International News

YouTube artist on Turner Prize list

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 02:49
A video artist who uses YouTube clips, a print-maker and an artist who pairs spoken word with photography are among this year's Turner Prize nominees.

Rescued Afghan vows to cross Channel

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 02:42
A young Afghan man who was rescued from a makeshift raft off Calais vows he will try to cross the Channel again until he reaches England.

AUDIO: Ex-carer on trouble with language

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 02:33
A former UK care worker, originally from Hungary, says it is "essential" for carers to have a good level of English.

Man arrested over McConville murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 02:20
Police investigating the IRA murder of Belfast mother of 10, Jean McConville, arrest a 56-year-old man at Antrim police station.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 02:19
MPs debate the quality of train services in south east London and Kent.

AUDIO: Woman defends filming own abortion

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 02:12
Emily Letts, who filmed herself while having a surgical termination and posted it online, has defended her decision.

US joins hunt for Nigerian girls

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 02:00
A team of US experts is sent to Nigeria to help find more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

The General Election: One year to go

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:59
General election promises few certainties, says Nick Robinson

ITV buys US TV producer Leftfield

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:54
ITV buys an 80% stake in US reality TV producer Leftfield Entertainment, the firm behind shows such as the Real Housewives of New Jersey.

The men blasted for urinating in public

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:53
The men blasted with jets of water for urinating in public

Stars boycott Beverly Hills Hotel

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:42
Hollywood stars are staying away from a famous hotel after the owner, Brunei's government, introduced a harsh Islamic penal code.

Six months, 73,000 locations

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:32
Attempting to photograph all of London's streets

VIDEO: Why Kelis' album will make you hungry

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:28
Biscuits and gravy, Jerk ribs and Cobbler: Kelis speaks to BBC Breakfast about the tracks on her latest album, Food.

Call over poverty attainment gap

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:18
A report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation calls for more to be done to help children from poorer families do well at school.

Hospital worker 'rated genitals'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:16
An operating theatre worker at Stoke Mandeville Hospital is struck off for rating patients' genitals and breasts while they were sedated.

VIDEO: Ex Co-op chair locked out of court

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:15
Former Co-operative Bank chairman Paul Flowers arrived at Leeds Magistrates' Court to face drug possession charges, only to find the building locked.

Elderly woman dies after car crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:11
An 84-year-old woman dies in hospital following a two-car crash in the village of Sixmilecross, outside Omagh, County Tyrone.

New Tyrannosaur named 'Pinocchio'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:02
A new type of tyrannosaur with a very long nose has been discovered by scientists in Scotland and China.

Carer recruits 'must speak English'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 01:01
Agencies must ensure people they recruit as carers can speak English before placing them in vulnerable people's homes, a government adviser says
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