International News

VIDEO: Baby delivered by passing tourist

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:53
Money was thrown and crowds cheered as a woman gave birth outside shops in Birmingham city centre.

VIDEO: Will.i.am's new musical machines

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:48
Musician and producer Will.i.am is taking part in the Digital Revolution exhibition at the Barbican art gallery in London.

VIDEO: Spry daughter 'cannot see her again'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:42
The adopted daughter of Eunice Spry has said she will do all she can to stop her mother being housed nearby when released from prison.

FGM failure is a 'national scandal'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:32
The failure to tackle female genital mutilation (FGM) is a "national scandal" with as many as 170,000 victims in the UK, MPs say.

Indians tweet 'Who is Maria Sharapova?'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:26
How Sharapova managed to stun a billion Indians

Rival 'inflation' teams to share data

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:23
Scientists on rival projects looking for evidence that the early Universe underwent a super-expansion are in discussion about working together and publishing a joint paper.

Study maps fracking methane risk

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:10
A major study into the potential of fracking to contaminate drinking water with methane is published, highlighting where shale deposits and aquifers coincide.

VIDEO: Secrets of plant roots revealed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:10
Plants have been grown inside a microscope to allow scientists to watch their roots developing in 3D.

VIDEO: Footage of eagle raiding Springwatch nest

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 00:44
Video shows a young sea eagle pushing the Springwatch eagle chick out of its nest in an attack never before caught on film in Scotland.

VIDEO: Politician sobs and wails at briefing

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 00:44
A Japanese politician Ryutaro Nonomura who wailed and sobbed when quizzed by journalists about expenses has yet to prove that he spent public funds legitimately.

What's wrong with Brazil?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 00:39
Can Brazil find their spark at the World Cup?

Poundland sales up as chain expands

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 23:53
Discount retailer Poundland reports nearly £1bn in annual sales and suggests it could double its store presence in the UK.

Animal attack theory in Kenya deaths

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 23:33
An inquest into the deaths of an Essex couple in Kenya hears their injuries were consistent with an animal attack.

VIDEO: Global food waste in eight numbers

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 23:27
How a third of global food is wasted – as millions starve

Eating disorders unit call for Wales

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 23:23
There are calls for a specialist eating disorders unit to be set up in Wales as the number of patients needing hospital treatment for problems continues to rise.

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius trial continues

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 23:12
Coverage of murder trial of Oscar Pistorius resumes in South Africa

Hundreds in zero-hours council jobs

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 22:56
Councils in the West are criticised for employing hundreds of staff on zero-hours contracts following a BBC Freedom of Information request.

Housing 'biggest risk' to economy

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 22:54
Bank of England deputy governor Sir Jon Cunliffe says the UK housing market poses the "biggest risk" to the UK economy.

NHS plan 'a recipe for disaster'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 22:42
Cutting back on hospital services in England before community services are geared up to provide care is a "recipe for disaster", MPs say.

Police apology for wrongful arrest

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 22:36
A pensioner receives £9,000 and an apology from Wiltshire Police after being unlawfully arrested and held in a cell for seven hours.
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