International News

The silent brand killer

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 15:54
When a brand's size becomes its death sentence

VIDEO: 'Fear and panic' in Donetsk

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 15:31
Ukraine's interior ministry says the military is now in full control of the airport in the eastern city of Donetsk after a day of bloody clashes.

VIDEO: Chopping at redwood trees for drug money

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 15:07
California fights poachers threatening ancient redwoods

Police control room closures begin

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 15:07
A string of police control room closures planned across Scotland gets under way with a centre in Dumfries.

Motorway driver caught doing 149mph

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 15:01
A motorist was caught driving at 149mph (240km/h) on the M25, a study of the fastest drivers caught by speeds cameras in England and Wales reveals.

VIDEO: Emin: 'My bed is like a diary'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 14:48
Artist Tracey Emin has reflected on her work 'My Bed' which is up for sale and described it as "half like a crime scene, half like a diary".

Glaxo investigated by UK fraud body

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 14:07
British drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline is being investigated by the UK's Serious Fraud Office over its "commercial practices".

VIDEO: Egypt extends vote by a day

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 14:05
The authorities in Egypt have extended voting in the presidential election to a third day, following reports of an unexpectedly low turnout so far.

NY police to carry heroin antidote

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 13:42
New York City police officers will carry an antidote to treat heroin overdoses, reacting to a sharp recent increase in heroin-related deaths.

Killer guard 'not properly vetted'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 13:32
A British security guard who shot dead two colleagues in Iraq had not been properly vetted, a BBC investigation reveals.

German World Cup stars in car crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 13:31
Two members of the German World Cup squad are involved in a car accident which left two others hospitalised.

VIDEO: Out-of-control speedboat captured

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 13:29
The dramatic moment a lifeboat crew lassoed a runaway speedboat in Devon.

The woman who broke tech's glass ceiling

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 13:16
How Esther Dyson broke barriers in the technology industry

VIDEO: Carney urges 'ethical bank standards'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 13:14
Bankers should see their job as a vocation and adopt higher ethical standards, the governor of the Bank of England has said.

Probe into Tower Hamlets vote count

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 12:53
The Electoral Commission launches an investigation into vote counting for the local election in east London's Tower Hamlets borough.

VIDEO: Life of a sumo wrestler

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 12:41
Why wrestlers' training regime is putting off Japanese children

VIDEO: Nigeria army 'knows where girls are'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 12:35
The Nigerian military say they know where the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram are but they will not attempt a rescue.

Man arrested after woman's death

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 12:12
A 54-year-old man is arrested following the death of 43-year-old Mary Craig at a house in Renfrewshire.

Britain and France urge EU reform

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 12:11
Britain and France call for EU reform as leaders arrive for a summit in Brussels on the elections which gave a boost to anti-EU parties.

Egypt election to run for extra day

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 11:56
Egypt's presidential election is extended into a third day amid reports of a low turnout, with ex-army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi poised to win.
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