International News

UK house prices 'surpass 2007 peak'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 04:46
UK house prices have risen above their peak of 2007, the Nationwide says, after prices climbed 1% in June and were up 11.8% from a year earlier.

VIDEO: Leaders clash on NHS waiting times

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 04:44
Ed Miliband claims David Cameron fails to answer directly his questions over waiting times for cancer patients.

Could Tourette's syndrome make a goalkeeper better?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 04:38
Tim Howard's World Cup goalkeeping was widely praised. Did his Tourette's syndrome help?

VIDEO: Circus life and more arts stories

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 04:32
An exhibition in Brazil gives an insight into circus life, a retrospective of a hugely influential British pop artist, Kensington Garden's new fibreglass construction - and more from the world of arts.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 04:27
David Cameron defends his record on the NHS after Labour claims waiting times are up.

Women close to F1 breakthrough - Wolff

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 04:27
Formula 1 could see a female grand prix competitor in the near future, says Williams development driver Susie Wolff.

Met 'deleted discrimination record'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 04:07
The Metropolitan Police told staff to delete findings supporting an officer's claim of discrimination from a report, an employment tribunal rules.

Firefighters to join one-day strike

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 04:07
Firefighters in England and Wales will join a one-day strike by public sector workers on 10 July, the Fire Brigades Union announces.

Abdullah 'would accept' vote defeat

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 03:56
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah says he would respect his rival winning, but only if June's vote is proved to have been fair.

Legal action over meningitis death

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 03:56
The family of a schoolboy who died from meningitis say they are considering legal action against the hospital, which delayed giving him antibiotics.

VIDEO: Skinner on NHS: Get it done, or get out

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 03:55
Dennis Skinner tells the Commons that nurses have lost a "considerable amount" in real pay and A&E departments are "bursting at the seams".

Major stem-cell findings retracted

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 03:45
Research reporting one of the biggest "breakthroughs" in stem-cell science has been withdrawn after "critical errors" were discovered.

South Africa's Impey fails drugs test

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 03:11
Daryl Impey, who briefly led the Tour de France last year, is suspended by his team after failing a drugs test.

VIDEO: Blast-off for Nasa CO2 satellite

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 02:58
Nasa has launched a mission dedicated to measuring carbon dioxide (CO2) from space.

ISPs take legal action against GCHQ

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 02:56
Internet service providers from several countries are taking the UK intelligence agency to task over alleged illegal network intrusion.

Killers fail to win referendum vote

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 02:47
Appeal court judges reject a legal bid by two convicted murderers to overturn a ban on serving prisoners voting in the independence referendum

VIDEO: Police and guns on Tinder

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 02:42
Should police pose on dating sites with their weapons?

Mothercare rejects £266m takeover bid

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 02:41
Mothercare has rejected two takeover proposals from US firm Destination Maternity which value the mother and baby products retailer at £266m

Chikungunya cases rise in Caribbean

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 02:36
There has been a sharp increase in the number of suspected cases of the mosquito-born chikungunya virus in the Caribbean, health officials say.

20mph school speed zones approved

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 02:30
20mph limits are to be introduced outside every school in Flintshire.
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