International News

VIDEO: Teenager invents better battery

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 17:08
Eesha Khare invented a super-capacitor that charges more quickly and stores more energy than a conventional battery.

White House security breached by car

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 17:07
The White House was briefly in lockdown after an unauthorised vehicle entered a restricted area near the US president's residence.

Composer Antony Hopkins dies aged 93

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 17:07
Composer Antony Hopkins, who presented the BBC Radio 3's Talking About Music for more than 36 years, has died aged 93, the station announces.

VIDEO: 'Marijuana refugees' give cannabis to kids

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 16:32
'Marijuana refugees' uproot in search of drug to ease seizures

Prison book ban may face test case

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 16:23
The Ministry of Justice faces a legal challenge over its policy, introduced in November, that bans books being sent in to prisoners.

Ecuador rejects vote on Amazon oil

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 16:22
Ecuador rejects a call for a referendum on whether further oil exploration should take place in an Amazon reserve, saying not enough signatures were collected.

When did we start saying 'blah, blah, blah'?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 16:22
A politician became incensed when he saw a reporter writing "blah blah blah". When did this phrase become an insult?

Letter from Africa: Signs of our times

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 16:00
Which African country has the rudest public notices?

'Most non-Scots firms' back Union

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 15:51
Most businesses outside Scotland want the nation to remain in the UK, according to a survey by the British Chambers of Commerce.

Good times will return - Giggs

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 15:13
Ryan Giggs says "the good times will come back" to Manchester United, although his future at the club remains uncertain.

Introducing the Star Trek scanner

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 15:10
Tiny device that claims to reveal chemicals in your food

Can we control how we age?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 15:07
Could we all be doing the high jump at 95?

VIDEO: Big changes in the smallest room

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 15:02
Is it possible to reinvent the toilet?

Manchester United 3-1 Hull City

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 14:58
James Wilson scores twice on his Manchester United debut to help beat FA Cup finalists Hull City.

LA Clippers president to step down

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 14:50
The president of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team has taken an "indefinite leave of absence" as the league prepares to force a sale.

Eight more Nigerian girls abducted

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 14:44
Suspected Boko Haram militants have kidnapped eight girls in northern Nigeria, following last month's mass abduction, police say.

Jones has X-ray on shoulder injury

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 14:41
Phil Jones awaits the results of X-rays after sustaining a shoulder injury in Manchester United's victory over Hull.

Monica Lewinsky breaks media silence

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 14:40
The one-time White House intern who had an affair with then-US President Bill Clinton writes in a US magazine that their relationship was consensual.

Legal challenge to 'prison book ban'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 14:30
Emily Maitlis reveals the "prison book ban" could be challenged.

VIDEO: 'Nazi art' hoarder Gurlitt dies

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 14:07
German art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt has died aged 81, with no definitive answer on what will happen to his secret collection, which included many Nazi-looted pieces.

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