International News

NHS satisfaction 'risen significantly'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 15:39
Satisfaction with the NHS has "risen significantly", according to analysis of the influential British Social Attitudes survey.

Inactivity 'as serious as smoking'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 15:27
Fifteen medical organisations have jointly called for radical action to improve levels of physical activity in Scotland.

Miliband in Scots 'Home Rule' pledge

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 15:24
A "Home Rule Bill for Scotland" would be introduced within the first 100 days of a Labour government, according to the party's leader.

VIDEO: Smart goggles for hi-tech bobbies

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 15:21
A range of new tech ideas for the UK's police forces, including facial recognition, has been demonstrated.

'Dippy' makes way for blue whale

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 15:15
London's Natural History Museum is re-modelling its entrance, moving out the famous Diplodocus skeleton and moving in the bones of a blue whale.

Argentina's Nisman 'feared guards'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 15:14
Top Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who died in unexplained circumstances, borrowed a gun because he feared for his security, a colleague says.

Real Madrid to rename Bernabeu

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 15:02
Real Madrid are set to rename the Bernabeu as part of a sponsorship deal with a UAE-based petroleum investment company.

New rules for rape cases - papers

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 14:59
Latest guidance on the way rape cases are handled, and how rapists are hiding their tracks, make the front pages of the papers.

US Supreme Court blocks executions

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 14:59
The US Supreme Court postpones the executions of three death row inmates who say the use of the sedative midazolam in the procedures is cruel.

VIDEO: Post-war blocks get listed status

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 14:29
Fourteen office blocks, including one nicknamed the hanging gardens of Basingstoke, have been given protected Grade II* listed status.

VIDEO: Warnings as snow hits parts of UK

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 14:26
BBC correspondents report from the areas of the UK which are worst hit by the snow.

'After 88 minutes, give me the ball'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 14:24
Spurs midfielder tells team-mates to give him the ball late on after another crucial goal in the League Cup semi-final.

McDonald's boss steps down

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 14:18
McDonald's boss Don Thompson steps down after two and a half years in the job, as the company struggles with a declining customer base in its home market.

Earthquake recorded in East Midlands

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 14:18
An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8 has been recorded in the East Midlands, the US Geological Survey reports.

VIDEO: Ebola vaccine 'looks well tolerated'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 14:08
The first results of an experimental Ebola vaccine being tested in Oxford suggest it is safe.

Castro issues Guantanamo Bay demand

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 13:56
Cuba demands the US hands back the Guantanamo Bay military base before relations with Washington are normalised.

VIDEO: #BBCtrending: Preacher v Selfies

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 13:30
The preacher who says Muslim women shouldn’t post them

Sheff Utd 2-2 Tottenham (agg 2-3)

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 13:30
Tottenham set up a Capital One Cup final date with Chelsea at Wembley on 1 March with Christian Eriksen's late goal.

Mali & Guinea want lots rule changed

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 13:21
Managers and players from Mali and Guinea feel the drawing of lots should not be used to decide their Africa Cup of Nations fate.

Russia boycotts European rights body

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 13:20
The Russian delegation at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe resumes its boycott in protest at Ukraine sanctions.