International News

Family 'numb' after biker's death

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 03:02
The family of 19-year-old Anglesey biker who was killed in a collision with a 4x4 car say they are "devastated and numb with shock" at his loss.

Public donate thousands of food bags

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 02:53
About 2,000 bags of food are donated to an impromptu foodbank that started amid a gathering of peace campaigners.

Venezuela launches disarmament plan

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 02:44
Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro invests almost $50m in an initiative to disarm civilians, in an effort to cut down on the country's high murder rate.

VIDEO: Would you take a pub breathalyser test?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 02:43
A pilot scheme in Loughborough aims to cut down on alcohol fuelled violence by breathalysing people outside pubs and clubs

Bollywood cleavage row shows India's 'crass' side

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 02:38
Bollywood cleavage row shows India's 'crass' side

Review of energy firms' debt letters

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 02:36
Regulator Ofgem is launching a review of energy firms' communications with customers in debt amid concerns over potentially misleading letters.

Call to offer HPV vaccine to boys

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 02:18
Scientific experts are meeting on Monday to discuss whether boys as well as girls should be offered the HPV jab.

Pakistan appoints new spy chief

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 01:48
Pakistan names a close ally of the army chief to head the country's feared Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency.

Blair: Don't rule out ground troops

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 01:43
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says the West should not rule out sending ground troops to the Middle East to fight Islamic State militants.

VIDEO: Why did Prescott let out a 'noooooooooo'?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 01:34
John Prescott is teased about letting out a long "nooooooooo" sound about a survey of Labour Parliamentary hopefuls.

Blaze at former primary school

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 01:21
About 70 firefighters tackle a well-developed fire which broke out overnight at a former primary school in Renfrew.

VIDEO: Sculptor creates art using Lego

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 01:21
Nathan Sawaya, a New York-based artist has multiple unique exhibitions created solely from standard LEGO bricks with several new sculptures created specifically for each exhibition.

Edinburgh panda no longer pregnant

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 01:20
Edinburgh Zoo confirms its female giant panda, Tian Tian, is no longer pregnant and a reabsorption of the foetus may have occurred.

BBC apologises for airing Savile clip

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 00:51
The BBC apologises for airing an excerpt from a 1971 edition of Top of the Pops in which disgraced DJ Jimmy Savile was briefly shown.

Thai murder police expand DNA tests

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 00:44
Thai police expand DNA testing on the island of Koh Tao to try to identify the killers of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller.

VIDEO: App helps you wake up with a stranger

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 00:43
The app that turns a global network of strangers into your alarm clock, with a dating twist.

VIDEO: Climate change in global spotlight

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 00:36
Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change have attracted hundreds of thousands of marchers in more than 2,000 locations worldwide.

Maze Runner leads US film chart

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 00:18
Young adult sci-fi adaptation The Maze Runner debuts at the top of the US box office chart.

Cosmic study 'underestimated' dust

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 00:04
Scientists who claimed to have found evidence for a cosmic super-expansion just after the Big Bang underestimated a key confounding factor in their research, according to a new analysis.

Tomb mystery captivates Greece

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 00:01
Secrets of ancient burial site keep Greeks guessing
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