International News

Bill changes to 'simplify' energy

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 01:19
A ban on complex energy tariffs is coming into force as the regulator introduces reforms aimed at making switching suppliers easier.

VIDEO: Annual animal census at London Zoo

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 01:15
London Zoo conducts its annual animal census.

China sacks official over poll fraud

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 01:04
A senior Chinese official is sacked in relation to an electoral fraud scandal that saw 500 lawmakers resign, the Communist Party watchdog says.

AUDIO: Does the NHS need to be improved?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 01:03
Clive Stafford Smith, founder of the legal charity Reprieve, talks to NHS staff and patients.

AUDIO: 'Governments seek god-like knowledge'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 00:54
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaks on the subject of knowledge, and its relationship with power.

Surgery implant has 'huge potential'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 00:45
Researchers in Oxford have developed a degradable implant which they say has huge potential to improve surgical success rates

Miners' strike: 'Police fitted me up'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 00:44
Did police falsify evidence against striking miners in the 1980s?

2014: the year of the smarter watch?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 00:11
Why 2014's wearable tech needs to get smarter

VIDEO: 2014: the year of the smarter watch?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 00:09
The BBC's North America Technology Correspondent thinks 2014's wearable tech needs to get a lot smarter if it is to go mainstream.

VIDEO: How to regulate crowdfunding?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 00:08
Entrepreneurs have been looking to the general public for cash to get their start-up businesses going, in 2014 regulators in Europe and the US are set to bring in rules.

'Simple swaps' for healthy meals

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 23:48
A new public health campaign in England is urging families to make simple foods swaps such as switching to low fat spreads.

WRU meet to consider its next move

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 23:27
The WRU board meets on Thursday to consider its next move in the row that could see the four regions break away.

Airport railway services resume

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 23:23
A major rail link between Gatwick Airport and London reopens after a week of closures for maintenance work.

VIDEO: Revolution for soft tissue repairs?

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 23:03
Researchers at Oxford University have developed a new implant which they say could improve the success rates after surgery to repair soft tissue injuries.

VIDEO: New push to inspire healthy habits

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 22:56
Families are being urged to remove fatty and sugary foods from their diets, in a new campaign by Public Health England.

VIDEO: Rescue under way for ice-bound ship

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 22:52
A passenger on board ice-bound research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy, stuck in the Antarctic, has been describing the start of a rescue operation.

VIDEO: The Palestinians fighting in Syria

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 22:46
Up to 30 young men from the Gaza strip have travelled to Syria to fight in the conflict there, as the BBC's Yolande Knell reports.

VIDEO: Is this the best day to find love?

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 22:43
The first few days of January are peak season for dating companies, the 2nd of January 2013 was one of the busiest days ever for new members to sign up to online dating sites.

Hyundai and Kia hit by sales outlook

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 22:40
Shares of Hyundai and affiliate Kia Motors dip more than 5% after the South Korean carmakers issue their weakest growth forecast in nearly a decade.

Interest rates rise 'to be delayed'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 22:24
Hard-pressed Northern Ireland homeowners should expect a delay in interest rate rises in 2014, according to the chief economist at Danske Bank.

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