International News

The battle to make Tommy the chimp a person

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 15:08
The fight to declare this chimpanzee a "person" in law

VIDEO: Muhammad Ali the family man

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 15:05
New documentary seeks to paint an intimate documentary portrait of Muhammad Ali with interviews with family members as well as the former boxer's home audio recordings.

Could a machine be your boss one day?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 15:04
Could an algorithm run your business better?

'Easy' games pose England challenges

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 15:02
England's Euro 2016 qualifiers against San Marino and Estonia should be foregone conclusions but they offer tests of a different kind.

England could vacate Wembley in 2018

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 14:28
England could play some home games away from Wembley in 2018 if an NFL team sets up home at the national stadium.

VIDEO: 'Colossal explosions' in Kobane

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 14:04
Islamic State fighters have renewed their advance in the Syrian border town of Kobane, as the US warned air strikes alone could not save it.

HTC handheld camera to rival GoPro

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 14:01
HTC unveils a wide angle, waterproof, camera that does not have a viewfinder or screen, which is set to compete with the GoPro range.

VIDEO: Space weather forecast station opens

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 13:32
The Met Office opens a new centre dedicated to the forecast of the weather in space.

Stewart told ECB of parody insiders

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 13:20
Alec Stewart told England bosses in 2012 that some of Kevin Pietersen's team-mates had access to a mocking Twitter account.

Cumberbatch kicks off film festival

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 13:19
Hundreds of screaming fans welcome Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley on a wet red carpet at the gala opening of this year's BFI London Film Festival.

UK sending 750 troops to tackle Ebola

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 13:14
The UK is sending 750 military personnel to Sierra Leone to help deal with the Ebola outbreak, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond confirms.

Apology from S Korea ferry skipper

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 13:11
The captain of a South Korean ferry which sank with the loss of 304 lives apologises in court - but denies committing murder.

Britain's best baker is crowned

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 13:00
The winner of the latest series of The Great British Bake Off is revealed.

VIDEO: Cumberbatch: 'Turing was a hero'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 12:47
Benedict Cumberbatch pays tribute to Alan Turing at the BFI London Film Festival opening night gala screening of his new film, The Imitation Game.

DJ 'promised girl fame before rape'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 12:32
A former DJ accused of raping a 15-year-old girl with Jimmy Savile raped another teenager after promising her fame, a court hears.

What can Hong Kong talks achieve?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 12:11
What can Hong Kong talks really achieve?

US Ebola patient dies in hospital

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 12:10
The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola within the US, a man who contracted it in Liberia, has died in hospital in Dallas.

Man forced into 'modern day slavery'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 11:46
A horse farmer who forced a vulnerable man to carry out unpaid forced labour for 13 years pleads guilty midway through his trial.

Military jet crashes in Lincolnshire

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 11:33
US military pilot ejects to safety as plane crashes in a field near houses and a school in Lincolnshire.

UK's Lord Hill approved for EU job

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 11:26
The UK's Lord Hill has been confirmed as the EU commissioner for financial services after facing questions from MEPs for a second time.