International News

U-boat found with ship it sank

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 03:44
The wrecks of a German U-boat and a merchant vessel it sank in the Battle of the Atlantic are found 30 miles off the coast of North Carolina.

Ofsted 'can inspect academy chains'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 03:30
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has publicly contradicted the head of Ofsted over whether the watchdog has the right to inspect academy chains.

AUDIO: Taxi boss: 'Users want white drivers'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 03:13
The owner of a cab firm says he meets requests from the public to provide drivers of a specific race.

Debt campaigners tear up student loans

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 03:13
The people who buy and then cancel student debt

VIDEO: Farage: 'Lord Hill should be Lord who'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 03:00
UKIP leader Nigel Farage condemns appointment of UK's Lord Hill to EU Commission and says the body is 'anti-democratic'.

US editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 02:49
Ben Bradlee, the editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal that toppled President Nixon, has died aged 93, the newspaper says.

MEPs back Juncker EU Commission team

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 02:48
The new European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker gets strong backing from MEPs after some tough questioning.

Conman pretended to be quadriplegic

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 02:37
A fraudster admits conning a neighbour out of £40,000 by pretending to be a quadriplegic and in a coma for two years.

Pound falls on Bank meeting minutes

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 02:35
The pound falls after Bank of England policy makers find "insufficient evidence" of inflationary pressure to justify a rate rise.

Canada lifts terror threat level

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 02:35
Canada raises its terrorism threat level to medium - but stresses there is no specific threat - after two soldiers were attacked in Quebec.

VIDEO: Military reburials for WW1 soldiers

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 02:33
A reburial service has been taking place in northern France for 15 British World War One soldiers, exactly one hundred years after they were killed in battle.

Briton found with throat cut in Bali

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 02:26
The Indonesian wife of a British man found with his throat cut on the island of Bali has admitted arranging his murder, police there tell the BBC.

Ofsted 'escaped blame' over Baby P

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 02:19
A cover-up led to Ofsted escaping blame for its part in the Baby P scandal, according to a BBC documentary.

VIDEO: 'Knowledge economy' changing the north

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 02:16
New research suggests that what's known as the "knowledge economy" is growing faster in the north-east of England and Northern Ireland than anywhere else.

VIDEO: Lions picture wins photography prize

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 02:04
Michael Nichols wins Wildlife photographer of the year for his photograph of a pride of snoozing lions

DR Congo doctor wins Sakharov prize

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 02:01
A doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo wins Europe's Sakharov human rights prize for helping thousands of gang rape victims.

S Club reunite for Children in Need

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 01:42
Pop group S Club 7 are to reunite for the first time in more than a decade for the BBC's Children in Need next month.

FA investigates Jerome racism claim

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 01:25
The FA is to investigate Norwich striker Cameron Jerome's claim he was racially abused by Leeds defender Giuseppe Bellusci.

Who wants to play Rupert Murdoch?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 01:14
Australian playwright on media baron's rise to power

Disabled students: 'I wish I'd known that'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 00:24
'Things I wish I’d known on day one'

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