International News

Japan man held over 'printed guns'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 02:40
A 27-year-old man from near Tokyo is arrested for allegedly possessing guns made with a 3D printer, according to the Japan Broadcasting Corporation.

VIDEO: Penn and Teller and magic muffins

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 02:39
Magicians Penn and Teller are celebrating 40 years together and now they're bringing their long running Las Vegas show to Britain.

Nigeria confirms market massacre

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 02:28
Nigeria's government confirms that suspected Islamist insurgents attacked a town in the north-east, massacring at least 100 civilians during a busy market day.

Why is the term 'romcom' used so negatively?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 02:19
What are the romcoms it's 'OK to like'?

VIDEO: Who should regulate the UK newspapers?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 02:15
Politicians and journalists seem unable to agree on a future framework for press regulation and freedom.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 02:12
The Ministry of Justice is criticised over delays in responding to written questions.

US concern over China-Vietnam clash

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 01:59
The US voices concern over "dangerous conduct and intimidation" in the South China Sea, after ships from Vietnam and China collide in disputed waters.

Is a UK rate rise good or bad?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 01:51
Is a UK interest rate rise good or bad?

Racist abuse 'deters would-be MPs'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 01:36
A Tory MP tells how he has faced "vile" anti-Semitic abuse and death threats.

VIDEO: Space scientist Colin Pillinger dies

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 01:34
British planetary scientist Colin Pillinger, best known for his 2003 attempt to land a spacecraft on Mars, has died aged 70, his family have said.

Better care plan for neuro patients

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 01:34
A plan to offer better care and treatment for 500,000 patients living with neurological conditions in Wales is being launched.

Lotto winners condemn indyref smears

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 01:30
A couple who won £161m on the Euromillions lottery call for an end to the "smears" which they say are blighting the Scottish independence debate.

VIDEO: Episodes returns for season three

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 01:29
Episodes first hit screens here and in the US three years ago, and in that time it has managed to do something rare, make both British and American audiences laugh.

Nintendo says 'No' to gay characters

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 01:28
Nintendo says it will not allow gamers to play as gay characters in its life-simulation game Tomodachi Life.

VIDEO: Journalists destroy desk in TV row

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 01:19
A Jordanian television discussion on the crisis on Syria has descended into chaos, with the participants destroying part of the set.

'Skull Cracker' still in custody

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 01:14
A serial armed robber nicknamed the "Skull Cracker" is still being quizzed by police after going on the run from a Kent open prison.

Planetary scientist Pillinger dies

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 00:56
Professor Colin Pillinger, best known for his Beagle-2 Mars mission, has died aged 70 following a brain haemorrhage, his family says.

British Gas: No price rise in 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 00:51
British Gas owner Centrica says it expects to leave household energy prices unchanged for the rest of the year, despite a squeeze on profits.

Thousands waiting longer in A&E

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 00:39
The number of patients waiting longer than the four hour target in accident and emergency departments has nearly tripled, says Audit Scotland.

Stabbed children out of hospital

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-08 00:36
A baby girl aged 16 months and a seven-year-old boy are released from hospital after being treated for stab injuries following an incident in a house in Newport.
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