International News

E-cigs 'undermine smoking ban' fear

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 23:08
The use of electronic cigarettes in public places may undermine the smoking ban in Wales by "re-normalising" the idea of smoking, ministers fear.

Mother in bone marrow hunt for baby

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 23:02
The mother of a nine-month-old baby is searching for a life-saving bone marrow match for her son after he was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder.

Council scrutiny 'lacks consistency'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 22:46
How councillors check on how their leaders spend our money across Wales needs more improvement says a financial watchdog.

Unpopular but unforgettable: Glazer's Man Utd legacy

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 22:33
Malcolm Glazer was unpopular but unforgettable, says Simon Stone

VIDEO: 1D members appear to smoke 'joint'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 22:23
A video appearing to show two members of One Direction smoking what they call a "joint" has emerged online. The video was published by the MailOnline which claimed it was filmed on 27 April while Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik were being driven through Peru on their way to a concert at the Estadio Nacional in Lima.

One missing in Japan tanker blast

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 22:15
An explosion on board the 998-tonne oil tanker Shoko-maru, off Japan's coast, leaves one person missing, local officials say.

Injured Woods withdraws from US Open

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 21:53
Tiger Woods pulls out of next month's US Open at Pinehurst as he continues his recovery from back surgery.

GP appointments should be 'easier'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 21:50
Getting doctors appointments should be made easier for people who are at work or school during the day, a report recommends.

VIDEO: Social network defends site

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 21:26
The social network says it has made changes after claims of bullying on its website.

Pastor grateful for Robinson backing

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 21:09
The north Belfast Pastor who described Islam as "heathen" and "satanic" says he is touched that First Minister Peter Robinson defended him.

Medics in Sierra Leone Ebola push

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 20:56
International medical aid teams are to arrive in eastern Sierra Leone to try to deal with an outbreak of the deadly and highly contagious Ebola virus.

Lib Dem 'meltdown' and 1D fears - front pages

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 20:40
The Liberal Democrats' internal strife continues to make headlines, while a One Direction star's father tells the Mirror he's worried about his son.

Tuition fee changes 'could cost more'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 20:12
College and university education in England could cost the public more than the old system despite a tripling in tuition fees, a union leader says.

Key moments in the history of

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 19:57
Understanding the controversial social network defends anonymity for users

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 19:55
The site's director of external affairs, Liva Biseniece, says is safe for users and lets them "explore important issues".

30s and 40s film archive completed

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 18:08
The British Council Film Collection, showing snapshots of typical life in Britain in the 1930s and 1940s, loads a final series of movies into its online archive.

Portraying a mass murderer on stage

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 17:43
Cast of a London play visit South African state killer in prison

Tesco finalises China retail deal

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 17:30
Tesco has finalised its joint venture with China Resources Enterprise (CRE) creating the largest food retailer in China.

VIDEO: Samsung unveils health wristband

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 17:21
Samsung unveils a prototype wristband that can be fitted with third-party sensors to gather a range of health data about the wearer's body.

The first 'hip-hop billionaire'?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 17:07
Could Dr Dre become hip-hop's first billionaire?
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