International News

Over 1,000 from NI on 'suckers list'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 21:08
Trading Standards warns more than 1,000 people from Northern Ireland that their names are on a so-called "suckers list" compiled by international fraudsters.

VIDEO: Amtrak train eyewitness: 'I heard a bang'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 20:10
A passenger train has derailed in Philadelphia, killing at least five people and injuring dozens of others, officials in the US city say.

Embryo engineering 'a moral duty'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 19:09
It would be unethical and a "sin of omission" to prevent the genetic engineering of embryos, a leading scientist has argued.

Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 19:03
An Amtrak train travelling from Washington to New York has derailed in Philadelphia, injuring a number of people, reports say.

Doctors urged to stop 'over-treating'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 19:02
Doctors' leaders launch a campaign to stop medics "over-treating" their patients with unnecessary tests and treatments.

Is memory needed in a digital age?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 18:50
We all rely on electronic devices to remember factual information for us, so should students be allowed to use search engines in exams?

The school for children others excluded

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 18:35
The school for children others deemed too difficult

The dogs with two jobs

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 18:29
The guide dog that detects seizures before they happen

Is surviving on 20-minute naps bad for you?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 18:25
Is surviving on 20-minute naps bad for you?

Could a UK politician ever vow to bring down house prices?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 18:24
Will a politician ever vow to bring down house prices?

Australia election may come early

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 18:05
In the wake of a stimulatory budget, Australia's opposition parties prepare for an election as early as this year, though PM Tony Abbott rules it out.