International News

Ukraine conflict: EU squeezes Russia

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 00:42
EU braces for economic pain with further sanctions

Bomber kills Hamid Karzai's cousin

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 00:34
A suicide bomber kills Hashmat Karzai, an influential cousin of President Hamid Karzai in the southern city of Kandahar.

VIDEO: Control a digger with smart goggles

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 00:03
Why operating heavy machinery remotely could become a safer and more immersive experience

'Huge' drop in tribunal claims

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 00:02
Wales sees a significant drop in the number of people taking claims to employment tribunals after fees to bring action have been introduced.

Australia approves $15.5bn coal mine

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 23:30
Australia approves a $15.5bn (£9bn) coal project despite concern over its potential environmental impact, including on the Great Barrier Reef.

Hype and hi-tech

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 23:05
Rory Cellan-Jones on predicting future shape of technology

Robot cleaners to cut ward infection

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 23:02
Deep-cleaning machines resembling Daleks are being used to cut hospital infections like C. diff in north Wales but a report says the problem is "still too high".

MPs bicker over climate report

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 22:53
Despite dissent, MPs have endorsed the findings of a UN climate panel that says humans are the dominant cause of global warming.

US: Russia 'violated missile treaty'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 22:46
The US accuses Russia of violating a Cold War arms treaty by testing a nuclear cruise missile, saying the breach is "very serious".

VIDEO: Sarah Palin launches online channel

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 22:42
Sarah Palin, the former governor of Alaska and 2008 US vice-presidential candidate, has launched a subscription-based online television channel.

Israel warns of 'prolonged' Gaza war

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 22:25
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu warns of a "prolonged" military campaign in Gaza, amid one of the most intense nights of shelling in the conflict.

AUDIO: 'Steroids made my sperm count zero'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 22:20
Bodybuilder Lee believes he is unable to have children because he has been taking steroids for 25 years.

VIDEO: Divided West Bank united in anger

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 21:43
The conflict in Gaza has caused a rise in tensions in the West Bank and thousands have protested against Israel's actions in Gaza.

Big rise in numbers using safe drugs

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 21:36
The number of Northern Ireland patients using a service that provides safe and legal substitutes for drugs such as heroin rises dramatically.

'Unlawful bankers' and new diesel charges - the papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 21:27
Tuesday's papers are full of Bank of England governor Mark Carney's angry words at financiers found guilty of rigging interest rates, and the Times has potential bad news for some drivers.

How do we honour galloping greats?

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 21:16
The many ways of honouring our champion horses

VIDEO: Mine 'could threaten Barrier Reef'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 21:16
The Australian government has approved the development of what could potentially be the country's biggest coal mine.

South Korea sees conscript suicides

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 20:51
Two South Korean conscripts have died in apparent suicides, the military says, weeks after another soldier shot dead five members of his unit.

Band 'didn't believe' Watkins abuse

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 20:22
Former members of Lostprophets say they originally hoped child abuse reports about singer Ian Watkins were a "mistake" and now want to move forward.

UN blacklists N Korea arms ship firm

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 19:53
The UN blacklists the operator of a North Korean ship seized near the Panama Canal in July 2013 with undeclared Cuban weapons on board.
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