International News

'Scratch-and-sniff' jeans launched

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 09:37
A designer adds "scratch-and-sniff" technology to jeans, in an experiment designed to make people "smile".

Van Persie stories untrue - Moyes

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 09:35
Manchester United manager David Moyes insists striker Robin van Persie is happy at Old Trafford despite speculation.

VIDEO: Flood misery in sodden south-east

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 09:29
Heavy flooding has disrupted road and rail services in the south east of England, will all trains suspended between Brighton and London at one stage on Monday.

VIDEO: Seaside towns battle for naked prize

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 09:21
Three seaside towns in the south east of England are fighting for the chance for artist Spencer Tunick to come and create an installation there.

Key wildlife sites hit in flooding

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 09:18
Nearly 50 of Britain's special wildlife sites were hit in the "devastating" recent flooding, according to a new assessment.

Fridge sends spam emails

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 09:18
A fridge has been discovered sending out spam after a web attack managed to compromise smart gadgets.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 09:13
Chocolate cake is the most googled food in Sweden

Ex-soldier jailed over child's death

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 09:05
A former soldier who survived an attack that killed five comrades in Afghanistan is jailed over the death of his 19-month-old daughter in Northampton.

The Loop: Cafe loitering and acute accents

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 08:54
Readers add their thoughts to this week's Magazine stories

Queen's granddaughter Zara has baby

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 08:48
The Queen's granddaughter Zara Tindall has given birth to a baby girl weighing 7lbs 12oz, Buckingham Palace says.

Son killed and dismembered mother

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 08:47
A man is found guilty of killing his mother and burying her dismembered body in a shallow grave on a wooded hillside.

Bone fragment 'could be King Alfred'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 08:35
A fragment of bone unearthed in 1999 could be the remains of King Alfred the Great or his son Edward the Elder, experts say.

Hague and Alexander in EU warning

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 08:24
An independent Scotland within Europe would be up to £3.8bn worse off, the UK government claims.

Cattle 'death camp' farmer jailed

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 08:14
A cattle farmer who ran a "concentration camp for animals" is jailed for 12 months after abandoning his herd to go skiing.

98 jobs lost at Mivan construction

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 08:11
Ninety-eight workers at the Antrim construction firm Mivan are made redundant.

Arrests over missing girl abduction

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 07:41
Three people are arrested on suspicion of child abduction following the disappearance of a 14-year-old girl.

GB's Musgrave stuns Norwegian rivals

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 07:38
British cross-country skier Andrew Musgrave is the surprise winner of the Norwegian national sprint title in Lillehammer.

VIDEO: The teen bidding for South Pole glory

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 07:38
A teenager from Bristol is on the brink of becoming the youngest person ever to reach the South Pole.

Man Utd manager Moyes fined by FA

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 07:38
Manchester United boss David Moyes is fined £8,000 by the FA for comments made after the defeat by Sunderland.

Obama 'to end NSA data hoarding'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 07:29
President Obama is expected to order the NSA to stop storing data from Americans' phones, after a series of damaging leaks about spying.

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