International News

New row over university pay strike

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 03:25
Thousands of university staff who staged a two-hour strike over pay have had a full day docked from their salaries, says their trade union.

VIDEO: The table tennis star with no arms

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 03:23
Ibrahim Hamato lost both arms in an accident when he was 10, but carried on playing - with his mouth.

Stephen appeal up £400,000 in a day

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 03:14
An appeal started by Teenage Cancer Trust fundraiser Stephen Sutton has raised £400,000 since his death.

US state acts to end mobile theft

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 03:09
Minnesota becomes the first US state to introduce so-called kill switch legislation.

The final Wenger dare not lose

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 03:04
After nine years without a trophy, Phil McNulty says Saturday's FA Cup final is one of Arsene Wenger's most important games as Arsenal boss.

Times journalists beaten in Syria

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 03:00
A reporter and a photographer working for British newspaper The Times are badly beaten while being briefly held by a rebel gang in Syria.

AUDIO: Effects of thalidomide 'were horrific'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 02:59
David Mason discusses the effects of the drug Thalidomide, prescribed to pregnant women around the world in the 1950s.

New view of defence law needed: Abe

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 02:58
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls for a new interpretation of the constitution, which could pave the way for the military to fight overseas.

Final two cleared over McDaid death

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 02:56
All 12 men accused over the death of a County Londonderry community worker are now cleared of manslaughter and attempted murder charges.

Flintoff ideal for T20 - Strauss

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 02:54
Former England captain Andrew Strauss says Andrew Flintoff is capable of making a success of his Twenty20 comeback.

The 'conchies' of World War One

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 02:48
The men imprisoned and stigmatised for WW1 stance

AUDIO: Clegg defends free school meals policy

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 02:44
Nick Clegg defends the coalition's free school meals policy, saying the money and resources will be available

Jackson defends tax avoidance scheme

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 02:42
Ex-athlete Colin Jackson defends his decision to invest in a complex tax avoidance scheme, saying it helped people such as musicians who might not get funding elsewhere.

Clegg claims unity on school meals

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 02:36
Nick Clegg says the coalition is united behind plans to give all pupils under seven in England free school lunches in September.

VIDEO: Eyre takes his pyjamas to West End

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 02:35
Film and theatre director Sir Richard Eyre's adaptation of The Pajama Game transfers to the West End

Deadly attack on Thai protest camp

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 02:35
Three people are killed and more than 20 hurt in an attack on an anti-government protest in Bangkok, as the army warns it could use force to restore order.

Your pictures: Philippines

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 02:27
Readers' photos on the theme of Philippines

VIDEO: Extradition couple taken to hospital

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 02:21
A British couple due to be extradited to the United States over fraud and money-laundering charges have been taken to hospital.

Nanotech poster absorbs pollution

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 02:11
A scientist and an award winning poet, both at the University of Sheffield, have made a giant poster that uses nanotechnology to gobble up the pollution.

Vietnam anti-China protest kills one

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 02:07
A Chinese worker is killed and almost 150 others hurt as protesters attack a steel mill in Vietnam, amid anti-China tensions over the South China Sea dispute.
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