International News

Game on - e-sports takes off in the UK

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 02:17
Rory Cellan-Jones on the rise of e-sports

The agony and ecstasy of UK recovery

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 02:12
The agony and ecstasy of UK recovery

Serbia's balancing act between Russia and EU

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 00:35
Serbia's balancing act between Russia and the EU

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 23:41
A French bank allows its customers to pay people via tweets, plus other technology news

VIDEO: What lies in London's drained canals?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 22:32
London's Regent's Canal is the first of a number of canals in England and Wales to be drained ahead of vital restoration work.

VIDEO: Why are Dutch bikers fighting IS?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 22:12
Three members of a Dutch motorcycle club are now leading a Kurdish battalion fighting against the Islamic State in Iraq.

Putin set for Ukraine crisis talks

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:47
Russian President Vladimir Putin is in Milan to meet his Ukrainian counterpart and EU leaders to discuss the Ukraine conflict and gas supplies.

VIDEO: 'I lost five members of my family'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:46
The UK charity Street Child has spoken to people in Kenema in Sierra Leone whose lives have been devastated by the disease.

NHS inquiry call after spot checks

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:45
Renewed calls for a public inquiry into the Welsh NHS are made after spot checks at 20 hospitals find widespread problems with the handling of medicines.

Man dead, three critical after crash

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:40
A man has died following a two-vehicle collision near Carryduff, County Down.

'Thousands' paying for sex in NI

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:39
About 17,500 men in Northern Ireland pay for sex each year, a survey published by Queen's University, Belfast, researchers suggests.

Australia prof in racist email row

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:34
The University of Sydney suspends a professor, who had advised the government on education policy, after he used racist terms in emails.

VIDEO: Ebola vaccine 'will come too late'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:33
UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline says its Ebola vaccine will not be ready until late 2015 and is "going to come too late" for this epidemic.

Terror, immigration and Ched Evans

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:09
Friday's papers cover terror plots, immigration and photographs of a smiling Ched Evans ahead of the footballer's expected release from jail.

VIDEO: Close up with VR eye-tracking helmet

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 21:05
The Japanese start-up Fove has developed a consumer eye-tracking helmet for use in virtual reality environments.

UN launches urgent Ebola aid appeal

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 20:32
UN chief Ban Ki-moon launches an urgent appeal for funds to help fight Ebola after a drive for donations falls short of its target.

Asian shares in mixed trade on US data

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 19:31
Asian shares traded mixed on Friday after better-than expected economic data out of the US eased global growth fears.

Cameron urges EU fight on Ebola

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 19:03
David Cameron urges European countries to introduce Ebola screening at airports, saying they "must do more" to stop the disease spreading.

VIDEO: India's quest to get people online

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 18:45
One billion people are still not connected to the internet in India and cost is the main barrier. So authorities are looking at ways to get more people online.

Virgin Australia buys out Tigerair

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 18:12
Virgin Australia will buyout loss-making budget carrier Tiger Airways Australia for A$1 (£0.54), the airline said on Friday.