International News

Robinson leads tributes to Byrne

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 01:44
Sir Tony Robinson leads tributes to British actress Patsy Byrne, best known for playing Nursie in Blackadder, who has died aged 80.

VIDEO: How smart glass has got 'smarter'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 01:27
A new generation of smart glass which can fade between opaque and transparent could allow the development of see-through fridges and other applications.

VIDEO: The rise of the 'Shopgirl'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 01:19
A new documentary is charting the history of women working in shops in the UK.

UK chart to include streaming

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 01:15
The Official Charts Company announces streaming through services like Spotify, Deezer and Napster will count towards the UK's weekly singles chart from July.

VIDEO: 'We're here to support Andy'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 01:13
Thousands of tennis fans camp out at Wimbledon in a bid to get tickets for the tournament's opening day.

VIDEO: Could the Harley-Davidson go green?

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 00:49
Graeme Hay from the British Motorcyclists' Federation welcomes Harley-Davidson's new electric motorbike.

Priced out of their homes

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-23 00:30
Britain's new generation of homeless families

S Korean 'killer soldier' captured

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 23:56
A South Korean soldier who killed five members of his unit is captured after a failed suicide attempt, defence officials say.

'Biggest prize in science' announced

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 23:43
A British theorist is the first recipient of a new prize for mathematics.

Iraq, the NHS and Murray and the labradoodle - the papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 21:42
Monday's newspapers look into the future of Iraq and the British Jihadists fighting there, and examine a "£2bn black hole" in the NHS budget.

VIDEO: Tombstone thefts cause for alarm

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 20:51
The demand for granite and marble in South Africa has seen a big increase in the theft of headstones from cemeteries.

Western Russia aids Ukraine's Cossacks

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 20:14
What Russians are doing for the separatists in eastern Ukraine

VIDEO: Pakistan strikes displace 350,000

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 17:28
Some 350,000 people have left their homes since the launch of a major military offensive in the tribal region of North Waziristan, according to officials.

VIDEO: Kara Walker's monumental sugar sculpture

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 17:22
Most sculptors use stone or sand - but artist Kara Walker has worked with sugar for her monumental exhibition in New York.

VIDEO: 'Trepidation' ahead of al-Jazeera verdict

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 16:59
The brother of one of the three al-Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt since December has said he is feeling "trepidation" ahead of a possible verdict in the trial.

World Cup: USA 2-2 Portugal

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 16:51
Silvestre Varela's injury-time equaliser keeps Portugal in the World Cup as their clash with the USA ends in a draw.

The British are happier than the French

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 16:30
Report says we're more content than our European neighbours

How girls can make the best welders

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 16:27
What it's like to be a female engineering apprentice

Clashes at Kosovo blockade bridge

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 16:27
Demonstrators in Kosovo clash with police over a blockade at a bridge in Mitrovica between the local Albanian and Serb communities.

VIDEO: Kosovo bridge focus of ethnic violence

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 16:22
A bridge in the divided town of Mitrovica that has come to symbolise ethnic tensions in north Kosovo has once again been the focus of violence.
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