International News

M11 partially reopens after spill

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 23:55
The northbound carriageway of a motorway in Essex reopens after being closed when a lorry spilled chemicals across both carriageways.

French firm wins 7-year DLR contract

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 23:23
French transport group Keolis has been awarded a new franchise to operate London's Dockland's Light Railway (DLR) from December 2014.

Indian PM on maiden Kashmir visit

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 23:02
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on his first visit to Indian-administered Kashmir amidst a protest shutdown called by separatist groups.

UK aid cash went on 'large' expenses

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 22:54
A spending watchdog calls for tighter controls at a UK-funded aid agency where bosses spent £5,000 each on air tickets.

Garth Brooks in all or none warning

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 22:49
Garth Brooks says he wants to put on all five concerts in Dublin or none at all after the city's council refused licenses for two of them.

Residents evacuated over asbestos

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 22:18
A tower block in Motherwell is evacuated as a precaution after workers disturbed asbestos in the building.

Sweden's Forrest Gump

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 21:40
The 100-Year-Old Man heads out of window and on to big screen

VIDEO: Health regulator 'fails to get' NHS

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 21:17
Monitor, the body that regulates health services in England, needs to get better at identifying NHS trusts which are at risk of failure, a group of MPs has said.

India to provide four free vaccines

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 20:55
India will provide four new vaccines free of cost as part of a programme to reduce child mortality, Prime Minister Narendra Modi says.

'Holiday chaos looms' - front pages

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 20:44
Many front pages focus on the situation at UK airports, where security has been tightened amid fears passengers could carry surgically implanted bombs.

M40 reopens after hay truck fire

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 19:22
A section of motorway closed after a truck carrying hay bales caught fire reopens.

African states agree Ebola strategy

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 18:56
Health ministers from 11 West African states agree a common strategy to fight an Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 400 people.

Wild chimp language translated

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 18:40
Researchers say they have worked out the meaning of the gestures that wild chimpanzees use to communicate.

Dying need 'free social care'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 18:33
Free social care at the end of life is needed to help the NHS in England save money and improve patient care, cancer campaigners say.

Children's TV 'unhealthy food' worry

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 18:30
High levels of unhealthy food appearing in children's television programmes has been highlighted by researchers.

'False hope' of Honduras mine rescue

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 17:04
Honduras says 11 men remain trapped in a small gold mine, as officials apologise for false reports that most of them had been rescued.

Why did hacking case take so long to crack?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 16:55
Why did hacking case take so long to crack?

The true cost of HMS Queen Elizabeth

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 16:35
The rising costs of new aircraft carriers

VIDEO: Electric Formula E car ready to race

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 16:31
Cars competing in the first ever international motor racing series for electric vehicles have been running in anger for the first time.

VIDEO: Chimpanzee gestures translated

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 16:26
Researchers work out the meaning of the gestures that wild chimpanzees use to communicate.
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