International News

Student fees 'worst of both worlds'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 19:30
The funding system of tuition fees and student loans for England's universities is not financially sustainable in the long term, says an independent commission.

Labour pledges extra border staff

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 18:52
Labour will recruit an extra 1,000 UK border guards if it wins the general election, shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper is to say.

VIDEO: Lava field 'bigger than Manhattan'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 18:38
A volcano in Iceland has produced a river of molten rock that could cover the entire island of Manhattan in the United States.

VIDEO: Charles Manson 'allowed to marry'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 18:36
American mass murderer Charles Manson, 80, has reportedly been granted a licence to marry a 26-year-old woman who has been visiting him in prison.

Alleged extremist left 'stateless'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 18:16
A Muslim convert who has been stripped of his British citizenship due to alleged extremism says he has been left stateless and appeals to the Supreme Court.

Quarter of sex offences go unrecorded

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 18:05
More than a quarter of sexual offences, and almost one in five of all reported crimes, are not being recorded in England and Wales because of "indefensible" failings by police, a report says.

HK authorities clear protest site

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 18:05
Hong Kong bailiffs are clearing out part of a protest site near government offices after a high court decision last week authorising the move.

Indonesia raises fuel prices by 30%

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 17:48
The Indonesian government has increased subsidised fuel prices by over 30% in an attempt to save the economy more than $8bn (£5bn) in 2015.

Salmond making resignation statement

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 17:25
Alex Salmond will address parliament for the last time as first minister before standing down from the job.

Syria doctor case 'must go to Hague'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:41
The family of a British surgeon killed in a Syrian prison plan to take the case to the International Criminal Court.

Saudi Arabia: Why succession could become a princely tussle

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:41
The need for smooth and orderly transfers of power in Saudi Arabia has become more crucial than ever - but who will inherit the kingdom in the coming years is a thorny issue yet to be resolved, says Gerald Butt.

How serious is the IS threat to the UK?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:37
The question how severe is the threat to the UK posed by so-called Islamic State is really difficult to answer, says Dominic Casciani.

Vaccinating a remote community

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:25
Vaccinating a remote community in DR Congo

Australia, India in trade pact push

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:21
Australia and India pledge to push for a major free trade deal, as India's PM Narendra Modi makes a historic speech to parliament in Canberra.

Is violence more common in gay relationships?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:16
Is violence more common in gay relationships?

Inmates 'self-harm to tackle issues'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:15
Vulnerable prisoners at a problem jail in Worcestershire are resorting to self-harm to address basic issues, according to inspectors.

The political art of the denial

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:15
Alan Johnson has ruled out being Labour leader. Hasn't he?

VIDEO: Ronaldo and Bale join Ebola fight

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:12
Footballers Cristiano Ronaldo, Didier Drogba and Gareth Bale have all appeared in a new Ebola awareness campaign run by Fifa.

What did St Paul say about women?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:10
What did St Paul say about women?

The self-publicist whose medical text books caused a stir

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 16:09
Anatomy lessons from 500 years ago