International News

The man who can't stop making money

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 15:00
How Neil Woodford grows investors' money so quickly

What's it like to work in a factory?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 15:00
What's it like making the goods we consume?

Africa discovers the power of crowdfunding

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 15:00
Africa discovers the financial muscle of the crowd

Fake online reviews prompt probe

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 15:00
Businesses are ambushing rivals with fake reviews and customers are reportedly using the threat of online criticism to win discounts, research finds.

MPs form EU 'Out' support group

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 14:59
Seven MPs from three parties have formed a group to act as a precursor to the Out campaign in the UK's referendum on leaving the European Union.

Murray relying on yoghurt & treacle

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 14:57
Andy Murray talks about enjoying home comforts, his favourite TV programmes and gives the lowdown on his team.

Kelly says parade protest called off

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 14:45
Sinn Féin's North Belfast MLA Gerry Kelly has confirmed a planned residents' protest at Friday's Orange Order Tour of the North parade has been called off.

Brian Williams to join MSNBC

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 14:13
US news anchor Brian Williams will not return to NBC Nightly News but will join cable news network MSNBC in an undisclosed role.

Most kangaroos are 'left-handed'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 13:44
Scientists report that wild kangaroos tend to favour their left hands in common tasks - the first example of non-human, species-wide "handedness".

When BBC Sport did drug testing

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 13:42
BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce recalls the trials and tribulations of the 'whereabouts' system used to drugs test athletes.

McIlroy seven off early US Open pace

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 13:35
World number one Rory McIlroy is seven shots behind early leader Dustin Johnson on day one of the US Open at Chambers Bay.

US and China try to build alliances

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 13:32
China-US fight over chairs and power

VIDEO: 'We can forge a good agreement'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 13:24
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says the eurozone is "dangerously close to a state of mind that accepts an accident" after EU finance ministers fail to reach a deal on Greece's debt.

Elephant poaching hotspots identified

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 12:54
Most illegally poached African elephant ivory can be traced back to just two areas of Africa, research shows.

England U21 v Portugal U21

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 12:37
England fail to score for the first time in 18 matches as they lose to Portugal in their European Under-21 Championship opener.

VIDEO: Winehouse documentary angers family

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 12:33
A documentary about the life of the late award-winning singer, Amy Winehouse has its UK premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Nasdaq index closes at record high

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 12:27
The tech-heavy Nasdaq index closed at a record high on Thursday, with the Dow Jones and the S&P also closing sharply higher.

Woman killed in beach incident

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 12:26
A woman dies in an incident on Llantwit Major beach in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Killer son 'cannot remember attack'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 11:55
A man who sexually assaulted his mother before killing her when he was high on drugs tells a court he has no memory of it.

VIDEO: What's behind US hate crimes?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-18 11:11
According to the most recent FBI data available, over 7,000 people in the US were victims of hate crimes in 2013. The BBC takes a look at what the numbers say about who is committing these crimes and why.