International News

Children's clinical research 'urged'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 23:26
There must be a culture shift in medical research to make sure more children can take part, an expert panel at the Nuffield Council of Bioethics says.

VIDEO: Hunting submarines in the North Sea

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 23:14
Nato has been conducting its largest ever anti-submarine warfare exercise in the North Sea, off the coast of Norway.

Fatal crash plane 'was overweight'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 23:07
A plane that was involved in a fatal crash on Bute had been fitted with unrecorded modifications which put it over its maximum takeoff weight.

ITV advertising profits strong

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 23:03
Broadcaster ITV sees a 14% rise in net revenue, beating forecasts, says the company in its first-quarter results.

Manila factory fire toll rises to 72

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 22:48
The death toll in a fire that destroyed a footwear factory in the Philippine capital, Manila, rises to 72, officials say.

Robbie and wife deny sex harassment

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 22:47
The singer Robbie Williams and his wife, Ayda Field, say they will "strenuously" defend themselves after a former employee takes legal action against them.

VIDEO: Calls to improve young driver safety

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 22:17
As new figures reveal the high death toll of teenagers in car crashes, there are renewed calls for the government to take action to improve young driver safety.

Australia announces Hughes inquiry

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 22:00
Cricket Australia announces it will conduct an independent review into the death of batsman Phillip Hughes.

Farron confirms Lib Dem leadership bid

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 22:00
Liberal Democrat MP Tim Farron, the party's former president, tells the BBC he will stand in the party's leadership election.

Vigilance urged on clairvoyant scams

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 21:22
Trading Standards warns people to be vigilant as the number of scams, especially involving fortune tellers and bogus relationships, are rising.

Cameron back in Wales after poll win

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 21:17
David Cameron makes his first visit to Wales since the Conservatives' general election victory.

New appeal by niece of 'Disappeared'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 21:13
The niece of a former monk who was murdered and secretly buried by the IRA appeals for help to find his body ahead of her visit to the search site.

Research shortage as unis lag behind

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 21:10
A shortage of researchers in science, engineering, maths and medicine needs to be tackled, a higher education think tank warns.

I regret not winning title - Gerrard

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 21:05
Outgoing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says he feels the pain of never winning the Premier League title.

Body-in-boot killer 'quit treatment'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 21:00
A man who kept his girlfriend's body in a car boot after killing her had ended mental health treatment days before, a review reveals.

ITV staff staging 24-hour strike

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 20:16
ITV staff are staging a 24-hour strike and planning a protest outside the broadcaster's annual meeting, in a dispute over pay.

OECD attacks 'aggressive tax plans'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 20:09
Technology companies need to stop "extremely aggressive" tax planning, the man charged with reforming global tax rules has told the BBC.

999 vehicles 'crash five times daily'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 20:07
More than five emergency vehicles crashed a day on average in the West Midlands in the past three years, figures show.

Stephen Sutton's legacy hits £4.5m

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 19:51
On the first anniversary of his death, money raised by teenage cancer sufferer Stephen Sutton reaches more than £4.5m.

Prostate cancer drug 'extends lives'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 19:29
A chemotherapy drug can extend the lives of patients with advanced prostate cancer by nearly two years, a major "game-changing" study shows.