International News

Overweight total tops 2.1bn globally

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 16:43
The number of the world's population that are obese or overweight has topped 2.1 billion, latest figures show.

Laser hope on root canal treatments

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 16:41
Lasers have been used to regenerate parts of damaged teeth and could one day be used to prevent root canal treatments, claim US researchers.

Cane toad relative hits Madagascar

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 16:04
A relative of the cane toad, which has devastated wildlife in Australia, has invaded Madagascar and could cause ecological disaster, scientists warn.

US approves Venezuela sanctions bill

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 15:46
The US House of Representatives approves a bill to introduce sanctions against Venezuelan officials involved in human rights abuses.

Apple agrees to $3bn Beats deal

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 15:40
Apple confirms it will buy headphone maker and music-streaming service provider Beats Electronics for $3bn (£1.8bn).

Entrepreneurial gap 'must be closed'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 15:38
Businessman Sir Tom Hunter calls for Scotland to "close the gap" on the US and Canada in early-stage entrepreneurial activity.

VIDEO: Was a spy the key to Mid-East peace?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 15:26
How a US spy almost brokered peace in the Middle East

Growing up in the shadow of the mafia

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 15:13
The boy who chose door-to-door sales over a life of crime

'Vicar' of rugby union tends to player flock

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 15:06
Boss of rugby players’ union tackles the sport’s big issues

VIDEO: Cotillard comes to 1920s Manhattan

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 15:03
Marion Cotillard speaks to Talking Movies' Tom Brook about her role in the new film The Immigrant.

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