International News

AUDIO: 50 years of the television watershed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 02:20
City University's Stewart Purvis looks at the impact of the television watershed, which has been in place for 50 years.

Murray at lowest ranking for six years

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 02:12
Andy Murray faces a drop to 10th in the tennis world rankings, his lowest rating for six years, after his Wimbledon exit.

Seeing a GP 'getting more difficult'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 02:11
Getting to see a GP in England is getting more difficult, the official patient survey shows.

UK stars reign over US album chart

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 02:07
Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith are at numbers one and two on the US album chart - the first time two UK solo acts have taken the top two spots since 1993.

AUDIO: 'Why did Google remove my blog post?'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 02:02
The BBC's Robert Peston explains how one of his blog posts from 2007 has been removed by Google following the "right to be forgotten" ruling.

Al-Shabab assassinates Somali MP

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 02:01
Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab kills a prominent MP and his bodyguard in a drive-by shooting in the capital, Mogadishu.

DWP leads the way on stats complaints

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:59
The department which leads the way on statistics complaints.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:59
It will be free for gay couples to convert their civil partnerships to marriage, MPs are told.

VIDEO: Baby delivered by passing tourist

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:53
Money was thrown and crowds cheered as a woman gave birth outside shops in Birmingham city centre.

VIDEO: Will.i.am's new musical machines

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:48
Musician and producer Will.i.am is taking part in the Digital Revolution exhibition at the Barbican art gallery in London.

VIDEO: Spry daughter 'cannot see her again'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:42
The adopted daughter of Eunice Spry has said she will do all she can to stop her mother being housed nearby when released from prison.

FGM failure is a 'national scandal'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:32
The failure to tackle female genital mutilation (FGM) is a "national scandal" with as many as 170,000 victims in the UK, MPs say.

Indians tweet 'Who is Maria Sharapova?'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:26
How Sharapova managed to stun a billion Indians

Rival 'inflation' teams to share data

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:23
Scientists on rival projects looking for evidence that the early Universe underwent a super-expansion are in discussion about working together and publishing a joint paper.

Study maps fracking methane risk

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:10
A major study into the potential of fracking to contaminate drinking water with methane is published, highlighting where shale deposits and aquifers coincide.

VIDEO: Secrets of plant roots revealed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 01:10
Plants have been grown inside a microscope to allow scientists to watch their roots developing in 3D.

VIDEO: Footage of eagle raiding Springwatch nest

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 00:44
Video shows a young sea eagle pushing the Springwatch eagle chick out of its nest in an attack never before caught on film in Scotland.

VIDEO: Politician sobs and wails at briefing

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 00:44
A Japanese politician Ryutaro Nonomura who wailed and sobbed when quizzed by journalists about expenses has yet to prove that he spent public funds legitimately.

What's wrong with Brazil?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 00:39
Can Brazil find their spark at the World Cup?

Poundland sales up as chain expands

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-02 23:53
Discount retailer Poundland reports nearly £1bn in annual sales and suggests it could double its store presence in the UK.
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