International News

India unveils new village toilets

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:07
An Indian charity unveils 108 new lavatories in a village which gained notoriety when two young girls were found hanged from a tree there in May.

Greenhouse gas fear over meat eating

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 19:56
New research estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate.

Under Milk Wood recording revisited

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 18:53
Behind the sound effects of Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood

China factory growth misses forecast

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 18:13
China's manufacturing activity misses expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum.

VIDEO: Footage of powerful solar flares

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 17:44
The US Space Agency Nasa has released new footage showing a series of powerful solar flares.

Cuba introduces new customs limits

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 17:37
Cuba restricts the amount of foreign goods that travellers can bring into the country, where locally-made items are scarce and expensive.

VIDEO: Dumpster divers seek out free food

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 17:06
Living off the food other people throw away

Hi-tech cars pose security risk

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:59
Researchers worry new cars could be vulnerable to hackers

Top school's lessons free on iTunes

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:55
A leading independent school is making dozens of its courses available free online, so lessons can be downloaded by pupils or teachers at other schools.

Charities urged to open own schools

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:42
Charities campaigning against child poverty should be encouraged to set up their own free schools, says a think tank report.

VIDEO: Chip and pin security fears revealed

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:39
Could chip and pin technology be open to a new type of "skimming" fraud which is being used to steal people's cash?

VIDEO: Meet Japan's Batman - Chibatman

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:17
The BBC's meets Chibatman - a Japanese man who dresses as Batman to make Japanese people smile and who has become an internet sensation.

Food and drink jobs boost forecast

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:09
Nearly 10,000 jobs could be created in Scotland's food and drink sector over the next five years, according to a new report.

Xenon and argon banned for athletes

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 15:53
Doping experts have yet to find an effective test to uncover athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a ban is introduced.

Israel to take over West Bank land

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 15:45
Israel unveils plans to take 400 hectares of land in the occupied West Bank, triggering criticism from the Palestinians and the US.

Foreign fighters in east Ukraine

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 15:32
The Europeans who pitch up in Ukraine to join the fight

Crunch time for Murray at US Open

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 15:24
Andy Murray faces a key few days in his bid to rejoin the title contenders, says tennis correspondent Russell Fuller.

VIDEO: Eat, sleep, code: Ten-year-old's routine

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 15:18
Max started writing code when he was six. He told BBC News why he thought more children being taught how to program in schools was a good idea.

The girl with three biological parents

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 15:15
The girl with three biological parents

How Britain and Poland came to be intertwined

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 15:13
Does the UK still feel a sense of obligation towards Poles?
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