International News

VIDEO: Contactless payment 'security flaw'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 02:41
Researchers claim they have found a security flaw with Visa contactless payment cards.

Model joy for crumbling toytown

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 02:12
An unlikely tourist attraction that was crumbling away in an elderly widow's garden is brought back to life by big-hearted model citizens.

Why are Ukraine separatist elections controversial?

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 00:51
The two self-proclaimed "people's republics" run by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are to hold presidential and parliamentary elections on 2 November. Why are they so controversial? BBC Monitoring explains.

VIDEO: Forty years riding Wall of Death

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 00:47
Ken Fox and his family are celebrating 40 years riding the Wall of Death - they invited BBC Breakfast's Mike Bushell to join in.

VIDEO: 'I blogged my way to mental health'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 00:36
People with mental health illnesses are being asked to blog about their condition to help themselves and others.

Why the riots in Delhi's Trilokpuri are significant

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 23:41
The significance of last week's riots in Delhi's Trilokpuri area.

VIDEO: Ebola carers 'face discrimination'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 21:12
An increasing number of health workers worry that they may face discrimination when they return home.

Funeral of murdered SA footballer

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 20:33
Tens of thousands of mourners are expected to attend the funeral of murdered South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa in Durban.

Power struggle in Burkina Faso

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 20:25
A split emerges within Burkina Faso's armed forces over who is leading the country following the resignation of President Blaise Campaore.

Man dies after woman stabbed to death

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 19:51
A woman is stabbed to death in east London before a man, who police say knew her, dies after being found lying in the street.

VIDEO: Model pupils refused student loans

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 19:19
Bright students from state schools are at a risk of missing out on university because of their uncertain immigration status.

Wannabe is 'catchiest hit single'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 18:33
Results from a citizen science online experiment suggests that the Spice Girls' Wannabe is the UK's catchiest hit single.

Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilot

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 18:24
A pilot is killed and another is injured as Virgin Galactic's space tourism craft crashes in California.

Some ethnic groups 'less cancer aware'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 17:56
A study by Cancer Research UK reveals black and South Asian ethnic groups in England are less aware of cancer symptoms than people with white backgrounds.

Uruguay registers cannabis growers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 17:45
The Uruguayan government announces the start of registration for licensed cannabis growers as part of its plan to legalise the drug.

Boko Haram denies ceasefire claim

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 17:38
Militant group Boko Haram denies claims by Nigeria's government that it has agreed to a ceasefire and will release 219 abducted girls.

VIDEO: Hello Kitty shrine in Singapore

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 17:38
The BBC's Lucas de Jong found one place in Singapore where interior designer Terry Goh has spent seven years making Hello Kitty the centre of attention.

UK travellers warned of terror threat

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 17:24
The Foreign Office warns British travellers they could be targeted by terrorists seeking revenge for UK air strikes against Islamic State militants.

VIDEO: On board Knox-Johnston's yacht

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 17:18
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the Briton who in the 1960s became the first person to sail round the world on his own without stopping, is about to return to ocean racing at the age of 75.

VIDEO: Serial: Cult podcast grips audiences

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 17:14
In the age of "binge-watching" programmes, a US podcast series is gripping audiences around the world who are hooked on its weekly instalments.