International News

Give Britain a pay rise, says Cameron

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 18:37
David Cameron is to urge business leaders to give workers a pay rise, while the head of the British Chambers of Commerce will use its conference to call for an EU referendum in 2016.

China markets ignore inflation data

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 18:23
Chinese markets rose on Tuesday, as investors ignored data that showed consumer inflation hitting a five-year low in January.

Did fox hunting disappear?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 17:15
Is fox hunting still going on despite 10 years of ban?

Russia's Putin set for Egypt talks

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 17:08
Russian President Vladimir Putin begins a visit to Egypt, as both sides aim to boost bilateral ties and discuss major regional security issues.

Strauss-Kahn to testify at his trial

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 16:58
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn prepares to give evidence in a French court where he faces charges of procuring women for sex parties.

City's prison 'not safe enough'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 16:42
A highly critical government report says Nottingham Prison is not safe enough and conditions are poor.

The forgotten history of Christianity

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 16:41
At one time there were probably as many Christians in Asia as in Europe - this, says former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, has been forgotten.

How can Jordan aid the fight against IS?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 16:37
Jordan may have a key role in helping to combat IS, but must guard against domestic upheaval, says Omar Ashour.

How will Pope Francis change the Church?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 16:35
Pope Francis has proved to be serious about reform - but there remain limits, says Ed Stourton.

Heart of Earth's inner core revealed

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 16:14
Scientists gain new insights into what lies at the very centre of the Earth, with a US-Chinese team saying its inner core is made of two parts.

Anwar verdict due in Malaysia court

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:58
Malaysia's top court is to deliver its ruling on an appeal filed by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim against his sodomy conviction.

Qualcomm's $975m record China fine

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:54
US chipmaker Qualcomm will pay $975m (£640m) to Chinese authorities to end a 14 month anti-trust investigation into its patent licensing practices.

Catching burglars by remote control

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:49
The app that lets you stop burglars in their tracks remotely

HSBC scandal shows 'dilly dallying' on tax crackdown

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:45
HSBC scandal shows lack of urgency on tax crackdown

Egypt's president allegedly mocks Gulf wealth

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:25
Egypt's president in trouble over starchy 'leak'

Why onions can cause more than tears

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:18
The allergy that makes it almost impossible to eat out

VIDEO: Samsung's Tizen TV range launches

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:17
South Korea-based Samsung has just begun domestic sales of high-end televisions with a smart interface powered by its own Tizen operating system.

Town centres get lottery funding

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:09
Paisley, Govan and Fraserburgh are awarded £5.68m from the Heritage Lottery Fund to restore historic buildings and boost the economy.

Premier League TV gold rush goes on

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:05
With the Premier League set to announce a record £4.4bn TV rights deal, the money keeps on pouring in, says Dan Roan.

'England have a chance in World Cup'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 14:55
England are taking momentum into the World Cup, which starts on Saturday, says former captain Michael Vaughan.

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