International News

Thailand coup general named as PM

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 02:38
Thailand's junta leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha, who led a coup in May, is named the new prime minister, after a parliamentary vote.

Number of same-sex weddings revealed

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 02:29
More than 1,400 same-sex marriages have take place since the new law was introduced three months ago, official figures show.

NI GCSE grades show improvement

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 02:19
GCSE pupils in Northern Ireland show improvements in English, Maths and Science, while the overall number achieving A* to C grades increases by 1.5% to 78%.

Who will win the F1 championship?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 02:08
Lewis Hamilton or Nico Rosberg? Former F1 champions Nigel Mansell and Jody Scheckter fail to agree on this year's winner.

VIDEO: India's user-generated advertising

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 02:06
A new advertising trend has sprung up in India recently, with brands encouraging customers not just to buy products - but be involved in promotional campaigns too.

VIDEO: Police take wrong-way driver head on

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 02:03
Two traffic officers have been praised for their bravery after stopping a wrong-way driver on the M6 toll.

Retail sales rise less than expected

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 02:00
UK retail sales rise by 2.6% in July, up just 0.1% from June, figures from Office for National Statistics show.

Interpol building raided five times

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 01:59
Thieves make off with laptops and cameras after five burglaries in three weeks.

VIDEO: Ferguson vigil: 'We stand strong'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 01:50
Rajini Vaidyanathan speaks to people at a vigil in Ferguson, Missouri, for Michael Brown - the black teenager killed by police last week.

Russian aid convoy gets instructions

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 01:49
The Red Cross instructs Russian lorry drivers at Ukraine's border so that they can deliver much-needed aid to civilians.

Belgian PM's laptop stolen from car

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 01:46
A thief breaks into the car of outgoing Belgian Prime Minister Elio di Rupo, stealing his laptop, but officials deny state secrets were taken.

Mackay not in line for Palace job

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 01:41
Malky Mackay will not succeed Tony Pulis as Crystal Palace boss as former club Cardiff complain about him to the FA.

Osborne under fire over Co-op deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 01:29
MPs demand details from Chancellor about possible political pressure over failed Co-op plan to buy 623 Lloyds branches.

Australian is oldest Channel swimmer

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 01:15
A 70-tear-old Australian man has set the record for the world's oldest person to swim the English Channel.

VIDEO: One Briton a fortnight helped to die

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 01:01
A study in Switzerland says that on average, one British person a fortnight travels to the city of Zurich for help to end their lives.

Prabowo supporters rally at court

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 01:00
Indonesian police fire tear gas at supporters of former presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto ahead of a verdict on his challenge to the results of July's poll.

How unhealthy is two years indoors?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 00:49
Julian Assange says he will leave the Ecuadorean Embassy in London "soon".

Could the cravat make a comeback?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 00:48
Noted cravat-wearer Nicholas Parsons has lamented the neckwear's retreat from front-line fashion.

Emma Stone to make Broadway debut

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 00:47
Hollywood actress Emma Stone is to make her Broadway debut in the current revival of Cabaret, replacing Michelle Williams in the role of Sally Bowles.

The man who helped bring yoga to the West

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 00:42
The man who helped bring yoga to the West
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