International News

Drama brings craft of eye-making to life

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 19:13
Drama brings craft of the ocularist to life

The priest who brokered peace

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 19:11
How Fr Alec Reid helped mediate the IRA truce 20 years ago

Original Jethro Tull bassist dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 18:33
Bassist Glenn Cornick, a founding member of the British rock band Jethro Tull who played on their biggest hits, has died at his home in Hawaii.

US planes drop aid to Iraq's Amerli

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 18:09
US planes have made air drops and carried out strikes against Islamic State positions around the besieged northern Iraqi town of Amerli.

Cameron welcomes EU chief's pledge

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 17:41
David Cameron welcomes a commitment by Donald Tusk, the new president of the European Council, to reach a deal with the UK on EU reform.

Pakistan protesters in police clash

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:57
More than 250 are injured as police in Islamabad fire tear gas at protesters marching on the residence of Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:29
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Belgian refugees build UK family

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:15
Tracing the story of one family of WW1 refugees

Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics?

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:09
Labs in race to find bionic solution for Type 1 Diabetes

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:54
Trends of the week in 60 seconds

Why Orwell was a literary mediocrity

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:40
But Orwell was a literary mediocrity, says Will Self

Why I stopped wearing the headscarf

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:36
Why I stopped wearing the headscarf

Sunbed study highlights cancer risk

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:28
Sunbed users are still at risk of skin cancer even if they do not burn their skin, according to a new study by Dundee University.

Experts argue for drink price plan

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:22
Health professionals say they are stepping up efforts to see alcohol minimum pricing in place in Scotland, with a seminar being held in Brussels.

Murray in good shape to face Tsonga

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:22
Andy Murray believes his physical problems are behind him as he heads into the second week of the US Open.

Murray into US Open fourth round

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 14:19
Andy Murray sees off Russia's Andrey Kuznetsov in four sets to reach the last 16 of the US Open in New York.

Kvitova beaten by qualifier Krunic

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 13:49
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova becomes the latest shock exit at the US Open, losing to qualifier Aleksandra Krunic.

Costa must learn respect - Martinez

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 13:45
Everton boss Roberto Martinez says Chelsea's Diego Costa must learn the "ethics" of British football after the Toffees' 6-3 defeat.

Roma 2-0 Fiorentina

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 13:36
Ashley Cole makes his Roma debut as they begin the new Serie A season with a hard-fought win against Fiorentina.

First openly gay NFL player dropped

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 13:03
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the National Football League, fails to make the final roster for the St Louis Rams.
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