International News

Taiwan in tougher food penalties

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 21:33
Taiwan's government says it will impose harsher penalties for food safety violations after a "gutter oil" scandal.

Pleas for British hostage - the papers

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 21:23
The Scottish independence referendum is covered on most front pages. However, the BBC is reporting only factual accounts of the election throughout polling day.

VIDEO: 'Far-right backlash' to Islamic extremism

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 21:19
A senior Home Office advisor has told the BBC that Islamic state extremism and the Rotherham abuse scandal are fuelling a far-right backlash in the UK.

Fiji coup leader ahead in poll

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 19:47
Fiji's former military leader, Frank Bainimarama, looks on course to win a majority in the first polls in the island nation in eight years.

VIDEO: Australia's biggest anti-terror raid

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 18:37
Australian police say they have carried out the biggest counter-terrorism operation in the country's history.

VIDEO: Intel's new dual-screen laptop

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 18:20
Intel says it has several manufacturers building new computers based on the novel dual-screen laptop concept it has just unveiled.

China leader Xi begins India visit

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 18:20
China's President Xi Jinping begins his first official visit to India aiming to improve ties and boost Chinese investment.

VIDEO: What will New York make of Alibaba?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 18:18
As Alibaba prepares to float in New York, what view will investors there take of the Chinese e-commerce giant?

VIDEO: Middle class squeezed out of 'paradise'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 17:57
The pitfalls of living in one of America’s most desirable cities

Sony shares fall 12% on loss warning

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 17:42
Sony shares fall by 12% at the start of trade in Tokyo, after it warned of bigger losses for the full year.

NFL rocked by new violence arrest

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 17:41
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer is arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, police say, the latest such incident to rock the NFL.

Blindness, by those in the know

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:37
Can blind people see in their dreams?

Armstrong to voice new Danger Mouse

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:25
Pointless host Alexander Armstrong will voice Danger Mouse when the much-loved cartoon hero returns to TV next year.

Hiroshima artworks to go on show

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:24
Powerful and disturbing paintings by survivors of the 1945 atomic bomb in Hiroshima are to go on show outside Japan for the first time.

Cash warning for university expansion

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:21
Plans that could increase student numbers by 20% have not been adequately funded, a policy analysis report warns.

Green light for new skin cancer drug

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:14
A new drug to treat skin cancer should be made available on the NHS, a health body has recommended.

British Ebola nurse travels to US

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:05
A British nurse who recovered from Ebola travels to the US to donate blood to try to save the life of another victim of the virus.

VIDEO: China’s online shopping revolution

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:52
The Chinese internet giant Alibaba is set to raise billions on the US stock exchange and is expected to be one of the biggest share offerings in history.

US House approves Obama Syria plan

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:47
The US House of Representatives approves President Barack Obama's plan to train and arm the moderate Syrian opposition taking on Islamic State.

Glimpse at the High Street 2020

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 15:42
How will we shop in 2020?
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