International News

N Korean ship 'free to leave' Panama

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 16:41
The Panama Canal Authority says a North Korean cargo ship seized in July carrying Cuban weapons is free to go after Pyongyang paid a huge fine.

Surviving storms on Cornwall's coast

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 16:24
Surviving storms on Cornwall's coast

'Economy matters most' in referendum

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 16:18
The economy is the issue that matters most to voters taking part in the independence referendum, a poll carried out for the BBC suggests.

VIDEO: Tattoo boom brings potential dangers

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 16:09
With the boom in tattoo parlour across Britain how aware are the public of the dangers of getting a tattoo and should more be done to clean up the industry?

Film renews interest in fishing song

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 16:08
The song that links Great Yarmouth with New York

Village remembered amid runway plans

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 16:06
Remembering the community that made way for Gatwick Airport

VIDEO: Can we erase memories entirely?

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 16:06
Scientists may have found a way to erase specific memories, by using electroconvulsive therapy.

Clint Eastwood saves choking man

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 15:55
Hollywood actor Clint Eastwood is credited with saving the life of a golf tournament director who was choking on cheese at a reception in California.

Ireland's brutal hymn to simplicity

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 14:00
Ireland gave Wales a good kicking, but there can be a certain majesty in a simple job done well, writes BBC Sport's Ben Dirs

VIDEO: Two killed in Alps train derailment

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 13:48
Two people were killed when a falling boulder derailed a tourist train in the southern French Alps, local officials and firefighters have confirmed.

VIDEO: Battle to save giraffe in Denmark

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 13:47
Animal rights campaigners in Denmark have spoken out against plans to destroy a healthy young giraffe at Copenhagen Zoo.

West coast bears brunt of new gales

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 13:40
Gusts as high as 80mph hit southern and western parts of the UK as all rail routes to south-west England are cut off.

VIDEO: Spanish princess appears in court

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 13:21
Spain's Princess Cristina has been questioned in court in connection with a corruption scandal involving her husband's business dealings.

Aid convoy fired on in besieged Homs

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 13:07
An aid convoy bringing supplies into a besieged district of the Syrian city of Homs is trapped for several hours after coming under fire.

Online abuse teacher thanks pupils

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 13:04
The teacher who quit her job at a north Belfast school after being targeted by online sectarian abuse speaks publicly for the first time.

Minister quits over cleaner's visa

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 13:02
Immigration minister Mark Harper resigns from the government after it emerges his cleaner did not have permission to work in the UK.

What Jews and the Chinese have in common

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 12:13
Discovering how much Jews and the Chinese have in common

Bjoerndalen equals Games medals record

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 12:10
Norway's Ole Einar Bjoerndalen wins the biathlon 10km sprint to equal the record for most medals won at the Winter Olympics.

Dufour-Lapointe beats sister to gold

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 11:44
Canadian sisters Justine Dufour-Lapointe and Chloe Dufour-Lapointe win Winter Olympic gold and silver in the women's moguls.

Clashes at Istanbul internet protest

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 10:57
Turkish riot police fire water cannon and tear gas at hundreds of demonstrators marching in Istanbul in protest at new laws tightening government control of the internet.

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