International News

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.

Captain Brown axed for Calcutta Cup

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 04:57
Scotland drop captain Kelly Brown in one of three changes for the Calcutta Cup match against England at Murrayfield.

Audit office attacked in council row

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 04:55
A council criticises a public spending watchdog in an escalating row over a pledge to cover costs in a libel case.

Laudrup considering legal action

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 04:55
Michael Laudrup says he is taking legal advice and claims he has still not been told why he was sacked by Swansea City.

Day in pictures: 6 February 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 04:49
24 hours of news photos: 6 February

Cancer 'envy' campaign criticised

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 04:44
A campaign to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer is criticised for suggesting patients wish they had other forms of the disease.

VIDEO: Taliban 'capture US military dog'

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 04:41
The Taliban claim to have captured a dog belonging to US troops during fighting in eastern Afghanistan last December.

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