International News

The end of growth in the West?

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:23
Are decades of stagnation ahead for the UK, US and the eurozone?

Web attacks exploit Shellshock bug

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 02:39
A series of attacks on websites and servers using the serious Shellshock bug has been spotted, say security experts.

VIDEO: Oscar buzz around Eddie Redmayne

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 02:12
Film critics are touting British actor Eddie Redmayne as a favourite to win an Oscar next year for his portrayal of the British physicist Stephen Hawking.

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 01:46
India's space agency successfully sends a satellite to Mars, plus other news

VIDEO: Playing music with your brain

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 01:30
Could technology turn you into a musical virtuoso? LJ Rich looks at new ways to make music.

The onward march of the century makers

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 01:06
The far-reaching impact of more people reaching their 100th birthday

VIDEO: Who gets the dog? The rise of 'pet-nups'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 23:14
The animal charity Blue Cross has devised a so-called "pet-nup" which clearly states who will get ownership of pets should a couple split up.

VIDEO: S Africa's Open Mosque faces closure

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 23:05
South Africa's first gay-friendly mosque, which also allows women to lead prayers, must close says local authorities.

VIDEO: Life as a disabled student

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 22:35
Campaigners say they fear that without help disabled students will be unable to cope with University life.

'Third Iraq War' - the papers

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 21:40
As MPs prepare to vote on UK military action against Islamic State extremists in Iraq, the front pages give their take on the possibility of war.

VIDEO: Top 50 FA Cup goals: Gazza's genius

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 21:24
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round proper, which takes place in November.

VIDEO: How to keep a troupe of horses happy

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 21:17
Ashleigh Nghiem reports on how the performing horses of the Cavalia circus are looked after.

Grooming concerns 'not followed up'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 21:14
A former employee at a Bradford children's home where underage girls were allegedly groomed by older men claims her concerns about child safety were not followed up.

Cyclist killed in lorry collision

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 20:59
A man in his 30s has died following a collision with a lorry outside Newry, County Down.

UKIP to promise income tax cuts

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 20:59
The UK Independence Party will unveil plans to cut income tax from 40p to 35p for people earning up to £55,000, at its conference later.

VIDEO: France launches cigarette crackdown

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 20:37
The French government has unveiled controversial new measures to cut the number of smokers, including introducing plain cigarette packaging.

MPs to vote on IS Iraq air strikes

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 20:25
MPs will vote later on whether the UK should join US-led air strikes in Iraq, as the defence secretary warns the fight against Islamic State could be a "long haul" lasting up to three years.

Indonesia scraps local leader polls

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 20:24
Indonesia's parliament scraps direct elections for regional governors and mayors in a move widely seen as a blow for President-elect Joko Widodo.

Missing Alice police to search park

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 20:20
Police investigating the disappearance of Alice Gross are expected to begin searching a west London park.

UK faces 'five more years of cuts'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 20:12
The outgoing head of the civil service predicts another five years of UK government spending cuts - and says making them will be "even harder".