International News

VIDEO: Steinway hitting the right note in China

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 19:15
One of the world's best known piano manufacturers Steinway has gained popularity in China.

Samsung profit hit by phone slowdown

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 17:40
Profits at Samsung Electronics fall 20% in the second quarter, hurt mainly by a slowdown in smartphone sales and a strong Korean currency.

Galaxy's quest to put fun in fantasy

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 17:26
Galaxy's quest to bring fun back into fantasy

City of Culture boss appointed

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 17:25
The man behind the London 2012 Olympic ceremonies is chosen to deliver Hull's City of Culture programme in 2017.

Funding for national park path work

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 16:12
Paths across Scotland's two national parks are in line for a upgrade thanks to a £3m Heritage Lottery Fund grant.

Prosthetics, by those who know

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 16:03
Things which only wearers of prosthetic limbs know

6 Music audience overtakes Radio 3

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 16:03
BBC Radio 6 Music listening figures surpass BBC Radio 3 for the first time with 1.89m weekly listeners.

Is show season making a comeback?

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 15:57
Why are country shows making a comeback?

American Vogue's first black cover girl

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 15:57
US Vogue's first African American cover girl 40 years on

Nursery teachers higher status call

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 15:53
Nursery school teachers should be given the same status and pay as those in primary school, the Pre-School Learning Alliance says.

The perils of the Streisand effect

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 15:51
Just what are the dangers of the Streisand effect?

'E-cigs less harm than cigarettes'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 15:34
An analysis of the current evidence available on e-cigarettes suggests they are safer than conventional cigarettes.

'Tape measure test' call on diabetes

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 15:32
People are being urged to take out the tape measure to assess their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

VIDEO: The woman in black walking across the US

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 15:30
Who is the figure clad in black, walking across the US?

VIDEO: Fighting hampers MH17 investigation

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 15:22
Heavy fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia rebels around Donetsk has prevented international experts from reaching the MH17 plane crash site.

Fire rips through Eastbourne Pier

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 15:21
A devastating fire tears through Eastbourne Pier, leaving the structure an "absolute red, molten, mess of flame and smoke".

Sir Bobby's legacy five years on

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 15:17
Five years on from his death, Sir Bobby Robson would be "astonished" at the legacy he has left, says his widow Lady Elsie.

Glazers in £88.7m Man Utd share sale

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 15:16
Manchester United's US owners will pocket about $150 million by selling more of their shares in the club on the New York Stock Exchange.

Broken robots 'learn to keep going'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 15:08
Engineers take a step towards having machines that can operate even when they are damaged by developing a robot that can teach itself to walk, even with a broken leg.

Your solo dining experiences

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-30 15:07
Your experiences of going out for meals on your own

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