International News

Astronaut training - what you need to do to see a view like this

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 18:40
How British astronaut Tim Peake is getting ready for space mission

VIDEO: ADB expects 'robust' Asian growth

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 18:38
The president of the Asian Development Bank says he expects Asia to experience "robust" economic growth this year.

The original South American handbook

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 18:31
A handbook for British traders that remains quite true, 90 years on

Do children's toys influence their career choices?

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 18:24
A government minister says gender-specific toys harm girls' career opportunities. But how much do toys shape career prospects?

The role of public showers in hard times

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 18:19
Chris Bockman visits the only city hall-run public showers still operating in the French city of Toulouse.

No gay people in Sochi, says mayor

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 18:07
The mayor of Sochi, host of this year's winter Olympics, told BBC Panorama there are no homosexuals in the city.

UK warns Olympics attacks 'likely'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 18:00
Whitehall officials are warning that more terrorist attacks in Russia are "very likely to occur" before or during the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Multi-material 3D printer launched

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 17:53
A 3D printer than can make objects using different colours and materials is being launched at SolidWorks World in San Diego, California.

How vulnerable is the internet?

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 17:47
How vulnerable are we to government spying?

House market conditions 'strengthen'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 17:47
Latest figures from Solicitor Property Centres Scotland show a 36% rise on house sales in the final quarter of 2013 compared with the previous year.

MPs hear helicopter safety evidence

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 17:45
MPs from the House of Commons transport select committee are visiting Aberdeen to take evidence on helicopter safety.

VIDEO: Why historic visit matters to Myanmar

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 17:40
The World Bank has pledged $2bn (£1.2bn) in development aid to Burma for projects including energy supply and healthcare. Jonah Fisher reports.

VIDEO: How agencies spy in the digital age

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 17:37
US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has alleged the National Security Agency engaged in industrial espionage. Gordon Corera reports.

Brazil probes police unrest shooting

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 17:31
Authorities in Brazil launch an inquiry into the weekend shooting by police of a man following a protest in Sao Paulo against this year's World Cup.

VIDEO: 'Dirty tactics' used by parking wardens

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:58
Inside Out meets the London parking wardens who say they issue unfair tickets to innocent motorists.

VIDEO: Weems makes history at Guggenheim

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:57
Carrie Mae Weems has been taking provocative photographs raising questions about race, gender and inequality for 40 years. A retrospective of her work is being held at the Guggenheim.

VIDEO: Rare frogs glow for conservation

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:56
Why conservationists are making rare amphibians glow

Music therapy 'helps cancer young'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:53
Producing music videos can help teenagers and young people cope better with cancer treatment, a study in Cancer journal suggests.

Ukraine protests 'spread eastward'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:07
Protests in Ukraine spread further beyond Kiev and into the Russian-influenced east, as activists seize the justice ministry building in the capital.

British brollies seek global reign

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:01
Taking traditional British umbrellas to the world

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