International News

Does social media impact on body image?

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 01:41
How social media affects the way we see ourselves

VIDEO: Kim Jong-un 'healthy' - ambassador

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 01:36
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un is healthy, the country's ambassador says, despite the leader's non-appearance in public since September.

VIDEO: Viking treasure trove found in field

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 01:29
A Viking treasure trove thought to be worth a six-figure sum is unearthed in a field in Dumfriesshire by a man using a metal detector.

VIDEO: Why are these mussels a menace?

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 01:28
A new species of mussel has been found in the UK which could be hugely damaging to British wildlife.

In pictures: Life in Chechnya

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 00:33
Award winning photos by Davide Monteleone

VIDEO: Northern Soul's cultural revival

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 00:11
Northern Soul looks set for a cultural revival, thanks to a film which has gathered some unexpected momentum.

How much do by-elections cost?

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 00:01
By-elections cost more per constituency and per voter than general elections.

Oscar Pistorius sentencing to begin

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 21:58
The South African athlete Oscar Pistorius will return to court for sentencing after being convicted of killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Turkey 'agrees to US air base use'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 21:45
Turkey has agreed to let the US use its military bases in the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, senior US officials say.

Election setback for Brazil's Dilma

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 21:18
Influential Brazilian environmentalist Marina Silva backs opposition candidate Aecio Neves against Dilma Rousseff in the presidential poll run-off.

Referendum pacts, and NHS failings

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:56
Monday's papers give plenty of space to UKIP's latest offer to the Conservatives, and there is reflection in various stories on the state of the health service.

Sri Lanka's Jaffna railway to reopen

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:52
Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa will reopen the rail link between the capital, Colombo, and Jaffna in the country's north.

NHS staff in NI to walk out over pay

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:50
More than 4,000 health service support workers in Northern Ireland are to go on strike over pay later.

VIDEO: HK protesters 'would resist' police

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:13
The BBC's John Sudworth heard from one pro-democracy protester in Hong Kong that she would be prepared to resist the police if they started to use force.

North Korea: Where is Kim Jong-un?

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:09
Where is North Korean leader Kim Jong-un?

Hong Kong police remove barricades

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:05
Police in Hong Kong remove some barricades erected by pro-democracy protesters, saying they want to clear roads in the business district.

China trade data beats expectations

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:02
China's exports and imports rose well above market expectations in September, as its trade surplus more than doubled, data showed on Monday.

Dozens injured by Typhoon Vongfong

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 19:45
Typhoon Vongfong, the strongest storm to hit Japan this year, makes landfall on Kyushu, after injuring more than 30 on Okinawa island.

New Ebola checks for NHS 111 calls

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 19:31
Calls to the NHS's non-emergency 111 phone line are to be screened to identify possible Ebola sufferers, the health secretary says.

Can Tory plan save failing schools?

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 19:28
Can the Tories' 'National Teaching Service' save failing schools?