National / International News

VIDEO: India's fast-food fight

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 03:06
Shilpa Kannan reports on the rivalry between international fast-food chains and local businesses in Delhi.

Two killed during Turkish protests

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 02:58
Two people have been killed from injuries resulting from clashes between police and anti-government protesters in Istanbul.

Hirst skeleton raises 11m euros

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 02:50
A gilded mammoth skeleton by Damien Hirst has sold for 11m euros (£8.9m) at an annual Aids fundraiser at the Cannes Film Festival.

Coup leader summons Thai politicians

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 02:49
Thai ex-Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is summoned to a military facility, while 155 people are banned from leaving the country.

Richard III rows set to rumble on

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 02:45
Why the row over Richard III's bones is far from over

VIDEO: Emotions bring mannequin to 'life'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 02:43
Augmented reality is helping to add emotions to medical mannequins and make nurses' training more realistic.

VIDEO: DiCaprio space trip for sale

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 02:38
Justin Bieber is among the stars who attended the Aids charity amfAR's annual auction at the Cannes Film Festival

Barclays fined £26m over gold pricing

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 02:36
Barclays Bank is fined £26m by UK regulators after one of its traders was discovered attempting to fix the price of gold.

Google 'making 3D-imaging tablet'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 02:31
A tablet computer capable of creating 3D environments is set to be put into production by Google, according to reports.

VIDEO: Baby caught by man after window fall

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 02:05
Chinese TV has aired footage it says shows the moment a baby was caught after falling from a second storey apartment window.

VIDEO: UKIP row over elected councillor

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 02:02
UKIP party agent Phil Heath and UKIP councillor Stephen West disagree over whether elected councillor Matt Ellery still represents their party.

Ouch show 108

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 01:56
May's round-up of disability news

'Liver branding' surgeon resigns

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 01:50
A liver surgeon accused of branding his initials into a patient's liver resigns following a disciplinary hearing.

Afghanistan Indian consulate attack

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 01:45
Heavily-armed gunmen launch an assault on the Indian consulate in the Afghan city of Herat, but diplomatic staff escape unharmed.

Rosberg signs new Mercedes contract

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 01:34
Nico Rosberg signs a new deal with Mercedes that will see him partner Lewis Hamilton for at least one more season.

Schools 'left behind' in digital age

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 01:19
Schools in Wales are in danger of being left behind when it comes to digital education, experts have warned.

Silicon Tally: Replacing Old Yeller with New Yeller

Marketplace - American Public Media - Fri, 2014-05-23 01:00

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Sir Paul treated in Tokyo hospital

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 00:57
Sir Paul McCartney thanks fans for their messages of support after receiving treatment in a Japanese hospital for a virus.

Govia wins Thameslink rail franchise

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 00:52
The seven-year franchise to run the expanded Thameslink rail network is awarded to Govia Thameslink, a joint venture majority-owned by transport group Go-Ahead.

VIDEO: As if by magic, Mr Benn reappears

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 00:39
The creator of Mr Benn, David McKee, talks to BBC Breakfast about his famous character's lasting appeal
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