International News

Liquid faeces food 'curing C. diff'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 17:09
More than 20 people with Clostridium difficile have been saved in the West Midlands by feeding them liquid faeces.

Two workers entombed in submarine

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 17:08
Two workers were accidentally entombed inside the ballast tank of a nuclear submarine, it emerges.

Most senior woman bishop consecrated

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 17:05
The most senior woman bishop in the Church of England is being consecrated at Canterbury Cathedral later.

Dementia drug data set to be revealed

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 17:01
Data from tests on the most promising drug used in treating people with Alzheimer's disease will be presented at a conference later.

Second bailout reform vote in Greece

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 16:29
The Greek parliament will vote on a second set of structural reforms needed to secure an €86bn bailout from its eurozone creditors.

Mental health patient suicides 'rise'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 16:26
The number of suicides by UK mental health patients has reached a 10-year high, new research suggests.

Hospital tries to cut staff sickness

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 16:10
How a hospital cut sick leave through exercise

The 48 hours that unnerved a city

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:50
The 48 hours that unnerved a city

Sugary drinks 'harmful even if slim'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:42
Having regular sugary drinks can increase the chance of developing type 2 diabetes, even for slim people, researchers say.

Diabetes pill 'hope for Parkinson's'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:40
A type of diabetes drug may provide a glimmer of hope in the fight against Parkinson's disease, research in the journal Plos One suggests.

Ukrainians struggling as their economy shrinks

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:38
Ukraine is facing tough economic times

VIDEO: The 1960s self-driving car

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:36
The Associated Press archives reveal videos featuring self-driving cars, a robot lawnmower and the hovercraft.

'Near miss' prompts UK drone warning

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:33
A "near miss" between a passenger jet and a drone has prompted a warning about using the hobby aircraft safely.

The climb that left me frozen with fear

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:31
My disastrous attempt to climb a 170ft chimney

'Oldest' Koran found in Birmingham

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:30
What could be the world's oldest fragments of the Koran have been found by the University of Birmingham.

What does China's stock market crash tell us?

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:30
What do the recent dramatic events in China's stock market reveal about the country and its ongoing economic reforms?

VIDEO: 'Comedy should tackle mental health'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:21
Comedians should tackle issues such as depression as there is no subject that is beyond being joked about, Richard Herring tells Victoria Derbyshire.

Adverts 'mask real broadband costs'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:17
Teaser deals in adverts are masking the long-term cost of broadband packages, a charity has claimed.

Art school blaze students show work

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:13
Students who lost work in the Glasgow School of Art fire are to show new work made through a special programme set up to help them.

Shops struggle in dreich summer

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:13
Scotland's retailers blame poor weather and a decline in consumer confidence for a further fall in sales.