International News

More bee species 'must be protected'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 16:05
Almost 80% of crop pollination by wild bees is provided by just 2% of the most common species, say scientists.

Greek default latest, and Lotto fury

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:55
Wednesday's papers carry the latest news on the Greek debt crisis, as well as anger over the changes to the National Lottery's Lotto game.

Has India's contribution to WW2 been ignored?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:46
Has India's role in World War 2 been ignored?

VIDEO: Rachel Dolezal's fractured family

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:39
Rachel Dolezal was a white girl raised in Montana who became the black leader of the Spokane NAACP. What happened in between is still not fully understood.

Sex offences against children rise

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:35
The number of recorded sexual offences against children in England and Wales has increased by a third, the NSPCC says.

When will the Fed raise rates?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:15
The Federal Reserve, the US central bank is going to raise interest rates, we just don't know when. But we do know some of the factors that will help them decide.

VIDEO: Boxing their way out of trouble

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:06
A former boxer and petty criminal in one of Johannesburg's most notorious neighbourhoods is doing his best to help keep local children away from drugs and crime.

VIDEO: Led Zeppelin's Indian fusion tracks

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:04
Two Led Zeppelin songs recorded with Bollywood session musicians in the early seventies are being released for the first time.

VIDEO: 'I was a soldier for civil rights'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:03
Gloria Richardson spoke to Witness about the fight for equal rights in the US in the 1960s

How China debated whether dark or light skin ages better

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:02
Why some Chinese people are proclaiming they are "black and proud"

The film that takes on skinheads and the far right

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:02
The film that takes on skinheads and the far right

Why visa rejections do not halt Nigerian migrants

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:02
Why visa rejections do not halt Nigerian migrants


BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:02
Do you really need to take 10,000 steps a day to keep fit?

Elderly 'being trapped' in hospital

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 15:01
Elderly people are being "trapped" in English hospitals in ever greater numbers as there is no where else for them to go, the charity Age UK warns.

Ecuador Women 0-1 Japan Women

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 14:58
Holders Japan progress to the last 16 of the Women's World Cup as Group C winners, while Cameroon also reach the knockout stages.

Syrian air force strikes 'kill 16'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 14:52
At least 16 people, including 13 children, die after Syrian air force jets bomb a town in the Deraa province, says a UK-based monitoring group.

VIDEO: Smiler victim 'feared she would die'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 14:23
One of the victims of the Alton Towers rollercoaster crash has told the BBC that she thought she was going to die.

'Ferrari can pounce in Austria'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 14:18
Mistakes are easy to make in Austria and Ferrari will be ready to strike if Mercedes make any, says BBC Sport's Allan McNish.

Fox confirms Murdoch handover plans

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 14:14
21st Century Fox confirms that James Murdoch will take over as chief executive from his father Rupert on 1 July.

Labour mayor hopefuls debate Heathrow

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-16 13:50
The candidates to become Labour's nomination for London mayor clash over airport expansion in their first hustings debate.