International News

Female soldiers on combat question

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 20:03
Four former military women on the gender question over combat roles

The town thronged with old people

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 19:56
Which UK town do old people flock to?

Miliband turned down Pfizer meeting

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 18:39
Ed Miliband rejected a meeting with the boss of US drug firm Pfizer just days before he criticised the government's handling of its bid for AstraZeneca.

Apple 'in talks' to acquire Beats

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 18:03
Apple is in talks to buy headphone maker and music-streaming service provider Beats Electronics for $3.2bn, according to various media reports.

Met 'should lose anti-terror duties'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 17:52
MPs urge sweeping changes to counter-terrorism policing, including stripping the Metropolitan Police of its role in overseeing and leading investigations.

Why Abu Hamza shed tears in court

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 17:25
Abu Hamza sheds tears in a New York courtroom

In pictures: India election graffiti

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 17:08
Graffiti from the eastern Indian city of Calcutta

WW1 truce football match remembered

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 17:08
Prince William backs a scheme to get children to design a memorial to the "Christmas truce" football game of 1914, as part of the World War One centenary.

Venezuelan policeman dies in clashes

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 16:56
A policeman has been shot dead in the Venezuelan capital Caracas after security forces broke up protest camps, officials say.

Women's heart health fitness warning

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 16:44
Lack of exercise is the biggest risk factor for heart disease in women aged 30 and above, according to an Australian study.

Family rows linked to early death

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 16:38
Having frequent arguments with partners, friends or relatives can increase the risk of death in middle-age, say Danish researchers.

Clippers owner 'says he's no racist'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 16:13
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling says he is not a racist in another, unverified tape recording, in which he also says he won't sell the basketball team.

The cyclist who helped save Italy's Jews

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 16:00
The Italian sporting legend who hushed up his wartime heroism

Wild West beneath the waves?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 15:56
Does a lack of laws hamper a medical gold rush in the sea?

The drive for 'natural motherhood'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 15:52
Is there undue pressure to give birth 'naturally?

Harvard plans student honesty pledge

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 15:51
Harvard University is going to introduce an "honour code" in which students will promise not to plagiarise or cheat in exams.

VIDEO: What does it take to host Eurovision?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 15:47
With 37 nations taking part and around 125 million TV viewers expected to tune in, Sophie van Brugen has been looking at what it takes to host the Eurovision Song Contest

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 15:46
Which electronic device did a man attempt to marry?

Cilla Black to receive special Bafta

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 15:42
Cilla Black is to be honoured with a special award to recognise her 50-year career at this year's British Academy Television Awards.

The 18th Century four-minute mile

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 15:29
The mystery over the 18th Century four-minute mile claim
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