International News

Corrie's Hayley on life after the Street

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 18:29
Actress Julie Hesmondhalgh on life after soap death

A&Es see some people 50 times a year

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 18:09
Some patients are going to A&E units in the UK more than 50 times a year, a BBC investigation into the issue of repeat visits shows.

Supernova 'dust factory' pictured

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 18:07
Striking images of a young supernova brimming with fresh dust have been captured by a telescope in the Chilean desert.

Samsung unveils its Bendable TV

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 17:49
Samsung shows off a TV that allows its user to adjust how bendy its screen is. at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

VIDEO: Director stumbles at Samsung show

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 17:37
A demonstration of Samsung's new television equipment at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show goes awry when Transformers director Michael Bay's autocue failed.

'Sticky balls' stop cancer spreading

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 17:24
Cancer-killing "sticky balls" can whip tumour cells out of the blood and may prevent cancers spreading, early research suggests.

China's tech hope to fix smog crisis

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 17:10
David Shukman on tackling China's air quality crisis

Top judges warn over corroboration

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 16:55
Two former heads of the judiciary in Scotland - Lords Hamilton and Cullen - speak out against plans to abolish the general requirement for corroboration.

The combover: A hairstyle that refuses to lie down

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 16:46
More a state of denial than a hairstyle, the combover has come to prominence again, thanks to the movie American Hustle.

£1.5bn 'community cash' unspent

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 16:41
English councils are holding on to £1.5bn of unspent "community money" given to them by developers during planning negotiations.

20 online dating cliches - and what they really mean

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 16:31
January is a boom month for the online dating industry as millions turn to the internet to find love. But composing a profile that makes you sound fascinating and unique is harder than it sounds.

The Pakistani woman who survived 'honour' killing

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 16:26
Rukhsana survived an 'honour attack' but saw her husband die

La Belle Epoque: Paris 1914

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 16:17
A giant of innovation and creativity on the brink of war

The family of the man who fell to earth

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 16:15
The family of a man from Mozambique who fell to his death in west London from the undercarriage of an aeroplane has finally been traced.

Pietersen 'determined' to regain Ashes

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 16:12
Kevin Pietersen wants to help England regain the Ashes in 2015, but Michael Vaughan fears the batsman may be "a scapegoat".

BCC says growth likely to accelerate

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 16:10
A quarterly survey by the British Chambers of Commerce suggests that UK economic growth will probably strengthen further this year.

Giant waves hit amid new flood fears

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 16:09
Huge waves batter southern and western coasts of the UK, as forecasters warn coastal areas could see more flooding.

Botswana Bushmen: Modern life is destroying us

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 16:07
Why Botswana Bushmen say modern life is destroying them

VIDEO: Alert system for the hearing impaired

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 16:06
America's National Public Radio has developed a system to let the hearing impaired know about impending emergencies.

Stress test: Are you fit for work?

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 16:00
Are you fit for work? The tech that can help

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