International News

Lost Malcolm Lowry novel published

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 17:33
A novel by British-born author Malcolm Lowry is being published 70 years after its manuscript was thought to have been destroyed in a fire.

Dog in one-minute crossbow operation

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 17:06
The delicate operation to remove a crossbow bolt from a dog's head "took just one minute", the RSPCA says.

VIDEO: Swearing for feminism

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 17:02
Does a good cause justify little girls using bad language?

State of emergency imposed in Sinai

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 16:58
Egypt declares a three-month state of emergency in parts of the Sinai Peninsula after two attacks there killed at least 31 soldiers.

VIDEO: How did UK man die in Syria air strike?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 16:30
A British man has been confirmed dead in a US air strike on jihadist targets in Syria.

VIDEO: 'Putin is a bigger threat than IS'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 16:29
Russian former chess master turned politician, Garry Kasparov, says Russia's President Putin is a bigger threat than so-called Islamic State.

One killed in US school shooting

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 16:27
One person was shot dead and four students wounded in a school by a student who then took his own life, police in the US state of Washington say.

Card firms 'fail' on rights advice

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 16:26
Many financial providers are failing to properly explain the protection shoppers have when something goes wrong with a credit card purchase, consumer group Which? suggests.

Anger over ancient woods quarry plan

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 15:57
Plans to turn an area of ancient Staffordshire woodland mentioned in the Domesday Book into a quarry anger conservationists.

Cancer-killing cells made in the lab

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 15:27
Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.

Picasso Museum sees grand reopening

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 15:21
Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after a five-year renovation

VIDEO: Using Facebook to get a pay rise

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 15:13
BBC News speaks to the creators of Smarpshare, who want employees to become brand ambassadors for their firms.

VIDEO: Paris's Picasso museum reopens

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 15:13
Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.

US golf boss sacked in Poulter row

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 15:10
Ted Bishop, president of the PGA of America, is sacked after calling Ian Poulter a "little girl" on social media.

The hardship posting to end all hardship postings

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 15:05
The hardship posting which may have inspired an English idiom

Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 15:04
Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?

Used car buyers 'need more support'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 15:03
Better protection is needed for consumers buying used cars, says a commission studying the high level of complaints against the sector.

Cost of driving licence to be cut

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 15:01
The cost of getting a driving licence is being cut following a recent public consultation, the government says.

Google boss sets new skydive record

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 14:35
Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.

Man injured in west Belfast shooting

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 14:24
A man is in a critical condition in hospital after he was shot in west Belfast on Friday evening.

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