International News

VIDEO: How polluted is central London?

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 01:06
Andrew Grieve, who is the senior air quality analyst at King's College, London, talks to Carol Kirkwood about pollution levels in the city.

VIDEO: Cameron defends 'Muppet' remark

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 00:55
David Cameron defends describing Labour leader Ed Miliband and Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls as ''Muppets'' during Prime Minister's Questions.

In pictures: US base shooting

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 00:52
Aftermath of the shooting at Forth Hood

VIDEO: Rise in fake HIV tests in Uganda

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 00:31
A BBC Africa investigation has revealed that some people in Uganda are buying fake HIV negative results.

AUDIO: Inside 'extremist' claim school

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 00:29
The Today programme's Sima Kotecha visits Park View School, which has been accused of promoting extremist Islam views to pupils.

Cat found in charity shop sofa

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 00:22
A cat spends five days trapped in a sofa donated to a charity shop before being found by the couple who bought it.

Soldier kills three at US army base

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 00:14
A US soldier shoots dead three colleagues before killing himself at the Fort Hood army base in Texas, the scene of a 2009 mass shooting.

'Million Syria refugees' in Lebanon

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 00:04
The number of refugees who have fled Syria and registered in Lebanon has surpassed the "devastating milestone" of one million, the UN says.

Asian restaurants raids 'unfair'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 23:40
Immigration officials are unfairly detaining staff in Asian restaurants at busy times, a Welsh Labour MP claims.

Robinson 'nuclear option' warning

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 23:33
NI's First Minister Peter Robinson warns of potential "nuclear options" if agreement is not reached on welfare reform.

The rise and rise of global school rankings

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 23:30
The rise and rise of international school tests

Ex-Pakistan leader convoy 'targeted'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 23:22
A bomb strikes the convoy route of Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, in what police call an assassination attempt.

VIDEO: Portsmouth naval life exhibition opens

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 23:18
The story of naval life as told by more than 1,000 men and women who served in the navy over the past 100 years is being shared with the public.

Shark kills woman in New South Wales

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 22:57
A woman is killed by a shark while swimming off a popular beach in Australia's New South Wales, officials say.

McConnell announces retirement

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 22:48
Scottish 400m runner Lee McConnell will miss the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after announcing her retirement from athletics.

Vodafone to create 1,400 jobs in UK

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 22:46
Mobile phone firm Vodafone says it will create 1,400 jobs by opening 150 new shops in 2014.

Blood clots campaign aims to save lives

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 22:27
A campaign aims to help prevent hospital patients in Wales dying from blood clots or deep vein thrombosis.

VIDEO: Student is deported to Mauritius

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 22:15
An A-level student, Yashika Bageerathi, has been deported to Mauritius after a last ditch legal challenge to keep her in the UK failed on Wednesday night.

Gun club winds up after inquiry

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 21:56
A gun club run by officers of the Belfast Harbour Police has been wound up following an investigation by the Police Ombudsman.

Call for drugs review over ADHD

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 21:48
The way drugs to treat a common childhood disorder affecting behaviour are prescribed in Wales should be reviewed, said psychologists.
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