International News

Letwin: Why we don't say Big Society

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 05:17
Oliver Letwin says the Big Society is still very much alive but ministers do not like to talk about it any more.

Who would want the right to be forgotten?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 05:13
The things people want removed from search results

Jackson used tax avoidance scheme

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 05:10
Former Olympic hurdling star Colin Jackson invested in a company that uses a tax avoidance scheme, it is revealed.

The teenager who raised millions

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 04:58
The teenager determined to be more than a diagnosis

'Hundreds dying' in Syria detention

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 04:51
Nearly 850 people have died in Syrian government detention this year as a result of torture, executions, maltreatment and poor conditions, activists say.

Pistorius to face psychiatric tests

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 04:36
The judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial orders that the South African Paralympic athlete should undergo a mental evaluation.

Who are the UK's foreign workers?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 04:25
Who are the UK's foreign workers?

Tanzania arrests over albino killing

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 04:15
Two witch doctors in Tanzania are arrested after a woman with albinism was hacked to death for her body parts, police say.

VIDEO: PM wants Barlow's money back for good

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 04:05
David Cameron condemns Gary Barlow's tax avoidance, and uses a Take That lyric to answer a question at PMQs.

VIDEO: UKIP student quitting comments 'shabby'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 03:52
Patrick O'Flynn said a member of UKIP's youth wing resigning and accusing it of "racist populism" is "a bit shabby".

Murray eases through in windy Rome

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 03:50
Andy Murray overcomes Spain's Marcel Granollers and testing windy conditions to reach round three at the Italian Open.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 03:49
David Cameron and Ed Miliband clash over US firm Pfizer's bid for AstraZeneca.

Samsung pledges cancer compensation

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 03:48
The South Korean firm apologises to workers who developed cancer and promises to pay compensation.

Blundering bank robber is jailed

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 03:45
A bank robber who gave a cashier his address 30 minutes before raiding the bank is jailed.

Labour rejects Pfizer bid guarantees

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 03:44
Pfizer's assurances about its proposed takeover of AstraZeneca are "worthless", Ed Miliband claims as he clashes with David Cameron in Parliament.

VIDEO: Stephen Sutton put 'fun in fundraising'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 03:19
Cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton has died at the age of 19. The BBC's Andy Moore looks back at his life.

Man quizzed in Claudia murder probe

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 03:12
A 59-year-old man from York remains in custody on suspicion of murdering chef Claudia Lawrence, who has been missing since 2009.

Elderly care failures 'unacceptable'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 02:55
Failures in elderly care at two Welsh hospitals highlighted in a damning report are "unacceptable", the older people's commissioner for Wales says.

Body Clock: Six things we learned

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 02:43
Evan's bedtime, and five other Body Clock facts we learned

Dublin-Monaghan bomb victims to sue

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-14 02:41
The victims and families of those who died in the 1974 Dublin and Monaghan bombings are to sue the British government for damages.
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