International News

VIDEO: 'Roar' as Didcot towers demolished

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 21:28
Three disused cooling towers at Didcot A Power Station have been demolished using more than 180kg of explosives.

'Miners' grave' found in Bolivia

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 21:17
A grave containing at least 400 people is unearthed in the Bolivian city of Potosi, with the remains thought to be those of colonial-era miners.

Call to sue Putin, and the rubble of Gaza - the papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 21:15
Sunday's papers contain various calls to punish Vladimir Putin over his backing for pro-Russian rebels who are suspected of bringing down the Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine.

Gatwick users suffer baggage delays

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 21:03
Hundreds of passengers arriving at Gatwick Airport are told to go home without their bags and get them sent on later amid baggage reclaim delays.

Perils of the English countryside

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 19:15
The hidden dangers of a walk in the English countryside

Sierra Leone Ebola escapee dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 18:39
A Sierra Leone woman who fled hospital after testing positive for the Ebola virus has died after turning herself in, health officials tell the BBC.

In pictures: London Olympic Park

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 18:19
Photographer captures Olympic Park from above

VIDEO: Air Algerie bodies to be brought to France

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 17:51
France's president has promised that the bodies of 118 people who died when an Air Algerie plane crashed in Mali will be brought to France.

VIDEO: World's biggest electronic music festival

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 15:54
In only 10 years Tomorrowland has become one of the best known electronic music festivals in the world.

Sun 'can harm sight as well as skin'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 15:51
How the sun can damage sight as well as skin

Six seconds 'can transform health'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 15:46
Short six-second bursts of vigorous exercise have the potential to transform the health of elderly people, say researchers.

Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 15:40
Social media trends of the week - in 60 seconds

Venezuela party in key congress

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 15:34
Venezuela's governing United Socialist Party holds its first congress since the death of President Hugo Chavez last year.

Iran students face expulsion from Norway over sanctions

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 15:27
How sanctions are hurting Iranian science students in Norway

The bowling biochemist hoping to inspire a nation

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 15:06
Raised in poverty and unsure of his age, Muhammad Shahzad has no doubts about his desire to bring lawn bowls to Pakistan.

The cellar that still holds Goering's wine

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 15:02
The underground vault that still holds Goering's wine collection

The people who want to be near a tornado

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 14:58
Why some people want to be near a deadly tornado

Disturbance at 'crisis' prison

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 14:08
Dozens of prisoners take part in a disturbance lasting several hours at a Nottinghamshire prison heavily criticised in a report this week.

Burton's redemption song strikes chord

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 14:03
Euan Burton's gold at the Commonwealth Games washed away London 2012 tears, writes BBC Sport's chief sports writer Tom Fordyce.

Substance find prompts evacuation

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 13:46
More than 200 residents are evacuated from homes after the discovery of what Derbyshire police called a "potentially volatile substance" in a flat.
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