International News

Frozen sperm fight ends in victory

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 05:15
A Birmingham widow's legal battle to keep dead husband's frozen sperm is finally over after the fertility regulator said it would not take the case back to the courts.

Ukraine votes for new National Guard

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 05:09
Ukraine's parliament votes unanimously to create a 60,000-strong National Guard to bolster the country's defences.

Submerged car returned to owner

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 05:05
A submerged car widely pictured during coverage of the flooding on the Somerset Levels is reunited with its owner.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 04:59
The government announces an extra £350m will be given to English schools next year.

VIDEO: Double mastectomy 'right decision'

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 04:58
A young mother's story after being diagnosed with a gene that brings a high risk of developing breast cancer, is told in a film which premiered at an Essex hospital.

Marriage figures show sharp fall

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 04:58
Provisional figures from the National Records of Scotland show the number of marriages in the country fell by nearly 3,000 last year.

Caption Challenge: Stately umbrellas

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 04:54
It's the Caption Challenge.

Children's heart surgery unit 'safe'

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 04:26
A children's heart unit that closed temporarily owing to fears over numbers of deaths is safe, but some families received poor care, a review finds.

IRA bomb suspect breaks silence

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 04:24
John Downey, who was accused of murdering four soldiers in the Hyde Park bombing, insists that unionists knew about the secret On the Runs letters.

Eurotunnel profits triple to record

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 04:09
Eurotunnel profits triple to 100m euros as cross-Channel passenger numbers reach a record 10 million a year.

VIDEO: Owner reunited with submerged car

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 04:02
The BBC's Jon Kay reports from the road to Muchelney in Somerset as the owner of a car submerged by floods is finally reunited with his sodden vehicle.

Nigeria protests over SA beating

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 04:01
Nigeria sends a "strongly worded" protest to South Africa about a "merciless attack" by police on one of its nationals in Cape Town.

Call for Bayern boss jail sentence

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 04:00
German prosecutors are seeking a jail term of more than five years for Uli Hoeness, the president of European football champions Bayern Munich.

AUDIO: Why military skills help in business

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 03:59
Skills learnt in the military could help ex-service personnel succeed in business, according to a new report.

School staff held in porn inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 03:58
Staff from two Birmingham schools are arrested on suspicion of possessing extreme pornography, police say.

Modern life 'damages infant brains'

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 03:48
Overuse of modern technologies could be harming the brain development of small children, a charity has warned.

Cannock Chase child killer dies

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 03:33
A man jailed 45 years ago for murdering one of three girls found buried in Cannock Chase, Staffordshire, in the 1960s dies in prison.

Welsh band handed US Air Force gig

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 03:32
A Denbighshire band say they have been handed a gig of a lifetime after being booked by the Pentagon office to tour US Air Force bases in Greenland, Cuba, Honduras and the Bahamas.

VIDEO: Saving Capt Scott's expedition pics

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 03:27
Sir Ranulph Fiennes joins the campaign to stop recently discovered photographic negatives, taken by Captain Scott on his final expedition to the South Pole, from leaving the UK.

Five years for graveyard rapist

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 03:26
A 24-year-old man who raped a female friend at a graveyard in Greenock, Inverclyde, is jailed for five years.

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