International News

US warns of Sochi 'toothpaste' bomb

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 06:53
The US advises airlines flying to Russia for the Winter Olympics that explosives hidden in toothpaste tubes could be smuggled on to planes.

Flood risk as more rain lashes Wales

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 06:49
Further heavy and persistent rain is hitting parts of Wales bringing the risk of more flooding misery.

Stolen US Stradivarius 'recovered'

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 06:49
Authorities in the US state of Wisconsin say they think they have recovered a rare Stradivarius violin valued at $5m (£3m) stolen last month.

House blast victim feared for life

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 06:43
A woman who lived next door to a house that exploded in an Essex street says she feared she was "going to die".

Boris Johnson v Bob Crow

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 06:35
How different are the two men at loggerheads over tube strike?

Teacher admits part in composer fraud

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 06:21
The ghostwriter of "Japan's Beethoven" admits that he composed music which Mamoru Samuragochi passed off as his own work.

ECB refuses to explain Pietersen exit

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 06:16
Selector James Whitaker declines to divulge the reasons behind England's decision to end Kevin Pietersen's international career.

Moeen & Parry in England squads

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 06:11
Moeen Ali and Stephen Parry are named in England's one-day squad for the West Indies and the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.

Who, What, Why: How do you measure a wave?

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 06:08
A wave measured off Penzance, Cornwall, could be the biggest ever recorded near the UK's coast. But how do you measure a wave?

AUDIO: Charity defends pancreatic cancer ad

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 06:02
A charity have defended an advert showing pancreatic cancer patients "wishing" they had other forms of the disease.

Watson's AI to improve African life

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 05:58
IBM's artificial intelligence machine Watson is to be used in Africa to offer solutions to poor education, health and infrastructure.

AUDIO: YouTube clamps down on fake views

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 05:56
YouTube is to investigate video views to see if they are being artificially inflated.

Derby's transport gifts to the world

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 05:47
The city that gave us planes, trains and automobiles

Pink toys for girls 'hurt economy'

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 05:32
Companies marketing toys at just boys or girls are damaging the economy by causing fewer women to take up science and engineering, a minister says.

Facebook death review after dad plea

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 05:23
A father's plea to watch a video based on his dead son's Facebook page provokes the network to look again at how families can remember loved ones.

Railway worker struck by train dies

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 05:22
A railway worker who was hit by a train while working at a station in Newark has died from his injuries, police reveal.

Review of young deaths in custody

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 05:16
The government is to set up an independent review of the deaths of children and young adults in custody.

Bath in cross-code talks with Burgess

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 05:11
Premiership rugby union side Bath are in talks to sign England rugby league international Sam Burgess from South Sydney Rabbitohs.

Bodies found in South Africa mine

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 05:10
Rescue workers at the Doornkop gold mine in South Africa say they have recovered eight bodies after a fire, with one miner still unaccounted for.

UK interest rates remain on hold

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 05:03
The Bank of England keeps UK interest rates unchanged at 0.5%, as expected, with all eyes now on the publication of a key report next week.

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