International News

Warning over aerosol climate fix

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 03:58
Any attempts to engineer the climate are likely to result in "different" climate change, rather than its elimination, new results suggest.

£2.5m party donations in first week

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 03:57
Almost £2.5m of donations to political parties were registered in the first week of the official election campaign, new figures show.

Pakistan top court halts executions

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 03:43
Pakistan's Supreme Court suspends death sentences passed by controversial new military tribunals, until it rules on the legality of the sentences.

New luggage bins fit 50% more bags

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 03:43
Boeing has shown off its 'space bins' that can hold 50% more luggage than existing designs.

Morrisons to axe 720 head office jobs

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 03:43
Supermarket giant Morrisons is to axe 720 jobs at its head office in Bradford.

NI construction industry 'improving'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 03:41
The Northern Ireland construction industry had its best performance in almost two years in the last quarter of 2014, according to official figures.

Caption Challenge: Robot road

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 03:32
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

How serious for us is the Greek tragedy?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 03:14
If Greece defaults on its debts, as seems likely, what does that mean for it, for the rest of the eurozone and for our general election?

Preacher death terror arrests made

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 03:08
A 53-year-old woman is arrested on suspicion of terror acts in connection with the death of a Syrian-born preacher living in London.

Staff reject vote to safeguard jobs

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 03:05
Anglesey poultry plant staff vote to reject changes to their working conditions in a move which would have saved 50 colleagues' jobs.

VIDEO: SpaceX rocket crashes into barge

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:59
A SpaceX rocket crashes into a floating ocean platform, after hitting it too hard following an attempted landing.

UN envoy quits as Yemen crisis rages

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:45
The UN's special envoy to Yemen, Jamal Benomar, steps down amid criticism of his failure to broker an end to the conflict in the country.

National Museum staff to walk out

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:35
Staff at the National Museum of Scotland are due to walk out in a long-running dispute over pay, followed by an all-day strike on Friday.

'Success kid' raises cash for dad

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:35
Sam Griner, whose image spawned the 'success kid' meme, is using his notoriety to raise cash to pay for medical treatment for his father.

Tribeca festival begins in New York

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:34
New York's Tribeca Film Festival kicked off on Wednesday with the world premiere of Saturday Night Live documentary, Live from New York!.

Czech man claims to create new state

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:31
New country 'founded' in southern Europe

Gypsy's five star return to West End

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:24
Gypsy returns to the West End for the first time in forty years winning rave reviews for Imelda Staunton.

World Championship scores & schedule

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:23
World Championship schedule, scores and results

Champion Selby faces Davis victor

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:19
Mark Selby begins the defence of his World Championship title against Kurt Maflin, who beat Steve Davis in qualifying.

Radioactive material theft in Mexico

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:09
Five states in Mexico are on the alert after thieves steal potentially dangerous radioactive material, officials say.

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