International News

AUDIO: Pilot's arm 'came off while landing'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 01:12
A pilot lost control of a passenger plane after his artificial arm became detached as he was coming in to land, an accident report has said. Steven Robinson, a pilot with a prosthetic limb, speaks to the Today programme.

NI students top in A-level results

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 01:10
Northern Ireland students outperform their counterparts in England and Wales in A-level A* and A grades.

Failing GPs: A Pandora's Box?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 01:05
Nick Triggle on why tackling failing GPs may prove difficult

21,000 council tax discounts checked

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 00:54
More than 21,000 people in Flintshire who have the 25% single person discount on their council tax are to have their claims checked against credit reference data.

VIDEO: Is politics risking space projects?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 00:46
Collaboration between the US and Russia on the International Space Station (ISS) could be jeopardised as tensions between the two nations create political disputes.

Broadway lights dimmed for Williams

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 00:35
The marquees of Broadway's theatres are dimmed in memory of Robin Williams following the actor and comedian's death earlier this week.

India children die trapped in car

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 00:31
Police in India say four children have died from suffocation after they got trapped inside a car and could not open the door from inside.

Pellegrini defends team selection

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 00:03
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini plays down the significance of omitting English players from his Community Shield side.

Woods' decision a 'big favour' for Watson

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 23:07
Tiger Woods' absence from the Ryder Cup is a shame but he will not be missed, says golf correspondent Iain Carter.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 22:22
Hull target Welbeck, Liverpool want Rossi, Arsenal continue Cavani pursuit, while Spurs could swap Soldado for Guarin.

The gap in the world's longest road

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 22:08
The uncrossable gap in the middle of the world's longest road

Councils 'should have more power'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 22:02
Councils should be able to raise most of the money they spend from local taxes, according to a new report.

Australia premier's daughter charged

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 22:02
The daughter of one of Australia's most well-known politicians, Neville Wran, has been charged with murdering a suspected drug dealer, police say.

Injured Woods ruled out of Ryder Cup

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 21:45
Tiger Woods rules himself out of September's Ryder Cup at Gleneagles after struggling with a back injury.

Lawro's predictions - opening weekend

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 21:43
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Courteeners frontman Liam Fray on the first weekend of the Premier League season.

Fourteen in hospital after crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 21:31
Fourteen people are taken to hospital, two with serious injuries, after a crash involving a bus and a car in West Lothian.

Housing market 'pauses for breath'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 21:13
The housing market "paused for breath" across the UK in July and went into reverse in London, surveyors say.

Why choose Birmingham for a sperm bank?

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 21:09
Can Birmingham solve the UK's sperm donor shortage?

SAS 'in Iraq' and A-level 'shock' - papers

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 21:08
The UK's role in helping refugees from Iraq's minority communities who have fled Islamist militants leads many papers, while other focus on A-level results.

Bali arrests over body in suitcase

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 20:48
Police on the Indonesian island of Bali arrest two people after the body of an American woman is found in a suitcase.
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