International News

Nearby supernova dazzles astronomers

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 04:11
The closest supernova seen for several decades has been spotted by students at University College London.

Are hospitals fiddling the waiting times?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 04:01
Why stats on waiting times might be unreliable

The mystery of the double toilet

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 04:01
A picture of two toilets unpartitioned in the Sochi Winter Olympics site has caused a sensation on social media in Russia and abroad.

Broadcasting campaigner Hay dies

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:56
Jocelyn Hay, who founded respected pressure group Voice Of The Listener And Viewer, dies aged 86.

VIDEO: Voice reject breaks down over offer

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:55
Voice contestant Bob Blakeley, who was rejected by the judges after his performance of Cry Me A River, has been offered a second chance by music producer Mike Batt.

'Ginger hair jibe' murderer jailed

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:49
A man who slashed his neighbour's throat with a butcher's knife after being taunted about his ginger hair is jailed for life for murder.

SA platinum workers on strike

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:45
Work stops at some of the world's largest platinum mines - the biggest strike in South Africa's platinum sector since the 2012 Marikana massacre.

Misconduct detective keeps his job

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:31
A detective who failed to follow police guidelines when arresting a double murder suspect is allowed to keep his job.

Chrome aids eavesdropping attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:25
The Chrome browser can be subverted to eavesdrop on conversations happening around the computer it is running on, claims a developer.

Crimewatch calls over park murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:24
Police receive a number of calls about the murder of a woman in a Glasgow park after an appeal on the BBC's Crimewatch programme.

Will inequality rise in this recovery?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:19
Will inequality rise in this recovery?

Possibly the loneliest bus stop in the UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:19
Could a slate-roofed shelter in rural Cumbria be the UK's least-used bus stop?

Your pictures: Zoos

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:12
Readers' photos on the theme of zoos

'Philpott fund-raisers' told to stop

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 02:51
A fund-raising group in memory of Mick and Mairead Philpott's six children who died in a Derby fire in 2012 is told to shut down.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 02:49
Vince Cable tells MPs an investigation into alleged mis-selling of insurance is underway.

Angela Lansbury follows in mother's footsteps

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 02:49
Why Angela Lansbury is following in her mother's footsteps

Former Russian tycoon to be freed

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 02:44
Russia's Supreme Court orders the release of Platon Lebedev, the former business partner of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, with whom he was jailed in 2005.

Interest rate rise 'some way off'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 02:43
A rise in UK interest rates is "still some way off", a senior Bank of England director says, despite the fall in the unemployment rate to 7.1%.

F1 will award double points in 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 02:40
F1 will award double points at the last race of the season after team bosses decide not to contest the controversial plan.

MPs doubt anti-terror orders' effect

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 02:39
TPims - restrictions on terror suspects by the home secretary - may be "withering on the vine", MPs and peers warn.

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