International News

Viber messaging app in Japanese deal

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 02:53
Rakuten, the Japanese owner of online retailer, has bought the messaging app Viber for $900m

NSA workers disciplined over leaks

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 02:46
An employee who let Edward Snowden use his password to access classified information is among three NSA workers disciplined, an agency memo says.

Pistorius 'sorrow' over shooting

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 02:45
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius speaks of his sorrow on the anniversary of the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

VIDEO: Torvill and Dean dance Bolero again

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 02:40
British figure skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean return to Sarajevo to recreate their gold medal-winning performance of Bolero, 30 years ago.

Footballer rape inquiry dropped

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 02:40
Newcastle United striker Loic Remy will face no further action following his arrest over a rape allegation.

Eurozone GDP growth gathers speed

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 02:33
The eurozone's economy grew by 0.3% in the final three months of 2013, up from 0.1% growth in the previous quarter.

VIDEO: Pistorius message on anniversary

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 02:30
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has spoken of his sorrow over the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp exactly a year ago.

NME sales dip below 20,000 copies

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 02:29
Relaunched music title NME records its lowest sales figures yet as Good Housekeeping becomes the top women's monthly, according to ABC magazine circulation figures.

Glasgow rapist 'in Netherlands'

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 02:23
Some of the UK's most wanted men thought to be on the run in the Netherlands are named by the National Crime Agency (NCA).

VIDEO: Do French labour laws harm economy?

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 02:21
There are calls to reform the French labour market to boost the economy, as Nigel Cassidy reports.

New art find 'bigger than Munich'

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 02:16
Paintings found at the Austrian home of a collector suspected of handling Nazi loot are even more significant than those found at his Munich flat, his lawyer says.

VIDEO: PM: 'Flood rumours are not true'

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 02:12
Prime Minister David Cameron has told the BBC that a "massive national effort" is under way as stormy weathers returns to the UK.

VIDEO: Website matches singles wanting kids

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 01:59
A Danish website, which aims to hook up singletons anxious to start a family, eliminates "time-wasters" who are not interested in having children.

Cliff and Morrissey: Is it really so strange?

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 01:57
Cliff and Morrissey are playing a concert together - but is it such an unlikely musical pairing?

VIDEO: Child 44 author on The Farm

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 01:48
Child 44 author Tom Rob Smith moves his drama from Russia to Sweden in his new book, The Farm

In pictures: London lovers

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 01:46
Rarely seen pictures at the Museum of London

Salmond hits back in currency row

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 01:46
Alex Salmond accuses the three main UK parties of "bluff, bluster and bullying" over their opposition to a currency union with an independent Scotland.

Virtual Bagel, Virtual Cat - who 'likes' you?

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 01:41
Why there are still plenty of questions over 'likers'

Waltons star Ralph Waite dies at 85

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 01:40
Actor Ralph Waite, best known for playing John Walton Sr - Papa Walton - in the long-running US television series, has died at the age of 85.

VIDEO: Facebook to increase gender options

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 01:27
The social network Facebook has announced that its English language users will now be able to select a custom gender for their profile page.

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