International News

Comet yields 'rich array' of organics

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 10:08
The spacecraft which made a spectacular landing on a comet last year has discovered a rich array of carbon compounds.

Finn puts England on brink of win

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 10:07
Steven Finn takes 5-45 to reduce Australia to 168-7 in their second innings on the second day of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.

Robot can leap from water's surface

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 10:03
Scientists in South Korea develop a tiny robot - based on the water strider insect - that can jump on water

What Cecil the lion means to Zimbabwe

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 09:57
What Cecil the lion means to Zimbabweans

EU extends farm aid amid Russian ban

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 09:52
The EU extends help for exporters of dairy produce, fruit and vegetables into next year to ease the impact of a Russian ban.

Trump says referendum 'bad period'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 09:46
US tycoon Donald Trump has said a second referendum on Scottish independence would be "ridiculous".

The Taliban enter uncharted territory

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 09:46
With the death of leader Mullah Omar, and the appointment of a successor, the Afghan Taliban face their biggest challenge yet, writes Dawood Azami.

Kenya's Garissa campus 'must reopen'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 09:41
Peace activists in Kenya are calling for the reopening of the college where 148 people were killed by gunmen from the Somalia-based al-Shabab group.

Calais queues costing firm £100,000

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 09:37
A Welsh haulage firm claims it is losing the equivalent of about £100,000 a month due to delays at the Port of Calais.

US inquiry into African lion killer

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 09:32
US wildlife agency launches an investigation into the killing of a lion in Zimbabwe but says it has been unable to reach the American involved.

Kids Company charity in police probe

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 09:31
An investigation into a number of allegations of crime involving children's charity Kids Company has been launched by police, the BBC has learned.

Turnberry won't lose Open - Trump

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 09:27
US billionaire Donald Trump says his comments about illegal immigrants will not cost Turnberry the chance to host The Open.

Anderson forced off with injury

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 09:21
England's James Anderson is forced off on day two of the third Ashes Test against Australia with a "tight" side strain.

China ex-general in corruption probe

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 09:02
Former high-ranking Chinese army figure Guo Boxiong is expelled from the Communist Party amid corruption allegations.

Who is Liz Kendall? Labour leadership contender guide

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 08:58
A profile of Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall.

Aquariums 'deliver health benefits'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 08:54
People who spend time watching fish swim in aquarium tanks could improve their physical and mental wellbeing, a study shows.

Kairat Almaty 2-1 Aberdeen

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 08:37
Kenny McLean nets an away goal as Aberdeen lose narrowly to Kairat in the Europa League third qualifying round first leg.

Treason charge for spy leaks writers

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 08:24
Two journalists have been charged with treason after they published information about surveillance technology used by Germany's intelligence agency.

Six stabbed at Jerusalem Gay Pride

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 08:21
Six people are wounded after being attacked by a knifeman at the Jerusalem Gay Pride march.

'Abortion pill' legalised in Canada

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 08:20
Canadian health authorities have approved the drug RU-486, commonly known as the abortion pill.