International News

Asian markets sell-off continues

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 16:56
Asian shares have opened lower again as concerns over China's slowing growth continue to haunt investors.

Rising floodwaters force evacuations

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 16:48
Hundreds of residents south of Sydney are forced to flee their homes because of rising floodwaters.

Low vitamin-D genes linked to MS

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 16:33
People genetically prone to low vitamin-D levels are at increased risk of multiple sclerosis, a large study suggests.

Rotherham abuse report - a year on

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 16:29
A year since the Jay Report revealed appalling abuse

UK director takes on top Sydney job

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 16:25
The man who led one of the biggest turnarounds in UK theatre has taken on one of the top jobs in Australian theatre.

In pictures: Artists takeover Ghana's streets

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 16:12
The streets of Ghana's capital have been alive with artistic talent, says photographer Nana Kofi Acquah, who joined the crowds enjoying a four-day cultural festival.

Harvey Proctor, migration levels and hospital shop rip-off

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 16:05
Harvey Proctor's denial of being part of a paedophile ring, record immigration levels and the cost of shopping in hospitals, all make the Wednesday front pages.

1800s time capsule found at bridge

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 16:05
A time capsule containing items from the 1800s including what is thought to be a bottle of whisky is uncovered by construction workers.

France's train shooting prompts security row

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 15:58
A debate over how to secure France's rail network from attacks has sparked controversy over proposed measures.

Plan to boost red squirrel numbers

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 15:57
Small numbers of red squirrels are to be trapped and relocated to new areas under a plan to boost numbers of the mammal in Scotland.

Cumberbatch 'magnificent' as Hamlet

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 15:37
Benedict Cumberbatch received an enthusiastic reception from a celebrity-packed audience on the official opening night of Hamlet in London.

Migrants follow perilous route to Germany

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 15:28
Tracking the long migrant route to Germany

VIDEO: Could you live on $13.50 a month?

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 15:22
Carine Torbey attempts to do a monthly food shop with the $13.50 given to Syrian refugees by the World Food Programme.

Why Indian women must shun sex to claim alimony

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 15:20
The divorced women who must stay celibate to claim alimony

Intel Inside... literally?

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 15:09
The unclear future of the world's most famous chip maker.

VIDEO: The Braille smartwatch

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 15:06
A Braille smartwatch has been developed to allow blind users to receive and read text messages

Horses for sale in Ukraine

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 15:02
Is Ukraine right to sell off its equine farms?

Thousands of microbes in house dust

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 15:02
The dust in our homes contains an average of 9,000 different types of fungi and bacteria, a study suggests.

Five million 'at risk of diabetes'

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 15:01
Up to five million people in England are at risk of developing type-2 diabetes, according to new data from Public Health England.

Why Times Square's topless women may be here to stay

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 15:00
New York's mayor says scantily clad street performers are becoming a nuisance, but taming Times Square is not as simple as it seems.