International News

Fruit sugars 'may worsen hunger'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 06:16
Fructose, the sugar found in fruit, may increase cravings for high-calorie foods, according to researchers.

Smuggler 'hid rare birds in bottles'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 06:12
An Indonesian man is arrested for allegedly smuggling rare birds, including parrots and cockatoos, inside plastic bottles.

VIDEO: Rescue dog Kai in SSPCA rehoming bid

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 06:09
A dog that became a global news star after being abandoned at a Scottish train station is now helping a charity rehome other animals.

VW car chief pledges 'calmer' future

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 05:44
Volkswagen boss Martin Winterkorn says the company is back in "calmer waters" following the recent boardroom battle involving ex-chairman Ferdinand Piech.

LHC restart sees first collisions

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 05:40
For the first time since 2013, the Large Hadron Collider smashes protons together - albeit at fairly low energies for now.

Is the NHS lagging behind other health systems?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 05:40
As the campaign debate on the state of the NHS in England reaches fever pitch, there is an interesting perspective on how the health service compares with systems in other economies.

Aid groups seek full access to Yemen

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 05:26
Two aid groups make an urgent call to the Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels in Yemen for unobstructed access, as the conflict spreads.

US trade deficit rises to $51.4bn

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 05:22
The US's trade deficit rose 43.1% to $51.4bn in March, its highest level since October 2008.

Aer Lingus 'did not break contract'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 05:22
Aer Lingus did not break any 10-year contract to fly out of Belfast International Airport, its chief executive tells the High Court.

VIDEO: Heartache at Nepal's central morgue

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 05:15
Each day more bodies of victims of last week's earthquake are being recovered and brought to Kathmandu's central morgue.

I will put country first - Cameron

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 05:12
David Cameron pledges he will put the country first if his Conservative Party fails to win an overall majority on Thursday.

Man leaves holiday cash in will

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 05:05
A man leaves a group of his friends £3,500 in his will, with the condition they spend it on a holiday.

Suicidal virus kills computers

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 05:02
A computer virus that tries to avoid detection by making the machine it infects unusable is found.

Placenta drink ban 'will be obeyed'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 04:52
A woman who was banned from using raw placenta to make smoothies for new mothers, says she cannot afford the legal battle to fight her case.

Singapore PM shares code for Sudoku

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 04:48
There's been a wave of admiration from around the world for Singapore's PM after he revealed he had coded a program that solves Sudoku puzzles.

Man jailed after firearm siege

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 04:35
The man who was involved in a ten-hour stand-off with armed police in Denbighshire is jailed for 14 months.

'Ludicrous' yellow lines criticised

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 04:35
A set of double yellow lines less than a metre long in Bristol is branded "ludicrous" by residents.

Princess sent gifts from across globe

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 04:31
A cot blanket and a donation to a pygmy-possum sanctuary are among the gifts sent from around the world to celebrate the birth of Princess Charlotte.

Election 2015 in pictures: 5 May

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 04:30
Images from the campaign trail: 5 May

'Untouchable' Cook angers Boycott

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 04:28
England captain Alastair Cook believes he is "untouchable", according to former Test skipper Geoffrey Boycott.