International News

Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:42
President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.

What price to save NHS?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:38
How much will politicians spend to save the NHS?

Rokoduguni ready to fly for England

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:29
Semesa Rokoduguni is electrifying for Bath and has the attributes to be the same for England, says BBC pundit Jeremy Guscott.

Nato jets 'intercept Russian plane'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:08
Nato warplanes have intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea, the alliance says, amid heightened tensions between the West and Russia.

Flintoff signs for Brisbane Heat

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:07
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff joins Brisbane Heat for the Australian Big Bash T20.

Can TechNorth take off?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:05
Will the government’s tech plans for Northern England work?

Pre-Python TV episodes rediscovered

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:53
Two episodes of 1960s TV comedy At Last The 1948 Show, which starred John Cleese and Graham Chapman before they formed Monty Python, are found.

Japan minister in sex bar funds row

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:51
Japan's new trade minister Yoichi Miyazawa is forced to defend himself after it emerged support staff spent office money at a sex club.

Bilingual pupils 'underachieve less'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:47
Pupils in Welsh-medium primary schools are less likely to underachieve in core subjects than those going to English schools, according to new figures comparing 11-year-olds.

Balotelli shirt swap angers Rodgers

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:29
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is unhappy Mario Balotelli swapped shirts with a Real Madrid player at half-time.

VIDEO: Trapped in toys: Toddler's arcade adventure

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:25
Firefighters had to free 18-month-old Colin Lambert after the toddler climbed inside an arcade game in Maryville, Tennessee.

VIDEO: Mum's fight to find young daughter's abusers

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:12
A woman has told the BBC that she herself had to track down a Sheffield gang who abused her daughter because police refused to act.

Liverpool face Balotelli conundrum

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:55
Mario Balotelli's shirt swap must not hide Liverpool's bigger problems as a 3-0 loss to Real exposes the gulf in class.

VIDEO: Rediscovered: Lost episodes from classic comedy

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:47
Comedy fans are in for a rare treat after two lost episodes of "At Last The 1948 Show" have been uncovered.

VIDEO: Can King Khan top Diwali box office?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:16
Farah Khan's much-anticipated new film, Happy New Year, is released for Diwali.

VIDEO: Can technology plug NHS funding gap?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:09
The NHS is under pressure to close a huge projected funding gap - Dominic Hughes reports on how the NHS has addressed this in West Yorkshire.

India's Modi visits Siachen glacier

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:04
Indian PM Narendra Modi makes a brief visit to the Siachen glacier on his way to Indian-administered Kashmir to spend the Diwali festival looking at the damage caused by last month's floods.

'No quick fix' for ambulance targets

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:01
Missed target times for ambulance emergency calls can be turned around but there is "no imminent fix", warns the new head of the service in Wales.

Warning to wild mushroom pickers

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 21:44
Wild food foragers are being warned to be particularly careful when picking mushrooms because of a rise in cases of mushroom poisoning.

VIDEO: Top 50 FA Cup goals: Ginola's slalom run

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 21:30
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round proper, which takes place in November.
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