International News

Language experts to help Nida search

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 02:01
Language specialists from police forces across the UK arrive in Newport to help with inquiries into the disappearance of Nida Naseer.

UAE president 'stable' after stroke

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 01:32
The president of the UAE is in a "stable and reassuring" condition after surgery following a stroke late last month, his half-brother says.

Equal access to care aim for bill

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 01:26
Plans to overhaul social services and make access to care equal no matter where a person lives are to be debated by ministers.

NHK governor denies Nanjing massacre

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 01:22
A governor of Japan's public broadcaster, NHK, denies the Nanjing massacre took place, days after a row over Tokyo's use of sex slaves engulfed the new NHK chief.

Winter storm damage bill reaches £4m

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 01:05
Winter storms have so far caused more than £4m damage in Cornwall, the local authority estimates.

Disabled girl stranded by car theft

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 01:03
The mother of a disabled child is devastated that a car adapted especially for her daughter's use has been stolen.

Lib Dems to unveil Scots power plan

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 00:53
The Scottish Liberal Democrats are to unveil their plans to expand the powers of Holyrood in the event of Scotland voting "no" in the referendum.

India awards Tendulkar top honour

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 00:38
India's president presents the country's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, to cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.

Man finishes cross-Canada challenge

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 00:28
An adventurer who has spent a year running across Canada completes his 5,000-mile (8,000m) journey in Vancouver.

In pictures: Sony World Photography Awards 2014 shortlist

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 00:27
Shortlist for this year's World Photography Awards

China cancels Thailand rice deal

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 00:22
China cancels a contract to buy more than a million tonnes of rice, Thailand says, amid an investigation into PM Yingluck's rice purchase scheme.

Councils 'pay too little for care'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 00:01
Most councils in England are paying less than the industry recommended minimum for personal home care, a BBC investigation suggests.

Governor's son in Sao Paulo shootout

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 00:01
Police in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo say the state governor's son and granddaughter were caught up in a gunfight between their guards and gunmen.

Carers 'pushed to brink' by cuts

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 23:37
Spiralling costs and cuts to support are leaving carers in Scotland struggling with alarming levels of hardship, according to a charity.

VIDEO: Cancer cases to soar, warns WHO

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 23:20
The world is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, and restrictions on alcohol and sugar need to be considered, World Health Organization (WHO) scientists say.

The legacy of TV's Millionaire quiz

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 23:09
What 15 years of Millionaire has given us

VIDEO: Slovenia hit by severe blizzards

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 23:07
A quarter of Slovenians have been left without electricity, as parts of Europe battle some of the worst winter blizzards for decades.

Gay snowboarder will limit Sochi protest

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 22:38
Gay snowboarder Belle Brockhoff says she will not "wave a rainbow flag" at Sochi 2014 to avoid jeopardising her Olympic dream.

World facing cancer 'tidal wave'

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 22:33
The globe is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, and restrictions on alcohol and sugar must be considered, says the World Health Organization.

No apology to Allister over letter

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 22:31
The Sinn Féin education minister is refusing to say sorry to the TUV leader for taking 57 days to answer a letter.

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