International News

'Draconian' Russian net law enacted

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 15:05
A new law imposing restrictions on bloggers and social media users has come into effect in Russia.

How do you get your face on the dollar?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 15:04
The US is debating putting a woman's face on the US dollar. How does it happen?

DNA project 'to make UK world leader'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 15:01
A project aiming to revolutionise medicine by unlocking the secrets of DNA is under way in centres across England.

Switching broadband is 'too costly'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 15:01
Tens of thousands of broadband customers in the UK are having to pay "costly" charges to change supplier, Citizens Advice warns

Argentina blames US for debt default

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 14:50
Argentina blames the US for its default, calling the mediator in debt negotiations which ended in failure "incompetent".

Home favourite Child wins silver medal

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 14:40
Commonwealth Games poster girl Eilidh Child wins silver in the women's 400m hurdles at Hampden Park.

Child savours Games silver medal

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 14:21
Scottish hurdler Eilidh Child says winning silver at Glasgow 2014 is "one of the best moments" of her career.

Broods: New Zealand's next pop export

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 14:16
Meet New Zealand's next big musical exports

The inside story of the great Southampton sell-off

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 14:06
Broken pacts, discontent and a silent owner - sports reporter Ben Smith on the background to Saints' £92m player sale.

Tory disquiet over Israel action

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 13:44
Conservative MPs put pressure on David Cameron to take a more robust stance with Israel over its actions in Gaza.

Ukraine crisis creates UK tensions

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 13:30
Ukraine crisis creating high-level UK tensions, Mark Urban writes

Make-up 'godfather' Dick Smith dies

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 13:14
Oscar-winning make-up artist Dick Smith, who memorably transformed Marlon Brando into Vito Corleone in The Godfather, has died aged 92.

Aircraft crashes at Royal Navy event

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 13:05
An aircraft crashes on to the runway at the Royal Navy Culdrose Air Day in Cornwall.

WHO sounds alarm over W Africa Ebola

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 12:49
The World Health Organization and presidents of West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak are to announce a joint $100m response plan.

Man arrested in Syria terror inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 12:48
A 23-year-old man is arrested in west London - and later bailed - on suspicion of raising money for terrorism in Syria.

US ex-governor's wife 'sought gifts'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-31 12:27
The star witness in the corruption trial of Virginia ex-governor Bob McDonnell says the ex-first lady sought gifts in return for business help.