International News

Hundreds of GP practices risk closure

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 07:25
Hundreds of GP practices are at risk of closure because of the number of doctors reaching retirement age, GP leaders say.

Israel urged to silence net activist

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 07:22
The Israeli authorities are urged to shut down the internet account of an activist in the country who is accused of harassing French reporters.

Ebola nurse tells of virus 'horror'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 07:21
The British nurse who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone calls for action to stop the "horror and the misery" he witnessed there.

Patients' app diagnoses 'not useful'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 07:12
More patients are going to their GP and telling them what treatment they need based on information from apps and the internet, a survey suggests.

Ship identified in Franklin search

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 07:11
A shipwreck recently found in north Canada is identified as HMS Erebus - lost in Sir John Franklin's famous Victorian-era Northwest Passage voyage.

Factory closure will cost 180 jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 07:05
A factory in Fife is to close with the loss of about 180 jobs under proposals announced by its Danish owners.

Clyne & Shelvey win England call-ups

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 06:56
Southampton defender Nathaniel Clyne and Swansea City midfielder Jonjo Shelvey are called up to the England squad.

In pictures: Exploring the African male

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 06:54
An exhibition of work by Rotimi Fani-Kayode

NI police budget cuts 'impossible'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 06:54
Northern Ireland's chief constable says budget cuts are forcing his organisation into a virtually impossible position.

Cardiff speed camera 'UK's busiest'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 06:49
A speed camera in Cardiff is the busiest in Britain - catching almost three times as many drivers each day as one on a Manchester motorway.

Boko Haram video shows leader alive

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 06:47
A video is released showing the purported leader of Nigeria's Islamist group Boko Haram dismissing the army's allegations he is dead.

UN accuses IS of 'gross abuses'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 06:44
A "staggering array" of rights abuses has been committed in Iraq by Islamic State militants over a nine-week period, the UN says.

VIDEO: What can you do in a green phone box?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 06:43
Disused phone boxes in London are being put to a novel use - as solar-powered charging stations for mobile phones.

De Silvestro F1 race bid breaks down

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 06:41
Sauber end their programme to make Simona De Silvestro the first woman to race in Formula 1 for nearly 40 years.

VIDEO: Dog saved from tar pool in India

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 06:28
A stray dog in India's Udaipur recovers after being found stuck in pool of hot tar.

UK urges decisive action on Ebola

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 06:23
The UK calls for decisive international action to deal with the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, as it co-hosts a forum with Sierra Leone in London.

No rift over Sturridge - Hodgson

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 06:19
England manager Roy Hodgson says there is no rift with Liverpool over Daniel Sturridge, who has been left out of his latest squad.

AUDIO: Horowitz to build on unseen Bond works

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 06:06
Alex Rider series author Anthony Horowitz says is using previously unseen Fleming material as a "springboard" for his new Bond novel.

Minister sorry for 'queers' retweet

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 05:54
A Conservative minister apologises for sharing a poem on Twitter which suggested the Labour Party was "full of queers".

Raid CCTV shows 'flying' cash machine

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 05:41
Dramatic footage is released showing thieves stealing a cash machine before their vehicle is rammed and stopped by a police car.
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