International News

Robot swarm shuffles into formation

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 23:27
Engineers create the world's largest robot swarm, with over 1,000 tiny robots that act independently but work together to build two-dimensional shapes.

Vigils across US for shot teenager

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 23:20
Thousands of people across the US gather to honour a black teenager whose fatal shooting by police sparked four nights of violence in a Missouri town.

VIDEO: How Germans adopt grandparents

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 23:20
Michael Buchanan reports on a German scheme to let families 'adopt a grandparent'.

Woman wrongly told she had cancer

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 23:18
A woman who was wrongly told by a nurse she had Alzheimer's and cancer when her medical notes were mixed up receives an apology.

Russian army vehicles near border

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 23:16
Russian military vehicles are seen heading for the Ukrainian border, as a Russian aid convoy remains parked near the frontier.

Prostate drug ruling 'a fiasco'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 23:10
Patients say that the decision by the NHS in England to reject a treatment for men who have prostate cancer is a "fiasco".

Unseen Warhol films to be digitised

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 23:09
New York's Museum of Modern Art is to digitise hundreds of unseen Andy Warhol films and screen them for the public.

Balfour reaffirms Carillion snub

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 23:04
UK construction firm Balfour Beatty has repeated its rejection of a takeover approach from rival Carillion.

Pulis leaves Crystal Palace post

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 22:44
Manager Tony Pulis leaves Crystal Palace by mutual consent less than 48 hours before the start of the season.

Tourism sign plea for newest city

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 22:35
It is one of Britain's newest cities, it has a cathedral, and now one of its leading churchmen is looking for a sign - a brown tourism one.

'Fugitive' Suarez trains sights on El Clasico

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 22:31
Luis Suarez can now train with Barcelona, meaning a return to action against Real Madrid is much more likely, writes Andy West.

PM Modi says India shamed by rape

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 22:15
Narendra Modi says India has been shamed by a recent spate of rapes, as he makes his first Independence Day speech as prime minister.

VIDEO: How to combat rise in sheep rustling

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 22:01
Graham Satchell reports on how police and farmers are helping each other combat a 25% increase in livestock theft.

Grandchildren adoption contact hope

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 21:57
Children and grandchildren of adopted people could soon have the right to make contact with their parent's birth family.

VIDEO: Pose at a price: NYC costume crackdown

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 21:53
New York police and city officials have warned tourists that tipping is optional if they have photographs taken with one of costumed characters in Times Square.

Alcohol 'curbed' after Navy shooting

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 21:31
The Ministry of Defence says a "drinking culture" in the Navy has been curbed after the death of a commander on a nuclear submarine.

Building site safety checks to begin

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 21:25
Safety inspectors are due make a series of unannounced visits to building site in Northern Ireland to tackle the risks posed to construction workers.

Iraq's Maliki quits to end deadlock

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 21:22
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki resigns to end a political crisis in Baghdad, in a move that is welcomed by the US and UN.

Premier League warns fans about Vines

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 21:09
The Premier League's told Newsbeat it is taking action to stop fans uploading unofficial goal Vines onto social media.

Sir Cliff: 'I'm innocent' - the papers

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 21:00
The police raid on a flat belonging to pop star Sir Cliff Richard - who strongly denies being involved in a historical sex assault - leads most papers.

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