International News

VIDEO: 'Noisy wards' could affect recovery

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 02:46
Noisy hospital wards could be affecting the recovery times of patients. Jenny Hill finds out how one hospital is ensuring patients get a good night's sleep.

Singer Dappy 'slapped man at club'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 02:44
Former N-Dubz singer Dappy goes on trial accused of slapping a member of the public outside an Essex nightclub.

Murray seeded third for Wimbledon

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 02:42
Defending champion Andy Murray will be third seed at Wimbledon, with Novak Djokovic the top seed and Rafael Nadal seeded second.

Murderer loses evidence retest bid

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 02:40
A man serving life in prison for murdering his ex-girlfriend loses his fight to have forensic exhibits retested.

Twitter unblocks 'blasphemy' tweets

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 02:38
Twitter restores access to tweets that mock Islam and the Prophet Muhammad in Pakistan after previously agreeing to block them.

Nigeria blast hits World Cup viewers

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 02:38
A suicide bomber killed at least 21 people in northern Nigeria's Yobe state as they were watching a World Cup match, a hospital source tells the BBC.

Body found on Nairobi airport runway

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 02:25
Air traffic at Kenya's main international airport was temporarily suspended after a body was found on the runway.

VIDEO: Dagenham women take centre stage

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 02:23
The story of the female machinists' fight for equal rights at Ford's Dagenham plant will soon be subject of a West End musical.

Did Carney jump gun on rate rise?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 02:15
Did Carney jump gun on rate rise?

VIDEO: Indonesians missing after boat sinks

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 02:08
A boat carrying 97 Indonesians has sunk off Malaysia, with at least 61 people missing, Malaysian authorities say.

Father guilty of killer's kidnap

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 02:05
A court in Paris gives Frenchman Andre Bamberski a one-year suspended jail sentence for ordering the kidnapping of his daughter's killer.

Ghana reject report of player revolt

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 02:05
Ghana's Football Association dismisses a report by a Ghanaian radio station of unrest in the squad at the World Cup.

VIDEO: Vest lets players feel game sounds

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 01:43
A haptic vests which uses sound to provide an immersive experience has been developed.

Muralitharan to work with Australia

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 01:38
Muttiah Muralitharan is hired by Australia as a spin bowling consultant for the Test series against Pakistan in October.

BoE appoints yuan clearing house

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 01:36
The Bank of England appoints China Construction Bank as the Chinese currency clearing bank in London.

VIDEO: TV vet: Time to stop cruel puppy farms

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 01:26
TV vet Marc Abraham on the calls to stop puppy farming with claims about poor welfare, health and happiness.

Domestic abuse 'open eyes' campaign

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 01:15
Friends, relatives and neighbours are being challenged to "open their eyes" as part of an action plan to tackle domestic violence.

Man City set for Newcastle opener

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 00:00
Manchester City will begin their 2014-15 campaign away to Newcastle while rivals Manchester United take on Swansea.

Colin Firth leaves Paddington film

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 23:58
Oscar-winning actor Colin Firth pulls out of the upcoming Paddington Bear film.

England NHS 'faces funding gap'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 23:25
The NHS in England faces a funding gap of up to £2bn for the next financial year, with growing costs set to outstrip income, the BBC understands.

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