International News

NHS could dominate Autumn Statement

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 08:59
It is something for a health minister to admit there is a funding gap for the next financial year and if it's not filled the NHS "could crash", says Hugh Pym.

Activists beheaded in eastern Libya

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 08:54
The beheaded bodies of three abducted Libyan activists are discovered in the eastern city of Derna, which is held by Islamist groups.

PC dismissed for shoplifter punch

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 08:44
A Metropolitan Police officer who punched a suspected shoplifter before pinning her to the ground is dismissed from the force.

Countdown to historic comet landing

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 08:36
The European Space Agency says all systems are currently “go” for Wednesday’s audacious attempt to land a small probe on a comet.

'Beasting' inquest to be reopened

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 08:35
An inquest is being reopened into the death of a soldier who collapsed and died in Wiltshire in 2006.

Spotify defends itself against Swift

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 08:23
Streaming music service defends its business model after pop star Taylor Swift accuses it of unfairly compensating artists and composers.

Lamb: NHS 'needs a cash injection'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 08:14
Up to £1.5bn of extra funding for the NHS in England should be found ahead of the general election to prevent a "crash" in services, according to the Liberal Democrat Health Minister Norman Lamb.

VIDEO: 'Revenge porn' victim faces arrest

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 08:00
Ugandan musician Desire Luzinda, who has become a victim of 'revenge porn', should be arrested, the minister for ethics says.

VIDEO: Federer defeats Nishikori - five shots

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:47
Watch five of the best shots from Roger Federer's straight sets victory over Japan's Kei Nishikori at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

Appeal over bus wheelchair ruling

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:33
First Bus appeals against a court ruling, won by a disabled man from West Yorkshire, that the firm's wheelchair policy is discriminatory.

India sterilisation deaths inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:24
The Indian state of Chhattisgarh orders an inquiry into the deaths of 11 women after botched sterilisation surgery at a state-run health camp.

Mind-controlled gene switch made

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:15
A study shows that human brainwaves can wirelessly activate light-sensitive genes implanted in mice.

Hamilton's title to lose - Mansell

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:09
Former world champion Nigel Mansell says Lewis Hamilton has "one hand" on the World Championship going into the final race.

VIDEO: Drone tour of Tower poppies

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:07
A remote controlled drone has captured close-up images of the Tower of London ceramic poppy installation.

Bulgaria unveils Markov statue

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:04
Bulgaria's president unveils a statue to dissident playwright Georgi Markov, murdered in central London in what became known as the "umbrella killing".

VIDEO: Serwotka's life-saving device

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:04
One of Britain's best known trades union leaders has spoken about the operation and technology that has helped save his life.

Referendum vote for 16 year olds

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:02
Sixteen-year-olds could be given the vote in a referendum on whether to give Welsh ministers power to vary income tax.

EU court backs migrant benefit curbs

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:56
The European Court of Justice backs curbs on unemployed migrants' access to certain benefits, setting a legal precedent for all EU member states.

Mormon founder 'had up to 40 wives'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:56
The Mormon church admits for the first time that its founder, Joseph Smith, took multiple wives, with the number estimated to be up to 40.

Federer outclasses Nishikori

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:55
Swiss world number two Roger Federer overcame Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-2 at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.