International News

Usmanov predicts Arsenal trophy era

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 01:54
Arsenal's second-biggest shareholder Alisher Usmanov believes the Gunners can begin an era of trophy-winning success.

China 'investigating Canada couple'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 01:49
Chinese authorities are investigating a Dandong-based Canadian couple on suspicion of stealing state secrets, state media say.

Pope reinstates Nicaraguan priest

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 01:42
Pope Francis reinstates Nicaraguan priest Miguel D'Escoto, who was suspended in 1984 for taking a job in the Nicaraguan government.

Statement expected on armed police

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 01:42
Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill is expected to make a statement to MSPs later on the issue of police officers routinely carrying handguns.

Scotland to get more power - leaders

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 01:35
Scotland will be given greater powers over tax and social security if voters rejected independence, David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg announce.

Impact statements 'should matter'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 01:00
A grieving mother asks why bereaved families go through the trauma of giving victim impact statements at Parole Board hearings if they do not affect judgements.

Finding shelter from Ukraine's war

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 00:58
Meeting Ukraine's war refugees outside Kiev

Daimler 'assisting China' in probe

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 00:52
The German car giant Daimler says it is helping the Chinese authorities with a probe, following reports that Chinese investigators visited its Shanghai office.

Light column marks WW1 centenary

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 00:50
A column of white light reaching high above the London sky is switched on to mark 100 years since Britain entered World War One.

India pregnant woman in daring swim

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 00:48
An Indian woman in her ninth month of pregnancy swims nearly a kilometre across a river swollen by monsoon rain to get to hospital and avoid a home birth.

Murray able to train at '100%' again

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 23:46
British number one Andy Murray says he has fully recovered from back surgery last year and can train at 100% again.

VIDEO: How Sweden cares for its elderly

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 23:21
The system for looking after older people in England is "horribly fragmented", Care Minister Norman Lamb has said during a visit Sweden to see how the elderly are cared for there.

Horses' ears 'communication tool'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 22:45
Horses look to the ears to work out what another animal is thinking, according to a study.

Blast was aerosol set alight in bag

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 22:41
A small explosion in Belfast city centre was caused by an aerosol can set alight inside a rucksack, police say.

Man Utd beat Liverpool in US final

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 22:38
Louis van Gaal's Manchester United beat Premier League rivals Liverpool 3-1 in Miami to win the International Champions Cup.

New NHS complaints regulator call

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 22:36
NHS complaints should be handled by an independent regulator due to a defensive attitude in the health service, an assembly review says.

50-stone man frustrated at op rules

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 22:18
A former 50-stone man who lost more than half his body weight after paying £9,000 for surgery in India says NHS bosses in Wales should rethink how they treat morbidly obese patients.

F1 season so far: The winners and losers

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 22:12
The first half of a pulsating season has seen many changes to the established order in the sport, writes Allan McNish.

Japan security environment 'severe'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 21:58
The security environment around Japan has become "increasingly severe" amid tensions with China and concern over North Korea, a white paper says.

VIDEO: World Bank launches Ebola fund

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-04 21:34
The World Bank announces that it is allocating $200m in emergency assistance to help West African countries contain the Ebola outbreak.
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