International News

Night work 'throws body into chaos'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 05:09
Doing the night shift throws the body into chaos and could be causing long-term damage, warn researchers.

VIDEO: Anger over Japan dolphin slaughter

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 05:06
The British and American ambassadors to Japan have joined a chorus of international criticism at fishermen there who hunt and slaughter dolphins.

Bosses 'complacent' over power cuts

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 05:06
Bosses of UK energy distribution firms have been accused of "utter complacency" as they defended their response to the Christmas power cuts.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 05:00
The foreign secretary stresses the importance of documenting the Syrian conflict.

Kejriwal runs Delhi from mass sit-in

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 04:53
Delhi's chief minister conducts government business in the open as he vows to escalate his street protest demanding greater control of the city's police.

Failing elderly care home to close

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 04:46
An elderly care home in Glasgow is to close after its owners are unable to make improvements in the wake of damning inspection reports.

Ministers 'fear public beating'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 04:46
Fear of a "public beating" when things go wrong prevents ministers from learning valuable lessons from failures, says government adviser Lord Browne.

Savile links with NHS home probed

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 04:43
An NHS inquiry is ordered into sex attacker Jimmy Savile's connections with a former home for sick children.

Wawrinka beats Djokovic in thriller

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 04:41
Stanislas Wawrinka ends the three-year reign of Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic with a stunning quarter-final victory.

Brokeback Mountain opera to premiere

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 04:36
An operatic version of the novella Brokeback Mountain is to premiere at the Teatro Real in Madrid later this month.

VIDEO: Glenn Close to return to the stage

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 04:32
Actress Glenn Close has revealed she is making a return to the stage after more than 15 years.

How to get through the night shift

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 04:31
A user's guide to getting through night shifts

Microsoft in more hacking misery

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 04:25
Microsoft has been hacked again by the Syrian Electronic Army just weeks after a blog and social media sites were attacked by the group.

Deadly bomb strikes Beirut suburb

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 04:21
A bomb blast blamed on a suspected suicide attacker hits a Hezbollah stronghold in Beirut, reportedly killing four people.

'No criminality' in Unite emails

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 04:17
Police find "no evidence of any criminality" in emails sent by a former Grangemouth union convener.

Millions of German passwords stolen

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 04:13
The passwords and other details of sixteen million email users in Germany have been stolen, according to the country's security agency.

Banks not lending enough, say MPs

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 04:12
Small UK businesses are still struggling to access enough funding despite efforts by the government to boost lending, says a committee of MPs.

Turkey PM gives new push to EU bid

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 04:05
Turkey's PM Erdogan is in Brussels for talks on his country's troubled EU membership bid, overshadowed by a purge of senior Turkish officials.

Foreign courses 'not up to scratch'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 03:57
Review throws spotlight on some foreign student courses, many of which do not meet the required standards.

Fans help fund Jamaica bobsleigh bid

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 03:47
Jamaica's bobsleigh team raises more than $110,000 (£67,000) as donations come pouring in from fans supporting their Winter Olympics bid.

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