International News

A risky campaign for a lost son

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 17:25
How a soldier's father waged a risky freedom campaign

VIDEO: Computex: Intel shows off new tech

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 17:23
Intel is showcasing a laptop with a 3D camera and motion control technology at the Computex show in Taiwan.

US seeks fresh China solar tariffs

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 17:21
The US Department of Commerce proposes fresh duties, and seeks to increase the scope of such tariffs, on Chinese solar panels.

Anti-slavery powers in Queen's Speech

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 17:00
Courts in England and Wales are set to get new powers to help protect victims of slavery in a new bill featuring in the Queen's Speech.

Queen's Speech - coalition’s last chance

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:55
The Queen's Speech - the coalition’s last chance

Gunshot residue 'matched accused'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:48
Gunshot residue found on the body of a British man killed in Sri Lanka matches weapons found in the possession of the six accused men, a forensics expert tells a court.

AUDIO: Ice cream sprinkles prompt 999 call

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:43
Police have released a recording of a woman who dialled 999 to request help in a row over the number of sprinkles on an ice cream.

'Provocative' Rihanna ad restricted

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:25
A "provocative" poster advertising singer Rihanna's perfume is to be restricted to areas where children are unlikely to see it, a watchdog rules.

Arcade Fire: Dressing up and falling over

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:05
Arcade Fire on dressing up and falling over on stage

Stevenage: A Monaco without the sun?

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 16:01
How does Lewis Hamilton's home town compare?

Centenarians 'are outliving disease'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:41
Centenarians have found a way to beat the common diseases of old age, such as cancer and heart disease, new research suggests.

Minister attacks myth of girls' jobs

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:39
A government minister is set to challenge a "persistent and debilitating myth that girls don't do science".

Practical skills 'needs more focus'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:39
Too much attention has been paid to increasing the number of young people gaining a degree at the expense of vocational education, a report claims.

VIDEO: Bonham Carter: 'Tarantula bit my friend'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:38
Actress Helena Bonham Carter and director Jean-Pierre Jeunet talk about their latest film The Young And Prodigious T.S. Spivet and why they want to work with each other again

VIDEO: The bike that 'teaches you to ride'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:38
Can this machine really teach you to cycle in a few hours?

Exam subject range set to be cut back

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:38
Exam reforms in England will see tougher qualifications for some subjects - while others could be scrapped as GCSEs and A-levels.

Fatal probe sees busy road closed

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:34
Part of a busy Aberdeen road will be closed to allow further investigations into the death of a woman who was hit by a lorry.

Koalas hug trees to lose heat

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:33
Hugging trees helps koalas to keep cool, a study using thermal imaging cameras reveals.

BT signs £300m wind farm energy deal

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:29
BT agrees a £300m deal to buy enough energy to meet the needs of all its Scottish operations from a wind farm in the Borders.

The man who prepared France for D-Day

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:24
The man who told ordinary French people what to do on D-Day
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