International News

Vitamin E 'beneficial' in dementia

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 16:46
Vitamin E has potential benefits for people with Alzheimer's, according to a study

A science news preview of 2014

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 16:44
As the new year begins, the BBC's science and environment journalists look at what we can expect to see in the headlines for 2014.

The Chinese farmer who amputated his own leg

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 16:43
The Chinese farmer who amputated his own leg

Will mining save or ruin Greenland?

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 16:41
Mining could bring huge wealth to Greenland - but not all its 57,000 residents are convinced.

Young referendum voters on 2014

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 16:31
Scots teens on exams, voting and sporting success

Scotland's year for decision begins

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 16:25
Countdown to Scots deciding on their country’s future

Act like Mandela, archbishop urges

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 16:24
People should try to emulate Nelson Mandela and change the world around them, the Archbishop of Canterbury says in his new year message.

VIDEO: David Cameron's new year message

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 16:20
David Cameron has urged voters to stick to the "long-term plan" for the economy in 2014.

PM to Scots: We want you to stay

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 16:08
Prime Minister David Cameron tells Scots "We want you to stay", as the UK enters the year in which Scotland will vote on independence.

VIDEO: Festive cheer onboard stranded ship

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 15:24
Despite being trapped in Antarctic ice for more than a week, dozens of crew and passengers on board the Akademik Shokalskiy have celebrated the new year with good cheer.

McIlroy and Wozniacki to marry

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 15:05
Golfer Rory McIlroy and former world number one tennis player Caroline Wozniacki are to marry, the pair announce.

Job cuts for HP and Revlon announced

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 13:49
Computer maker Hewlett-Packard and cosmetic firm Revlon both announce end of year job cuts of thousands of workers.

S Sudan rivals to begin peace talks

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 13:22
Observers say they hope talks between South Sudan's government and rebels will begin in the near future, but fighting continues to rage.

Body believed to be missing woman

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 12:45
The body of a woman found in water in a West Midlands nature reserve is believed to be that of missing 73-year-old Julie Middleton, police say.

Regions refuse to meet WRU deadline

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 12:26
The row affecting Welsh rugby continues after the regions fail to meet a deadline to sign a new legal agreement with the WRU.

VIDEO: Is the Eurozone crisis over?

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 12:23
A lot has changed in the Eurozone over the past two years - this year Ireland emerged from its bailout; Portugal hopes to follow suit in 2014.

New Year's Day to bring heavy rain

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 11:57
Forecasters warn that Scotland should expect a further spell of wet weather with heavy rain on New Year's Day.

New Year's Day flood warnings for UK

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 11:52
Flood warnings are issued across England and Wales as forecasters predict more heavy rain and strong winds for the first day of 2014.

Romney's black grandson mocked on TV

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 11:32
A US cable news presenter apologises for jokes about former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's adopted black grandson.

Haass proposal document published

BBC - Tue, 2013-12-31 11:29
The final draft of the proposal document given to Northern Ireland's political parties by Richard Haass has been published.

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