International News

Manager 'inspected' pit before flood

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 05:13
The manager of a mine where four workers drowned says he was in "no doubt" he inspected the right area of the pit of the day before it flooded.

'Godfather of ecstasy' dies aged 88

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 04:51
The chemist who reinvented ecstasy as a party drug has died at the age of 88 from liver cancer.

VIDEO: Universities 'need to raise their game'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 04:45
David Willetts says universities "need to raise their game and improve the quality of the teaching experience".

Australia deny World Cup wrongdoing

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 04:42
Australia's unsuccessful bid team dismiss allegations their pursuit of the 2022 World Cup involved illegal payments.

VIDEO: The man who says he can 'destroy' evolution

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 04:34
The man who says he can destroy the case for evolution

How to stop the 'two-week' attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 04:24
How to guard against the latest computer security threat

VIDEO: Children hurt as school buses collide

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 04:17
Twenty children have been taken to hospital, one with serious injuries, after two school buses collided in County Durham.

Three-person babies 'in two years'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 04:11
Scientists will be ready to create babies from three people in around two years, if it is made legal, a review says.

Twelvetrees set to miss first NZ Test

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 04:11
England inside centre Billy Twelvetrees is expected to miss Saturday's first Test against New Zealand with an ankle injury.

Day in pictures: 3 June 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 04:02
News photos from past 24 hours: 3 June

Scottish referendum poll tracker

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:56
What the latest polls say about Scottish self-rule

VIDEO: Obama in $1bn Europe security pledge

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:55
Speaking on a visit to Poland, US President Barack Obama has said he will ask the US Congress to back a $1bn plan to strengthen the US military presence in eastern Europe.

Ulster's Ferris announces retirement

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:53
Ulster and Ireland flanker Stephen Ferris retires from the game at the age of 28 because of an ankle injury.

Apple warms to virtual currencies

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:49
Apps that accept payments made with virtual currencies could soon be available in Apple's online store.

AUDIO: 'Bad drivers delaying ambulances'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:43
Bad road users who delay ambulances are putting patients' lives at risk, the College of Paramedics has said.

Shut turnstiles 'caused fan build-up'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:41
The Hillsborough disaster "would have been avoided" if police had not closed 12 turnstiles for the North Stand, an inquest hears.

How to read a poem consisting only of punctuation

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:40
Students were asked to analyse a poem that had no words.

Pixar gives away 3D film software

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:28
The 3D rendering software behind films such as Toy Story, Monsters Inc and Harry Potter is to be given away free for non-commercial use.

Plans to cut youth unemployment

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:26
A major report outlines plans to improve vocational education and cut youth unemployment by 40%.

Zeus - triumph or time to panic?

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 03:21
How UK and US respond to cyber threat in completely different ways

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