International News

What's the best way to deal with being booed?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 04:00
How do public figures react to hostile crowds?

Lib Dem benefits 'hypocrisy' slammed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 03:57
Labour and the Conservatives turn on the Lib Dems after they call for an overhaul of the coalition's housing benefit reform, known to critics as the "bedroom tax".

Library campaigners win court battle

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 03:47
Campaigners win a High Court battle against cuts to council library services.

Gove 'got stuck in Commons toilet'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 03:42
Michael Gove got stuck in the toilet on his first full day as Chief Whip, according to Labour's Angela Eagle.

From WG Grace to Gooch's 333: Great Lord's moments

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 03:37
Ten great moments, Test Match Special memories and little-known facts as the 'Home of Cricket' celebrates its 200th birthday.

Nigeria seeks $1bn to curb militants

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 03:27
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan wants the government to borrow $1bn (£580m) to strengthen the military's capability to fight militant Islamists.

£230m for UK's biggest ethane store

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 03:27
Grangemouth plant owner Ineos is to build Europe's largest ethane storage tank after receiving a £230m loan guarantee from the UK government.

England down to 20th in Fifa rankings

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 03:22
England fall to 20th in the latest Fifa world rankings, their lowest position since May 1996, with Scotland in 27th.

Real Madrid sign Bayern's Kroos

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 03:22
Real Madrid sign Germany midfielder Toni Kroos from Bayern Munich for an undisclosed fee on a six-year deal.

Why does Alex Salmond make speeches in England?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 03:09
What's the point of Alex Salmond making speeches in England?

BBC News to cut a further 415 jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 03:00
The BBC's News department is to axe 415 jobs as cost-cutting measures continue, says director of news and current affairs James Harding.

VIDEO: An airline black box in 'the cloud'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:57
Earlier this year Malaysian Flight 370 disappeared without trace. Soon, proposals will be set out to ensure that never again can an aircraft vanish.

Wedding venue fined after trip death

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:57
A wedding venue is fined £20,000 after a guest tripped, broke his neck and died because its patio lights were not working.

India six-year-old 'raped in school'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:55
A six-year-old schoolgirl is allegedly raped by two staff members at a school in the southern city of Bangalore, the latest such attack in India.

VIDEO: Japan's Mount Fuji made out of rice

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:54
Artists in Japan use a paddy field measuring 140m by 100m to create a giant scene from a legend about Mount Fuji using different coloured rice plants.

French leader in West Africa tour

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:51
The French president begins a three-day visit to West Africa, likely to be dominated by security and fostering economic ties, in Ivory Coast.

'Grave concerns' over M4 relief road

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:38
Serious questions about the Welsh government's decision to build a £1bn M4 relief road around Newport are raised by an assembly committee report due out next week.

Rosberg must alter World Cup helmet

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:27
Nico Rosberg is forced to change the design of a helmet he was planning to wear to celebrate Germany's World Cup win.

Ban B&Bs for care leavers, say MPs

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:06
Young adults leaving the care system in England should be provided with regulated accommodation and not placed in bed and breakfasts, say MPs.

AUDIO: Stirling Prize 'goes beyond aesthetics'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:06
Julia Barfield discusses the Stirling Prize shortlist for architecture, which includes the Shard skyscraper and London Aquatics Centre.
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