International News

Crustaceans experience 'anxiety'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 16:25
Crayfish, once thought too primitive to experience emotion, may feel anxious, a study suggests.

Texting 'can improve spelling'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 16:15
Children's use of creative spelling and grammar while texting does not stop them learning the rules of formal English, a study suggests.

Xbox One ad switches on consoles

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 16:13
A television advertising campaign featuring Breaking Bad actor Aaron Paul is accidentally switching on people's Xbox One consoles.

EU wants 'fair' US action over BNP

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 16:05
One of the European Union's top officials, Michel Barnier, intervenes in the controversy over a potential huge US fine on BNP Paribas bank.

Manaus - welcome to the jungle

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 15:47
Heat and humidity create the effect of a furnace says chief football writer Phil McNulty, from the city of England's opening World Cup match.

Today at the World Cup: All you need to know

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 15:46
Who is playing? How can you watch the games? Who does our expert think will win? All the information you need on 2014 Fifa World Cup day two.

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 15:44
What did Lego ask the government to stop doing?

Clashes at Brazil World Cup protest

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 15:36
Brazilian police fire tear gas at anti-World Cup protesters in Sao Paulo, hours before the opening match, and clashes break out in several other cities.

Poor children 'held back at school'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 15:29
Young Scots believe poverty prevents children from having a fair chance at school and affects their future opportunities, a new survey reveals.

Money and the financial crisis in art

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 15:20
The art that explores our attitudes to the financial world

VIDEO: The man who turns hubcaps into owls

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 15:16
Ptolemy Elrington sees animals in everyday objects - usually unwanted objects that have been discarded and left as rubbish.

VIDEO: US political divide by the numbers

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 15:10
A politically polarised America by the numbers

The pioneering woman the world forgot

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 15:07
The black South African leader buried in an unmarked grave

World Cup: Brazil 3-1 Croatia

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 15:03
Neymar scores two goals, including a controversial penalty, as hosts Brazil make a winning start at the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton: Full interview

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 14:46
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses the conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine and whether she will run for the US presidency again in 2016.

VIDEO: E3: Fifa 15 overhauls football game

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 14:17
EA Sports reveals the changes its has made to its football video game franchise to take advantage of the new consoles' power.

Root anchors England's new dawn

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 14:14
Memories of the dark days down under will not be erased by Joe Root's steady recovery at Test level, but it's a start.

Racism in NI 'shaped by Troubles'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 14:05
A long-awaited draft document setting out the strategy for racial equality in Northern Ireland is obtained by BBC NI politics programme, The View.

VIDEO: Carney hints at rate rise

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 14:00
The Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney has said a rise in interest rates could happen "sooner than markets currently expect".

Colourful ceremony opens World Cup

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 13:54
The 2014 Fifa World Cup opens with an extravagant ceremony before hosts Brazil beat Croatia 3-1 in the first match.
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