International News

Fatal probe sees busy road closed

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:34
Part of a busy Aberdeen road will be closed to allow further investigations into the death of a woman who was hit by a lorry.

Koalas hug trees to lose heat

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:33
Hugging trees helps koalas to keep cool, a study using thermal imaging cameras reveals.

BT signs £300m wind farm energy deal

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:29
BT agrees a £300m deal to buy enough energy to meet the needs of all its Scottish operations from a wind farm in the Borders.

The man who prepared France for D-Day

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:24
The man who told ordinary French people what to do on D-Day

Independence fiscal forecast updated

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:22
An independent Scotland could face bigger spending cuts and higher tax rises than previously predicted, according to latest update from the IFS.

People 'more negative about Russia'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:07
People's views of Russia have strongly deteriorated since last year, the latest 24-country poll conducted for the BBC World Service suggests.

Can you lose your language?

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:07
Is it possible to forget one's native tongue?

VIDEO: Berners-Lee: An unlikely fraud victim

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:06
Mary Berners-Lee, the mother of the man who invented the world wide web, tells BBC Watchdog how she fell victim to courier fraud.

VIDEO: Why koalas hug trees on hot days

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:05
Hugging trees helps koalas to keep cool, a study using thermal imaging cameras reveals.

US online courses open up to Iran

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:00
The US online college cleared to take Iranian students

Driving ex-soldiers back to work

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:00
The chauffeur company getting ex-soldiers back to work

The cheapest places to buy citizenship

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:00
Where is the cheapest place to buy a passport?

VIDEO: Game not over: Tetris turns 30

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 15:00
One of the world's most popular and enduring video games, Tetris, celebrates its 30th anniversary this week.

VIDEO: China's post Tiananmen generation

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 14:49
The BBC's China Editor Carrie Gracie has been back to Beijing to find out what young people today think 25 years after Tiananmen Square.

Best yet to come - Johnson-Thompson

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 14:42
Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson vows there's more to come after winning the prestigious Hypo-Meeting in Gotzis, Austria.

Hodgson questions Rooney 'obsession' but he cannot escape it

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 14:39
Rooney needs to end England uncertainty, says Phil McNulty

NI police chief faces legal action

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 14:22
NI's chief constable is being taken to court over claims he obstructed Police Ombudsman investigations into allegations against the police in 60 murders.

VIDEO: Tiananmen Square: My memories

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 14:15
Eyewitness recalls the 1989 Chinese army crackdown

Sri Lanka clinch one-day series

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 14:06
Sri Lanka secure a controversial victory against England to clinch the one-day series 3-2 at Edgbaston.

Why Tiananmen still matters

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 13:43
Twenty-five reasons why Tiananmen still matters
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