International News

Blood pressure device 'promising'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 16:28
A device the size of a paper clip inserted in the groin has shown promising results in lowering blood pressure, scientists say.

Thailand to rule on Yingluck's fate

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 16:25
Thailand's legislature is to rule on the political fate of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, with a vote on whether to impeach her.

Apple's Tim Cook salary up over 40%

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 16:17
Tech giant Apple's chief executive Tim Cook's base salary was increased by nearly 43% in February last year, according to the company.

Captain America dons a turban

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 16:15
A superhero Sikh fights stereotypes

Masked tutors 'boost nurse training'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 16:11
Nursing tutors at the University of Surrey are planning to make themselves unrecognisable in a bid to boost students' bedside skills.

Glasgow 2014 contracts 'worth £669m'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 16:10
Major construction projects connected to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games amounted to nearly £670m, according to city officials.

Refugee's 'Moscow agent' claims

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 16:09
Chechen dissident says Moscow agents tortured him

Lockerbie case goes back to court

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 16:06
Relatives of some of the victims of the Lockerbie bombing try to launch an appeal on behalf of the only man convicted of the atrocity.

Wenger wants work permit rule change

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 15:45
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wants work permit regulations for non-European Union players to be scrapped.

Eurozone boost and Leon Brittan death

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 15:44
A massive cash injection for the eurozone, the death of Leon Brittan, and Prince Andrew's denial of sex claims dominate the front pages.

The Kenyan grandmother at school with her progeny

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 15:41
The 90-year-old Kenyan at school with her great great grandchildren

The photos stopping people in the street

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 15:30
The photographs that are stopping people in their tracks

Benefits cuts 'cost families £1,227'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 15:19
Coalition austerity changes to taxes and benefits have cost the average UK household £1,127 a year, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

VIDEO: Japan's 'virtual dressing rooms'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 15:08
Toshiba has developed a "digital changing booth" that lets customers virtually try on clothes through a display.

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 15:04
Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died in hospital, state TV has announced, weeks after being admitted with a lung infection.

VIDEO: The Business of Tennis - Men v Women

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 15:01
Have women tennis players smashed the gender pay gap?

Friday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 14:57
Man Utd join Arsenal in race for Paulista, Fifa loses three sponsors, Chelsea in market for Douglas Costa, plus more.

Reporter jailed for stolen data links

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 14:55
A journalist with connections to the hacking collective Anonymous is sentenced to five years in jail after posting online links to stolen data.

VIDEO: The world's wealth - in 60 seconds

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 14:53
A video demonstrating wealth across the globe, as part of the BBC's new A Richer World season - exploring prosperity, poverty and inequality.

Double murder accused 'saw killers'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 14:53
A man accused of murdering two pensioners in their homes tells his trial he was there when both were attacked but was not the person responsible.