International News

Please clamber around the exhibit

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 03:18
The Tate Gallery goes 3D with Minecraft

Treasury revises debt recovery plans

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 03:14
Taxpayers will have longer to appeal before HM Revenue and Customs can raid their bank accounts for unpaid taxes, under revised plans released by the Treasury.

Deadly stadium stampede in Zimbabwe

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 03:12
Eleven people have been killed in a stampede after a religious service in a stadium in Zimbabwe, police say.

British troops join Nato exercise

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 03:05
The British army is taking part in its largest armoured deployment to Eastern Europe for six years., in a show of support for the region, the Ministry of Defence says.

Airbus in £100m investment pledge

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 03:04
Plane-maker Airbus is investing £100m in research, development and training with £48m for its Flintshire factory.

A&Es miss four-hour wait standard

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 03:04
NHS England figures show 92.9% of patients were seen within four hours of arrival in A&E last week- the lowest percentage since April 2013.

VIDEO: Learning maths the Chinese way

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 02:59
Around 60 Chinese maths teachers come to Britain, to try to pass on some of the techniques which have helped Chinese pupils come top of global league tables.

A blacker fiscal hole?

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 02:59
Ten days before the Autumn Statement, the government still looks set to overshoot its borrowing target for the year, even though October's deficit is slightly lower than year earlier.

Warnings on 'complex' Android virus

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 02:59
Hundreds of thousands of Android phones have been infected with malware that uses handsets to send spam and buy event tickets in bulk.

Moeen hits 21-ball 50 in England win

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 02:57
Moeen Ali hits a rapid fifty and takes three wickets as England win their opening warm-up game against Sri Lanka A.

Wigan fine Flower for Hohaia punch

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 02:57
Ben Flower is found guilty of gross misconduct by Wigan following his dismissal for punching in the 2014 Super League Grand Final.

Mali doctor dies from Ebola virus

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 02:55
A doctor has died in Mali after treating a patient who sparked a second wave of the deadly Ebola virus in the country.

AUDIO: School fails inspection on Islamic society

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 02:45
A Church of England school previously graded outstanding is expected to be put into special measures over concerns about a sixth-form Islamic society.

Biden in Ukraine as tensions rise

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 02:40
US Vice President Joe Biden meets senior Ukrainian leaders in Kiev amid warnings from Russia against arms supplies to the government.

VIDEO: YouTube builds studios for internet stars

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 02:27
YouTube is investing millions of dollars to set up professional studios which are free to use for anyone who has at least five thousand subscribers.

Ladybird drops 'boys and girls' books

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 02:27
One of the leading children's publishers, famed for its classic Peter and Jane reading scheme, is to drop gender branding from its books.

Arsenal tried to sign Messi - Wenger

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 02:22
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirms that he tried to sign Lionel Messi from Barcelona alongside Cesc Fabregas.

£30K policing bill for boxing match

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 02:14
More than £30,000 was paid out of the public purse towards the cost of policing a world title fight in Belfast earlier this year, the Police Service of Northern Ireland confirms.

VIDEO: Fire engulfs factory in Sydney

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 02:04
A large fire engulfed a factory in western Sydney, Australia, forcing some residents to move from the area.

AUDIO: Mark Thomas on 'police snooping'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 02:00
Comedian and writer Mark Thomas is among six journalists taking legal action because they believe the Metropolitan Police is monitoring them and keeping information on a database that deals with extremists.