International News

VIDEO: Health regulator 'fails to get' NHS

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 21:17
Monitor, the body that regulates health services in England, needs to get better at identifying NHS trusts which are at risk of failure, a group of MPs has said.

India to provide four free vaccines

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 20:55
India will provide four new vaccines free of cost as part of a programme to reduce child mortality, Prime Minister Narendra Modi says.

'Holiday chaos looms' - front pages

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 20:44
Many front pages focus on the situation at UK airports, where security has been tightened amid fears passengers could carry surgically implanted bombs.

M40 reopens after hay truck fire

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 19:22
A section of motorway closed after a truck carrying hay bales caught fire reopens.

African states agree Ebola strategy

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 18:56
Health ministers from 11 West African states agree a common strategy to fight an Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 400 people.

Wild chimp language translated

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 18:40
Researchers say they have worked out the meaning of the gestures that wild chimpanzees use to communicate.

Dying need 'free social care'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 18:33
Free social care at the end of life is needed to help the NHS in England save money and improve patient care, cancer campaigners say.

Children's TV 'unhealthy food' worry

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 18:30
High levels of unhealthy food appearing in children's television programmes has been highlighted by researchers.

'False hope' of Honduras mine rescue

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 17:04
Honduras says 11 men remain trapped in a small gold mine, as officials apologise for false reports that most of them had been rescued.

Why did hacking case take so long to crack?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 16:55
Why did hacking case take so long to crack?

The true cost of HMS Queen Elizabeth

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 16:35
The rising costs of new aircraft carriers

VIDEO: Electric Formula E car ready to race

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 16:31
Cars competing in the first ever international motor racing series for electric vehicles have been running in anger for the first time.

VIDEO: Chimpanzee gestures translated

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 16:26
Researchers work out the meaning of the gestures that wild chimpanzees use to communicate.

The long struggle of the English Democrat

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 16:24
Meet the English nationalist politician who refuses to give up

VIDEO: The Tiger who came to the stage

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 16:23
As it returns to London's West End, director David Wood explains how he went about adapting children's classic The Tiger Who Came To Tea for the stage.

NI police 'to uphold parade ruling'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 16:16
Northern Ireland's new chief constable says his officers will enforce a controversial Belfast parade ruling and warns young people they risk arrest if they are involved in violence.

VIDEO: HS2 'about people, not trains'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 16:03
Sir David Higgins, chairman of HS2, says the rail project will help "a growing disparity in wealth, jobs and opportunity" in the UK.

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 15:57
Why was this man crying so much?

VIDEO: On new UK aircraft carrier's bridge

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 15:49
A guided tour of some of the key features of the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier.

VIDEO: The man who lives in 1946

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 15:36
Despite working in the very modern job of cabin crew for British Airways, in his home life Ben Sansum has everything set up as if it is 1946.
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