International News

VIDEO: Largest robot fleet maps UK waters

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 10:07
British scientists are hoping robots will be able to give the most detailed picture yet of life deep below the waterline. The BBC's Science Editor David Shukman reports

Wilson sets pace at Dunhill Links

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 10:03
Oliver Wilson shoots 64 to lead the way after day one of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland.

AUDIO: Peter Allen leaves 5 live Drive

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 10:03
Radio presenter Peter Allen has left the 5 live's Drive programme after 16 years in the chair.

Parents going short to pay students

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 09:56
Hundreds of thousands of parents are cutting down on their "basic outgoings" to pay for their children's university costs, says a financial data company.

Prince George 'harassment' warning

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 09:45
Lawyers for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge write to a photographer asking him to "cease harassing" Prince George and his nanny.

Mothers evicted from occupied flats

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 09:42
Members of a women's group occupying flats in a council estate near east London's Olympic Park are told by a court to leave the premises.

Laundrette killing arrest recalled

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 09:36
The trial of a County Londonderry man accused of murdering his ex-partner hears details of the moment he was arrested for the fatal shooting.

Wonga to write off £220m of loans

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 09:29
Payday lender Wonga says it is writing off £220m of debts for 330,000 customers after putting in place new affordability checks.

Hospital 'failed' paedophile victims

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 09:06
The parents of a boy who was sexually abused by a paedophile doctor, have condemned the hospital where he worked for failing to do more to protect their son.

Aid worker's Ebola warning

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 08:48
Why British volunteers are hastening to help combat Ebola

Plan to block poll tax collection

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 08:38
Scottish ministers announce new laws to stop councils pursuing people for poll tax debts, but critics brand it a "tax dodger's charter".

What’s it like being a cat?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 08:32
How do domestic cats really see the world?

Three 'held over Thai killings'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 08:13
Three Burmese workers are questioned over the killing of two British tourists in Thailand, according to local reports.

VIDEO: Morrisons card takes on Aldi and Lidl

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 07:58
Morrisons invests £300m on new loyalty card scheme aimed at rivalling discounters Aldi and Lidl

VIDEO: Brand joins London housing protest

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 07:51
Comedian Russell Brand joined Focus E15 protesters in London outside Bow County Court.

Israel urged to silence net activist

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 07:22
The Israeli authorities are urged to shut down the internet account of an activist in the country who is accused of harassing French reporters.

Ebola nurse tells of virus 'horror'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 07:21
The British nurse who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone calls for action to stop the "horror and the misery" he witnessed there.

Ship identified in Franklin search

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 07:11
A shipwreck recently found in north Canada is identified as HMS Erebus - lost in Sir John Franklin's famous Victorian-era Northwest Passage voyage.

Factory closure will cost 180 jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 07:05
A factory in Fife is to close with the loss of about 180 jobs under proposals announced by its Danish owners.

In pictures: Exploring the African male

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-02 06:54
An exhibition of work by Rotimi Fani-Kayode