International News

AUDIO: Fan wins 'death' in Game of Thrones

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 03:30
A Facebook employee has won the right to appear and die in a sequel to Game of Thrones.

AUDIO: Dentists promise fillings without drills

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 03:14
Nigel Pitts talks to Evan Davis about a new dental treatment that may eliminate the need for fillings.

England confirm Farah to run double

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 03:14
Team England confirm that Mo Farah will run in both the 5,000m and 10,000m at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

French exams hit by rail strike

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 03:09
Rail workers go on strike in France for a sixth day, as almost 700,000 students take their final school exams., the Baccalaureate.

Forced marriage law a 'powerful' step

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 02:59
A new law in England and Wales making it a criminal offence to force people into marriage sends "a powerful message", campaigners say.

Eavis defends 'keen' Metallica slot

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 02:56
Glastonbury's Michael Eavis defends Metallica's right to be this year's headline act, saying no band has been as "keen" to play at the festival.

What could China learn from UK?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 02:51
What could China learn from the UK?

BBC to take classical music to class

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 02:40
The BBC is to organise school screenings and concerts as part of a campaign to introduce primary school pupils to classical music.

VIDEO: Russia halts gas supply to Ukraine

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 02:40
Ukraine says Russia has cut off all gas supplies to Kiev, in a major escalation of a dispute between the two nations.

AUDIO: Councils 'need power' over troubled schools

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 02:32
David Simmons and Nick Gibb speak to Evan Davis about local councils dealing with troubled schools

VIDEO: Political stickers to keep or swap

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 02:29
MPs reveal which stickers they want to keep, give away, or swap of their political colleagues and foes.

Patient sings through throat surgery

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 02:17
Professional singer Alama Kante sings through surgery to remove a tumour to prevent surgeons damaging her vocal cords.

Referendum abuse 'should be ignored'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 01:55
The Scottish independence debate should not allow itself to be "drowned out" by online abuse, the moderator of the Church of Scotland says.

The good and bad of $1.70

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 01:50
What does sterling's rise to $1.70 say about the British economy?

Rooney must be bigger threat - Hodgson

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 01:39
England manager Roy Hodgson admits that he needs to get striker Wayne Rooney into the penalty area more often.

Bank 'puzzled' by productivity gap

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 01:38
The Bank of England says productivity is 16% below its pre-crisis trend - but says it is at a loss as to why this is.

Eto'o set to miss match with Croatia

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 01:33
Cameroon captain Samuel Eto'o is almost certain to miss Wednesday's Group A game against Croatia because of a knee injury.

VIDEO: 'Bleached Beauty' defends skin lightening

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 01:10
Kenyan socialite defends skin lightening

AUDIO: 'I was completely paralysed'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 00:59
Ann Edwards says she was completely paralysed when she fell victim to campylobacter bacteria, and that she still has some paralysis in her feet and low stamina more than 17 years later.

VIDEO: Blair should 'put a sock in it' on Iraq

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 00:50
The London Mayor, Boris Johnson, has said that he thinks Tony Blair "should put a sock in it" rather than comment on the situation in Iraq.
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