International News

Failing hospitals: Is the glass half-full or half-empty?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 05:26
Is the glass half-full or half-empty, asks Nick Triggle

Baby born in court's witness room

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 05:19
A woman goes into labour and gives birth at Birmingham Crown Court.

Murdoch's Time Warner offer rebuffed

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 05:17
US media giant Time Warner has rejected an initial takeover approach from rival 21st Century Fox estimated at $80bn (£46.6bn).

Twitchers flock to glimpse rare bird

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 05:13
Hundreds of bird-watchers flock to the Norfolk coast in the hope of catching a rare glimpse of a migratory great knot in British waters.

Cabinet Eurosceptic now, says Fallon

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 05:12
David Cameron's cabinet is now Eurosceptic, says newly-promoted defence secretary Michael Fallon - prompting a swift response from Nick Clegg and Vince Cable.

Howard to direct Beatles documentary

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 05:07
Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard will direct a documentary about the early years of the Beatles.

ONS: Mothers' average age hits 30

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 05:06
The trend towards older motherhood is continuing - with the average age of mothers in England and Wales reaching 30 for the first time.

Kashmir protest over deadly accident

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 05:03
An army vehicle has crashed into a taxi in Indian-administered Kashmir, killing six people and triggering violent protests, police say.

Arrest in Spain over 'Gerbil' murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 05:01
A man is arrested in Spain in connection with the murder of Glasgow gangland figure Kevin "Gerbil" Carroll.

Pupil success 'depends on postcode'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 04:58
Pupils' chances of getting a good education in England still depend on where they live, inspectors say.

Farah fit to race at Glasgow 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 04:53
Mo Farah says he is fit to race in this month's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after coming through a rigorous training session.

VIDEO: Unseen Campbell speed film restored

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 04:48
Unseen family footage of Donald Campbell breaking the land and water speed records in 1964 has been restored to mark their 50th anniversaries.

Ukraine's 'white power' warrior from Sweden

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 04:43
The Swedish nationalist fighting in Ukraine

Brooks promoter 'to lose 1m euros'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 04:41
Promoter Peter Aiken says he stands to lose more than 1m euros as a result of the Garth Brooks concert dispute.

'Movie star promise tempted Tulisa'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 04:37
Singer Tulisa Contostavlos helped supply cocaine to an undercover reporter after he promised he could help her crack the movie business, a court hears.

China moves Vietnam row oil rig

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 04:24
China says the oil rig that sparked a major row with Vietnam by drilling in disputed waters has finished work and is being moved.

Five ways to keep drivers off mobiles

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 04:19
Some ideas to stop drivers using mobile phones at the wheel.

Symbolic or seismic? Wolff leads F1 way for women

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 04:17
Will Susie Wolff’s appearance in practice at the German GP hasten the day a woman races in Formula 1, Andrew Benson asks?

Doping charge for runner Warburton

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 04:14
Welsh 800m runner Gareth Warburton out of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after being charged with anti-doping rule violations.

Nigeria parents deny politics claim

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 04:07
Parents of the schoolgirls abducted by militant Islamists in northern Nigeria deny playing politics by refusing to meet President Goodluck Jonathan.
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