International News

First female winner for maths medal

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 13:35
Iranian mathematician Prof Maryam Mirzakhani becomes the first woman to win a Fields Medal at a ceremony in Seoul, South Korea.

Two found shot dead in Herefordshire

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 12:59
Two people are found dead from gunshot wounds in the Ledbury area, police confirm.

VIDEO: First look at Land Girls memorial

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 11:45
The invaluable work done by tens of thousands of women during the First and Second World Wars is being commemorated in a work of art.

'None bigger than this, the World Cup semi-final'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 10:45
England women's coach Gary Street and Ireland counterpart Philip ‘Goose’ Doyle will put friendship aside for their World Cup semi-final.

Robin Williams and the link between comedy and depression

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 09:51
Why do many comedians struggle with depression?

'Thousands' trapped by Iraq rebels

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 09:46
Tens of thousands of civilians remain trapped by militants on a mountain in northern Iraq and need "life-saving assistance", the UN warns.

UK warns over Israel export licences

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 09:41
Ministers identify 12 export licenses to Israel that they would suspend in the event of what they describe as "significant hostilities" resuming in Gaza.

VIDEO: Ebola vaccines 'are promising'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 09:40
US health experts say there are some "promising vaccines" close to being available to treat the Ebola virus.

Obama leads Robin Williams tributes

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 09:37
President Obama leads tributes to actor and comedian Robin Williams, who has died in an apparent suicide.

VIDEO: Gilliam on the 'miracle of Robin'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 09:32
Monty Python star Terry Gilliam pays tribute to the late Robin Williams whom he worked with on the film The Fisher King.

Car hire prices 'unfairly vary'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 09:27
Drivers are being charged different prices online for the same car rental based on where they live in Europe, the European Commission says.

'Lover miscarriage' plotters jailed

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 09:18
Two men who plotted to have a pregnant woman beaten up in order to get rid of her unborn child are jailed.

RAF Tornados leave for Iraq mission

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 09:04
Three RAF Tornado jets leave the UK to support efforts to deliver aid to thousands of refugees trapped on a mountain in northern Iraq.

Man Utd target Rojo requests move

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 08:32
Sporting Lisbon defender Marcos Rojo hands in a transfer request and admits his desire to join Manchester United.

Missouri shooting protests continue

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 08:30
Protests continue in the St Louis, Missouri, suburb of Ferguson, three days after the shooting of an unarmed black teenage by police.

Lotto winner shares win with workmate

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 08:22
An Edinburgh painter and decorator who won more than £7m on the lottery vows to share some of his fortune with a workmate.

No police action in C. diff outbreak

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 08:20
Wales' biggest health board will not face police action over an outbreak of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) at hospitals in north Wales.

'Care boy' tells of electric shocks

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 08:12
A man who went through Jersey's care system describes friendly German soldiers during WW2, and later bullying and electric shocks in a life that became "hell".

Missing brothers 'could be abroad'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 07:42
Three Polish brothers aged between 10 and 15 are missing from the home of their foster parents in Sunderland.

Emergency funds for flood damage

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-12 07:40
The Scottish government says it will consider emergency funding for local authorities to help deal with the costs of flood damage.

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