International News

Brazil's economy enters recession

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 05:54
A contraction of 0.6% in Brazil's economy between April and June, and a revision of the first quarter, has pushed the country into recession, latest figures show.

Gun found at film director's home

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 05:34
Police are called to artist Sam Taylor-Johnson and actor husband Aaron's home after a passer-by spotted a machine gun inside the house.

VIDEO: Displaced and desperate: Syrians seek refuge

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 04:58
The United Nations Refugee Agency says Syria is the "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era", with almost half of all Syrians forced to flee their homes.

Referendum round-up

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 03:39
Three weeks until Scotland votes - this week's key moments

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 02:31
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two air disasters this year.

Legal challenge to badger cull fails

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 02:29
A High Court bid to halt this year's badger culling, which will take place without independent monitoring, fails.

AUDIO: Rotherham grandfather on 13-year-old's abuse

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 02:24
The grandfather of one girl who was abused in Rotherham spoke to BBC Radio 5 live's Dan Johnson and described the day the 13 year old went missing after school.

UN demands peacekeepers' release

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 02:00
The UN calls for their "immediate release" of 43 Fijian peacekeepers in the Syrian Golan Heights, captured by an armed group.

Abusers 'brazenly targeted girls'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 01:55
An ex-care worker in Rotherham, where 1,400 girls were sexually exploited, says men collected victims as young as 11 from a children's home.

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 01:38
A camera harness for dogs from GoPro, plus other tech news.

VIDEO: RSPCA seeks ban on monkeys as pets

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 22:08
The RSPCA is calling for a ban on keeping primates as pets after a rise in the number of calls to its cruelty and advice line concerning animals such as monkeys and marmosets.

VIDEO: Rides and risks in huge California waves

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 21:59
Waves as high as 20ft (6m) in southern California have damaged waterfront homes, knocked out pier pilings and attracted scores of surfers.

Nato protesters open peace camp

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 21:49
Peace campaigners open a camp with thousands of protesters due in Newport ahead of next week's Nato summit.

More than 3m have fled Syria - UN

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 21:45
The UN says Syria is now "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era" with more than three million Syrians living outside the country as refugees.

Obama: Russia causing Ukraine crisis

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-28 21:39
US President Barack Obama accuses Russia of being responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine, as Nato prepares to hold an emergency meeting.

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