International News

India to unveil reform test budget

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 17:50
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is due to unveil its first full budget in what is seen as a key test of his appetite for reform.

First-time buyers get 20% discount

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 17:47
First-time home buyers aged under 40 can now register to buy new homes at a discount of up to a fifth off the normal price.

Distinct ME stages found, says study

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 17:31
Scientists say they have found distinct changes in the immune systems of patients with ME or chronic fatigue syndrome, which could lead to better diagnosis and treatment.

IS using love as a recruitment tool

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 17:03
IS needs women to build a state, says Razia Iqbal - and it is using social media to lure impressionable recruits.

'I change my disabled son's nappy on urine-soaked floors'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 16:43
'I change my disabled son's nappy on urine-soaked floors'

Why Sam's 'wobbly brain' is important

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 16:39
Why everyone should be aware of Sam's symptoms

Singapore at 50: From swamp to skyscrapers

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 16:33
How a nation was built on a tropical swamp

What would Wittgenstein say about that dress?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 15:37
The colour of "that dress" has been fascinating people all around the world, including Prof Barry C Smith of the University of London's Institute of Philosophy.

VIDEO: Why we saw it differently - in 45 secs

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 15:11
A debate has raged on social media over the colour of a dress which looks different to different people. The BBC's David Sillito - with the help of professor John Barbur - explains why we saw it differently, in 45 seconds.

VIDEO: Ester Rada: Israel's Ethiopian diva

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 15:11
Israel's Ester Rada thrills with rich music inspired by Africa beats

The 30-day worm and cricket diet

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 15:10
The 30-day worm, cricket and cockroach diet

How satire came to Muslim Azerbaijan

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 15:04
How biting satire reached Muslims 100 years ago

Why Arsenal feel stuck under Wenger

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 14:51
Performances are erratic, the fans are divided - so what are the big issues facing Arsenal and manager Arsene Wenger?

Spock 'boldly gone' and 'Jihadi John' hunt - papers

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 14:50
Most papers mark the death of Star Trek star Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock, and report the latest in the hunt for Mohammed Emwazi, or "Jihadi John".

'Progress' in US-Cuba diplomatic talks

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 14:19
Cuban and US diplomats are optimistic about progress at talks in Washington on restoring full relations between the two countries.

VIDEO: Teacher: 'Jihadi John' had therapy

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 14:19
The BBC has learned that Mohammed Emwazi, who has been identified as the Islamic State extremist 'Jihadi John', had anger management therapy at his secondary school in north-west London.

Missing man 'high risk to women'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 13:36
Police are searching for a man missing for two weeks from Inverness who poses a "high risk" to women.

Fugitive fights may delay Cuba talks

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 13:31
Wanted men and women could hinder improved US-Cuba ties

Man Utd 'miss 20-goal striker'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 13:30
Manchester United are out of the Premier League title race because they do not have a 20-goal striker, says Louis van Gaal.

Apps in pockets, bums on seats

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 13:20
Keeping cinema affordable after Orange Wednesday's demise