International News

Turtles learn from drift experience

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 02:12
Scientists try to understand why adult turtles select the migration destinations they do by combining ocean-current and satellite-tracking information.

Stalking victim 'failed by police'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 01:58
A stabbing victim makes a complaint about police who logged 125 reports of stalking before she was attacked, but "failed to act".

Parents reveal school run fears

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 01:46
Over two fifths (41%) of parents are aware their child has had a near-miss traffic accident on their journey to or from school, says a transport charity.

VIDEO: Mortensen on playing the bad guy

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 01:33
Lord of the Rings star Viggo Mortensen has stepped away from Middle Earth for his latest role - playing a 1960s con artist in Two Faces of January.

US warns Beijing on South China Sea

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 01:27
US Secretary of State John Kerry warns China that the introduction of a drilling rig into seas disputed with Vietnam is "provocative".

AUDIO: 'Many more midwives needed'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 01:18
Louise Silverton and Maureen Treadwell discuss draft guidelines that suggest healthy women should be encouraged to give birth in a midwife-led unit or at home.

Tributes paid to rugby great McLeod

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 01:06
Tributes are paid to Scottish rugby great Hugh McLeod, from Hawick, who has died at the age of 81.

Three river death kayakers named

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 01:05
Three men from the same family who were killed after going kayaking together in the River Tyne are named.

UN appoints first woman commander

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 00:51
For the first time, a woman will command a UN peacekeeping force, as Norway's Major General Kristin Lund is appointed to lead troops in Cyprus.

VIDEO: Play therapy to help brain scans

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 00:45
A pilot scheme is helping young people have a brain scan without being sedated by teaching them about it through play.

Heathrow and Gatwick unveil plans

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 00:44
Heathrow and Gatwick airports both unveil revised expansion plans as they attempt to secure permission to build the UK's next runway.

Suspended nurses inquiry 'alarming'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 00:44
Calls for "no stone to be left unturned" are made after confirmation that seven hospital nurses have been suspended amid allegations of falsifying records.

VIDEO: Spain politician shot dead in public

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 00:26
A top politician in northern Spain has been shot dead in public and two women have been arrested.

Miliband focus 'on issues not polls'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 00:26
Ed Miliband says he is focusing on "the issues that matter" after two polls put Labour behind the Conservatives.

Cole omission a risk, admits Hodgson

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 00:22
England boss Roy Hodgson admits there is an element of risk in his decision to overlook Ashley Cole for his World Cup squad.

Repaired Rothko is back on display

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 23:59
Mark Rothko's painting Black on Maroon painting goes back on public display at Tate Modern, 18 months after it was vandalised with graffiti.

India shares at record high on polls

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 23:48
Indian stock markets rise to a record high after exit polls suggest Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party is on course to win the general election.

Top scientist: Pfizer bid 'flimsy'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 23:18
Pfizer's commitments to maintain research and jobs should it take over AstraZeneca have been dismissed as "vague".

China arrest over 'false stories'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 23:14
Chinese authorities detain a man who posted "false stories" on a foreign news site, amid an ongoing clampdown as the Tiananmen anniversary looms.

Leicester owner 'will spend £180m'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 23:12
Billionaire owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha says he will spend £180m to help Leicester City challenge for European places.
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