International News

VIDEO: Saving Darth Vader's childhood home

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 15:13
When a sand dune in Tunisia threatened to swallow up Mos Espa - the childhood home of Darth Vader - Star Wars fans teamed up with tourist chiefs to take action.

Search for teachers 'may go abroad'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 15:10
A continuing teacher recruitment shortage may prompt schools to look abroad for new teachers, experts say.

The seven best metaphors for the economy

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 15:10
On what politicians' economic metaphors are trying to convey

VIDEO: How to avoid out-of-battery rage

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 15:07
New ways to stop your smartphone running out of battery

Social media told to simplify terms

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 15:04
A report from the UK parliament says Facebook, Twitter and other social networking firms need to make their terms and conditions clearer.

'Too few' toddlers having flu vaccine

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 15:00
Too few toddlers and young children are having the seasonal flu vaccine, the chief medical officer for England warns.

Migrant benefits ban and Plebgate cost - front pages

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 14:56
Previews of Prime Minister David Cameron's speech on immigration lead many newspapers, while others focus on former minister Andrew Mitchell's libel case defeat.

Huge clean-up after Brisbane storm

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 14:55
A huge clean-up operation is under way in Brisbane after a severe storm swept across south-east Queensland.

Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Partizan Belgrade

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 13:41
Tottenham reach the Europa League knockout stage by beating Partizan Belgrade in a game interrupted by pitch intruders.

Italy suspends flu drug over deaths

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 13:21
Italy suspends the use of two batches of an anti-flu vaccine made by Swiss firm Novartis amid reports three deaths may be linked to the drug.

Celtic 1-3 Salzburg

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 13:17
Celtic qualify for the knockout stage of the Europa League despite falling to defeat at home to Salzburg.

Man injured in west Belfast shooting

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 13:12
A man is recovering in hospital after he was injured in what police have described as a paramilitary style shooting in west Belfast.

'Weeping' Australia mourns Hughes

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 13:02
Australia is 'weeping' at the death of cricketer Phillip Hughes, says former opening batsman Michael Slater - as the country mourns.

Why a sportsman's death hits so hard

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 12:50
The language of sporting hype is battles and tragedies but in reality the heroes usually walk away unscathed, says Tom Fordyce.

Pitch invaders halt Tottenham game

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 12:21
Pitch invaders cause Tottenham's Europa League game against Partizan Belgrade at White Hart Lane to be briefly suspended.

Registration plate sells for £500K

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 12:12
Ferrari dealer spends £640,000 on two number plates at DVLA auction held in Wales.

VIDEO: Bristol gang guilty of child sex crimes

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 11:57
Thirteen men have been convicted of child sex crimes, involving the abuse, rape and prostitution of teenage girls in Bristol.

Suspended Tesco boss leaves company

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 11:34
The BBC has learned one of the Tesco executives suspended by the company over the £260m profit misstatement has left the company.

VfL Wolfsburg 0-2 Everton

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 11:24
Everton progress to the Europa League knockout stage after securing top spot in Group H with a 2-0 victory at Wolfsburg.

Explosion in Nigeria 'kills dozens'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 11:08
At least 35 people are killed in an explosion in north-eastern Nigeria, close to the Cameroonian border, reports say.