International News

Abuse victims' compensation reduced

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 21:00
Compensation has been reduced for nearly 500 sex abuse victims in Britain who later committed criminal offences, the BBC has learned.

Arson attack kills Palestinian child

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 20:27
A Palestinian toddler has been burned to death in an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers in the West Bank, Israeli police say.

VIDEO: 'Too many to count through Calais fence'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 20:03
Migrants have once more broken through police lines in Calais trying to enter the Channel Tunnel.

Canada pastor 'admits N Korea plot'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 19:53
North Korea says a detained Canadian pastor has confessed to a "subversive plot" to overthrow the government and set up a "religious state".

Debris 'very likely' part of MH370

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 19:47
It is "very likely" debris found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion is that of the missing flight MH370, a top Australian official tells the BBC.

Second Australian punches shark

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 19:21
An Australian surfer punches a shark to fend off an attack off New South Wales, say police, in what a witness calls a "Mick Fanning replay".

Apprentice star's family 'shattered'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 19:20
The sister of former Apprentice contestant Stuart Baggs says the family's world has been "shattered apart" by his sudden death.

MoD land could help Calais delays

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 17:01
Ministry of Defence land could be made available to help relieve traffic problems in Kent caused by the migrant crisis in Calais, the BBC understands.

In pictures: Ecology photo prize

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 16:56
BMC Ecology's 2015 competition winners

Should there be more 'honesty' in sentencing?

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 16:43
Justice Secretary Michael Gove is exploring ideas on 'earned release' for prisoners, first mooted in 2008, as Danny Shaw explains.

'It's a matter of dignity'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 16:32
Helping homeless women access sanitary towels and tampons

How dangerous is laughing gas?

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 16:28
How dangerous is laughing gas?

Is it unfair to ban smoking in mental health hospitals?

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 16:27
Is it fair to ban smoking in mental health hospitals?

Wales surf wave generator starts up

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 16:06
The first waves have peeled across an artificial surf lagoon built on the site of an old aluminium works on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park.

AA joins protest at green changes

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:46
The AA joins green groups in warning that recent changes in energy policy will harm the climate.

Surge in doctors' days off for stress

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:42
Days lost to stress-related sickness by doctors at a hospital trust increases by more than 430% in five years, it is revealed.

Calais latest and Apprentice death

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:41
Friday's press is full of reports of fresh chaos in the Calais "war zone" as migrants try to reach the UK. There are also tributes to one of The Apprentice's most memorable contestants.

Women solicitors paid less than men

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:30
A large pay gap between men and women solicitors has been found by research from The Law Society of Scotland.

VIDEO: The body collectors of eastern Ukraine

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:24
Black Tulip an organisation working in Ukraine to find and identify the bodies of missing soldiers might have to stop because of funding

VIDEO: World's longest man-made wave to open

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:09
The world's longest man-made surf wave has been unveiled in North Wales.