International News

UK inflation rate rises to 1.3%

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 00:51
UK inflation rose to an annual rate of 1.3% in October, up from 1.2% in the previous month, official figures show.

VIDEO: Libya's hashtag of hope

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 00:50
How a murdered teenager became a Libyan symbol of hope

Watchdog ranks GP surgeries by risk

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 00:48
Health watchdog the Care Quality Commission ranks almost every GP surgery in England in terms of risk of providing poor care.

Vape is 2014's word of the year

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 00:45
The people behind Oxford Dictionaries have picked vape because of the huge rise in popularity of e-cigs.

Premier League faces TV rights probe

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 00:12
Ofcom has opened an investigation into how the Premier League sells live TV media rights for Premier League football matches.

Rapist compared to Guildford Four

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 00:02
The Professional Footballers' Association of Ireland comes to the defence of convicted rapist and former Sheffield United footballer Ched Evans.

Ouch talk show 113: Did you say 'inspiration porn'?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 23:57
Why disabled people don't always want to be admired

Charge in dead boy racist slur probe

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 23:56
Two people are accused of spraying racist graffiti hours after a black teenager was found dead in Merseyside.

Shot boy 'thought he would die'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 23:51
The mother of an 11-year-old boy shot in the head at a football match says he thought he was going to die.

Easyjet reports strong profit growth

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 22:57
No frills airline Easyjet reports a 21% rise in annual pre-tax profits, helped by strong growth in the number of available seats.

Miami's Stanton in record $325m deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 22:36
Giancarlo Stanton agrees the most expensive deal in US sport by signing a £208m 13-year contract with Miami Marlins.

Japanese actor Ken Takakura dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 22:20
Veteran Japanese actor Ken Takakura, renowned for his brooding style and stoic roles, dies of lymphoma at the age of 83.

Pupils' wheelchair access concerns

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 22:20
Many secondary schools are not accessible to pupils who use wheelchairs, according to Wales' children's commissioner.

VIDEO: First look inside burned Mackintosh building

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 22:11
Colin Paterson reports on the search for treasures amongst the rubble at Glasgow School of Art which was wrecked by fire six months ago.

Dementia fears for rugby players

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 21:59
Multiple blows to the head from playing rugby can accelerate brain ageing and potentially lead to early dementia, according to a Welsh academic.

'No support' sees GB skier quit

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 21:49
Winter Paralympic medallist Jade Etherington says a lack of support was behind her decision to quit skiing.

Council staff absenteeism worsening

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 21:30
Staff absenteeism is a worsening problem for Northern Ireland's 26 councils, according to the annual report of the local government auditor.

BBC radio star Betty Smith dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 21:23
Betty Smith, one of the stars of an award-winning BBC Radio Humberside show has died at the age of 93, her family says.

Shot boy 'makes plea to come home'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 21:20
A teenage boy who was shot in both legs by paramilitaries when he was 15 is still living in "exile" a year after the attack, according to the SDLP.

Child sexual exploitation report due

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 21:12
The outcome of an independent inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Northern Ireland is expected to be announced later on Tuesday.

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