International News

VIDEO: Inside a laboratory battling Ebola

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 15:11
Global Health Correspondent Tulip Mazumdar takes a look around a makeshift laboratory trying to battle the Ebola outbreak in Guinea.

More than five-a-day 'no effect'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 15:05
New research backs the five-a-day target for fruit and vegetables, but suggests eating more may have no added benefits.

VIDEO: Sun bracelet measures UV exposure

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 15:01
The BBC's Dougal Shaw tests out a digital bracelet designed to help people avoid getting too much sun exposure.

Sleep sensor smashes Kickstarter goal

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 15:01
A 22-year-old British entrepreneur's new sleep-tracking device cracks $1m (£590,000) on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform in five days.

Last Hiroshima bomb crew member dies

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 14:26
The last surviving member of the team which dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, Theodore Van Kirk, has died aged 93.

VIDEO: East Coast beaches 'fast disappearing'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 14:23
Up to half a mile of land is being lost every 50 years due to coastal erosion, as Sian Lloyd reports.

Home nations win three golds in pool

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 13:59
England's Ben Proud and the 4x100m medley team win Commonwealth Games gold in Glasgow, as does Wales' Georgia Davies.

Tevez father freed after kidnapping

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 13:50
The father of Argentine football star Carlos Tevez is freed after being kidnapped on the outskirts of Buenos Aires and held for eight hours.

Record breaking Games for Glasgow

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 13:41
As Glasgow becomes Scotland's most successful Games, more records are broken by athletes and visitors alike.

VIDEO: 'Children look at me as an agony aunt'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 13:17
As a theatrical version of one of her books arrives in the West End, Dame Jacqueline Wilson has been talking to the BBC about the responsibilities of being a writer for children.

First flamingo egg 'for eight years'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 13:05
Flamingos at a wildlife centre in Wearside produce their first egg in eight years, according to the charity that runs it.

Rugby star guilty of model's assault

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 12:56
Wales rugby star Ian Gough is found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, former Miss Wales Sophia Cahill, days after her engagement to pop star Dane Bowers.

VIDEO: Confetti harvest time in Shropshire

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 12:51
A natural confetti farm is harvesting and drying its crop, in a harvest that lasts only ten days.

Twitter shares surge on user growth

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 12:48
Social networking service Twitter reports a second-quarter loss of $145m but better than expected user growth, sending shares surging over 35%.

Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 12:25
More than 100 Palestinians die, officials say, as Israel intensifies its Gaza bombardment and warns of a long conflict ahead.

Anderson's best effort this season - Agnew

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 12:19
After England’s batsmen got back on track in the third Test against India, the bowlers - especially James Anderson - have followed suit, writes Jonathan Agnew.

China spies 'hacked Canada agency'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 12:02
A prominent Canadian government research organisation has been attacked by Chinese hackers, the government says.

Car appeal over Greenock murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 11:53
Police investigating the murder of a man in Greenock want to trace a silver car seen in the street where he attended a party.

VIDEO: Inside Gaza militants' tunnel

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 11:50
Israel says its offensive in Gaza will continue until the extensive Hamas tunnel network is neutralised. The BBC's Orla Guerin was given access by the military to a recently discovered tunnel.

VIDEO: Royals get sporty at Games

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 11:33
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry take part in several sporting activities during a visit to the 2014 Commonwealth Games village in Glasgow.
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