International News

Is there really a crisis among GPs?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 17:50
GPs are not happy, complaining of rising workloads and a squeeze in funding. Do they have a point and is there anything that can be done to help them, asks Nick Triggle.

In pictures: They that are left

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 17:30
'They that are left' - poignant images of war veterans

Row over the Samaritans' Twitter app

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 17:24
The petition to block the Samaritans' Twitter app

Untold stories of deaf people in WW1

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 17:20
Details emerge of what deaf people did in WW1

VIDEO: One World Trade Center opens

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 17:14
More than 13 years after the original towers were destroyed in the 9/11 attacks, New York's World Trade Center has reopened for business.

Science check call over badger cull

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 16:55
The British Ecological Society has offered to check the government's badger culling trials, amid questions about their scientific basis.

Sea giants need urgent protection

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 16:48
The great predators of Britain's seas need protection from over-fishing, pollution, boat traffic and marine development, a report says.

'Sponge on a string' test for cancer

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 16:42
Cancer of the gullet could be diagnosed with a cheap and easy-to-use sponge on a string test, trials show.

Ukraine crisis talks over rebel poll

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 16:41
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko is to hold crisis talks with security chiefs, after rebel-held elections which Kiev describes as a "farce".

Shift work dulls your brain - report

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 16:39
Working antisocial hours can prematurely age the brain and dull intellectual ability, scientists warn.

Christmas stamp designs revealed

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 16:32
Royal Mail unveils its 2014 Christmas stamp designs, which feature festive images of children making snowmen, posting cards and singing carols.

MPs demand separate EU justice votes

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 16:23
MPs should get a vote on each of the 35 EU justice measures the government wants to rejoin, a Commons committee says.

VIDEO: David Shukman: Who discovered Ebola?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 16:12
When a blue thermos flask sent from Zaire arrived at a lab in Antwerp in September 1976, no one knew that the blood samples inside would contain the worlds first glimpse of Ebola.

Auction of first edition Oor Wullie

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 16:05
A rare first edition Oor Wullie annual found in a loft in Edinburgh could sell for up to £5,000 at auction.

Nominations close for Labour leader

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 16:03
Nominations are due to close later for candidates seeking to be the new Scottish Labour leader, with three politicians in the running.

VIDEO: The cashew firm changing lives in Bali

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 15:34
A cashew factory in Bali is changing the lives of villagers that have largely failed to profit from the demand for the commodity.

Baker quits as Home Office minister

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 15:32
Liberal Democrat MP Norman Baker resigns as a home office minister, saying working in the department is like "walking through mud".

Ebola crisis: On the frontline

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 15:20
The Sierra Leone village decimated by Ebola

How safe is cycling?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 15:11
If deaths peaked 80 years ago, is cycling safer now?

Why the French state has a team of UFO hunters

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-03 15:08
The country with a dedicated team of UFO hunters