International News

Trident cuts 'won't hit deterrent'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 19:29
The UK could cut its Trident submarine force and save billions of pounds while also maintaining a credible nuclear deterrent, a report suggests.

Knox and Sollecito guilty of murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 19:05
An court in Italy reinstates the guilty verdicts against Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

Republicans outline migrant reform

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 18:59
Republican leaders in the US House circulate immigration reform proposals, opening a debate within the party and with the Democratic-led Senate.

VIDEO: Singapore's fading joss stick trade

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 18:56
Chinese New Year is a busy time for joss stick makers, but one family business in Singapore is facing an uncertain future.

Home Office bonuses 'irresponsible'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 18:44
The Home Office was "irresponsible" to pay its staff more than £6.5m in bonuses despite poor performance in many areas, MPs say.

The upside to being let go by Nokia

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 18:14
The Finnish way of losing your job

China discovers the food museum

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 18:13
China's pride in its culinary heritage is reflected in the growing number of food museums opening around the country.

UK university applications rise by 4%

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 18:12
Applications to universities in the UK have risen by 4% compared with this time last year - with many more women than men applying.

Seven surprising facts about vultures

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 17:58
Seven reasons these ugly birds deserve your respect

VIDEO: Scepticism over Yanukovych illness

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 17:48
Ukraine's president, who is faced with ongoing protests and international condemnation, is taking sick leave because of respiratory illness and a high fever, according to an online announcement.

Japan consumer prices rise 1.3%

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 17:41
Japan's prices rise at their fastest pace in more than five years, marking more progress in the country's battle against deflation.

TV doctor infests himself with worms

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 17:41
BBC TV presenter Dr Michael Mosley has infected himself with a series of parasites in an effort to understand how they affect the human body.

2016 goal for Asian vultures release

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 17:33
After the devastation wrought by a veterinary drug on Asian vulture populations, a project hopes to begin releasing captive-bred birds into the wild by 2016.

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 17:17
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.

How did 12 million letters a week reach soldiers in WW1?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 17:07
The wartime post was a remarkable operation delivering millions of letters and parcels every week, many to the front line.

VIDEO: US teen 'proud' to snowboard for Ireland

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 16:56
Meet the US teen who's Ireland's first Olympic snowboarder

UK to act on wrongly-blocked sites

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 16:54
The government is drawing up a list of sites inadvertently blocked by the filters it asked internet service providers to implement.

Social media transforms lessons

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 16:49
Is social media set to kill schoolbooks?

VIDEO: A look ahead to an ageing population

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 16:42
How the ageing population is changing the world

So long, Ben Bernanke

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 16:35
A personal farewell to the outgoing Fed chairman

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