International News

Blowing balloons 'treats glue ear'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 16:33
Using the nose to inflate a balloon helps heal glue ear, University of Southampton research suggests.

Labour leader contender: Andy Burnham

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 16:07
A profile of Labour leadership contender and shadow health secretary Andy Burnham.

How NSA and GCHQ spied on the world

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 16:04
American and British intelligence used a secret relationship with the founder of a Swiss encryption company to help them spy during the Cold War, newly released documents analysed by the BBC reveal.

How the word 'tunnel' went from France to England and back

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:57
What are the roots of the word 'tunnel'?

Pictish fort 'is Scotland's oldest'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:54
A Pictish fort uncovered during an archaeological dig on the Aberdeenshire coast is believed to be Scotland's oldest.

Why did HSBC shut down bank accounts?

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:54
Last year international banking giant HSBC suddenly closed the bank accounts of several prominent British Muslims. Why?

What drives women to terrorist acts?

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:54
Do women who take part in terrorist acts have different motivation from men, asks Bridget Kendall.

Viewpoint: Why Britain does not owe reparations to India

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:47
Why Britain does not owe reparations to India

Apple fake factory 'caught in China'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:45
A factory which had made up to 41,000 fake Apple iPhones has been caught in China leading to nine arrests.

Undercover policing inquiry to open

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:44
The judge leading a public inquiry into undercover policing is making his opening statement later on Tuesday.

VIDEO: Chasing Britain's most threatened duck

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:30
Keeping track of Britain's most threatened duck

Colombia probes possible mass grave

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:30
Excavation begins at a Medellin landfill site where the bodies of up to 300 people are believed to be buried.

VIDEO: Bedroom astronomers reveal Pluto's secrets

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:22
Amateur astronomers have begun studying the images of Pluto sent back by the New Horizons probe

VIDEO: 'My GDP diary...'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:19
BBC News explains how your daily activities can influence the calculation of GDP, or Gross Domestic Product., a key economic indicator.

VIDEO: The 'Uptown Funk' unemployment parody

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:16
A parody of Mark Ronson's hit song 'Uptown Funk' has become a YouTube hit in Jordan.

Stafford NHS trust 'must improve'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:08
An NHS trust set up to run the scandal-hit Stafford Hospital requires improvement, a health watchdog says.

New York airport to be rebuilt

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:06
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveils a sweeping plan to rebuild the ageing terminals of LaGuardia Airport - one of the busiest in the US.

Blatter deserves Nobel Prize - Putin

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:04
Fifa president Sepp Blatter deserves a Nobel Prize, according to Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Why we like to believe that dinosaurs were scaly

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:04
Why do we like to believe that dinosaurs were scaly?

Which oils are best to cook with?

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 15:03
Michael Mosley on which oil is the healthiest to cook with