International News

Australia brings asylum group ashore

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 23:56
A group of 157 asylum seekers held at sea will be brought to the Australian mainland to be detained, the immigration minister says.

Bedtime light 'may stop cancer drug'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 23:40
Even dimly lit bedrooms may stop breast cancer drugs from working, according to US research.

Hamill: Star Wars return 'a gift'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 23:30
Star Wars actor Mark Hamill calls returning to the franchise was an "unexpected gift", and says Harrison Ford is recovering well from his broken ankle.

VIDEO: Secrets of royal childhoods revealed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 23:21
A new exhibition at Buckingham Palace is revealing what is is like to grow up in the Royal Family.

Chicken factory health probe ordered

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 23:14
An investigation into allegations of hygiene failings at poultry processing factories is ordered by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

West Bank Gaza protests turn deadly

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 23:10
At least two Palestinians die and more than 200 are hurt during West Bank protests against Israel's military operation in Gaza.

Fears over special needs pupils

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 23:08
Children with special needs in Wales will be worse off than those in England if a new law is passed, a leading education solicitor claims.

Wreckage of Algeria plane found

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 23:06
The wreckage of a plane that disappeared with 116 people on board on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has been found in Mali, officials say.

VIDEO: West Bank Gaza protests turn deadly

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 22:54
At least two Palestinians have been killed during a West Bank march protesting against Israel's military operation in Gaza.

VIDEO: Cumberbatch on first animated role

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 22:26
Benedict Cumberbatch has been talking about his first animated role as a Wolf in the film The Penguins of Madagascar

Man charged with raping teenage girl

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 22:18
A 21-year-old man is charged with raping a teenage girl in Larne, County Antrim.

VIDEO: Left behind in 'dead' Ukraine city

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 22:10
The BBC's Natalia Antelava speaks to residents in the city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, the last stronghold of pro-Russian separatists, to gauge how the conflict is affecting their lives.

Drink price plan 'would reduce harm'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 21:55
Plans to introduce a minimum price for alcohol in Wales are backed by a panel of experts on substance misuse.

Crackdown on drivers using mobiles

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 21:35
Police in Northern Ireland begin a new crackdown on motorists using mobile phones while driving.

'I have the pace but I've got to start delivering'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 21:19
'I have the pace but I've got to start delivering'

UK growth and Games 'gold rush' - papers

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 21:17
Some papers focus on predictions of better-than-expected growth for the UK economy, while several feature Commonwealth Games images.

VIDEO: 'Fluffy' dinosaur theory sparks debate

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 21:10
All dinosaurs were covered with feathers or had the potential to grow feathers, a study published in the journal, Science, suggests.

'Politicians protected by cover-up'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 21:02
A former assistant director of social services at Lambeth council claims there was a cover-up to protect politicians after allegations of abuse at a children's home.

'Hidden' photos reveal library build

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 20:44
'Hidden' images reveal Cambridge's University Library

Russia 'fired rockets into Ukraine'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-24 20:07
The US says Russia has fired artillery at Ukrainian military positions in the east, a week after the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster.

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