International News

Hodgson buoyed by England desire

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 15:05
Coach Roy Hodgson was impressed by England's patient approach in breaking down San Marino in Thursday's Euro 2016 qualifier.

Meerkat-cam uses TV white space

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 15:04
A wireless technology is being tested at London Zoo to film meerkats, giant tortoises and otters and stream their daily lives to YouTube

VIDEO: Using white space to watch tortoises

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 15:04
London Zoo is live streaming video of three animals - Galapagos tortoises, otters and meerkats - to YouTube using technology called TV White Space.

Why are killer bees so dangerous?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 15:02
What happens when thousands of killer bees attack?

Antibiotic resistance rise continues

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 15:01
Antibiotics prescriptions and cases of resistant bacteria in England have continued to soar despite dire warnings and campaigns, figures show.

Parents face online homework dilemma

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 14:59
Parents feel unable to make children study by blocking internet access, as homework often requires online research, a survey suggests.

Air strikes 'stall IS Syria advance'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 14:45
US-led air strikes on the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane seem to have stalled an IS advance, as reports say the militants have lost ground.

VIDEO: Is #MyCleanIndia really going viral?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 14:13
Are Indians taking up PM Modi's clean-up challenge?

Man charged with Portstewart murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 14:11
A 32-year-old man is charged with the murder of a woman at her home in County Londonderry in June.

Team hurt by Pietersen row - Strauss

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 13:56
Ex-skipper Andrew Strauss says the England team, rather than individual players, is the main victim of the Kevin Pietersen row.

VIDEO: French author wins Nobel prize

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 13:43
French author Patrick Modiano, whose work has often focused on the Nazi occupation of France, wins the 2014 Nobel Prize for literature.

Take That announce first album as trio

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 13:00
Take That announce their new album - their first since Jason Orange announced he was quitting - will be released on 1 December and titled III.

Riba Stirling Prize 2014: Library of Birmingham

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 12:55
The library designed to look like jewellery

Riba Stirling Prize 2014: Liverpool Everyman Theatre

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 12:55
The theatre with 105 people on the side of it

Power cut off in Caerphilly siege

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 12:25
About 60 homes in Caerphilly have had their power cut off while officers negotiate with a man threatening to harm himself, say police.

VIDEO: Terror suspects: 'They are good guys'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 12:25
Friend of two terror suspects speaks to the BBC about his shock at their arrests.

Hostage's mother appeals to IS chief

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 12:22
The mother of US hostage Abdul-Rahman Kassig has appealed to the leader of the Islamic State (IS) militants via Twitter to discuss her son's fate.

Stirling Prize 2014: London Aquatics Centre

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 10:59
Which is the UK's best new building?

First Syria refugees in Uruguay

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 10:40
Uruguay receives the fist Syrian refugees and promises to cover the cost of a two-year resettlement programme.

Riba Stirling Prize 2014: London Bridge Tower (The Shard)

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 10:27
Is The Shard the best building in the UK?