International News

Sugary drinks warning posters 'work'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 15:07
Signs warning shoppers how much exercise they need to do to burn off the sugar in fizzy drinks could be a useful tool in the fight against obesity, research suggests.

Falling oil prices: Winners and losers

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 15:05
As oil prices fall, who will be the winners and losers?

Trendy offices: Your workplaces, your pictures

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 15:05
Ball pit meeting rooms and other unusual workplaces

The world's fastest ambulance

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 15:05
The world's fastest paramedics at 300km/h

VIDEO: The changing Russian menu

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 15:05
After President Putin banned fresh food imports from the West, Russian menus began to change. Now, many believe the sanctions will boost the local economy, as Sarah Rainsford reports.

VIDEO: The world's fastest ambulance?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 15:05
The world's fastest ambulance has been revealed at the Gitex technology show in Dubai.

Mopping up a sea of plastic

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 15:04
The 20-year-old inventor who plans to rid the sea of plastic

Government to consider new ISA

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 15:02
The government is considering a new tax-free ISA for people who lend money direct to borrowers over the internet.

Concern over housing benefit fraud

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 15:02
The government is criticised for not increasing efforts to tackle housing benefit fraud "sooner" - but it insists things are improving.

Whitlock 'has risky plan' for Rio

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 15:01
Gymnast Max Whitlock can make British history at the Rio Olympics after winning all-around World silver, says Beth Tweddle.

Guscott previews the Champions Cup

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 15:00
At the start of the inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup, Jeremy Guscott explains why there will be humdingers from the off.

Labour proposes greater fan powers

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 14:59
Football fans could have a greater say in the running and ownership of their clubs, under plans revealed by the Labour Party.

In pictures: Hong Kong protest art

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 14:58
Creativity on the streets of Hong Kong

Reider 'sacking' crazy, says Rooney

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 14:39
European 400m champion Martyn Rooney says his coach Rana Reider has been sacked by British Athletics in a "crazy" decision.

VIDEO: Jihadist's son returns from Syria

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 14:31
An eight-year-old boy form Kosovo has been reunited with his mother after returning from Syria.

VIDEO: The Queen visits poppy tribute

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 14:26
Members of the Royal Family have paid tribute to World War One personnel at a Tower of London art installation featuring thousands of ceramic poppies.

VIDEO: Families 'stopping UK jihadists'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 14:15
Dozens of UK families have contacted police in a bid to stop their relatives travelling to Syria, Scotland Yard's head of counter-terrorism has said.

VIDEO: Liverpool theatre wins Stirling Prize

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 14:01
Liverpool's newly rebuilt Everyman Theatre has won the Riba Stirling Prize for best new building of the year.

VIDEO: Torrential downpours cause flooding

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 13:45
Torrential downpours have left houses in parts of Belfast flooded, traffic brought to a virtual standstill and at one stage buses delayed by almost two hours.

Brazil police 'catch serial killer'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 13:35
Brazilian police in the state of Goiania arrest a man who they say has confessed to killing 39 people in cold blood.