International News

SA man 'chained children for years'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:14
A South African man accused of keeping his children chained in a hostel room for eight years has been remanded in police custody until his bail hearing.

NHS border choice on waits backed

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:14
First Minister Carwyn Jones says he would rather patients be treated outside the Welsh NHS than wait, as rising numbers of patients die waiting for heart surgery at two south Wales hospitals.

VIDEO: Jonah on making his dreams come true

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:13
Actor Jonah Hill talks about fulfilling his acting dreams and why he wanted to be in The Simpsons.

Tom Jones to receive lifetime award

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:03
Sir Tom Jones is to be presented with a lifetime achievement award at this year's Silver Clef Awards.

'Funding cuts put music at risk'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 02:59
Successive funding cuts are putting the government's National Plan for Music Education at risk say musicians including cellist Julian Lloyd Webber.

Poison theory father wants answers

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 02:43
The father of a seven-year-old boy who died in floods in Surrey says he believes the authorities are trying to stop him finding out what happened.

Mad Men creator to get Emmy honour

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 02:37
Mad Men creator and executive producer Matthew Weiner is to be honoured with the 2014 International Emmy Founders Award.

Eurozone inflation rate falls again

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 02:36
The eurozone inflation rate fell to 0.5% in May, figures show, adding to the pressure on the European Central Bank to take steps to ward off deflation.

Staff leave Sierra Leone over Ebola

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 02:28
British firm London Mining announces the departure of some staff from Sierra Leone following an Ebola virus outbreak in the west African country.

VIDEO: Ambulance drones on the battlefield

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 02:24
An air ambulance drone, known as Air Mule, is being developed to help make evacuations on the battlefield safer.

Boy critical after being hit by car

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 02:08
A four-year-old boy is in a critical condition in hospital after being hit by a car in Ayr.

VIDEO: EU advice to UK adds to tensions

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 01:58
BBC News channel chief political correspondent Norman Smith explains the wider political impact of the EU's critique of UK economic policy.

Man and woman hurt in dog attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 01:47
Two people, a man aged 70 and a woman aged 41, suffer serious injuries in a dog attack in Boston, Lincolnshire.

Brazil federal police given pay rise

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 01:39
Federal police officers in Brazil are offered a 15.8% pay rise in an effort to stop them from going on strike during the football World Cup.

VIDEO: Inside Asia's biggest technology show

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 01:30
Computer makers are trying to recover lost revenue from declining PC sales, but also stay ahead of the ever-changing trends in technology

Apple takes on Dropbox and WhatsApp

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 01:28
At its annual conference for software developers in San Francisco, Apple has taken on rivals Dropbox and WhatsApp with a series of upgrades that mimic the apps' services.

China tightens Tiananmen crackdown

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:46
Chinese authorities restrict the activities of dissidents and ramp up security a day before the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre.

Brad Pitt slates 'nutter' prankster

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:44
Actor Brad Pitt says the "nutter" who accosted him at an LA film premiere will "spoil it for the fans who have waited up all night for an autograph or a selfie" if he continues with his pranks.

Lampard announces Chelsea departure

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:40
Chelsea and England midfielder Frank Lampard will leave Stamford Bridge after 13 years at the Premier League club.

Lawyers aiding crime could face jail

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:39
Lawyers, couriers and accountants could be jailed if they turn a blind eye to criminal activity they profit from, under Home Office plans.
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