International News

Study warns of future Scots poverty

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 22:50
One in seven working-age adults and children in Scotland could still be living in poverty by the mid-2020s, according to new research.

Five year high for Samaritans calls

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 22:33
Money worries are blamed as a key cause of suicidal feelings as the Samaritans in Wales report their highest number of calls for five years.

VIDEO: Demand for data on primate pets

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 22:33
MPs are calling for urgent government action to determine how many primates are being kept as pets across the UK.

EU leaders spar over top Europe job

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 22:15
Swedish, German, Dutch and UK leaders meet at a mini summit, amid controversy over Jean-Claude Juncker's bid to head the European Commission.

E3: Games expo press day photostream

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 22:12
Striking photos from press day at the games expo

Apology for cancer diagnosis delay

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 21:58
A hospital apologises over a cancer patient who suffered "unnecessarily" because of delays in diagnosing his condition.

'Winning the US Open was a 14-month blur'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 21:56
Graeme McDowell on winning the 2010 US Open, this year's tournament at Pinehurst and sending the trophy back in the post.

Lejla's story: Mum would strangle me

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 21:40
One girl explains how her mother being raped affected her life

'Fostering Britishness' and RIP Rik - the papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 21:37
Two stories dominate Tuesday's front pages: the findings of the probe into the "Trojan Horse" schools, and the sudden death of comic Rik Mayall.

Sony gets new Uncharted and Sack Boy

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 21:08
Sony unveils exclusive games and the price of a new budget console, but critics are divided over whether it had a better E3 show than Microsoft.

Japan whaling move sparks anger

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 21:06
Australia and New Zealand heavily criticise Japan's stated intention to resume its annual whale hunt in the Antarctic.

Global private wealth rises to $152tn

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 20:35
The amount of private wealth held by households globally rose more than 14% last year to $152 trillion (£90tn), boosted mainly by rising stock markets, a report says.

Indonesia candidate in rights row

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 20:07
Indonesian presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto is forced to rebuff accusations of rights abuse during a televised debate between the candidates.

Nigerian women 'taken by militants'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 19:23
Suspected Boko Haram militants abduct at least 20 women in northern Nigeria, near where they kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls in April, eyewitnesses say.

VIDEO: Beaches closed after shark sightings

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 19:02
Several beaches in the US state of Alabama were closed on Monday because of a group of sharks swimming close to the off shore.

VIDEO: One dead in Brazil monorail collapse

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 18:53
A worker building a monorail in Brazil's biggest city, Sao Paulo, has died after a section of the prestigious project collapsed.

Sterling 'won't sell LA Clippers'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 18:49
LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling has reversed course and decided not to sell the team to ex-Microsoft executive Steve Ballmer, his lawyer says.

Students 'worth £264,000 more in tax'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 18:25
A rapid increase in student numbers will be financed by higher tax returns from graduates, says David Willetts.

Las Vegas killers were 'anti-police'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 17:41
Two people who shot dead police officers Alyn Beck and Igor Soldo and a bystander in a Las Vegas shopping centre were 'anti-police', authorities say.

Clinton's test campaign under way

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-09 17:28
Kim Ghattas on Hillary Clinton and the 2016 presidential race

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