International News

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

Good teeth may help sporting success

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 19:04
Dentists say elite athletes could stand a better chance of winning gold medals if they took more care of their teeth.

Victorian strangeness: The death of a curious monkey

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 18:44
The sad tale of the curious monkey

Sex education given an ancient twist

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 18:34
Academics launch scheme to use ancient artefacts to prompt discussion of "difficult topics" in school sex education classes.

US lets Boeing sell parts to Iran

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 18:16
The US Treasury grants plane manufacturer Boeing a licence to export some commercial parts to Iran, in its first public dealings since 1979.

'Dozing' Chicago train driver sacked

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 16:53
The "sleeping" operator of a Chicago train that derailed last month injuring 32 people has been sacked, officials say.

Fort Hood gunman 'not in right mind'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 16:23
The father of a soldier who killed three men at a US Army base says he was not in his right mind, as officials say an earlier argument played a part.

Can Afghanistan hold a credible election?

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 15:35
Can Afghanistan overcome the security and fraud challenges

VIDEO: Afghan women secure polling stations

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 15:23
Western security forces train thousands of temporary female police officers to help make sure women are able to cast their votes at polling stations ahead of upcoming presidential elections.
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