International News

Hacking probes: What happens next?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 09:47
Why it is not the end of the road for investigations into alleged criminality inside newspapers

Aereo loses court battle over TV

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 09:26
The US Supreme court has rules against Aereo in a landmark case that pit the start-up TV company against some of the biggest US broadcasters.

Solar cells made using bath salts

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 09:17
Researchers have developed a new manufacturing method which could bring down the cost of making a type of solar cell.

VIDEO: Man wins £2,000 on Suarez 'bite'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 09:10
A Norwegian man wins a sizeable payout after betting that Uruguay striker Luis Suarez would bite someone during the World Cup.

Jab 'protects mice against tumours'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 09:00
Scientists have developed a vaccine that they say provides some protection against brain tumours in mice by boosting the immune system.

Nadal 'unfazed' by Rosol says coach

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 08:52
Rafael Nadal is unfazed by Wimbledon second-round opponent Lukas Rosol, who beat him in 2012, says coach Toni Nadal.

Bahrain opposition leader acquitted

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 08:48
A leading Shia opposition figure in Bahrain, Khalil Marzook of Wefaq, is cleared of charges including "inciting terrorism" at a trial in Manama.

Primark investigating 'SOS note'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 08:46
Primark investigates a shopper's claim that she found a "cry for help" note inside a pair of Primark trousers alleging slave labour conditions in a Chinese prison.

Sam Smith enjoys US chart success

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 08:42
British singer Sam Smith mirrors his UK chart success on the other side of the Atlantic by entering Billboard's Top 200 at number two.

Resurgent Watson facing toughest test

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 08:36
With the help of a new coach, Heather Watson has fought back from illness and injury and is targeting a top-10 scalp at Wimbledon.

Sudan death row woman 'faked papers'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 08:21
The Sudanese woman freed from death row, Meriam Ibrahim, is accused of trying to leave the country with fake documents, her lawyer tells the BBC.

Pupil death gym to be demolished

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 08:10
The gym hall where an Edinburgh school girl was killed is to be demolished this summer.

VIDEO: Shearer calls for Suarez global ban

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 08:06
Former England captain Alan Shearer calls for Liverpool and Uruguay star Luis Suarez to face a lengthy "worldwide ban" for allegedly biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini.

US 'to rename' China embassy street

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 08:02
The US is set to rename the street in front of the Chinese embassy in Washington DC after a noted Chinese dissident.

Hillsborough pen at 'twice capacity'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 07:53
A pen at Hillsborough stadium where fans were fatally crushed was packed to almost twice its safe capacity when tragedy struck, inquests hear.

England football squad arrive home

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 07:43
The England squad return to the UK after going out of the World Cup at the group stage for the first time since 1958.

US GDP shrinks 2.9% in first quarter

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 07:41
The US economy suffered its worst performance for five years in the first quarter 2014, a third official estimate has shown.

Researchers create goosebump sensor

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 07:34
A South Korean research institute has developed a goosebump sensor that it says could be used to measure changes in a wearer's emotional state.

Long lost plans aid computer rebuild

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 07:34
Detailed circuit diagrams for one of Britain's pioneering computers have come to light during a project to reconstruct the machine.

Go-ahead for cheque photo plan

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 07:22
A system that will allow people to pay in a cheque by taking a photo on their smartphone has moved a step closer.
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