International News

100-year-old Suffolk toy shop closes

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 21:34
A historic toy shop in a Suffolk town staffed by a family for six generations is to close after more than 100 years.

New murder appeal to 'trigger' leads

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 21:28
Police investigating the murder of an elderly widow in Cambridgeshire are appealing for new information a year after she was found stabbed and burned in her Wisbech home.

CAR's interim president resigns

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 20:55
Thousands of people take to the streets of the Central African Republic's capital, Bangui, as interim President Djotodia resigns at a summit aimed at stopping months of violence.

'Licence to teach' plan makes news

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 20:54
A plan to require teachers to have licences and a "secret report" recommending the building of two new cities are among Saturday's headlines.

VIDEO: Stolen Renoir to return to US museum

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 20:42
A judge in the US has ruled that a painting by French Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir was stolen, and should be returned to the museum it was taken from more than 60 years ago.

The Voice returns with new faces

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 19:22
The BBC One talent show is set to return to TV screens

Bankers 'sneaking around bonus cap'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 18:28
Bankers are using "sneaky" ways of avoiding the European Union's new cap on bonus sizes, the left-leaning High Pay Centre think tank claims.

US expands air force drug inquiry

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 18:11
The US Air Force is now investigating 10 officers - including nuclear launch control staff - over alleged drug possession, service officials report.

The Pakistani servant girl tortured to death

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 17:19
The short and brutal life of a servant girl in Pakistan

'He can't see clearly to hug me'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 17:09
The research hope for children with 'wobbly' eyes

Christie sued over bridge scandal

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 17:02
Six New Jersey residents sue Governor Chris Christie over claims his office created gridlock on to a major bridge as part of a political vendetta.

Top 10 tips for starring in musicals

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 17:01
Willemijn Verkaik's top 10 tips for starring in musicals

France struggles to break nuclear habit

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 16:53
Kicking the nuclear habit is hard, France discovers

Deadly new year

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 16:50
More British people die during the first full week of the year than at any other time. But the cold weather isn't to blame - and it's not clear exactly what is.

US 'open' to new relations with Cuba

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 16:48
The US is "very open" to a new relationship with Cuba, on condition of more political freedom on the communist-run island, a senior official says.

VIDEO: Risks of illegal tanning injections

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 16:30
Inside Out investigates the extreme measures people are willing to go to for a year-round tan including injections with unlicensed medicine.

VIDEO: Where does Britain's tea come from?

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 16:25
Adventurer and journalist Simon Reeve heads to Kenya to uncover the stories behind Britain's favourite drink. In this clip he visits a tea plantation and has a go at picking tea leaves himself.

Reagan press secretary Speakes dies

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 16:12
Larry Speakes, former press secretary to President Ronald Reagan, dies at home in his native Mississippi.

3D images created of ancient volcano

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 15:53
Scientists use 3D technology to help them to better understand an ancient extinct volcano in the north west Highlands.

VIDEO: Monitoring a top swimmer's heart rate

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 15:37
As a new National Performance Centre opens in Manchester, British Disability Swimming lead physiologist Nicola Rowley explains how a new heart rate monitor is helping to benefit swimmers-in-training.

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