International News

Chinese workers evacuated from Libya

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 16:11
China evacuates almost 900 of its workers caught up in fighting in Libya, a Chinese official tells the BBC, leaving only a few dozen in Tripoli.

VIDEO: Wikipedia: The book...

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 16:03
Christoph Kepper of Pedia Press talks about his company's ambition to print Wikipedia as a physical book.

Iron Age hill fort bought for £450k

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 15:16
The Iron Age Hambledon Hill fort site in Dorset is taken over by the National Trust.

City to host National Summer Games

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 15:15
The city of Sheffield is to host the National Summer Games for athletes with learning disabilities in 2017.

Smartphone take-up 'rises sharply'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 15:05
Scots are taking up smartphones at a faster rate than any other UK nation, according to a report by regulator Ofcom.

Row over Palestinan flag plans

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 15:05
A row breaks out over Glasgow City Council's plans to raise the Palestinian flag over the city chambers on Friday.

VIDEO: Technology headquarters of the future

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 15:00
Technology giants are using their burgeoning wallets to build new headquarters - what kind of buildings do they want?

Behemoth builder: The Tech HQ man

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 15:00
Why Amazon want you in their glass domes

'Boris Fever' - front pages

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 14:48
Mayor of London Boris Johnson's announcement that he would once again like to stand for election as an MP makes it on to many front pages.

VIDEO: Nigeria: Ebola 'a national emergency'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 14:46
Nigeria's health minister says Ebola is now a national emergency, as fears rise that the virus is spreading in Africa's most populous country. Tomi Oladipo reports.

McIlroy favourite as Woods fit for PGA

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 14:45
Rory McIlroy will start as favourite while Tiger Woods has declared himself fit for the US PGA Championship at Valhalla on Thursday.

Militant attack on Cameroon village

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 14:44
Militants with suspected ties to Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram raid a village in northern Cameroon, police say, killing 10 people.

'Ebola victim' dies in Saudi Arabia

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 14:20
A man being treated for Ebola-like symptoms dies in Saudi Arabia, in what could be the latest outbreak's first fatality outside Africa.

Heavy floods hit Bosnia and Serbia

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 14:14
At least one person is reported killed as floods hit Serbia and Bosnia, three months after heavy flooding killed almost 80 people in the region.

VIDEO: Scientist's tattoo of Rosetta probe

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 13:53
One of the scientists who worked on the Rosetta project has a tattoo of the probe landing on the comet on his leg.

From America’s murder capital to boomtown

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 13:38
Washington’s journey from murder capital to boomtown

Australia's home-grown terror threat

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 13:37
Do Australia's homegrown jihadists pose a domestic threat?

Murdoch 'resolute' over Time Warner

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 13:28
Rupert Murdoch says he is 'resolute' in his decision to drop a bid for Time Warner, as 21st Century Fox reports better than expected results.

Councillors accept Exploris funds

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 13:27
Ards Borough Council accept an offer of almost £1m from the executive to keep open and redevelop Northern Ireland's aquarium.

Mosul air strike 'kills dozens'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 13:25
At least 60 people have been killed in an Iraqi air strike on premises controlled by rebels in the northern city of Mosul, officials say.

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