International News

VIDEO: 'I'm too nosy to want to die'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 00:22
The Assisted Dying Bill is due to receive a second reading in the House of Lords on Friday and for some people it is not a simple argument about choice.

Five-hour Gaza ceasefire begins

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 00:13
A five-hour truce between Palestinian militants and Israel begins in Gaza to allow residents to stock up on supplies, after nine days of fighting.

Concerns over late night discharges

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 23:58
Nearly 20,000 patients have been discharged from Welsh hospitals late at night over the last two years, research by the Liberal Democrats shows.

Warm seas bring in exotic species

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 23:07
Scientists predict that increasing numbers of exotic species such as bluefin tuna will appear off the Cornish coast amid warmer sea temperatures.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 22:37
QPR want Vlaar, Arsenal on verge of signing Debuchy, Chelsea continue Khedira chase, Ozil pays for operations, plus more.

Cave criticises triathlon selectors

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 22:10
Leanda Cave says Wales' selection policy for the triathlon could cost them a medal in the event at Glasgow 2014.

VIDEO: The houses where young and old mix

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 22:02
Do Germany's multi-generational houses hold the key to solving loneliness among the elderly?

Typhoon kills 38 in Philippines

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 22:01
A powerful storm that battered the central Philippines has killed 38 people and left millions without power.

Eurostar passenger numbers up by 2%

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 22:00
Cross-channel train operator Eurostar says passenger numbers rose by 2% in the first half of the year to five million.

Ousted Yingluck 'can leave Thailand'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 21:57
Thailand's military leaders grant ousted PM Yingluck Shinawatra permission to travel abroad for the first time since the coup in May.

Record rise in 12A film ratings

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 21:48
More films than ever rated 12A in 2013, despite research suggesting 27% of cinema-goers were unclear about the meaning of the certificate.

NI motor tax offices close for good

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 21:29
Motorists will no longer be able to tax their vehicles at Driver and Vehicle Agency buildings in Northern Ireland as the offices close for good on Thursday.

Garth Brooks ticket refunds begin

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 21:08
The process of refunding tickets to fans who bought tickets for Garth Brooks concerts in Dublin gets under way on Thursday.

Australia votes to repeal carbon tax

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 20:50
Australia's Senate votes to repeal the so-called carbon tax, a levy on the biggest polluters brought in by the Labor Party.

'Stay indoors' - heat alert on front pages

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 20:45
As a heatwave sweeps across the UK, several papers lead on warnings that the high temperatures could cause hospitalisations and deaths.

Rise in uni spend to attract poorer

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 19:53
Universities in the UK spent nearly £140m more on attracting poor students in the first year of fees, a report says.

Shard makes the Stirling shortlist

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 19:40
The Shard, the tallest building in western Europe, is among the designs shortlisted for a major architecture prize.

BBC children's TV exhibition unveiled

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 19:32
Children's TV favourites become museum exhibits

Early risers 'less moral at night'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 19:09
"Morning people", who are more alert early in the day, are more likely to cheat and behave unethically in the night hours, researchers claim.

VIDEO: Reporter sings Happy Birthday to Merkel

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 19:04
A German reporter has given the country's Chancellor an unusual birthday present at a news conference in Brussels.
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