International News

Hackers tweet photos with hidden code

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 09:40
A hack attack involving instructions hidden in photos, malicious tweets and the coding community Github is discovered by cybersecurity researchers.

When is hunting not poaching?

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 09:37
After a US dentist invokes the wrath of many by paying to kill Zimbabwe's most famous lion, BBC News looks at the difference between poaching and hunting.

Union rejects North Sea shift changes

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 09:13
Unite members of the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA) reject proposals over changes to shift rotas and terms and conditions.

'Monkey gestures' fan found guilty

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 08:58
A fan who made "monkey gestures" towards black footballers at a Championship match is found guilty of racism.

Mullah Omar: The myth and the movement

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 08:55
As fresh claims surface that Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead, the BBC's Lyse Doucet looks at what the future for the Taliban movement - and Afghanistan - might be without him.

US 911 dispatcher hangs up on caller

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 08:54
An emergency call handler in the US resigns after officials release the audio of him hanging up on a frantic caller after a shooting in New Mexico.

VIDEO: O'Sullevan's Grand National greats

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 08:16
Speaking in April 2012, Grand National commentary legend Sir Peter O'Sullevan, who died on Wednesday, recalls some classic memories from Aintree.

VIDEO: Sir Peter O'Sullevan remembered

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 08:16
BBC Sport's Joe Wilson remembers the life and career of former BBC horse racing commentator Sir Peter O'Sullevan, who has died aged 97.

Sir Peter O'Sullevan dies aged 97

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 08:13
Former BBC racing commentator Sir Peter O'Sullevan, dubbed the 'Voice of Racing' in a 50-year career, dies aged 97.

Twitter's honesty hits shares

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 07:53
Twitter's shares plunge more than 13% after the firm warns it will take time to attract new users.

Injured McIlroy out of Bridgestone

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 07:23
Doubts over the injured Rory McIlroy playing in the US PGA increase after he withdraws from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

France boosts Calais tunnel security

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 07:20
France says it is sending 120 extra police officers to Calais, as migrants attempting to reach Britain say they will continue to try to enter the Channel Tunnel.

VIDEO: Smiler rescue 'most challenging'

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 07:18
The rescue of 16 people stuck on Alton Towers' Smiler rollercoaster after it crashed was "the most challenging operation" ever carried out by fire crews called to the scene.

Unison backs Corbyn for leadership

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 07:01
Unison, which represents public sector workers, says it will nominate Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour Party leadership contest and Yvette Cooper as its second choice.

Mugging victim 'called by God'

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 06:45
Disabled mugging victim Alan Barnes says he is moving from the home bought for him through a fundraising campaign.

Banksy street art up for auction

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 06:41
Murals believed to have been left by elusive street artist Banksy on walls in Detroit and Bethlehem are to be auctioned in Los Angeles in September.

Breaking Bad fan guilty of ricin plot

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 06:20
A man is found guilty of trying to buy deadly ricin poison from the Dark Web after being inspired by the hit US television series Breaking Bad.

Greek PM warns rebels of snap poll

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 06:13
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he will have to call snap elections if members of his Syriza party continue to oppose a bailout deal.

Terror police arrest woman at airport

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 05:53
A woman travelling with three children has been arrested on suspicion of preparing to go to Syria to engage in terrorist acts.

Nokia to sell virtual reality camera

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-29 05:48
Nokia plans to sell a virtual reality camera that can capture "3D audio" later this year, targeting it at movie and TV professionals.