International News

E-cigarettes 'help smokers to quit'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 01:34
Smokers who use e-cigarettes to quit are more likely to succeed than those who use willpower alone or buy nicotine replacement therapies, such as patches or gum, a study suggests.

Inside Gleision mine revealed

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 01:31
Pictures of the inside of a Swansea Valley mine, which flooded killing four workers, are shown to a jury at a manslaughter trial.

Police Federation faces bullying row

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 01:29
The Police Federation is meeting for its annual conference amid renewed claims of bullying in the organisation.

VIDEO: 'Best loudspeaker' goes on display

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 01:24
The 27ft loudspeaker is to go on display at London's Science Museum as part of a new art installation by Aleksander Kolkowski.

Pastor jailed over faked Hirst art

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 01:24
A pastor in Florida is sentenced to six months in jail after trying to sell fake Damien Hirst artworks to an undercover policeman.

Handbag thief must pay back £117,171

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 01:23
A woman jailed for stealing 905 designer handbags is ordered to pay back the £117,171 she made selling them on eBay.

China denounces cyber-theft charges

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 01:20
China denies it has conducted cyber espionage, saying the US is guilty of "double standards" for spying and conducting cyber thefts on other countries.

Malawians voting in tight race

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 01:20
Malawians are voting in what is expected to be one of the tightest elections in the country's history, with Joyce Banda facing three strong challengers.

Unwell McCartney cancels Japan dates

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 01:01
Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney cancels a tour of Japan due to an illness, organisers say.

Clegg: I'll fight EU 'chauvinism'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 00:28
The UK must continue to fight for its values in the EU or "hand the keys" to France and Germany, Nick Clegg says.

'A different president' for Spain?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 00:16
Spaniards swoon over a president - but not their own

Defender Cole set to leave Chelsea

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 00:16
Former England left-back Ashley Cole says he is likely to leave Chelsea when his contract expires this summer.

Second day release prisoner charged

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 00:07
A second man is charged with being unlawfully at large having been on day release from prison, police say.

Man Utd players set for 'culture shock'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 00:05
Manchester United's players can expect life to be tough under "strict" disciplinarian Louis van Gaal, says Ronald De Boer.

VIDEO: Coverage of Oscar Pistorius trial

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 23:21
Coverage of the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, who denies the premeditated murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013.

Ashes whitewash appalling - ECB boss

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 23:09
Giles Clarke, chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board, calls England's 5-0 Ashes loss "appalling and unacceptable".

Poll suggests fracking support down

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 23:05
A new survey indicates that support for fracking shale gas in the UK has fallen below 50% for the first time since 2012.

McIlroy in need of some Jimenez momentum

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 22:55
Rory McIlroy needs the composure age has offered Miguel Angel Jimenez, writes golf correspondent Iain Carter.

VIDEO: Angelina Jolie on Maleficent role

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 22:40
Angelina Jolie talks to BBC Breakfast about her latest role as Maleficent, her humanitarian work and her preventative surgery.

VIDEO: The children visiting WW1 battlefields

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 22:38
A project starting on Tuesday will see the government pay for two children from every secondary school in England to visit World War One battlefield sites in Belgium and France.

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