International News

VIDEO: Mass stabbing at US high school

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 19:06
A teenager armed with two knives has gone on a rampage at a high school in the US state of Pennsylvania, injuring 19 students and a security guard.

WW1 spy files available online

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 18:49
Secret MI5 files about people involved in espionage during World War One are made available online.

VIDEO: Kelpies time-lapse shown in New York

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 17:53
Time-lapse photography capturing the installation of The Kelpies sculptures is to be shown at New York Tartan Week.

'More homes needed' for house market

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 17:52
House-buying activity is picking up in more areas of Scotland but there is still a lack of available stock, according to a survey.

Call for details on principal pay

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 17:50
Universities are being urged to give more information about the way their principals are paid, as a bitter pay dispute continues.

VIDEO: World's biggest pork firm in $5bn float

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 17:36
The world's biggest pork producer, China's WH Group, is hoping to raise more than $5bn from an initial public offering in Hong Kong later this month.

Curbing wind energy to push up bills

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 17:15
Researchers say that plans to restrict wind farms to the seas around Britain will require significantly larger subsidies.

'Millions wasted' on flu drug

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:56
Hundreds of millions of pounds have been wasted on Tamiflu, a drug for flu that may work no better than paracetamol, a landmark analysis says.

British man shot dead in Bahamas

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:39
A British man has been shot dead by masked robbers who burst into his mother's home in the Bahamas, local police say.

'RoboClam' could anchor submarines

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:33
A new burrowing robot for anchoring miniature submarines has been developed, inspired by the Atlantic razor clam.

VIDEO: 'How about never - is never good for you?'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:32
The secret to the New Yorker's funniest cartoons

On the benefits cap front line

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:27
Panorama meets the families living with welfare reform

VIDEO: 'You can't afford to live in London'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:26
BBC Panorama followed council officers in the London borough of Brent for seven months to find out how the government's benefits cap is affecting families.

Some Ebola patients 'recovering'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:26
At least seven patients infected with Ebola in Guinea have recovered from the virus and been allowed to return home, a medical charity says.

VIDEO: Global solar-powered plane unveiled

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:23
Secrets of the solar-powered plane set to fly around the world

What's lurking inside the Bank of England's vaults?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:19
What's lurking inside the Bank of England's vaults?

Texas executes Mexican killer

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:17
A man who escaped prison while serving a murder sentence in Mexico is executed by the US state of Texas for a separate 1997 killing.

EU braces for Russian reaction

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:14
EU braced for comeback from Moscow over support for Ukraine

Rio 2016 promises 'great Games'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 16:01
Organisers of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro respond to criticism about construction work delays, saying they will deliver 'great Games'.

Victim fury over 'corrupt Met plot'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 15:52
The victims of an alleged police kidnap and robbery plot speak of their outrage and say they now intend to sue the Met.

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