International News

BSkyB bids to consolidate Sky Europe

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 02:42
BSkyB has approached Sky broadcasters in Germany and Italy, which are all majority-owned by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, in an attempt to create a European TV giant.

AUDIO: Scientists 'able to induce lucid dreams'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 02:41
Michael Nitsche discusses findings from scientists in Germany that suggest more frequent lucid dreams can be induced by sending weak electrical signals into the brain.

Inside UK immigration removal centres

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 02:41
Life inside the UK’s detention centres

VIDEO: New video released of Nigerian girls

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 02:40
New video claiming to show a number of the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls has been released by the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram.

The ubiquity of the modern beep

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 02:35
The man responsible for the reversing vehicle beeps

Robot arm gets official US approval

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 02:32
A robot arm capable of picking up delicate objects has been approved for use by US medical authorities.

Deep-sea sub 'implodes' 10km-down

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 02:16
One of the world's most capable deep-sea research vessels is lost while exploring the Kermadec Trench in New Zealand.

AUDIO: Tony Hancock was an 'everyman'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 02:14
Hancock's Half Hour writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson discuss their memories of working with Tony Hancock.

Ten moments that shaped the title race

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 02:01
Ten moments that shaped the title race

UK mental health cost of Afghan war

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 02:00
There has been a "significant increase" in the number of Afghanistan veterans seeking mental health treatment, charity Combat Stress says.

AUDIO: Businesses face 'political uncertainty'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:53
"Political uncertainty" is the biggest risk facing businesses, CBI director-general John Cridland tells the BBC's Simon Jack.

'Boris buggies' for babies?

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:53
A new idea for the baby about town

130 jobs boost for NI bus company

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:52
Wrightbus, the Ballymena bus company, is creating 130 jobs.

Pension age plan 'not fair on Scots'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:49
Holyrood's new pensioners' rights minister Shona Robison believes UK-wide plans to raise the retirement age are not fair on Scots.

Yemen drone strike 'kills militants'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:48
At least six suspected militants are killed in a drone strike in eastern Yemen, as the army continues an offensive against al-Qaeda strongholds.

Dewani condition 'has improved'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:41
The condition of Shrien Dewani, accused of arranging his wife's killing on their honeymoon in South Africa "has improved", the South African Press Association reports.

VIDEO: 'Flashbacks of bullets overhead'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:32
Jake Wood, a former Lance Sergeant in the Territorial Army who served in Afghanistan and suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, explained the flashbacks that he has experienced apart of his condition.

Eurovision splits juries and public

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:30
The latest Eurovision figures reveal the differences between the public phone vote and the jury vote at Saturday night's competition.

VIDEO: On the campaign trail with Farage

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:23
Giles Dilnot with UKIP leader Nigel Farage on the campaign trail for the local and European elections.

Did David Miliband ignore Gordon Brown on Chagos?

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:17
Why did Foreign Office ignore No 10 over the Chagos islands?
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