International News

Independent MSP Margo MacDonald dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 01:29
The Independent MSP Margo MacDonald, who was suffering from Parkinson's disease, has died.

Anne backs gassing for badger cull

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 01:15
The Princess Royal says gassing could be the most humane way to cull the badger population; the government says the method is being investigated.

Why it's tough being a groupie in Kuwait

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 00:58
Why it's tough being a woman and a fan in Kuwait

VIDEO: Can smartphones ruin your sleep?

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 00:55
New technology such as smartphones and tablets could be affecting how much sleep people get, a survey suggests.

Katie Walsh given late National ride

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 00:53
Katie Walsh, the most successful female jockey in Grand National history, is given a late ride for Saturday's big race.

VIDEO: Grand piano scales new heights

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 00:46
A team of 18 cyclists is set to tow a baby grand piano up Cragg Vale - the longest continuous ascent in England.

'He has a knack of making people feel special'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 00:34
An L-shaped sofa, eight hours' sleep, Spanish restaurants and tactical brilliance - how Roberto Martinez has transformed Everton

Fort Hood gunman had 'leave dispute'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 00:30
A soldier who killed three men at a US Army base had an argument over a leave request shortly before the shooting, reports say.

VIDEO: Income tax threshold set to rise

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 00:19
Britain will have the highest personal tax allowance in the G7 from Sunday, the Government has claimed.

VIDEO: Quake cleanup continues in Chile

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 00:14
A clean-up operation is underway in northern Chile where a magnitude 8.2 earthquake caused major damage on Tuesday.

Tourism hopes for storm-hit town

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 23:50
Aberystwyth businesses affected by storms that hit the seaside town earlier this year are gearing up for the summer season.

Gillian Lynne top choreography tips

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 23:35
Bafta and Olivier award-winner's tips on the craft of choreography

Charity's defence over hostel killer

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 23:34
A mental health charity defends its actions after a man suffering from schizophrenia killed a fellow resident of a hostel.

Robot mannequin to test army kit

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 23:11
The Ministry of Defence is to test armed forces' protective suits using a £1.1m robotic mannequin named the Porton Man.

Missing plane search intensifies

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 23:10
Dozens of ships and planes join the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 as the operation moves into its most intensive phase.

Miller 'pressure' and Brucie bows out - the papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 22:02
More details of Culture Secretary Maria Miller's actions during the Parliamentary inquiry into her expense claims are reported along with the news of Sir Bruce Forsyth's decision to stand down from Strictly Come Dancing.

Dozens missing in Solomons floods

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 21:13
Dozens of people are still missing after flash floods that have killed at least 12 people and left thousands homeless in the Solomon Islands.

Living with the 'opposite of autism'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 20:43
The joys and dangers of living with Williams Syndrome

Why do Britons drink so much instant coffee?

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 20:37
The UK's largest coffee event is happening but instant won't be dominating. So why do the British drink so much of the stuff, asks Denise Winterman.

King of the voiceover and the man thought to be VJ Day kiss sailor

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 20:35
The man thought to be the VJ Day kiss sailor and others
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