International News

Sleep's memory role discovered

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 15:44
Scientists in China and the US use advanced microscopy to discover exactly how a good night's sleep improves learning and memory.

Nun wins final of Italy's The Voice

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 15:41
A young nun who became an internet sensation after singing on Italy's version of The Voice has triumphed in the finals of the TV show.

Drop in rape convictions targeted

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 15:39
Measures aimed at improving the conviction rate for rape in courts in England and Wales are launched by the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Australia asylum seekers find refuge in cricket

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 15:36
Australia asylum seekers find refuge in cricket

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 15:34
What wild animal disrupted a woodwork class in Sweden?

D-Day: In the words of the BBC journalists

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 15:26
How BBC reporters of the time covered the invasion

Russia's 'Stalinist' propaganda machine

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 15:25
The anti-Western mood sweeping across Russia

Baby gadgets pose risk of paranoia

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 15:07
Will new infant tech make parents paranoid?

AUDIO: Cumberbatch reads D-Day news bulletin

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 15:05
Benedict Cumberbatch reads from the original radio news script from 6 June, 1944.

Can India get a taste for craft beer?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 15:04
Can India get a taste for craft beer?

Consultants 'fear for A&E care'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 15:02
A&E consultants at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary are worried they will not be able to provide "safe care" for patients because of staff shortages.

Greene leads Wales athletics effort

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 15:01
Team Wales announces a 33-strong athletics team which will compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Do US Army hair rules discriminate?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 15:00
The US Army and the battle over black hair

Respect key for Hamilton and Rosberg

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 14:53
Team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg insist they can remain friends, despite their battle for the Formula 1 title.

Strike halts traffic in Sao Paulo

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 14:39
An underground train strike causes one of the worst traffic gridlocks in the history of Sao Paulo a week before the city hosts the opening match of the football World Cup.

VIDEO: Bangalore's booming brewery scene

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 13:55
The city of Bangalore is establishing a reputation for being India's capital of craft beer.

Rooney dismisses Scholes criticism

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 13:31
Wayne Rooney shrugs off criticism from his former Manchester United team-mate Paul Scholes that he may be past his peak.

Egypt brings in new sex assault laws

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 13:26
Egypt introduces tough new punishments for sexual harassment in an effort to crack down on the worsening problem.

Verizon and Netflix in streaming row

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 13:16
US giant Verizon issues Netflix with a "cease and desist" letter after the streaming video service told consumers Verizon was behind slow connections.

Gemili third as Gatlin wins in Rome

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-05 12:35
Great Britain sprinter Adam Gemili finished third in the 100m in the Golden League Gala in Rome in a season's best time.
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