International News

Labour vow over migrant worker abuse

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 00:30
The Labour Party says it will consider making the serious exploitation of migrant workers by employers a criminal offence if it gains power.

VIDEO: Digby Jones returns to shop floor

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 00:30
He started out working at his family's corner shop in Birmingham, but Digby Jones went on to become a trade minister and respected business leader.

Mickey Rooney remains spark legal row

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 00:05
The fate of Mickey Rooney's remains will be decided this week following the Hollywood actor's death on Sunday.

Why is education never an emergency?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 23:32
Why is education never an emergency?

British Gas Business in £5.6m penalty

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 23:16
A unit of British Gas is to pay £5.6m in fines and compensation after Ofgem found the company incorrectly blocked businesses from switching.

Report criticises IRA play park name

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 22:52
The Equality Commission criticises Newry and Mourne Council for retaining the name of a children's play park called after IRA hunger striker.

Coe considering IAAF presidency bid

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 22:31
Lord Coe indicates to BBC Sport that he will seek the IAAF presidency when it becomes available next year.

Moffett claims clubs' EGM support

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 22:30
Former chief David Moffett claims he has enough backing from clubs to call an EGM of the Welsh Rugby Union.

Students 'to repay debts into 50s'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 22:15
Most students will still be paying back university loans in their 40s and 50s, and many will never clear the debt, Sutton Trust research finds.

Virus 'vaccine' aim from blood cells

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 22:10
Scientists are working on a way to use white blood cells as a "vaccine" against a virus that causes congenital birth defects.

US and Russia seek Ukraine solution

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 22:01
The US and Russia agree on the need to find a peaceful solution to the crisis over occupied government buildings in east Ukraine, officials say.

Boom 'spreads' and Miller 'farce' - front pages

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 21:29
Soaring house prices make the front of two newspapers, while others digest the resignation of Culture Secretary Maria Miller and most go to town with pictures of Prince George.

VIDEO: FDLR seeks peace talks with Rwanda

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 21:28
The FDLR, or so-called democratic forces for the liberation of Rwanda, has laid down its weapons and is seeking to negotiate with Rwanda, the group's president says.

VIDEO: Davina trainer's marathon tips

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 21:08
Fitness expert Professor Greg Whyte offers up some essential advice on running a successful marathon.

Fall in Chinese exports and imports

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 20:04
China's exports and imports fell sharply in March, figures show, adding to recent signs of weakness in the world's second-largest economy.

Missing plane search area narrows

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 20:01
Teams focus on a narrowed search area in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, after more signals were heard on Tuesday.

VIDEO: Royals honour New Zealand's war dead

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 19:50
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have paid their respects to New Zealand's war dead on the latest leg of their royal tour.

VIDEO: Mass stabbing at US high school

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 19:06
A teenager armed with two knives has gone on a rampage at a high school in the US state of Pennsylvania, injuring 19 students and a security guard.

WW1 spy files available online

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 18:49
Secret MI5 files about people involved in espionage during World War One are made available online.

VIDEO: Kelpies time-lapse shown in New York

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 17:53
Time-lapse photography capturing the installation of The Kelpies sculptures is to be shown at New York Tartan Week.
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