International News

Rescued New Zealand pilot whales die

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 19:28
A group of 22 pilot whales rescued by conservationists in New Zealand on Wednesday die after stranding themselves for a second time.

Arrests after 'Guy Fawkes' protest

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 19:20
Ten people are arrested as thousands of anti-capitalist activists marched through central London to protest against political oppression, police say.

Apple malware affects Chinese users

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 19:14
A new malware targeting Apple products is affecting hundreds of thousands of users - mostly Chinese, says an online security firm.

Man charged over pipe bomb find

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 18:58
An 18-year-old man is charged with possession of weapons, including five pipe bombs.

Universities warned over boycott pay

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 18:50
Universities are threatened with further industrial action over pay-docking, as a marking boycott gets under way.

Happiness 'dips in midlife for rich'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 18:29
Happiness nose dives as you hit middle age - but only if you live in affluent Western countries, latest research suggests.

Cosmetic jabs 'safe if done right'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 18:22
Minor cosmetic procedures such as Botox injections and fillers are very safe when carried out by trained professionals, say researchers.

Plant protein could be used in blood

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 18:13
A protein found in sugar beet that is related to haemoglobin in human blood could be used as a blood substitute, say researchers in Sweden.

Interstellar tests brain and stamina

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 17:42
Space epic tests brain and stamina

Volunteering to test Ebola vaccine

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 17:42
The doctors choosing to test new vaccine for deadly virus

Australia rejects asylum offer claim

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 17:29
Australia rejects a claim that it offered to accommodate asylum seekers if they withdrew statements about a death at a detention facility.

Picture power: Slow destruction

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 17:25
A look at photographer Marco Garcia

What's in a scientific name?

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 17:23
Scientific names give new perspective to natural world

East Germany's trade in human beings

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 16:57
How East Germany secretly sold people it didn't want

Disconnected ready to make Westminster pay

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 16:55
Mark Mardell says mainstream politicians patronise the electorate at their peril.

Hybrid warfare: The new conflict

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 16:42
Vladimir Putin is accused of a new type of hybrid warfare, in which propaganda and provocation take centre stage, says Bridget Kendall.

One killed in fresh Jerusalem car attack

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 16:41
A Palestinian driver rams a car into pedestrians in East Jerusalem killing a policeman, the second such attack in the past two weeks.

When soldiers roamed around Stonehenge

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 16:24
How Stonehenge site became the world's largest military camp

'Ethical duty' to cut NHS waste

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 16:22
Doctors across the UK are being told they have an ethical duty to prevent waste in the NHS.

Clegg seeking Northern rail boost

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-05 15:53
Commuters in the north of England are using "decrepit" trains that would be unacceptable in London, Nick Clegg is to claim as he pushes for more investment.