International News

VIDEO: How many UKIP leaders do you recall?

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 07:09
Archive recalls how Nigel Farage was not always UKIP's leader and the party was founded by Alan Sked in 1993.

Aurora 'possible over Scotland'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 07:05
Lancaster University's AuroraWatch UK issues its second highest alert for sightings of the aurora borealis.

Child mental health - promises and challenges

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 07:03
Why has it taken so long to tackle poor mental health provision for the nation's children?

AirAsia crash: Search called off

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 06:56
The search for remaining bodies from a December AirAsia plane crash in the Java Sea ends on Tuesday night, Indonesia's rescue agency confirms.

Chief admits causing 96 deaths

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 06:55
Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield accepts his failure to shut a tunnel to football terraces "was direct cause" of 96 deaths.

BBC Savile abuse report 'due in May'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 06:54
A report into how Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall carried out abuse while at the BBC is due to be published in May, the report's author has said

MEP's remarks "a joke", says Farage

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 06:52
UKIP leader Nigel Farage said his party's Scottish MEP should not have compared a Scottish government minister with a convicted terrorist.

Duchess awards St Patrick's shamrocks

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 06:48
The Duchess of Cambridge presents shamrocks to soldiers from the Irish Guards to mark St Patrick's Day.

MSPs reject anthem call by student

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 06:46
A petition calling for folk song Flower of Scotland to be made the country's official anthem is rejected by a committee of MSPs.

Abducted girl 'may meet' ex-teacher

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 06:44
A schoolgirl who was groomed and abducted by her maths teacher has been offered the chance to meet the man who abused her, her mother says.

World's worst team closer to Russia

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 06:28
Bhutan, the world's lowest ranked side, upset Sri Lanka to progress to the next round of the Asian World Cup qualifiers.

Protect abuse probe police, say MPs

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 06:26
Police and intelligence officers who give evidence about an alleged Westminster paedophile ring must be protected from prosecution, two Labour MPs say.

Egypt orders activist killing trial

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 06:21
Egypt's state prosecutor says a policeman must stand trial on charges of killing activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh at a protest in Cairo in January.

TV station probe over offensive word

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 06:20
Television regulator Ofcom launches investigation after TV station Made in Cardiff broadcast offensive language before the watershed.

US plane returns after bomb threat

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 06:05
Local media reports say that passengers had to tackle the man as he charged the cockpit, claiming to have a bomb.

'Terminator' printer 'grows' objects

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 05:52
A new method of 3D printing that uses light and oxygen to 'grow' solid objects was inspired by the Terminator 2 film.

Wall crash baby 'killed by father'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 05:43
A recovery truck that hit a wall, killing a baby, was driven by the baby's father, a family friend says.

DR Congo demonstrators arrested

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 05:32
At least 11 activists are arrested in DR Congo for protesting against the detention of pro-democracy activists, officials say.

Teachers' stress levels 'soaring'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 05:24
Stress levels among teachers in England are 'soaring', with new data showing stress now accounts for most absence save for maternity.

Sotheby's auctions to stream on eBay

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 05:18
A partnership between the two companies will allow eBay users to browse Sotheby's catalogues and bid in real time.

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