International News

VIDEO: First look at Blackberry Passport

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 06:00
The BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones takes a look at Blackberry's latest smartphone, which it calls Passport.

Why India's Mars mission is so cheap - and thrilling

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 05:44
Why Indian mission costs less than a Hollywood movie

Robinson 'not planning to step down'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 04:42
First Minister Peter Robinson denies he has any plans to stand down before the next Northern Ireland Assembly election.

EU in biggest ever crime crackdown

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 04:37
Police forces in the European Union have made 1,000 arrests in their biggest-ever co-ordinated crackdown on organised crime, Europol announces.

Children save dad after wasp sting

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 04:26
Two Belfast children are praised for helping to save their father who went into anaphylactic shock while driving after being stung by a wasp.

Reports of bent iPhones spread

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 04:24
Experts are divided about whether Apple should respond to claims that its new iPhone models are prone to becoming misshapen if carried in pockets.

VIDEO: IS 'trafficking Yazidi women for sex'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 04:02
More than 3,000 Yazidi women and children have been captured by Islamic State militants and are being trafficked for sex, the BBC learns.

VIDEO: Toby Jones on Marvellous role

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 04:02
Bafta nominee Toby Jones stars in a new BBC drama, Marvellous, telling the story of Neil Baldwin whose life defies limitations despite having learning difficulties.

Abu Qatada cleared of terror charges

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 03:42
Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada is freed from prison after a Jordanian court rules there was insufficient evidence to convict him of terrorism offences.

VIDEO: 'Mr Cameron, Keep your mitts off my NHS'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 03:33
A 91-year-old gives a passionate plea for the NHS as he recalls harsh times growing up and the death of his sister.

Ebola drains weak health systems

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 03:30
Ebola pushes West Africa's weak health systems over the edge

Day in pictures: 24 September

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 03:27
News images from around the world: 23 September

VIDEO: What happened to #BringBackOurGirls?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 02:36
The hashtag that won't go away

Why does government do less for the North East than Scotland?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 02:08
Why does government do less for North East than Scotland?

VIDEO: Sturgeon to run for SNP leadership

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 01:44
Nicola Sturgeon announces her plan to run for the leadership of the Scottish National Party, and to become Scotland's First Minister.

Venezuela beauty queen killers jailed

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 01:19
Three Venezuelan men are sentenced to more than 20 years in jail for the murder of beauty queen Monica Spear and her British partner in January.

VIDEO: Citizen science 'crucial to research'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 00:48
Information from "citizen scientists" is becoming more and more vital for some research projects, scientists say.

Islamic State finds fertile ground in Jordan

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 00:40
Jihadist says strikes will boost support for IS in Jordan

VIDEO: Ed Miliband: How I forgot speech

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:24
Ed Miliband explains how he forgot elements of his speech at the Labour party conference in Manchester.

Urban kingfishers in pictures

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:22
Urban kingfishers living in London's network of waterways

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