International News

Adopted family can check medical past

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 04:07
Relatives of adopted people will have more rights to find out about their birth family, so they can find out information such as inherited medical conditions.

UK military action and Iraq

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:53
Jonathan Beale explores the UK's options for military action in Iraq

BT claims big broadband speed boost

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:52
Homes and businesses could see speeds rise considerably if a new technology being tested by BT comes to fruition.

Air France resumes talks with pilots

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:47
Air France and pilots' union SNPL resume talks in the hope of resolving the strike that is costing the airline up to 15m euros a day.

UK tourist killer life term quashed

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:47
A US teenager sentenced to life without parole for the 2011 murder of two Britons in Florida has his sentence thrown out.

AUDIO: Reward offered for missing 'rare birds'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:40
A search is underway for two hen harriers which have gone missing, prompting the RSPB to offer a £1,000 reward for help in their safe recovery

VIDEO: Bin lorry CCTV shows impatient drivers

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:33
CCTV footage is released from cameras fitted on bin lorries showing cars and vans mounting the pavement, sometimes at speed, by drivers who do not want to wait for the bin lorry to pull over.

Man charged with girl seaside murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:31
A man is charged with the murder of a teenage girl from Blackpool who has been missing since 2007.

Colour codes replace school banding

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:31
The school banding system for secondary schools in Wales is to be replaced by a new colour-coded rating system for both secondary and primary schools.

Caption Challenge: Great big kiss

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:30
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

US firm 'will not make Spurs offer'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:26
US investment company Cain Hoy is no longer considering making an offer to buy Tottenham Hotspur.

Poulter brings 'intimidation factor'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:24
Ian Poulter is ready to put aside recent poor form and show his emotions to intimidate as Europe's Ryder Cup talisman.

Farage: Plain tobacco packets barmy

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:16
Moves to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes and tobacco have been labelled as "utterly barmy" by UKIP leader Nigel Farage.

Mexico frees drug lord's nephew

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:09
Martin Beltran Coronel, who was arrested in Mexico on suspicion of being a top drug lord, has been ordered freed due to violations of due process.

Why do men fear female coaches?

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:07
After Gala Leon Garcia's appointment as Spain's Davis Cup skipper, Ben Dirs asks what barriers remain for female coaches.

UK centenarian numbers on the rise

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:06
The number of centenarians in the UK more than quadrupled over the past 30 years, the Office for National Statistics says.

Preacher Choudary in terror arrest

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 02:56
The radical Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary is one of nine men arrested in London on suspicion of being members of a banned organisation and encouraging terrorism.

VIDEO: 'Unlimited holiday policy works'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 02:48
Media agency boss, Jenny Biggam, welcomes Richard Branson's decision to offer his personal staff as much holiday as they want.

Sharkey fire killers lose appeals

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 02:36
Two men serving life terms for murdering three people in a deliberate house fire in Helensburgh lose appeals against their convictions.

African fish nourish Amazon

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 02:34
The Amazon rainforest is being fertilised by the remains of ancient fish blown in by great duststorms from Africa.
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