International News

Family scarred by FGM speaks out

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 14:05
A family affected by female genital mutilation, who speak against it

Hospitals to log victims of FGM

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 14:05
Doctors and nurses in the UK are to log details of the injuries suffered by victims of Female genital mutilation

Man arrested over £50K beer theft

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 13:44
A man is arrested in connection with the theft of "rare" beer worth about £50,000 from an Essex warehouse.

Wales battered by storms and gales

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 13:21
Storms and gale force winds batter much of Wales with fallen trees causing chaos on many roads.

Pietersen 'could make £3m in IPL'

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 13:18
Kevin Pietersen could make "up to £3m" playing in the Indian Premier League following the end of his England career.

Nazi stag-do Tory MP to step down

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 13:14
Conservative MP Aidan Burley, who was at the centre of a row over a Nazi-themed stag party, is to step down at the next election.

US store chain to halt tobacco sales

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 12:52
CVS Caremark, one of the largest pharmacy chains in the US, will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products, its chief executive says.

Eye operation for MP Owen Paterson

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 12:47
Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is to have urgent surgery for a detached retina and will no longer chair a government meeting on flooding.

Nuclear base workers vote to strike

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 12:42
Workers at the Faslane Naval base on the Clyde vote to take strike action in a dispute over pay.

VIDEO: Crew saved after ship splits in two

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 12:26
Twelve people have been rescued from an empty cargo ship after it split in half on a breakwater off the south-western coast of France.

Israel approves East Jerusalem homes

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 12:11
Israeli officials give final approval for 558 apartments in Jewish settlements in East Jerusalem, in a move Palestinians say could derail peace talks.

Panama Canal work stoppage denied

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 12:08
Spanish building company Sacyr denies that work on the expansion of the Panama Canal has been halted, but confirms a breakdown in negotiations.

Fletcher 'very fortunate to be here'

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 11:58
Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher reveals the true extent of the chronic bowel disease that disrupted his career.

VIDEO: 'Owning a team is a dream' - Beckham

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 11:53
Former England football captain David Beckham launches a new Major League Soccer team based in Miami and says '"to be an owner of a team is a dream".

Bionic hand allows patient to 'feel'

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 11:46
Scientists create a bionic hand which allows the amputee to feel lifelike sensations from their fingers.

VIDEO: Bionic hand feels real, says amputee

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 11:38
Danish amputee Dennis Aabo talks about using a hand wired into his nerves that allowed him to `feel' objects.

Hapless arsonist sets himself ablaze

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 11:34
An arsonist goes up in flames as he tries to set fire to a recovery truck in Greater Manchester.

Met chief apology over 'Plebgate' PC

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 11:33
Metropolitan Police chief Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has met MP Andrew Mitchell to apologise for one of his officers' roles in the "Plebgate" affair

Car chase ex-officer wins damages

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 11:29
A former police officer whose videoed arrest of a pensioner after a car chase was leaked and shown on the internet wins £430,000 damages for constructive dismissal.

VIDEO: Officer unrepentant over video pay out

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 11:26
A former Gwent PC whose arrest of a pensioner was videoed and shown on the internet is awarded at least £430,000 damages after winning a case for constructive dismissal.

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