International News

Sherpas make a stand after fatal avalanche

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 05:07
Everest guides demand better pay as avalanche reveals bitter divide

Graphene 'made with kitchen blender'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 05:03
Scientists have outlined how they managed to make the wonder material graphene using a kitchen blender.

Competitive sport 'puts off pupils'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 05:00
The majority of children would be happy to see the competitive element removed from school sport, a survey suggests.

VIDEO: Duke and Duchess visit Ayers Rock

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 04:55
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited one of Australia's most well-known sites as their tour of the country continues.

'World's fastest' lift to be built

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 04:50
Hitachi says it will install a lift capable of reaching speeds of 72km/h (45mph) into a skyscraper in Guangzhou, southern China.

Moyes: Powerless as his dream turns sour

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 04:49
Former Manchester United boss David Moyes failed to meet the challenge of managing at Old Trafford, says Tom Fordyce

Day in pictures: 22 April 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 04:28
News photos from past 24 hours: 22 April

Man admits 'frenzied' knife murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 04:23
A man is facing a life sentence for murdering his friend's father in a frenzied knife attack at the victim's Clydebank flat.

Godolphin doping scandal - one year on

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 04:04
Which questions remain unanswered 12 months after one of the biggest doping scandals in British horse racing history?

VIDEO: Leopard leaps through roof

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 03:58
A leopard caused panic in the city of Chandrapur in India on Monday when it sprung from the roof of a house and charged at rescue workers.

Arrest over sailing club blaze

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 03:46
A man is arrested after a sailing club in Hampshire catches fire when a car crashes into the building.

1,000 fish killed in Tyrone river

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 03:42
About 1,000 fish, mostly trout, are found dead in the Oona River in Dungannon, County Tyrone.

Airbnb in court over housing laws

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 03:25
Airbnb, the website that lets people rent their homes to holidaymakers, is to appear at the Supreme Court in New York.

Men sue uni saying 'woman paid more'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 03:24
Eighteen men sue the University of Wales Trinity Saint David claiming they are paid less than female colleagues.

In pictures: Rural murals

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 03:03
Huge murals in Dumfries and Galloway

Malta criticised for mass bird shoot

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 02:51
A leading British naturalist accuses Malta of failing to prevent large-scale illegal shooting of migratory birds by hunters.

Royals welcomed at Aboriginal site

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 02:41
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are presented with a traditional Aboriginal spear as they visit the sacred site of Uluru during their tour of Australia.

Breakfast TV pay 'deters' viewers

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 02:37
Former TV-am host Nick Owen says viewers are alienated by reports of presenters' high salaries, as Susanna Reid prepares to launch Good Morning Britain on ITV.

Pay probe council bosses in court

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 02:33
Three top managers from Caerphilly council appear in court following a police investigation into pay rises given to senior staff.

Cyclone hits hunt for missing plane

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-22 02:26
The aerial search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight is halted by bad weather as the Bluefin submarine continues to scour the sea floor.

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