International News

'Urgent' call for obesity taskforce

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 18:14
Doctors' leaders are calling for an emergency taskforce to be set up to tackle childhood obesity in England.

US planes drop aid to Iraq's Amerli

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 18:09
US planes have made air drops and carried out strikes against Islamic State positions around the besieged northern Iraqi town of Amerli.

Cameron welcomes EU chief's pledge

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 17:41
David Cameron welcomes a commitment by Donald Tusk, the new president of the European Council, to reach a deal with the UK on EU reform.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:29
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Belgian refugees build UK family

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:15
Tracing the story of one family of WW1 refugees

Missing Ashya King found in Spain

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:10
A five-year-old boy with a brain tumour whose parents removed him from hospital against medical advice has been found, police confirm.

Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics?

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:09
Labs in race to find bionic solution for Type 1 Diabetes

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:54
Trends of the week in 60 seconds

Why Orwell was a literary mediocrity

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:40
But Orwell was a literary mediocrity, says Will Self

Why I stopped wearing the headscarf

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:36
Why I stopped wearing the headscarf

Sunbed study highlights cancer risk

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:28
Sunbed users are still at risk of skin cancer even if they do not burn their skin, according to a new study by Dundee University.

Experts argue for drink price plan

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:22
Health professionals say they are stepping up efforts to see alcohol minimum pricing in place in Scotland, with a seminar being held in Brussels.

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