International News

British Gas: No price rise in 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 00:51
British Gas owner Centrica says it expects to leave household energy prices unchanged for the rest of the year, despite a squeeze on profits.

Thousands waiting longer in A&E

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 00:39
The number of patients waiting longer than the four hour target in accident and emergency departments has nearly tripled, says Audit Scotland.

Stabbed children out of hospital

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 00:36
A baby girl aged 16 months and a seven-year-old boy are released from hospital after being treated for stab injuries following an incident in a house in Newport.

VIDEO: 'They'll frack just 300m from my home'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 00:35
The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee has said regulated fracking should be an "urgent national priority" for the UK despite concerns from environmental campaigners

Lineker backs Stones for England

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 00:34
Everton's John Stones could be worth a gamble in England's World Cup squad, according to former skipper Gary Lineker.

Morrisons sees sharp fall in sales

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 00:23
Supermarket chain Morrisons reports a sharp fall in underlying sales as it struggles to fight back against competition from the discount chains.

UK left out of campaign for EU's top job

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 00:18
Rivals for EU’s top job steer clear of UK

Chinese journalist Gao Yu detained

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 00:10
Prominent journalist Gao Yu is detained over a leaked document, China says, as several critics are rounded up ahead of the Tiananmen anniversary.

Adams arrest file 'weeks away'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 00:09
Police have still not sent a file on the arrest of Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams to Northern Ireland's Public Prosecution Service (PPS).

No Sky leader gives Swift Giro chance

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 00:04
Ben Swift is Britain's sole rider in the 2014 Giro d'Italia and will chase stage wins in the race that starts in Belfast on Friday.

Berry and Sellars are Polar laureates

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 23:50
US rock and roll legend Chuck Berry and American composer Peter Sellars are named as 2014 Polar Music Prize laureates.

'House prices rise as supply slows'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 23:24
A shortage of homes coming onto the market will lead to house price rises for years, say surveyors, as the Halifax reports annual price growth of 8.5%.

Abu Hamza 'worked for MI5'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 23:12
Radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza secretly worked for MI5 "to keep the streets of London safe", his lawyers tell a New York court.

The dogs that smell breath to monitor diabetes

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 23:11
The dogs that monitor diabetes by their owners' breath

Woman dies after being hit by lorry

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 22:55
A woman pedestrian in her 70s dies after being hit by a lorry in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.

VIDEO: Body cameras to be worn by police

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 22:49
Met Police officers are to start wearing cameras on their uniforms to capture evidence at crime scenes.

More people are using 'smart drugs'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 22:47
"Smart drugs" such as Modafinil are being used by students despite warnings about their side effects, according to government health advisers.

VIDEO: Scale of 'problem debt' revealed

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 22:31
More than a million families are struggling with debt and are behind with at least one bill, according to a report by the Children's Society and StepChange debt charity.

A new England or Moores of the same?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 21:59
England have looked to the past to start a new era, but what should they expect from the second coming of coach Peter Moores?

£5m gift to Natural History Museum

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 21:54
The Natural History Museum receives an unprecedented gift of £5m and is to rename its Central Hall after the donors.
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