International News

VIDEO: Boris Johnson speech on Europe

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 00:21
Mayor of London Boris Johnson gives a speech outlining his views on Britain's role in the European Union.

Russia gang in 'largest data breach'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 00:13
A Russian group hacks 1.2 billion usernames and passwords belonging to more than 500 million email addresses, in what is being described as the "largest data breach" ever.

Chain Saw Massacre actress dies

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 00:13
US actress Marilyn Burns, best known for her "scream queen" role in 1974 horror classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, dies in Houston, Texas.

VIDEO: Compensation wait 'a form of torture'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 00:09
Veterans waiting for compensation for injuries have been facing serious delays in their claims. Former Royal Air Force Sgt Alex Ford describes his experience.

Ransomware victims given free fix

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 00:01
All 500,000 victims of the Cryptolocker malware can now recover files encrypted by the program without paying a ransom.

Britain's first armed police on routine patrol

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 23:53
The British cities where police routinely carry guns

Deafness, by those in the know

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 23:38
Five lesser-known things about being deaf

Sprint 'drops bid for T-Mobile US'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 23:31
Shares in US telecoms firms Sprint drop sharply in after-hours trade following reports it has abandoned a bid for T-Mobile US.

Roman ruins get CGI restoration

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 23:24
People will get to see what a Roman fort in north Wales looked like almost 2,000 years ago thanks to CGI technology.

VIDEO: Rosetta probe set to catch comet

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 23:23
Europe's Rosetta spacecraft is set to rendezvous with a comet - a landmark moment in space history.

Cameron faces fresh Gaza pressure

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 23:22
The Lib Dems call for the suspension of arms export licences to Israel, adding to pressure on David Cameron following Baroness Warsi's resignation over policy on Gaza.

Kerry in talks plea amid Gaza truce

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 23:14
John Kerry tells the BBC that Israel and the Palestinians must take advantage of the Gaza truce, as the two sides prepare for talks in Egypt.

Cameron must push Israel, say MPs

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 23:05
David Cameron must do more to persuade Israel to lift restrictions on the movements of Palestinians, MPs say.

Murray to face Kyrgios in Toronto

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 23:01
Andy Murray plays Australian Nick Kyrgios in his first match of the hard-court season in the Rogers Cup on Wednesday.

Rosetta probe set to meet comet

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 22:38
Europe's long travelling satellite is set to rendezvous in a few hours with one of the strangest objects in the solar system.

Dance company funding investigated

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 22:16
Funding of National Dance Company Wales is investigated by a financial watchdog amid concerns about the way the organisation is run.

Call to back metro transport plan

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 22:01
Business leaders urge ministers to stick to plans for a metro transport system in south Wales and settle the row over which government should pay to electrify the Valleys rail lines.

Reforms 'prompt more pension saving'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 22:00
Radical reform of the UK pension system announced in the Budget has encouraged pension saving already, according to LCP.

VIDEO: Energy market riggers 'to face jail'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 21:55
Plans to make rigging energy markets a criminal offence are being outlined by the government.

VIDEO: Aspirin 'might prevent cancer'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 21:45
British researchers say aspirin could reduce the risk of developing - or dying from - certain types of cancer.

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