International News

Immune children aid malaria fight

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 12:51
An antibody produced by children who are naturally resistant to malaria could lead to an effective vaccine for the disease, scientists report.

Flies take time over tough decisions

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 12:48
A study shows that fruit flies take extra time over difficult decisions and a set of 200 neurons, marked out by a particular gene, may be crucial.

VIDEO: Should more UK pupils learn Mandarin?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 12:44
Thousands of pupils across England, Wales and Northern Ireland are due to sit their Mandarin GCSE exams on Friday.

No fear of coaching men's team - Costa

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 12:41
Helena Costa is not afraid of the task ahead after becoming the highest-placed female coach in European men's football.

VIDEO: Young Afghanis bring music to UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 12:40
The youth orchestra bringing the sounds of Afghanistan to the UK.

How Greg got his holiday

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 12:29
One man's leave request became a top trend on Twitter.

VIDEO: London's Shard struck by lightning

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 12:28
Footage has emerged of the Shard, the tallest building in western Europe, being struck by a bolt of lightning.

US to record suspect interviews

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 11:57
FBI and other US federal law enforcement agents are ordered to record interviews with suspects, reversing a decades-old policy.

'Captor' of missing US woman charged

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 11:40
A man accused of kidnapping a teenager and holding her captive for 10 years and forcing her to marry him is charged in a California court.

Uruguay hopeful on Suarez injury

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 11:16
Luis Suarez could play at the World Cup despite having surgery on an injured knee, says the Uruguayan Football Association.

Hamilton 'hungrier than Rosberg'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 11:07
Lewis Hamilton says he has greater desire to win this year's world title than Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg.

Adams named permanent Norwich boss

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 11:05
Norwich caretaker manager Neil Adams is handed the job on a permanent basis, signing a three-year-deal at Carrow Road.

Hot start-ups from the cold zone

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 11:01
Social trivia app leads the Nordic Startup Awards

Voters heading to polls across UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 10:25
Millions of people are voting on Thursday in the European elections and for local councillors in England and Northern Ireland.

VIDEO: First footage from yacht search scene

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 10:02
Debris has been found in the Atlantic near to where the UK yacht Cheeki Rafiki disappeared.

Bombers target Shia pilgrims in Iraq

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:58
At least 24 Shia Muslim pilgrims have been killed and dozens wounded in three bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, officials say.

Ex-Sussex pair charged with fixing

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:53
The England and Wales Cricket Board charges former Sussex players Lou Vincent and Naved Arif with match-fixing.

Moffett forces extraordinary meeting

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:51
Welsh Rugby Union prepares to call an Extraordinary General Meeting after challenger David Moffett gets enough backing from clubs.

Malawi poll marred by 'rigging'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:50
Malawi's elections were marred by "serious irregularities", including computer-hacking, President Joyce Banda says, as one of her ministers kills himself.

'Boko Haram' destroy Nigeria village

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:48
Suspected militant Islamists kill more than 25 people and burn nearly all the homes in a village in north-eastern Nigeria, residents say.
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