International News

Ground crew fix hovering helicopter

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 07:04
Ground crew had to manually deploy the landing gear of a helicopter as it hovered overhead during landing at Aberdeen Airport.

Cavalryman wins Goodwood Cup

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 06:50
Cavalryman comes through late on to win the Goodwood Cup, ahead of Ahzeemah and last year's winner Brown Panther.

Minister wants end to animal testing

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 06:49
Norman Baker - the minister in charge of regulating animal experiments - tells the BBC he wants them to end.

Overseas Turks in presidential vote

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 06:47
Expatriate Turks begin voting for Turkey's first directly-elected president, the first time they are eligible to participate in a ballot from abroad.

Cook relieved by England victory

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 06:39
Alastair Cook says the win over India in the third Test has eased the pressure on him to resign as England captain.

What happens to burned piers?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 06:34
Eastbourne Pier has been badly damaged by fire. What might happen next?

Dowsett wins men's time trial gold

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 06:31
England's Alex Dowsett, runner-up at Delhi 2010, digs deep late on to win the Commonwealth Games men's cycling time trial.

Tags plan to cut alcohol-linked crime

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 06:31
Repeat offenders convicted of alcohol-related crimes could be forced by courts to wear ankle tags to monitor whether they are still drinking, under a new pilot scheme.

Forensic scientists reach MH17 site

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 06:28
International forensic scientists reach the site of the flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine after the government halts military operations for a day.

Italy in Europe-wide mafia crackdown

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 06:26
Italian police secure the arrest of members of a mafia clan across Europe - with information from a woman once held as a virtual prisoner by the clan.

'Toilet phone' teacher gets life ban

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 06:17
A teacher is banned from the profession for life for setting his mobile phone to record in a Northampton secondary school's toilets.

Lorry smashes through front gardens

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 06:13
A lorry crashes through a wall and into several gardens in Staffordshire.

Woman left children alone for days

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 06:12
A woman living in Belfast who abandoned her three children at home overnight with no food is given a suspended six-month jail sentence.

S Leone declares Ebola emergency

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 05:39
Sierra Leone's president declares a public health emergency to curb the deadly Ebola outbreak and order epicentres of the disease to be quarantined.

Warm weather hits British Gas profit

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 05:36
British Gas and owner Centrica report a sharp drop in profits for the first half of the year due to warmer weather.

Race to find India landslide missing

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 05:31
Rescuers in western India race to locate survivors of a landslide that has killed at least 30 and buried up to 200 people, but hopes of finding survivors fade as time passes.

Two thirds of pier saved despite fire

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 05:30
Fire crews save two thirds of Eastbourne Pier after tackling a major blaze.

Do lab monkeys suffer from depression?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 05:27
Do repeated tests on primates make them depressed?

Costly rural parcel charges tackled

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 05:22
The UK government unveils new principles aimed at tackling "ridiculous" delivery charges faced by shoppers living in remote areas.

VIDEO: India landslide death toll rises

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 05:15
Rescue workers in western India are working to locate survivors of a landslide that has claimed at least 30 lives and buried up to 200 people.
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