International News

VIDEO: Chris Hadfield's new space lullaby

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 10:11
The world's most famous astronaut sings Newsround a space lullaby he wrote for his daughter.

Criticism over £17m council cuts

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:47
Councillors are criticised for voting through cash cuts affecting extra curricula music provision on the same day a youth choir and band they fund perform at a council carol service.

'Giant spider dog' tops YouTube

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:24
YouTube and Facebook have reveal their most popular content of 2014.

Redmayne 'avoided Hawking TV drama'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:21
Eddie Redmayne says he decided not watch Benedict Cumberbatch's 2004 portrayal of Stephen Hawking while he was making his his own film about the famous physicist.

VIDEO: Locum doctors plugging A&E gaps

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:19
Almost one in four A&E departments in hospitals in England fill more than 25% of their senior staff vacancies with agency doctors or locums.

Paying for sex to become crime in NI

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:16
Northern Ireland is to become the first part of the UK to make paying for sex a criminal offence after the Human Trafficking and Sexual Services Bill passes its final stage in the assembly.

Whither the cancer drugs fund?

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:07
BBC health editor Hugh Pym on the tricky subject of financing cancer drugs for NHS patients.

UK called on Nato help in sub search

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:06
Britain called on the help of aircraft from Nato allies after a reported sighting of a submarine periscope off the west coast of Scotland last month.

Winnie the Pooh drawing fetches £314k

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 09:03
One of the most famous images of Winnie the Pooh has sold for £314,500 at auction in London, more than three times its estimate.

Royal couple visit 9/11 memorial

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 08:46
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the 9/11 terror attacks memorial in New York on the final day of their visit to the US east coast.

Grooming gang jail appeals dismissed

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 08:26
Four men from Rochdale lose appeals against their sentences for sex offences against a 15-year-old girl.

Man held over threats to kill police

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 08:25
A 31-year-old man is arrested in connection with threats to kidnap and kill a serving police officer.

Political risks are big market risks

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 08:24
Why are stock markets and bond markets gyrating from Shanghai, to Athens, to Frankfurt, London and New York?

Theatre sends porn DVDs to children

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 08:10
The Edinburgh Playhouse issues an apology after accidentally sending pornographic DVDs to children and their parents.

Locum doctors prop up A&E services

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 08:06
Almost one in four A&E departments in hospitals in England fill more than 25% of their senior staff vacancies with agency doctors or locums.

Revolution a distant memory as Egypt escalates repression

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 08:02
Protesters behind Egypt's 2011 uprising hoped for fundamental reform and an end to oppression, but fear only the president has changed - and not the regime.

Cameron in Turkey for terror talks

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 08:01
David Cameron is holding talks with Turkish leaders on how to deal with the terrorist threat from Islamic State militants.

VIDEO: Royal couple visit 9/11 memorial

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 07:16
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the 9/11 memorial in New York on the final day of their US trip.

CIA lied over 'brutal' interrogations

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 07:15
The CIA carried out "brutal" interrogations of al-Qaeda suspects in the years after the 9/11 terror attacks, a long-awaited Senate report says.

Sinead O'Connor 'to join Sinn Féin'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 07:05
Irish singer Sinead O'Connor applies to become a member of the political party, Sinn Féin, and calls for its leadership to step down.

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