International News

Mitochondria editing tried in mice

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 18:47
Researchers develop a technique to edit out bits of mitochondrial DNA that could otherwise pass on incurable diseases, a study in mice shows.

Cameron sets out '100 day' Tory plan

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 18:38
David Cameron says wages, welfare, housing and childcare will be at the heart of the Conservatives' programme for government in its first 100 days if it wins an outright victory.

Russians 'accessed Obama's emails'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 18:28
Russian hackers who gained access to the White House computer system last year were able to read President Obama's unclassified emails, reports say.

Vault owner 'not contacted by police'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 18:03
The director of the Hatton Garden Safety Deposit vault tells the BBC he has not been contacted by police investigating the heist.

Kazakh leader seeks five more years

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 17:58
Kazakhstan votes in elections likely to extend the 26-year rule of President Nursultan Nazarbayev for another five years.

Nepal quake relief drive intensifies

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 17:23
Rescue efforts in Nepal intensify after more than 1,800 people were killed in the country's worst earthquake in more than 80 years.

The people who race mobility scooters

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 17:22
The people who pimp, race and crash mobility scooters

The allure of the good-looking runner

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 17:20
Why good-looking runners attract more donations

Kazakhs find uneven playing field in Russia's trading bloc

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 16:20
Only months after its launch, the new Russian-sponsored Eurasian Economic Union is not going as planned in Kazakhstan. The BBC's Abdujalil Abdurasulov finds out why.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 16:13
Lindsey Lohan's fail and others in 60 seconds

Hunting whales with rowing boats and spears

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 16:06
The men who hunt huge prey with rowing boats and spears

In the Hatton Garden raiders' footsteps

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 15:59
'What I learned retracing the Hatton Garden thieves' footsteps'

'Shaken to the core'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 15:34
The earthquake in Nepal is Sunday's top story, with the papers highlighting missing Britons, as well as fearing that a humanitarian crisis may unfold in the disaster's aftermath.

Poor start cost us title - Van Gaal

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 15:29
Manager Louis van Gaal says Manchester United could have won the Premier League if they had made a better start to the season.

How much for Hazard? '£100m per leg'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 15:09
Eden Hazard would cost Real Madrid £200m if they wanted to try and buy him from Chelsea, says Blues boss Jose Mourinho.

FA Trophy winners 'face relegation'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 15:03
Players from North Ferriby United - the FA Trophy winners - claim the club faces voluntary relegation from the Conference North.

VIDEO: Pinhead-sized Bible goes on show

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 15:01
A copy of the Hebrew Bible the size of a pinhead has gone on display at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.

VIDEO: The life-saving shipping container

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 15:00
A charity in Peru is tackling high rates of multi-drug resistant TB with the help of a shipping container.

The gunmen of Aden who keep saying sorry

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 14:59
As fighting raged in the Yemeni port of Aden this last week, the BBC's Orla Guerin made a brief visit from nearby Djibouti - in a cargo boat.

Anderson is best of all time - Cook

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 14:43
Alastair Cook says James Anderson is England's greatest bowler of all time after he inspires them to victory over West Indies.

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