International News

Brazil's economy enters recession

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 05:54
A contraction of 0.6% in Brazil's economy between April and June, and a revision of the first quarter, has pushed the country into recession, latest figures show.

City worker jailed for £2.9m fraud

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 05:52
A payroll administrator who admitted stealing £2.9m from a London recruitment firm is jailed for four years at the Old Bailey.

Gun found at film director's home

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 05:34
Police are called to artist Sam Taylor-Johnson and actor husband Aaron's home after a passer-by spotted a machine gun inside the house.

VIDEO: Nato peace camp opens in Newport

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 05:09
Protesters open a camp in Newport with thousands of campaigners due in the city ahead of next week's Nato summit.

Rosberg punished for Hamilton crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 05:07
Mercedes discipline Nico Rosberg following his collision with team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the Belgian Grand Prix.

VIDEO: Displaced and desperate: Syrians seek refuge

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 04:58
The United Nations Refugee Agency says Syria is the "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era", with almost half of all Syrians forced to flee their homes.

Rosberg punished for Hamilton crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 04:47
Mercedes discipline Nico Rosberg following his collision with team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the Belgian Grand Prix.

Guinea riot over Ebola disinfectant

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 04:46
Residents of Guinea's second-biggest city riot after the market was sprayed with disinfectant in a bid to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

VIDEO: Middle East's first coffee museum

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 04:44
Dubai-based coffee trader Khalid Al Mulla, takes the BBC on a tour of his new coffee museum.

Ex-children's head 'must quit'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 04:42
A former children's services director in Rotherham must resign "immediately" from her education job in Australia, an abuse survivors' advocate says.

World War One: Industrial innovation and suspicion

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 04:38
What industry learned from World War One

How much is a year of life worth?

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 04:34
How much should we spend on life-prolonging treatments?

Everton handed tough European draw

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 04:29
Everton play Lille and Wolfsburg, Tottenham face Besiktas, and Celtic take on Salzburg in the Europa League group stages.

Russia warns of Ukraine gas shortage

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 04:22
Russia sees a risk that winter gas shortages could force Ukraine to divert supplies of Russian gas meant for EU customers.

Tougher NFL domestic violence policy

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 04:08
The NFL has toughened its policy on domestic violence which could lead to a lifetime ban for a second offence.

Referendum round-up

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 03:39
Three weeks until Scotland votes - this week's key moments

Pakistan army to mediate in protest

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 03:21
Pakistan's powerful army chief to mediate in deadlock between PM and two opposition figures leading huge anti-government rallies in Islamabad.

Health cuts could be 'catastrophic'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 03:16
Potential cuts to the health service outlined in a paper seen by the BBC could be "catastrophic" to patient care, a Northern Ireland GP says.

Rail regulator probes Longleat crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 03:04
A miniature train accident at Longleat Adventure Park is being investigated by the rail watchdog, the BBC learns.

Euro inflation nears five-year low

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 02:53
The eurozone inflation rate falls to 0.3% in August, near a five-year low, adding to fears of a deflationary spiral in the region.
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