International News

India bus crash kills 27 near Mumbai

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 02:23
A bus plunges down a deep gorge in the western Indian state of Maharashtra killing at least 27 people, police say.

McIlroy wants two major wins in 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 02:19
Former world number one Rory McIlroy aims to make up for a disappointing 2013 by winning two majors this year.

'Help to Buy' homes scheme starts

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 02:00
A £170m Help to Buy scheme has come into force in Wales which aims to help people afford new-build properties.

Male dies after being hit by vehicle

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 01:53
A male pedestrian has died after being hit by a vehicle in Aberdeenshire, police say.

Coast car plunge woman rescued

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 01:32
Rescuers free a woman trapped in her car when it plunges through railings and lands on its roof at the coast with the tide approaching.

Bill changes to 'simplify' energy

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 01:19
A ban on complex energy tariffs is coming into force as the regulator introduces reforms aimed at making switching suppliers easier.

VIDEO: Annual animal census at London Zoo

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 01:15
London Zoo conducts its annual animal census.

China sacks official over poll fraud

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 01:04
A senior Chinese official is sacked in relation to an electoral fraud scandal that saw 500 lawmakers resign, the Communist Party watchdog says.

AUDIO: Does the NHS need to be improved?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 01:03
Clive Stafford Smith, founder of the legal charity Reprieve, talks to NHS staff and patients.

AUDIO: 'Governments seek god-like knowledge'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 00:54
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaks on the subject of knowledge, and its relationship with power.

Surgery implant has 'huge potential'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 00:45
Researchers in Oxford have developed a degradable implant which they say has huge potential to improve surgical success rates

Miners' strike: 'Police fitted me up'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 00:44
Did police falsify evidence against striking miners in the 1980s?

2014: the year of the smarter watch?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 00:11
Why 2014's wearable tech needs to get smarter

VIDEO: 2014: the year of the smarter watch?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 00:09
The BBC's North America Technology Correspondent thinks 2014's wearable tech needs to get a lot smarter if it is to go mainstream.

VIDEO: How to regulate crowdfunding?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 00:08
Entrepreneurs have been looking to the general public for cash to get their start-up businesses going, in 2014 regulators in Europe and the US are set to bring in rules.

'Simple swaps' for healthy meals

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 23:48
A new public health campaign in England is urging families to make simple foods swaps such as switching to low fat spreads.

WRU meet to consider its next move

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 23:27
The WRU board meets on Thursday to consider its next move in the row that could see the four regions break away.

Airport railway services resume

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 23:23
A major rail link between Gatwick Airport and London reopens after a week of closures for maintenance work.

VIDEO: Revolution for soft tissue repairs?

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-01 23:03
Researchers at Oxford University have developed a new implant which they say could improve the success rates after surgery to repair soft tissue injuries.

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