International News

Altering diet 'may help with asthma'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 23:44
Fruits, vegetables and whole-grains might be an unlikely treatment for asthma according to animal studies.

Johnson's redemption: A great Ashes revival

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 23:22
Redemption stories are rare in sport - but Mitchell Johnson's Ashes restoration is one of the great tales of deliverance

Fourteen dead in China mosque crush

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 22:32
Fourteen people are killed and 10 injured in a stampede at a mosque in China's northwest Ningxia region, state media say.

Man arrested after hit-and run death

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 22:29
A man in his 50s is killed in a suspected hit-and-run incident in County Fermanagh.

VIDEO: Free beer for Amsterdam's alcoholics

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 22:23
Alcoholics in Amsterdam are being offered free beer to clean the streets as part of a initiative to reduce crime.

India judge: Pre-marital sex immoral

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 21:30
A judge in the Indian capital, Delhi, says pre-marital sex is "immoral" and against the "tenets of every religion".

Benefits 'turmoil' and Helmand fears

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 20:48
A mixed bag of headlines include confusion over "perks for pensioners" and warnings of a Taliban resurgence when British troops leave Afghanistan.

Oakwood prison incident 'resolved'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 20:22
Trouble that broke out on a wing at Oakwood prison, and lasted for more than five hours, has now been resolved, private security firm G4S says.

New India party to contest key polls

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 20:02
A new anti-corruption party in India will contest this year's general elections, a senior leader says.

Japan's stocks fall on profit taking

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 19:27
Japan's main stock index, the Nikkei 225, fall as much as 2.6% on Monday - the first trading day of the new year.

In pictures: Life along Kashmir border

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 19:25
Life on the de facto border between India and Pakistan

VIDEO: BBC Weather: Why is it so cold in the US?

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 19:06
John Hammond from the BBC Weather Centre explains how a "polar vortex" has caused record-low temperatures across the United States.

Patient data to be collected from GPs

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 18:28
The NHS in England is to start collecting anonymised data on patient care by GPs, with 26 million leaflets being sent out to explain the move.

UK debt 'may become harder to sell'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 18:19
The UK could find investors are more reticent to buy UK debt in the years ahead, the head of the office that issues the government's bonds says.

Warnings bring coastal flood fears

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 18:12
Dozens of flood warnings remain in place, prompting fears of fresh flooding, while forecasters warn of high winds and large waves on Monday.

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse: A Jacobean theatre on Bankside

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 18:05
Inside the Globe's new Jacobean playhouse

Bitcoin crosses $1,000 on Zynga move

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 17:49
The value of Bitcoin tops $1,000 once again after social gaming firm Zynga says it will start accepting the virtual currency as a payment option.

Bedroom kit promises 'smarter sleep'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 17:46
A system that combines sensors monitoring body movement and room temperature with a colour changing lamp is one of several sleep systems to launch in Las Vegas.

Amsterdam's alcoholic street cleaners

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 17:29
Dutch alcoholics get incentive to pick up litter

Is there any point giving things up for January?

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 17:13
January is traditionally the time for resolutions - but is there any real point to giving things up for a month?

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