min ago
Taxpayers are getting poorer value for money from government projects because of "confusion" over decisions, MPs warn.

VIDEO: The famine report that shocked the world

BBC - 6 hours 26 min ago
How a government minister sought relief for a country in crisis

Clegg targets teachers' workload

BBC - 6 hours 30 min ago
Teachers in England are being asked to examine how they spend their working day, as Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg vows to cut down on "pointless paperwork".

Schools 'should check kids' teeth'

BBC - 6 hours 32 min ago
Schools and nurseries need to step in to tackle the worrying trend of tooth decay in children, says the advisory body, NICE.

Mentally ill put in police cells

BBC - 6 hours 32 min ago
Too many people in the middle of a mental health crisis end up locked in police cells after being turned away from hospitals, says a report.

NICE conflicts of interests claim

BBC - 6 hours 34 min ago
A group of leading doctors and researchers has called on MPs to investigate potential conflicts of interest at the medicines watchdog, NICE.

VIDEO: A look back at legendary de la Renta

BBC - 6 hours 34 min ago
Our Arts Editor Will Gompertz takes a look back at the life of one of the biggest names in fashion, Oscar de la Renta.

Plans for 'revenge porn' legislation

BBC - 7 hours 37 sec ago
Plans for a new law to tackle "revenge pornography" in Scotland are being considered by the Scottish government, the BBC learns.

Smith Commission to hold first talks

BBC - 7 hours 1 min ago
A commission to consider more powers for the Scottish Parliament is to hold its first full meeting later.

Rokoduguni set for England call-up

BBC - 7 hours 10 min ago
Bath's Fijian-born army soldier Semesa Rokoduguni is set to be named in England's squad for the November internationals.

Father of IS hostage John Cantlie dies

BBC - 7 hours 14 min ago
Paul Cantlie, the father of Islamic State hostage John Cantlie, has died, less than two weeks after making a plea for his son to be released.

Debt campaigners tear up student loans

BBC - 7 hours 16 min ago
The people who buy and then cancel student debt

Can data predict the perfect entrepreneur?

BBC - 7 hours 16 min ago
Why being over 40 makes you the perfect entrepreneur

Wind farms outstrip nuclear power

BBC - 7 hours 19 min ago
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.

How safe is mouldy food to eat?

BBC - 7 hours 19 min ago
How safe is it to eat mouldy food?

Tales from the India Office

BBC - 7 hours 22 min ago
Tales from the days when British diplomats ran the Gulf

Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

BBC - 7 hours 27 min ago
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.

Jerome accuses opponent of racism

BBC - 7 hours 29 min ago
Norwich striker Cameron Jerome claims he was racially abused by Leeds defender Giuseppe Bellusci, says boss Neil Adams.

DR Congo doctor wins Sakharov prize

BBC - 7 hours 34 min ago
A doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo wins Europe's Sakharov human rights prize for helping thousands of gang rape victims.
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