International News

E-cigarettes: The debate gets cloudier

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 17:08
Wales is getting tough on e-cigarettes. Is this a good example of devolution or simply confusing for the public?

E-cigs face Welsh public places ban

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 16:46
People will be banned from using e-cigarettes in places like restaurants, pubs and at work in Wales, under new public health laws being unveiled.

More people offered heart risk test

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 16:37
More people in England are to be offered a simple test to check if they are at increased genetic risk of heart disease.

Students 'cannot text and learn'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 16:06
Students distracted with mobile phone messages are not learning as effectively, says research.

Child dental scheme 'saves NHS £5m'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 15:35
A scheme to improve children's dental health is saving almost £5m a year in treatment costs, the public health minister says.

The complicated history of bribing

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 15:34
Where does the word 'bribe' come from?

Greenhouse gas emission figures due

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 15:34
Details of Scotland's greenhouse gas emissions are to be published, with the country widely expected to have missed its target for the fourth year in a row.

German student awarded doctorate aged 102

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 15:32
Woman denied by Nazis awarded doctorate aged 102

'Trust me, I'm a chief executive'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 15:29
Why bosses need to rebuild trust

How Jaws misrepresented the great white

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 15:27
How Jaws misrepresented the great white

How a 'broken home' can be a happy home

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 15:26
One little boy's video about the upside of divorce

The many groups that have copied Alcoholics Anonymous

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 15:22
The many groups that have copied Alcoholics Anonymous

Footage reveals IS regime in Mosul

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 15:13
Exclusive video and testimony from Iraq's second city of Mosul, reveal a life of brutality and oppression a year after its fall to Islamic State.

Is gas the clean energy of the future?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 15:12
The gas industry is trying to rebrand itself away from fossil fuels and towards renewables, but what role is it really going to play in a clean energy future?

Building on greenbelt 'has soared'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 15:10
The number of new homes being approved on greenbelt land in England has increased five-fold in the last five years, according to figures obtained by the BBC.

'Tory mutiny' over EU referendum

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 14:51
A day after front pages carried a warning from David Cameron that ministers must back the UK's membership of the EU, the papers say he was forced into a "climbdown".

US army shuts website after hacking

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 14:46
The US army temporarily takes down its website after a hacking attack, claimed by the Syrian Electronic Army group.

VIDEO: Sweden and Nigeria in six-goal epic

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 14:34
Sweden and Nigeria play out an epic 3-3 draw in their opening Group D match at the 2015 Women's World Cup in Winnipeg.

Pakistan man given death row reprieve

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 14:28
The execution of a Pakistani man convicted of manslaughter has been postponed for the fourth time - hours before he was due to be hanged, officials say.

Man is 'critical' after serious RTC

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 14:10
A man is in a critical condition in hospital following a road traffic collision involving a bus on the Ormeau Road in south Belfast.