International News

VIDEO: Sides mull Gaza ceasefire deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 21:02
Egypt has proposed a ceasefire to end a week of cross-border fire between the Gaza Strip and Israel.

Cabinet 'cull' and women bishops - the papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 20:55
The departure of Foreign Secretary William Hague in the cabinet reshuffle is the papers' main focus, in what some call a "cull of middle-aged white men".

China investigates Zhou allies

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 20:52
China's top prosecutor announces criminal investigations into three top officials, two of whom are linked to ex-security tsar Zhou Yongkang.

Record payout over Australia fires

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 20:10
Survivors of one of the worst bushfires in Australian history win a payout of about A$500m ($470m), the country's largest class action settlement.

Welby welcomes women bishops vote

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 19:39
The Archbishop of Canterbury welcomes the Church of England's historic vote to allow women to become bishops, but accepts some will be "struggling" with it.

VIDEO: SpaceX rocket lifts off from Florida

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 18:23
A Space Exploration Technologies' Falcon 9 rocket has blasted off from Florida, after a two month delay.

Russian hacker group attacks CNET

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 18:04
A Russian hacker group attacks technology news website CNET and steals usernames, encrypted passwords and emails for more than one million users.

NHS gets safe nurse staffing rules

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 17:27
Hospitals in England are being given strict guidelines on safe staffing levels for nurses - but they stop short of giving absolute minimums.

VIDEO: Bastille Day fireworks light up Paris

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 17:13
Fireworks have lit up the Paris skyline as the country marked its annual Bastille Day, the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille prison which helped spark the French Revolution.

Experiencing the zombie apocalypse

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 16:56
Why are people pretending to fight the undead on UK streets?

School makes Ramadan fasting U-turn

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 16:42
An east London school, which forced fasting pupils to go home for mealtimes during Ramadan, makes a U-turn after parents complain.

UK debt collection plan has 'failed'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 16:35
The UK is owed £22bn in tax, fines and other debts and the government has "failed" in its approach to recoup it, according to a report from the Committee of Public Accounts.

The plant that dominates Britain's railways

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 16:35
The plant that dominates Britain's railways

Haul of giant snails seized in LA

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 16:30
Scores of giant African snails, still alive, have been seized by US customs agents at Los Angeles International Airport.

The bridges that define London

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 16:10
Which is the best bridge in London?

All aboard: China's railway dream

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 16:04
Is China revolutionising high-speed rail travel?

VIDEO: Should Ed Sheeran top 1Xtra list?

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 15:43
A 'Power List' published by the BBC's Radio 1Xtra music station sparks a row, after white musician Ed Sheeran tops the list.

Beside the sea-Clyde

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 15:24
The two weeks when Scots take over the Blackpool seaside

Dot Scot: New web domain name starts

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 15:23
A new internet domain for Scotland is being launched, allowing people to choose a .scot web or email address for the first time.

Dying patients 'baffled by services'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 15:22
People who are dying and have a range of illnesses face a bewildering array of services, the University of Edinburgh says.
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