International News

'The demanding prince' and Robbie's court battle

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:43
Thursday's press is full of stories emanating from the release of letters written by Prince Charles to ministers. There is also coverage of a court case involving Robbie Williams.

At least five dead in Afghan siege

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:42
Afghan police say a least five killed, including a US citizen, in a hotel attack in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul.

Nato allies hunt for submarines

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:35
The BBC's Jonathan Beale reports on 'Dynamic Mongoose', Nato's largest ever anti-submarine warfare exercise in the North Sea.

Holyrood concern at Smith draft plan

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:35
A Holyrood committee is expected to raise serious concerns about the UK government's draft legislation to deliver further devolution.

Court to hear 'right to die' case

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:32
A severely disabled grandfather is asking Scotland's highest civil court to review the current law on assisted suicide.

Modi braves the 'Chinese whirlwind’

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:27
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits China this week, as both Asian giants look to extend their sphere of influence.

VIDEO: Migrants sleep at Milan's central station

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:15
Secunder Kermani reports from Milan's central railway station which has become a temporary home for migrants arriving on trains from Sicily.

VIDEO: US students test worldly knowledge

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:07
The children who have memorised the globe

A very unofficial war artist

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:05
Five decades of images to make people think

Osborne to outline city powers plan

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:04
Chancellor George Osborne is to outline plans giving cities power over transport, housing, planning and policing, in his first speech of the new Parliament.

What is the Northern Powerhouse?

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:04
Should Manchester be made into the new London?

The country that blends endangered frogs

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:03
The country that makes drinks from an endangered animal

UK firms on 'Brexit' pros and cons

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:01
The government has promised an in-out referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union by the end of 2017. But what do UK firms think about a possible "Brexit"?

Lack of sellers lifting house prices

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:00
A further drop in the number of people putting their homes up for sale is pushing up house prices, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors