International News

Mill blast families to visit site

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 18:15
The families of the four people who are missing after an explosion at a Cheshire mill will visit the site later.

Life with a facial disfigurement

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 17:55
What's it like to be abused for the way you look?

The butterfly that feeds on rotting flesh

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 17:33
The butterfly that feeds on rotting flesh

Greek MPs pass crucial reforms

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 17:27
Greek MPs pass a crucial set of reforms required to secure a new bailout, paving the way for negotiations on a €86bn EU package.

VIDEO: Musicals evolve for teen audience

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 17:26
Jane O'Brien looks at how the musical form is being adapted to suit contemporary audiences.

Surveillance of MPs' data challenged

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 17:24
Three politicians will challenge the lawfulness of the intelligence services' bulk interception of electronic data at a hearing later.

What next for Greece?

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 17:16
Bailout number three is, more or less, in the pipeline now that the Greek parliament has voted through the latest set of reform measures. But that doesn't mean its plain sailing from here.

Myanmar jails China loggers for life

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 17:13
Myanmar jails 153 Chinese nationals to life for illegal logging, prompting China to complain about the severity of the sentences.

Nomads in Niger

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 17:06
Photographer Terri Gold documents the Wodaabe and Tuareg nomadic communities of West Africa with infrared imagery

Thinking style "predicts music taste"

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 16:44
A person's taste in music may offer insight into the way in which they think, researchers at Cambridge University say.

'It will be a white Christmas'

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 16:41
Meet the brain surgery survivor keen to conquer the South Pole

University access work 'fragmented'

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 16:31
Universities in England are urged to work together to ensure young people from less advantaged homes succeed in their degree studies.

Boa constrictors' lethal secret revealed

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 16:23
Scientists work out how boa constrictors kill their prey, busting the myth that the snakes suffocate their victims.

Qualcomm to slash jobs and costs

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 16:23
Qualcomm says it aims to cut costs and jobs and might restructure itself as it delivers a fresh profit warning in the face of rising competition.

VIDEO: Cuba's state newspaper faces future

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 16:21
There are big changes afoot in Cuba. Will Granma, the Cuban government's state-run newspaper, be left behind?

Cuts put free museum entry in doubt

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 16:19
Council-funded museums and galleries across the UK are considering scrapping free entry as cuts bite, the head of the Museums Association says.

Six times Reddit wasn't completely awful

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 16:14
A reminder of what makes Reddit one of the most popular, and powerful, websites on the internet.

Demand for business property grows

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 16:12
Demand from Scottish businesses for commercial property is growing, according to a survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

SNP demands wind farm subsidy U-turn

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 16:07
The UK government should relax its clampdown on onshore wind subsidies, the SNP says.

Police custody deaths probe launched

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-22 15:59
An independent review of police custody deaths in England and Wales is announced by Home Secretary Theresa May.