International News

El Nino could 'disrupt food markets'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:31
The El Nino event predicted for later this year has the potential to increase food prices, say climate scientists.

VIDEO: Rhodes: 'Toxic shame follows abuse'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:22
A concert pianist has won a legal battle to publish an autobiographical book giving details of sexual abuse he experienced as a child.

The US police chief fighting racism

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:20
A plan to unite US police and the black community

Doctors rubbish seven-day GPs plan

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:11
David Cameron needs to "get real" and ditch his "surreal obsession" with opening GP surgeries in England seven days a week, the British Medical Association says.

The growth of pet crematoriums

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:04
The growing popularity of pet crematoriums and cemeteries

Cashless overtakes notes and coins

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:04
Payments through electronic transactions, such as debit card, contactless and mobile payments, have overtaken cash for the first time, the Payments Council says.

Deutsche faces investor criticism

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:04
Deutsche Bank faces a potential stormy annual shareholder meeting on Thursday with calls for an overhaul of management.

'Failure' on disability hate crime

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 15:01
The criminal justice system has failed to act on recommendations to improve the way disability hate crime is dealt with, a report concludes.

VIDEO: Osborne warning to 'sleepwalking' EU

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 14:58
The Chancellor George Osborne tells business leaders Europe has to carry out reforms to avoid "sleepwalking" into a future where it has priced itself out of the global economy.

Advocaat to decide on his future

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 14:48
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat will decide on his future next week after securing the club's Premier League future.

Eight charged over Hatton Garden heist

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 14:43
Eight men have been charged with conspiracy to burgle following the Hatton Garden jewellery heist, Scotland Yard says.

VIDEO: The story behind Labour's loss

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 14:22
In the first of a series looking behind the election result, the BBC's Special correspondent Lucy Manning examines Labour's loss.

Pilot charged over US Capitol stunt

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 14:09
A US man who flew a gyrocopter into Washington's restricted airspace, landing at the US Capitol, has been charged with violating national defence airspace.

Can social media save water?

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 13:57
Outing water cheats in California

Synthetic high hospitalises students

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 13:35
Five Lancaster University students are in hospital, two of them in a critical condition, after taking a synthetic cannabis substitute.

Airbus warns about UK exit from EU

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 13:28
One of the UK's big manufacturers, Airbus, warns that the UK should remain inside the EU to guarantee future investment.

'Why criticise Sterling's ambition?'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 13:10
Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling should not be criticised for being ambitious, says ex-Blackburn striker Chris Sutton.

France 'kills key jihadists' in Mali

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 13:07
French special forces kill four jihadists, including two leaders, in a raid in northern Mali, the defence ministry says.

Arsenal 0-0 Sunderland

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 13:02
Sunderland secure Premier League survival after securing a battling point against Arsenal, who remain third in the table.

Rangers 2-0 Hibernian

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 12:45
Rangers earn a hard-fought victory over Hibernian to take a two-goal advantage into the Premiership play-off semi-final.