International News

Mystery of missing 96-year-old woman

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 16:56
The disappearance of a 96-year-old woman with Alzheimer's two years ago remains "frustrating and upsetting", her great-nephew says.

Asthma inhalers may go into schools

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 16:51
Plans to allow schools to keep asthma inhalers go to public consultation, as campaigners say current rules endanger hundreds of thousands of children.

Duchess of Cornwall's brother dies

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 16:32
The Duchess of Cornwall's brother, Mark Shand, dies in a New York hospital after sustaining a serious head injury in a fall.

Debris dismissed in plane search

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 16:28
Authorities in Australia say material washed ashore is not related to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.

The real story of Frank Sidebottom

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 16:22
How a cult comic character inspired a major new film

How Mexican mothers identify sons lost on the trek to the US

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 16:11
How Mexican mothers identify sons lost on the trek to the US

Asylum housing badly managed - MPs

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 15:59
A Home Office scheme resulted in asylum seekers being placed in "unacceptably poor" housing, the Commons Public Accounts Committee says.

Sign language dialects 'in decline'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 15:39
The decline of regional dialects for the deaf

Energy storage: The key to a smarter grid

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 15:16
Can energy grids cope with higher demand and volatile supply

Weight concerns behind Phelps return

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 15:11
Legendary Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps says he is coming out of retirement because of concerns over his weight.

The unlikely debt capital of Britain

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 15:09
The unlikely debt capital of Britain

VIDEO: Mirren: I'd love to play Romeo's Juliet

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 15:08
Dame Helen Mirren has revealed she always wanted to play Shakespeare's Juliet, but was never given the chance.

'Friendly' drone flies on dog leash

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 15:01
Camera takes flight on a dog leash

Moyes, Woodward and the doomed presentation

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 14:52
David Moyes 'livid' at Manchester United treatment after 10 months characterised by poor communication and difficult relationships

Robben surprised by Real's approach

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 14:45
Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben is surprised by Real Madrid's cautious approach in their 1-0 Champions League semi-final first-leg win.

Apple profits beat expectations

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 14:23
Technology giant Apple plans a share buyback after it reports profits of $10.2bn, selling a more than 43 million iPhones in the second quarter of 2014.

Real Madrid 1-0 Bayern Munich

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 13:59
Karim Benzema's goal gives Real Madrid the advantage as holders Bayern Munich lose semi-final first leg in Spain.

VIDEO: NYPD's Twitter campaign backfires

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 13:47
NYPD asked followers to tweet a photo of themselves with officers and add the hashtag "myNYPD" as part of a social media campaign.

VIDEO: Russia in new Ukraine attack threat

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 13:42
Moscow has again warned that it will retaliate if it judges that the interests of Russian people are being threatened in Ukraine.

Plan to end corroboration on hold

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 13:29
Controversial plans to end the need for evidence in Scottish criminal trials to come from two sources are put on hold for at least a year.

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