International News

Apple warms to virtual currencies

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:49
Apps that accept payments made with virtual currencies could soon be available in Apple's online store.

AUDIO: 'Bad drivers delaying ambulances'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:43
Bad road users who delay ambulances are putting patients' lives at risk, the College of Paramedics has said.

Shut turnstiles 'caused fan build-up'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:41
The Hillsborough disaster "would have been avoided" if police had not closed 12 turnstiles for the North Stand, an inquest hears.

How to read a poem consisting only of punctuation

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:40
Students were asked to analyse a poem that had no words.

Pixar gives away 3D film software

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:28
The 3D rendering software behind films such as Toy Story, Monsters Inc and Harry Potter is to be given away free for non-commercial use.

Plans to cut youth unemployment

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:26
A major report outlines plans to improve vocational education and cut youth unemployment by 40%.

Zeus - triumph or time to panic?

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:21
How UK and US respond to cyber threat in completely different ways

SA man 'chained children for years'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:14
A South African man accused of keeping his children chained in a hostel room for eight years has been remanded in police custody until his bail hearing.

NHS border choice on waits backed

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:14
First Minister Carwyn Jones says he would rather patients be treated outside the Welsh NHS than wait, as rising numbers of patients die waiting for heart surgery at two south Wales hospitals.

VIDEO: Jonah on making his dreams come true

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:13
Actor Jonah Hill talks about fulfilling his acting dreams and why he wanted to be in The Simpsons.

Tom Jones to receive lifetime award

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:03
Sir Tom Jones is to be presented with a lifetime achievement award at this year's Silver Clef Awards.

'Funding cuts put music at risk'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 02:59
Successive funding cuts are putting the government's National Plan for Music Education at risk say musicians including cellist Julian Lloyd Webber.

Poison theory father wants answers

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 02:43
The father of a seven-year-old boy who died in floods in Surrey says he believes the authorities are trying to stop him finding out what happened.

Mad Men creator to get Emmy honour

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 02:37
Mad Men creator and executive producer Matthew Weiner is to be honoured with the 2014 International Emmy Founders Award.

Eurozone inflation rate falls again

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 02:36
The eurozone inflation rate fell to 0.5% in May, figures show, adding to the pressure on the European Central Bank to take steps to ward off deflation.

Staff leave Sierra Leone over Ebola

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 02:28
British firm London Mining announces the departure of some staff from Sierra Leone following an Ebola virus outbreak in the west African country.

VIDEO: Ambulance drones on the battlefield

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 02:24
An air ambulance drone, known as Air Mule, is being developed to help make evacuations on the battlefield safer.

Boy critical after being hit by car

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 02:08
A four-year-old boy is in a critical condition in hospital after being hit by a car in Ayr.

VIDEO: EU advice to UK adds to tensions

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 01:58
BBC News channel chief political correspondent Norman Smith explains the wider political impact of the EU's critique of UK economic policy.

Man and woman hurt in dog attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 01:47
Two people, a man aged 70 and a woman aged 41, suffer serious injuries in a dog attack in Boston, Lincolnshire.

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