International News

Gemili runs 100m in under 10 seconds

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 01:39
Britain's Adam Gemili runs 100m in under 10 seconds but fails to make the record books because of wind-assisted conditions.

Semi-detached homes drive price rise

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 01:36
The price of semi-detached homes in England and Wales rose at the fastest rate of any property type in the year to the end of April, Land Registry data shows.

Hollywood 'antiquated' towards women

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 01:17
Hollywood's ageist attitude to women is "antiquated, backward and discriminatory", Jurassic World actress Bryce Dallas Howard says.

Italy vote threatens Renzi reforms

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 01:14
Results from Italy's local elections show right-wing gains and some erosion of support for Matteo Renzi's ruling centre-left.

VIDEO: Underwater robots aim to mimic nature

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 01:07
European researchers have been working on underwater robots that aim to mimic the behaviour of animals and fish.

FM backs more powers for islands

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 00:58
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon wants the country's island communities to have more devolved powers to "grow their economies".

Extra free childcare: Who benefits?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 00:52
The prospect of a free 30-hours-a-week of childcare sounds like a fantastic offer - but what will it achieve?

VIDEO: Bad Weather grounds Solar Impulse

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 00:48
A zero-fuel solar-powered plane's first attempt to fly around the world has been postponed due to bad weather. Peter Gibbs explains.

Warning of gales and heavy rain

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 00:48
Forecasters are warning of an unseasonable spell of severe weather affecting large parts of Scotland.

VIDEO: 'I fix my broken tooth with superglue'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 00:20
A new BBC TV show, The Truth About Your Teeth, aims to examine the state of people in the UK's teeth and discover if we are storing up problems for the future.

Malaysia Airlines is 'bankrupt'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 23:43
Malaysia Airlines is "technically bankrupt", its chief executive says, as he announces a restructuring programme and plans to cut around 6,000 jobs.

Solar Impulse forced to land in Japan

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 23:40
Poor weather forces solar-powered plane Solar Impulse to make unscheduled stop in Japan en route from China to Hawaii.

VIDEO: Stripping to defend their land

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 23:31
A group of women in Uganda made headlines by stripping before government ministers in a protest over land rights.

Arrests as police attacked in brawl

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 23:25
Thirteen people are arrested after a meeting at a community centre in Leeds turns into a mass brawl.

Women's sport quiz

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 23:01
Why did a jockstrap revolutionise women's sport and who can train a donkey to do anything?

VIDEO: Emotional cost of the menopause

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 23:00
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence publishes its first guidelines on the menopause to doctors.

Care inspectorate 'needs reform'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 22:54
The leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats says scrapping Wales' health watchdog should be considered. following a damning report into a Denbighshire mental health ward.

Lloyds share sale plan extended

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 22:52
The government extends its plan to sell off shares in Lloyds Banking Group to the end of the year.

Woman charged with man's murder

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 22:31
A 20-year-old woman is charged with murdering a man who was found dead at a house in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent.

Dancing Dog wins Britain's Got Talent

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 22:29
Dog trainer Jules O'Dwyer and her dog Matisse win Britain's Got Talent.