International News

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.

Russia aid convoy heads south

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 21:22
More than 100 lorries carrying Russian aid set off towards the border with Ukraine, amid continuing confusion over their final destination.

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.

NI students receive A level results

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 21:13
About 32,000 students in Northern Ireland are due to receive their A level exam results on Thursday.

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.

Iraq mountain rescue unlikely - US

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 20:27
The US says it is unlikely to launch a mission to save Iraqis trapped by Islamist fighters on Mt Sinjar as there are fewer people there than expected.

Lenovo posts 23% jump in profit

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 19:42
The world's biggest maker of personal computers, Lenovo, sees a 23% jump in net profit as laptop sales outperform industry average.

Fourth night of unrest in Missouri

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 19:42
Tensions between protesters and police in the US city of St Louis have entered a fourth night after the shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

Pope Francis begins first Asia trip

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 19:30
Pope Francis arrives in South Korea for a five-day visit, in his first trip to Asia since he took over the papacy in March 2013.

Gaza begins tense five-day truce

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 19:28
Israel and the Palestinians begin a fresh five-day ceasefire in Gaza, but immediately trade rockets and air strikes.

Yolo added to Oxford online dictionary

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 17:33
Yolo, an acronym for 'you only live once', is among the latest new words added to the Oxford online dictionary.

Cancer-screening patients recalled

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 17:22
Thirty women are to be reassessed for breast cancer after cases of the disease developed in patients all screened by the same doctor.

Chopsticks: A Japanese access issue

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 16:45
Why are chopsticks so important for Japan’s disabled?

10 days in Iraq: Aid drops, air-strikes and 200,000 new refugees

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 16:35
Aid drops, air-strikes and 200,000 new refugees

Pegg: 'We have no context for happiness'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 16:07
Simon Pegg asks what makes us smile in new movie

Chile axes security head after theft

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 16:06
Chile sacks the head of security of Santiago international airport after an "embarrassing" robbery of more than $10m (£6.2) at the cargo terminal.

Can you die from a broken heart?

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 16:01
Can you die from a broken heart?

Mexico MP removed over 'escort tape'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 15:59
Mexico's conservative PAN party replaces its leader in the House of Representatives after a video showed him allegedly dancing with escorts.