International News

How does the Thames Barrier stop London flooding?

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 06:48
The Thames Barrier has been in record use over the past two months. How does it work?

Qatar unveils workers' rights plan

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 06:47
World Cup 2022 organisers publish new measures to protect workers in Qatar following 185 deaths in the last year.

Miliband predicts more flooding

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 06:17
Climate change will bring "more extreme weather events" like those causing widespread flooding in England, Labour leader Ed Miliband warns.

MPs Yeo and Lilley in climate clash

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 06:11
Two former Conservative ministers have taken issue with each other during a Commons committee hearing into the science of climate change.

'Obamacare' delay for some firms

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 06:02
A key provision of President Barack Obama's healthcare law affecting medium-sized business is delayed again, the latest trouble for the overhaul.

GB curlers equal record in win over US

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 05:46
Great Britain's women beat the United States 12-3, equalling the Olympic record curling score, including taking seven points in one end.

Huge hack 'is ugly sign of future'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 05:43
A massive attack that exploited a key vulnerability in the infrastructure of the internet is the "start of ugly things to come", it has been warned.

Illegal hunts on rise in Afghanistan

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 05:40
Illegal wildlife hunting is on the increase in Afghanistan, threatening several vulnerable species, campaigners say.

India Olympics suspension lifted

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 05:38
A ban on India's Olympic Association (IOA) is lifted, allowing the country to return to the Olympic fold, IOC spokesman Mark Adams says.

VIDEO: Boeing 'well-positioned for future'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 05:37
Boeing boss Randy Tinseth says the firm is "extraordinarily well-positioned for the future" but admits there will new competition from Asia.

IPL sides eye 'awesome' Pietersen

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 05:18
Kevin Pietersen could be at the centre of a bidding war which makes him the Indian Premier League's most expensive player.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 05:15
The appointment of Ofsted's next head will be free of political interference, Nick Clegg insists.

Soldiers killed in north Iraq attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 05:14
Militants have killed 15 soldiers guarding an oil pipeline in a pre-dawn raid on their camp in northern Iraq and kidnapped another, officials say.

'Dumb Starbucks' owner revealed

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 05:14
The owner of a parody coffee shop in Los Angeles called "Dumb Starbucks" is revealed to be the Canadian television comedy personality Nathan Fielder.

Death linked to Neknominate 'tragic'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 05:13
A family describe their heartbreak after the death of a 29-year-old Cardiff man thought to be linked to the Neknominate drinking game.

Government fined for data breach

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 04:59
Northern Ireland's Department of Justice is fined £185,000 for auctioning off a filing cabinet that contained personal information about a victim of a terrorist attack.

Obituary: Shirley Temple

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 04:58
The life and career of Shirley Temple

Prince Charles and Camilla visit BBC

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 04:48
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visit BBC radio teams in London's New Broadcasting House as part of a day to celebrate British radio.

Deadly blasts hit Pakistan cinema

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 04:41
At least 10 people are killed when a series of blasts hit a cinema in Peshawar, north-west Pakistan, the second such attack in a fortnight.

VIDEO: Pharrell: My Oscar photo moment

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 04:39
This year's Oscar nominees have gathered for the traditional family photo in Beverley Hills. Nominees Pharrell Williams and Matthew McConaughey spoke about the experience

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