International News

Diamond crushed to Saturn's extremes

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 10:21
Diamond, nature's hardest material, has been crushed to record extremes using the "world's biggest laser".

Bergdahl retains civilian lawyer

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 10:03
Ex-Taliban captive Sgt Bowe Bergdahl retains his lawyer amid an ongoing Army investigation into his 2009 disappearance from a base in Afghanistan.

'Threats' made to Cyril Smith police

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 10:01
A friend of Cyril Smith made "veiled threats" to a senior detective investigating sex abuse claims against the Liberal MP, a report reveals.

'Abused children' rescued in Mexico

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 09:51
Mexican police rescue more than 450 children they believe were abused at a children's home in the western state of Michoacan.

School meals may face 'difficulties'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 09:38
Nick Clegg admits primary schools may have "difficulties" in providing free meals for under-sevens, as councils and schools complain about the impact on their budgets.

VIDEO: UK heat linked to Pacific storm

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 09:33
How can a super typhoon in the Northwest Pacific spark off thunderstorms in the UK? Peter Gibbs explains.

Gaza deaths pass 200 amid more fire

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 09:29
The death toll from nine days of violence between Israel and Gaza militants passes 200, as four Palestinian children die in a strike on a beach.

Night vision fighter helmet unveiled

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 09:28
A new helmet that allows pilots to see in the dark via an integrated night vision camera is unveiled at the Farnborough Airshow.

Cook questions India as Jadeja charged

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 09:24
Alastair Cook says India's claim James Anderson abused and pushed Ravindra Jadeja, who has also been charged, is "a tactic".

660 arrests in paedophile inquiry

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 09:18
Hundreds of suspected paedophiles, including doctors and teachers, are held as part of six-month operation led by the National Crime Agency.

Blogger fined for restaurant review

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 09:15
A French judge rules against a blogger whose restaurant review is deemed too prominent in Google search results.

Hawking: 'I support Assisted Dying'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 09:10
Professor Stephen Hawking on why he supports assisted dying

Stand-off in brain project debate

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 09:09
After leaders of the billion-euro Human Brain Project hit back at critics, six top neuroscientists have expressed "dismay" at their public response.

Mail reshuffle story sexist - Clegg

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 08:57
Nick Clegg attacks the Daily Mail over a "sexist" story on the fashion choices of female MPs promoted in a reshuffle.

Court upholds Assange arrest warrant

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 08:56
A Swedish court decides to maintain an arrest warrant against fugitive Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on charges of sexual assault.

14 arrests in NI paedophile inquiry

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 08:55
Fourteen suspected paedophiles have been arrested in Northern Ireland as part of a UK-wide operation targeting people who access child abuse images online.

VIDEO: Stephen Hawking backs right to die bill

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 08:46
Professor Stephen Hawking tells the BBC's Fergus Walsh why he is backing Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying Bill.

£75m Suarez '100% a Barcelona player'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 08:43
Luis Suarez, the banned Liverpool and Uruguay striker, is now "100%" a Barcelona player, the Spanish club says.

McCoy equals Pipe's winners mark

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 08:39
Nineteen-time champion jump jockey AP McCoy equals the winners total of his former boss Martin Pipe.

Norovirus bug hits athletes village

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 08:35
An outbreak of diarrhoea and vomiting at the Commonwealth Games Athletes Village is thought to be the highly-contagious norovirus.
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