International News

UK's hot and cold labour market

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 06:54
What the seemingly contradictory unemployment data tells us

UK unemployment falls below 2m

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 06:29
UK unemployment fell by 154,000 in the three months to the end of August to 1.97 million, the first time it has been below two million since 2008.

VIDEO: Crack appears in plane cabin

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 04:58
An American Airlines flight heading from San Francisco to Dallas made an emergency landing after the cabin's wall panels cracked loose.

VIDEO: Can Google Glass be addictive?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 04:28
Scientists say they have treated a man for internet addiction disorder, allegedly brought on by over use of Google Glass - Rory Cellan-Jones gives his reaction.

VIDEO: Secret tape puts minister in hot water

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 04:21
A welfare minister says a small group of people are "not worth the full wage" and could be paid £2 an hour.

Bono sorry for iTunes album release

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 03:47
Bono says the decision to add U2's new album to all iTunes users' music libraries arose from a mixture of megalomania, generosity, self-promotion and fear.

Serbia condemns football drone stunt

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 03:22
The Serbian foreign minister says a flag incident which halted a football match with Albania was a "political provocation" as Uefa takes action.

UK science 'losing ground' to rivals

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 02:28
Campaigners say the UK will lose its leading position in science and engineering unless current cutbacks are reversed.

VIDEO: '62% back private role in NHS care'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 02:07
Reform's Andrew Haldenby says other countries are "baffled" by the UK attitude on a private sector role in the NHS.

VIDEO: Crackdown on scam mail fraudsters

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 00:22
More £100,000 has been returned to victims of postal scams thanks to a special initiative between National Trading Standards and the Royal Mail.

AUDIO: Ed Sheeran: From homelessness to fame

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 23:36
Ed Sheeran on his long journey from homelessness and sleeping on the tube to fame

VIDEO: Football ticket prices on the rise

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 22:50
Ticket prices for some English football games have risen at almost twice the rate of the cost of living, according to BBC Sport's Price of Football study.

VIDEO: Police fire tear gas in Ebola protest

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 22:34
Police in Freetown, Sierra Leone, fire tear gas as people take to the streets to complain about the authorities' handling of the Ebola virus.

New South Wales hit by strong storms

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 21:47
More than 14,000 homes are left without power in Sydney and across New South Wales as a powerful storm batters the eastern Australian coast.

Man killed in Belfast road incident

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 21:42
Three people are taken to hospital after a serious car crash involving a pedestrian on the Malone Road in Belfast.

Smoking ban and new Tory tax pledge

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 21:41
Wednesday's headlines include plans to extend the smoking ban to public parks and a new Conservative pledge on cutting inheritance tax.

Clashes as HK police clear road

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 21:40
Police in Hong Kong clash with pro-democracy protesters and arrest dozens as they clear an underpass near the government headquarters.

Blair wants religious respect lessons

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 21:35
A global drive is needed to tackle the roots of extremism by making education systems in all countries teach respect for other religions, Tony Blair says.

Customs and passport workers strike

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 21:16
Members of the Public and Commercial Services union are staging a 24-hour walkout on Wednesday.

Ebola death toll rises to 4,447

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 21:11
The death toll from Ebola has risen to 4,447, mainly in West Africa, the World Health Organization estimates, as it predicts thousands of new cases.