International News

Activist finds 'stolen grandson'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:23
An Argentine activist who traces babies snatched from their parents by the 1970s military junta is reunited with her own grandson after 37 years.

How Cobra Beer regained its sparkle

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:20
How the boss of Cobra Beer was able to regain the firm's sparkle

VIDEO: 'I built the world's first jet airliner'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:16
The deadly flaw in the world's first jet airliner

Energy price riggers to face jail

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:15
Anyone found guilty of rigging wholesale gas and electricity prices faces up to two years in jail, under new proposals by the government.

VIDEO: Caring for the graves of the homeless

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:09
"Captain Mikey Irishman" has been homeless in Denmark for seven years. He has made it his task to tend the homeless grave in Copenhagen cemetery.

UK firms 'facing skills crisis'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:09
Three-quarters of British businesses believe a significant skills crisis will hit the UK within the next three years, according to a new report.

Roads flooded after heavy downpours

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 15:04
Parts of counties Tyrone and Londonderry are affected by flooding following heavy downpours.

VIDEO: Did Scottish debate sway voters?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 14:30
After Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling went head to head in a TV debate ahead of the Scottish independence referendum, the BBC asked whether debate had swayed the voters.

Fox withdraws bid for Time Warner

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 14:09
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox withdraws its bid to purchase US entertainment giant Time Warner for an estimated $80bn.

VIDEO: Military jets escort passenger plane

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 13:58
A passenger is arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat after military jets are scrambled to escort a plane to Manchester Airport.

Ebola drug given to US aid workers

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 13:42
US aid workers who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia appear to be improving after receiving an experimental drug, officials say.

Liverpool's Reina set for Bayern move

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 13:30
Bayern Munich announce that they have agreed to sign Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina on a permanent deal.

VIDEO: London doctor treating Ebola victims

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 13:11
A doctor from King's College in London has been treating patients with the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone.

Artificial pitches decision 'strange'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 13:10
Former England captain Faye White says Fifa should reconsider the decision to play World Cup matches on artificial pitches.

VIDEO: Gazans return to destroyed homes

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 12:48
After four weeks of conflict in Gaza, the latest humanitarian truce, due to last 72 hours, is holding as Israeli troops withdraw.

Theatre in Jewish film festival row

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-05 12:39
A north London theatre refuses to host the UK Jewish Film Festival while it is sponsored by the Israeli Embassy amid the ongoing crisis in Gaza.

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