International News

The church that never opened

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 18:40
The Church of Scientology building providing a haven for squatters

MPs criticise project 'weaknesses'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 17:59
There are "serious weaknesses" in the government's ability to carry out large-scale projects, MPs warn.

Brain stimulation 'helps in stroke'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 17:12
Stimulating the part of the brain which controls movement may help people recover from strokes.

World War One: Kenya's forgotten heroes

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 17:04
Remembering the Africans who fought for Britain in WW1

Cancer girl mum in school absence row

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 16:17
The mother of a seven-year-old child who battled cancer is facing prosecution for not sending her to school.

Syrians living with the mental scars of torture

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 16:06
Syrians struggling to cope with psychological impact of torture

Ebola patients 'missing in Liberia'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 16:03
Liberia admits 17 suspected Ebola patients are "missing" after a health centre was attacked, as the UN calls for stricter screening at airports.

VIDEO: The hunt for Myanmar's missing bell

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 15:42
A new search has begun in Myanmar for the Dhammazedi Bell - said to have fallen into a river near the country's capital in 1608

VIDEO: Besson makes Scarlett superhuman

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 15:16
French film director Luc Besson talks about his new science fiction thriller called Lucy, starring Scarlett Johansson

Holyrood to pass blue badges bill

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 15:13
Proposals aimed at tackling the misuse of disabled parking badges are expected to be passed by the Scottish Parliament later.

10 theories on how uptalk originated

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 15:13
Did Neighbours change the way British people speak?

The bit of Scotland where English people go to get married

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 15:11
The village that has two weddings per person per year

Windows XP upgrade proves tricky

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 15:11
Upgrading Windows can be tricky and expensive

VIDEO: Living in Britain with no English

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 15:11
Newsnight's Jim Reed talks to English language learners to find out how hard it is to live in Britain if you do not speak the language.

Brewing a beer revolution in Africa

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 15:11
Starting a beer revolution in Africa

VIDEO: The beer hunter of Mauritius

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 15:11
Oscar Olsen, the "beer hunter", says he wants to start a beer revolution across Africa.

Where houses 'cost' more than London

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 15:09
Map reveals 62 places more expensive than London

Payday brokers 'drain' bank accounts

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 15:05
Complaints about payday loan middlemen - so-called credit broking websites - have more than doubled in a year, the Financial Ombudsman says.

'Video-less' 3D game made for blind players

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 15:02
The video-less video games

EE top in UK mobile performance

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 15:00
EE has again been ranked top overall in research comparing the performance of the UK's mobile networks, with Vodafone coming last.
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