International News

VIDEO: Why Kim Kardashian is tweeting about Syria

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 17:59
Why the US TV star is tweeting about Syria

Syrians fear permanent exile in Lebanon's camps

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 17:56
Syrian refugees fear long wait in Lebanon's Palestinian camps

China in economic growth boost

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 17:27
China's government announces stimulus measures, including spending on railway construction, after a string of disappointing economic data leads to fears of a slowdown.

Move over, GDP

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 17:02
Is it time to rethink how we measure a country's value?

'Pothole-repair bill' rises to £12bn

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 16:55
The estimated cost of getting roads in England and Wales back into a "reasonable" condition has risen to £12bn, a survey of local authorities says.

EU set to roll out big space project

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 16:40
The European Union begins the roll-out on Thursday of the biggest Earth-observation programme ever conceived - with the launch of the Sentinel-1a radar satellite from French Guiana.

VIDEO: Refugee: I'd live anywhere but here

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 16:23
BBC News meets some of the Syrian refugees inside the Sabra and Shatila camps in Lebanon.

Hitmaker Ryan Tedder's rules of pop

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 16:13
Beyonce and Adele's songwriter shares his secrets

Running 'preserves thinking skills'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 15:55
Aerobic exercise in your 20s may protect the brain in middle age, according to US research.

Call for merged 'super' care budget

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 15:52
A merged NHS and social care budget in England is needed to stop vulnerable people falling into the gaps between the two services, experts say.

Ketamine 'exciting' depression therapy

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 15:49
The illegal party drug, ketamine, is an "exciting" and "dramatic" new treatment for depression, say doctors who have conducted the first trial in the UK.

Masterpiece of silent film recovered

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 15:45
A long-lost masterpiece of British silent cinema is discovered in the Netherlands, almost 90 years after it was last seen.

Dinosaur chase scene reconstructed

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 15:43
Scientists digitally reconstruct the scene of a dinosaur chase - preserved in the mud of an ancient river bed in Texas.

VIDEO: Jude Law on getting older

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 15:02
Jude Law talks to Talking Movies' Tom Brook about the freedom of taking on different screen roles as he gets older.

Police convicted of data breaches

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 15:01
An increasing number of Scottish police officers are being investigated for breaching data protection laws, BBC Scotland learns.

How American energy independence could change the world

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 15:00
How America being self-sufficient in energy could change the world

Goal was a ridiculous joke - Mourinho

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 14:45
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says some of his side's defending was "a joke" in their 3-1 Champions League defeat by PSG.

VIDEO: UK Coal miners face job losses

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 14:28
The UK's largest coal producer, UK Coal, is to cut 1,300 jobs and two mines as it battles to stave off insolvency.

VIDEO: Stolen art recovered in Italy

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 14:24
Paintings by Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard hung on an Italian factory worker's kitchen wall for almost 40 years after being stolen, police reveal.

VIDEO: Student deported to Mauritius

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 14:07
A High Court judge has refused to grant an emergency injunction to block the removal of an A-Level student from north London back to Mauritius.
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