International News

Thousands flee California wildfires

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 23:06
Thousands of people in California are forced to flee after nine wildfires hit San Diego county on Wednesday, damaging homes.

Social media fight organisers warned

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 22:59
Young people using social media to arrange fights with rival gangs have been warned they will be prosecuted.

Grace of Monaco slammed at Cannes

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 22:39
Early reviews of the film chosen to open this year's Cannes Film Festival slam it, with one describing it as "a timeless camp classic".

Wilshere gets help from critic Scholes

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 22:38
Jack Wilshere gets advice from ex-Manchester United player Paul Scholes, who has criticised the Arsenal midfielder's game.

Refuse term-time breaks, heads told

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 22:32
Half of Welsh local authorities ask headteachers to refuse all requests for holidays during term-time, a BBC Wales survey finds.

Drive to recruit school governors

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 22:25
A campaign to improve the quality of governing bodies has been launched by an alliance of school leaders, employers and governors' organisations.

VIDEO: Ospreys observatory has 'incredible views'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 22:25
A two-storey wildlife observatory at the home of one of only two known breeding pairs of ospreys in Wales officially opens.

Council leader dies after illness

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 22:22
Tributes are paid to a council leader who has died after an 11-year fight against leukaemia.

Hug revels in rivalry with Briton Weir

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 21:51
London Marathon wheelchair winner Marcel Hug says he enjoys his rivalry with six-time Paralympic gold medallist David Weir.

Boy, 15, charged with park murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 21:26
A 15-year-old boy is charged with murdering a teenager who was stabbed to death in a west London park.

NI arthritis charity in funding call

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 21:20
People with rheumatoid arthritis in Northern Ireland need more funding and support to be in line with the rest of the UK, a charity has said.

PSNI 'dark side' claim rejected

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 21:17
A senior police officer rejects Sinn Féin allegations that the arrest of Gerry Adams was the work of a "dark side" within the Police Service of Northern Ireland.

'A credit to humanity' - front pages

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 20:46
Many papers use their front pages to pay tribute to teenage cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton, while others predict a heatwave lasting until next week.

VIDEO: Thousands flee California wildfire

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 20:29
Thousands of people have fled their homes in southern California to avoid an aggressive wildfire that's destroyed several houses so far in the city of Carlsbad, near San Diego.

Bill Clinton: Hillary in good health

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 18:32
Ex-US President Bill Clinton praises the strength and health of his wife Hillary Clinton, dismissing a top Republican's questions about her well-being.

'Urgent action' needed over seabirds

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 18:26
RSPB Scotland call on the Scottish government to create additional protected areas for seabirds in a bid to help preserve numbers.

Europe's big TV debate

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 18:18
The EU leadership battle with big implications for the UK

Tory v Labour in London vote battle

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 18:05
Election battle in unlikely 'birthplace of English democracy'

Cilla Black: 'I don't want to see a 70-year-old on TV'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 17:46
'I don't want to see a 70-year-old on TV,' says Cilla

Heads voice medical guidance concern

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 17:33
Schools in England could struggle to implement new policies for children with medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes and cancer, head teachers say.
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