International News

Tiny robots can carry huge loads

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 03:28
Scientists at Stanford University have been showing off MicroTugs - small robots that have superhuman strength.

US soldier 'killed by UK man's bomb'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 03:26
A British man worked on a series of bombs which were planted in Iraq and led to the death of a US serviceman in 2007, a court hears.

Jury goes out in baby murder trial

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 03:26
The jury is sent out to deliberate in the trial of a man who denies murdering his five-week-old granddaughter.

VIDEO: Amy documentary 'misleading' says father

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 03:07
Amy Winehouse's family have criticised a new documentary about her life.

VIDEO: Cameron: Russell Brand is a joke

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 03:06
David Cameron has said he has not "got time to hang out with Russell Brand", after being asked if he was jealous of Ed Miliband's meeting with the comedian.

Child's scooter crash man 'critical'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 03:00
A man is in a critical condition following a collision with a car while riding a child's motorised scooter.

Thomas Cook blamed for gas deaths

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:58
The father of two children who died on holiday in Corfu "firmly believes" they would be alive had travel operator Thomas Cook inspected a faulty boiler.

Entertainer Keith Harris dies

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:55
Entertainer Keith Harris, best known for performances with his puppet Orville, has died, his agent says.

BBC man describes Everest horror

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:52
Here's how the BBC's Thomas Martienssen recorded his experiences of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal from Mount Everest.

Burundi hit by fresh protests

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:42
Burundi is hit by a new wave of protests as opposition to President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term spreads beyond the capital.

MPs' expenses body must show receipts

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:36
The regulatory body set up after the scandal over MPs' expenses loses a Court of Appeal challenge against an order that it must release copies of receipts submitted by politicians.

Little growth without shoppers

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:33
Weak production, construction, finance and engineering services leads to halving of UK economic growth. And the last snapshot of economy before the election confirms there's been no rebalancing of economy towards manufacturing.

Microsoft faces US phone import ban

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:29
Microsoft faces phone import ban after it loses first round of long-running patent battle in the US.

Deadly landslide in north-east Brazil

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:16
The city of Salvador in north-eastern Brazil is hit by deadly landslides, leaving 14 people dead and hillside homes swept away.

VIDEO: Live: Nigel Farage campaign speech

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:00
UKIP leader Nigel Farage gives a campaign speech in Hartlepool in which he is expected to make an appeal to Labour voters.

Valve shuts down paid 'mod' system

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 01:58
Angry gamers have forced Valve to end an initiative that let people who make modifications or "mods" for games get paid for their work.

Gay marriage remark 'misinterpreted'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 01:53
A general election candidate says he is is sorry if a remark he made about being against gay marriage was misinterpreted.

Woman goes to police over wolf whistles

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 01:51
Poppy Smart, from Worcester, heckled on her walk to work every day and thinks more women should complain about it.

VIDEO: Video shows moment of quake in Tibet

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 01:46
Footage of the moment a massive earthquake struck Nepal and the Himalayas has emerged - filmed by a survivor in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

Toksvig steps down from News Quiz

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 01:43
Comedian Sandi Toksvig is to leave BBC Radio 4's comedy show The News Quiz after nine years and 28 series.

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