International News

Liver operation shows twins identical

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:57
The first identical twins to undergo a live liver transplant in the UK did not realise they were identical until one of them needed surgery.

UK police to file Thai murder report

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:47
UK police officers are to return from Thailand after reviewing an investigation into the murders of two British tourists, Scotland Yard says.

VIDEO: 'Singles Day' for China retailers

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:44
Online retailers in China are gearing up for "Singles' Day" - the biggest online sales day in the world.

'Ban fruit juice from five-a-day'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:31
Fruit juice should be removed from the recommended list of healthy things to eat daily because it is confusing for parents, say campaigners.

Australian troops heading to Iraq

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:15
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says 200 members of Australia's special forces will begin deploying to Iraq after being given legal clearance.

Hawaii lava destroys first home

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:02
A stream of lava that has been creeping towards a Hawaii town for months has now destroyed one of the houses.

How can football tackle online abuse?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:44
Social media helps footballers and fans get closer than ever before - but online abuse is a significant problem, says Dan Roan.

Could Rand Paul win over modern America?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:42
There is much confusion in the current US political landscape: Senator Rand Paul may be the man to take advantage, says Justin Webb.

What if Franz Ferdinand had lived?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:41
How history might have changed if Franz Ferdinand had survived

The spies in a suburban bungalow

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:34
The London bungalow at the centre of a spy scandal

Alibaba hits $2bn 'Singles' Day' sales

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:19
China's online retail giant Alibaba has sold $2bn (£1.2bn) in goods in the first hour of China's annual "Singles' Day" shopping event.

Verdicts due in S Korea ferry case

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:09
South Korean judges are set to give verdicts in the trial of the crew of a ferry that sank, killing 300, with the captain facing a death sentence.

Abbott lukewarm over Asia bank plan

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:48
Tony Abbott says a new regional development bank for Asia would be good for growth, but says Australia will only join a "genuinely multilateral body".

New York Ebola doctor 'virus free'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:46
An American doctor who became the first person to be diagnosed in New York with Ebola is to be released from hospital on Tuesday after recovering.

VIDEO: How comet particles are analysed

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:42
With the Rosetta spacecraft in orbit around comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, scientists are hoping for a windfall of new information about these strangest of objects.

Commons chaos and Jagger illness - papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:41
Anger over the vote on UK involvement in the European Arrest Warrant and a Rolling Stones insurance claim feature on Tuesday's front pages.

VIDEO: Quentin Blake: We need more disabled children in picture books

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:36
'Where are the images of disabled children in books?'

Child immigrants strain US courts

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:33
Inside the New York courts for immigrant children

The people with the reddest hair in the world

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:23
Which part of the world has the people with the reddest hair?

The teenage soldiers of World War One

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:22
How did 14-year-olds end up in the trenches in WW1?

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