International News

VIDEO: How to play the dervishes

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 15:07
A brand new instrument, known as the dervishes, has been created for the first opera from sound artist Matthew Herbert.

Brazil 'rescues' cruise ship workers

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 14:45
Brazilian police say they have picked up 11 crew members working in "slave-like conditions" on an Italian cruise ship.

George W Bush paintings on display

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 14:41
An exhibit of paintings of world leaders by former US President George W Bush is to open at his presidential library in Texas.

Injured Rooney doubt for Bayern tie

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 14:26
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney may miss the second leg of the Champions League quarter-final with a toe injury.

VIDEO: George W Bush exhibits paintings

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 14:15
An exhibit of paintings of world leaders by former US President George W Bush is to open at his presidential library in Texas.

Harris replaces Noble at Salford

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 13:50
Iestyn Harris is the new head coach of Salford Red Devils, with Brian Noble offered a director of football role.

Chinese man 'broke Iran sanctions'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 13:36
A Chinese national faces US criminal charges that he conspired to export devices to Iran that could be used in uranium enrichment.

VIDEO: Princess Anne: Gas is nicer way to cull

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 13:26
Gassing is the most humane way to cull badgers to reduce the spread of TB to cattle, the Princess Royal has said.

Why does my phone think it's abroad?

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 13:15
I'm in UK, so why does my phone think it's abroad?

US approves S Sudan sanctions

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 12:48
US President Barack Obama signs an order authorising sanctions against anyone aggravating the conflict in South Sudan.

George W Bush paintings on display

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 12:32
George W Bush reveals his personal portrait gallery

Firefighter dies in fall outside pub

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 12:26
A man found dead in the basement area of an Edinburgh pub was a 46-year-old off-duty firefighter, it emerges.

The world's biggest election loser?

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 12:02
But is Dr K Shyam Babu Subudhi the world's biggest election loser?

US man fired for corpse mistake

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 11:43
A Florida apartment concierge who mistook the dead body of a 96-year-old resident for a mannequin has been fired, local media report.

BBC presenter and cameraman honoured

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 11:41
Broadcaster Sandi Toksvig and BBC cameraman Darren Conway are among those to receive honours from Prince Charles at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

VIDEO: Video of skydiver's 'meteorite' near miss

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 11:37
Video footage emerges of what some people have claimed is a meteorite falling to Earth and narrowly missing a skydiver.

New rules questionable - Newey

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 11:21
Red Bull design chief Adrian Newey criticises Formula 1's new rules, saying their merit is "questionable".

'Huge variation' between hospitals

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 10:35
The chairman of England's health watchdog tells the BBC there are hospitals "where you would not want to go as a patient".

Missing river man is serving soldier

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 10:33
An 18-year-old man who is missing having tried to swim across the River Ouse in York is named as a serving soldier.

VIDEO: 'The high street isn't dead'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 10:18
An analysis has found that only 20% of high street stores are vacant - a lower rate than that for shopping centres or retail parks.
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