International News

Radical action on housing called for

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 16:23
Scottish government should take radical action and increase the number of new homes built to 23,000 a year, says report.

Tobacco levy 'to help quitters' urged

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 16:21
A levy on the tobacco industry is needed to help fund anti-smoking measures, health campaigners say.

TTIP talks: Food fights block EU–US trade deal

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 16:17
Different farming methods in the EU and US pose huge difficulties for trade deal negotiators, the BBC's Laurence Peter reports.

Egyptian doctors post photos of grim hospital conditions

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 16:11
Droppings, cats, and other problems Egyptian doctors say they face

VIDEO: The things women don't talk about

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 16:07
The Brazilian who speaks frankly about things other women don't

Just who exactly is going to the Bilderberg meeting?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 16:05
Just who exactly is going to the Bilderberg meeting?

The children taken from home for a social experiment

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:55
The children taken from home for a social experiment

VIDEO: Anything Rodriguez can do...

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:43
Almost a year after Colombia's James Rodriguez scored the goal of the 2014 World Cup, his compatriot Daniela Montoya stakes her claim for the same prize at the Women's World Cup.

VIDEO: The Calais 'shantytown' home to 3,000

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:38
In Calais migrants seeking to reach the UK have reached the French port from camps in Italy and Greece.

VIDEO: Life after solitary confinement

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:26
After being released from solitary confinement, many prisoners find it hard to adjust to life outside of prison

TV signals tested as radar alternative

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:22
Research carried out by the National Air Traffic Services (Nats) and partners suggests that TV signals are as useful for tracking aircraft as traditional radar.

VIDEO: Warning over Indonesian volcano

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:15
People living close to Mount Sinabung in Indonesia are told to move out of their homes as fears grow that the volcano could soon erupt.

Alps crash remains land in Germany

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:15
The remains of 44 victims of the Germanwings plane crash arrive in Duesseldorf, where they will be handed over to families for burial.

The journey from Bedouin to billionaire

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:11
Mohed Altrad was born a poor Syrian Bedouin. His journey to scaffolding billionaire is an extraordinary tale of quiet perseverance.

Boozy Brits, pensions and 'Mr Micawber' economics

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:03
The behaviour of Brits abroad, Chancellor George Osborne's budget surplus plans, and "chaos" in his pensions "revolution" compete to make front-page headlines.

US pool party policeman 'quits'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 14:37
The US police officer filmed pinning a black girl to the ground and pointing his gun at teenagers in Texas resigns, local media report.

VIDEO: Slides and sky-high rides at Hayward gallery

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 14:31
Artist Carsten Holler's latest exhibition allows visitors to be part of the show, as Will Gompertz finds out.

IRA 'and state' blamed over murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 14:15
The daughter of a woman murdered by an IRA unit allegedly including a key British double agent, says she blames both the IRA and the intelligence services for her mother's death.

How Moon River became a hit

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 14:08
How a tale of 'two drifters off to see the world' became a hit

US solitary inmate release delayed

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 13:54
The release of a man who has spent more than four decades in solitary confinement is delayed after a request by Louisiana's top lawyer.