International News

VIDEO: Missing Lennon letter prompts movie

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 21:30
The film about a letter to a folk singer from John Lennon which never arrived.

Gerrard will make a 'great manager'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 21:20
Former Liverpool boss Gerard Houllier says Steven Gerrard will make a "great manager" when he retires from playing.

90,000 expected at Balmoral Show

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 21:17
The annual Balmoral Show is expected to attract 90,000 people over three days starting on Wednesday.

'Turbulent time' for social services

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 21:15
Newport's social services department has experienced a "period of great turbulence" over the past year, a report says.

Facebook tightens its grip on news

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 21:14
The social media giant is moving to make it even easier to access news articles.

Over 1,000 from NI on 'suckers list'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 21:08
Trading Standards warns more than 1,000 people from Northern Ireland that their names are on a so-called "suckers list" compiled by international fraudsters.

VIDEO: Amtrak train eyewitness: 'I heard a bang'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 20:10
A passenger train has derailed in Philadelphia, killing at least five people and injuring dozens of others, officials in the US city say.

Embryo engineering 'a moral duty'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 19:09
It would be unethical and a "sin of omission" to prevent the genetic engineering of embryos, a leading scientist has argued.

Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 19:03
An Amtrak train travelling from Washington to New York has derailed in Philadelphia, injuring a number of people, reports say.

Doctors urged to stop 'over-treating'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 19:02
Doctors' leaders launch a campaign to stop medics "over-treating" their patients with unnecessary tests and treatments.

Is memory needed in a digital age?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 18:50
We all rely on electronic devices to remember factual information for us, so should students be allowed to use search engines in exams?

The school for children others excluded

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 18:35
The school for children others deemed too difficult

The dogs with two jobs

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 18:29
The guide dog that detects seizures before they happen

Is surviving on 20-minute naps bad for you?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 18:25
Is surviving on 20-minute naps bad for you?

Could a UK politician ever vow to bring down house prices?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 18:24
Will a politician ever vow to bring down house prices?

Australia election may come early

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 18:05
In the wake of a stimulatory budget, Australia's opposition parties prepare for an election as early as this year, though PM Tony Abbott rules it out.

'Fattest man' has more skin removed

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 17:39
A man once dubbed the world's fattest has between three and four stone (22 to 27kg) of skin removed.

May wants some Med migrants returned

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 17:39
Economic migrants rescued from the Mediterranean while trying to reach Europe should be returned home, Home Secretary Theresa May argues.

New girl in US-Mexico custody case

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 17:08
A teenage girl appears in a Mexican court in a custody case filed by a US woman, weeks after another girl was wrongly sent to America.

Labour to set leader contest schedule

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 17:03
A timescale for the race to replace Ed Miliband as Labour Party leader is to be drawn up by the party's National Executive Committee.