International News

Nvidia unveils Shield gaming tablet

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:09
Nvidia confirms the release of a tablet targeted at "serious gamers" that can run Android games natively or stream them from a PC.

AUDIO: Hip hop star describes FGM ordeal

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:07
A Senegalese hip hop artist and anti-FGM campaigner has called for the practice to be ended.

Swan causes water sports ban at pond

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 07:02
Edinburgh Leisure is forced to cancel water sports at one of its venues because a swan has been attacking people.

Salmond urged to condemn homophobia

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 06:52
Campaigner Peter Tatchell calls on First Minister Alex Salmond to condemn homophobia in some Commonwealth countries ahead of the Glasgow games.

Joko Widodo wins Indonesia poll

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 06:41
Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election.

Mother left girl, four, home alone

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 06:26
A Mold woman pleads guilty to child neglect after leaving her four-year-old daughter at home alone while she went to work.

How Goldfrapp put Medea to music

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 05:53
How Goldfrapp wrote the soundtrack to a Greek tragedy

'Knock-out' threat officer suspended

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 05:53
A Staffordshire police officer is suspended after a video posted online appeared to show him threatening to "knock out" a woman in Stoke-on-Trent.

Real Madrid seal £71m Rodriguez deal

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 05:47
Real Madrid sign World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from Monaco for a fee that could rise to £71m.

Matthew to carry flag for England

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 05:40
Squash player Nick Matthew will carry the England flag at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.

VIDEO: Albarn praises 'brave' Latitude

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 05:32
Blur front man Damon Albarn praises the Latitude Festival for giving him a headline slot off the back of his "slow" album.

VIDEO: Software firm's recruitment trouble

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 05:08
Plans to set up Wales' first software university are being prepared by businesses concerned about a skill shortage in hi-tech industries. Simon Powell of Eysys describes his recruitment problems

YouTube star sued in copyright case

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:58
The entrepreneur is being taken to court for alleged copyright infringement by a record label whose own artist Kaskade has come forward to defend her.

Man electrocuted on city train line

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:58
A man has died after being electrocuted on a railway line near Haymarket in Edinburgh.

Abuse inquiry hears from 275 people

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:57
Police investigating child sexual abuse at care homes in north Wales say 275 people have made allegations.

NI leaders congratulate McIlroy

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:54
Rory McIlroy, the new Open golf champion, is congratulated by First and Deputy First Ministers Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness.

VIDEO: Schizophrenia 'impact and stigma'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:54
New treatments for schizophrenia could be possible as vital clues behind the factors causing the mental illness are discovered. One person diagnosed with it explains the impact and the stigma.

'Disturbing' Trojan inquiry findings

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:49
Nicky Morgan, the new education secretary, warns of evidence of intolerance in schools as the government's Trojan horse report is published.

Student loan system 'tipping point'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:48
There are so many problems and incorrect forecasts in the student loan system that there needs to be a complete review, says a report from MPs.

Unionists meet Villiers on parades

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 04:40
Unionist and Orange Order leaders are to meet Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers later to discuss parades.
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