International News

Toddler's foot trapped in toy Minion

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 04:02
A two-year-old girl got her foot wedged inside a toy robot and required the help of firefighters to be freed.

Berahino pulls out of U21 Euros

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 03:50
England Under-21s forward Saido Berahino is ruled out of the European Championships in the Czech Republic through injury.

VIDEO: Suspect 'should not be approached'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 03:42
Police have wowed to do "whatever it takes" to bring a man who killed nine people at an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, to justice.

Doom Bar 'not brewed in Cornwall'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 03:34
The UK's best selling bottled ale - thought by many to be made in Cornwall - is not brewed in the county at all, it has been revealed.

Tube drivers vote for strike action

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 03:29
London Underground drivers vote to strike for 24 hours in a dispute over pay and the introduction of a new all-night service.

Good memories 'perk up' stressed mice

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 03:28
Neuroscientists find that artificially stimulating a positive memory can cause mice to snap out of depression-like behaviour.

Guidance 'not followed' on SAS hike

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 03:28
A senior military doctor tells an inquest he is "frustrated" by a lack of knowledge of heat illness policy on a fatal SAS selection march.

VIDEO: Breast milk 'for infants, not adults'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 02:59
One of the authors of a report into the risks of buying unregulated breast milk online, Dr Sarah Steele, says claims it boosts the adult immune system are misleading.

Field gets work and pensions role

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 02:28
The new chairs of the Commons select committees have been announced, with Labour's Frank Field to take on the work and pensions brief.

Mexican police remove gang cameras

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 02:26
Police in the Mexican border city of Reynosa dismantle dozens of surveillance cameras set up by a gang to monitor the security forces.

Tommy Chong treated for cancer

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 02:22
Tommy Chong - one half of the 1970s comedy duo Cheech and Chong - reveals he has rectal cancer.

Pope calls for end to fossil fuels

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 02:22
Pope Francis issues an encyclical on the environment in which he says fossil fuels should be "progressively replaced without delay".

RBS criticised for payments failure

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 02:21
Banks have "creaking" computer systems but the payments failure at RBS was "unacceptable", says the head of the UK banking body.

Chad bombs Boko Haram in Nigeria

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 02:19
Chad's military carries out airstrikes against suspected militant positions in neighbouring Nigeria, in response to Monday's twin suicide bombings.

Rochelle Humes gets Xtra Factor role

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 02:18
Saturdays singer Rochelle Humes is to present The X Factor spin-off show The Xtra Factor, alongside Kiss FM DJ Melvin Odoom.

Pope aims for action on climate change

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 02:11
Pope Francis wants to achieve real change in the way humanity goes about life, reports Caroline Wyatt.

Record 'fake drugs' haul by UK agency

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 02:08
Dangerous counterfeit and unlicensed medicines worth nearly £16m have been seized in a record haul by the UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.

Puberty age 'affects many diseases'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 02:03
The age young people start puberty can affect the risk of developing a wide range of diseases from cancer to diabetes, according to a UK study.

Jesus miracle church 'hit by arson'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 01:56
Arsonists are believed to have set fire to a church in northern Israel where Jesus is said to have performed a miracle, police say.

VIDEO: Woman's bionic hand 'most realistic ever'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 01:53
A new hi-tech bionic hand created using Formula 1 and military technology has been designed in Britain with the hope of transforming lives across the world.