International News

Video 'shows IS Nimrud destruction'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 17:52
An online video appears to confirm last month's reports that Islamic State militants in Iraq have destroyed the ruins of the ancient city of Nimrud.

Obama: 'Turning point' in Cuba links

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 17:21
US President Barack Obama says his historic meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro could be a "turning point" in relations.

US-Cuba meeting: When ‘historic’ seems apt

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 17:05
Few would disagree with US President Barack Obama when he called his meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro "historic", writes Vanessa Buschschluter.

Clegg to set out Lib Dem deficit plan

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 16:57
Nick Clegg is to set out Lib Dem plans to eliminate the deficit by 2017/18 by cutting less than the Tories and borrowing less than Labour.

Chasing Rose to draw on US Open win

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 16:54
Justin Rose wants to build on his superb third round at the Masters by using the experience of his 2013 US Open win.

Holidaymakers conned out of £2.2m

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 16:35
British holidaymakers were conned out of £2.2m last year through internet-based scams, a report concludes.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 16:10
And other social media trends from the last week

Party leaders debate election issues

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 16:09
The leaders of Scotland's four main parties will participate in a BBC debate on Sunday ahead of the general election.

Pope to mark Armenia WW1 killings

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 16:05
Pope Francis is to mark the 100th anniversary of the mass killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule in WW1 at a church service in Rome.

Theatre stars out for Olivier Awards

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 16:01
Some of the biggest names in theatre will gather later at the Royal Opera House in London for the annual Olivier Awards.

'Action needed' to boost nurse numbers

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 15:39
Immediate action must be taken by the next government to increase the number of NHS nurses, a report warns.

From Stratford to Rio: using Shakespeare to treat mental illness

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 15:18
The Brazilian medic using Shakespeare to help his patients

Store workers 'claim £11bn benefits'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 15:12
Supermarket workers paid the national minimum wage are forced to claim state benefits totalling £11bn a year, according to Citizens UK

Election tax pledges and Murray marriage

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 15:11
Election tax pledges by the Conservative and Labour parties are prominent on Sunday's front pages, as are pictures of Andy Murray's wedding.

Pakistan's snow leopards: Both feared and sought

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 15:09
Man's love-hate relationship with snow leopards

The perfect cup of coffee?

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 15:05
The city with the best cup of coffee in the world

VIDEO: Hidden golf talent: The caddie

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 15:01
The canny caddies behind every successful golfer

Man Utd will be hurting - Kompany

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 15:00
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says Manchester United have regained their desire to win the derby.

Pollwatch: Tories yet to make gains

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 14:52
Little has shifted in the polls since the start of the campaign, writes the BBC's David Cowling, but the Tory campaign juggernaut has yet to start its engine.

On cloud nine after National triumph

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 14:21
The horse that should not have run captures hearts and steals the limelight from AP McCoy at the Grand National.

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