International News

Curious cow gets head stuck in chair

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 02:02
Firefighters are called out to assist a curious cow after its head became stuck in a garden chair.

HSBC customers not paid after IT glitch

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 01:53
Thousands of HSBC customers have not received credits in their accounts on Friday following an IT failure.

VIDEO: IndyCar stars in Golden Gate tribute

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 01:33
IndyCar stars pay tribute to UK's Justin Wilson who died in a crash at the weekend, by driving over San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.

Smaller Lords call amid 'cronyism' row

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 01:24
Conservative peer, Lord Norton, and Crossbench peer, Lady Deech, call for the House of Lords to be made smaller and more efficient.

Chvrches singer speaks out on trolls

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 01:24
Chvrches frontwoman Lauren Mayberry hits out at misogynistic abuse from "cavemen", after being trolled online for wearing a short dress in a recent video.

Man sheds polio for 30 years after jab

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 01:07
A man with an immune system disorder has spread polio for nearly 30 years, despite having been vaccinated, British scientists have found.

Second-quarter UK growth steady at 0.7%

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 01:07
UK economic growth for the second quarter of the year was unrevised at 0.7%, official figures have shown.

VIDEO: Police update on bodies found in lorry

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 00:56
Austrian police are holding a news conference after 70 bodies, thought to be migrants, were in an abandoned lorry found on a motorway.

Vatican ex-envoy dies ahead of trial

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 00:47
Jozef Wesolowski, a former archbishop and Vatican envoy to the Dominican Republic, dies before he can be tried for child sex offences.

BBC One wins channel of the year

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 00:02
BBC One is named channel of the year at the Edinburgh Television Festival's annual awards, while drama Happy Valley is named best new programme.

FTSE edges up as China recovery firms

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 23:25
London's leading shares edge up in early trading, consolidating Thursday's rebound, as the Chinese stock market extends its recovery.

VIDEO: Being a goth 'not all dark and gloomy'

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 23:16
Stacey Elder, a self-identifying goth who has dealt with depression, says it is "not all dark and gloomy".

More than 70 bodies in Austria lorry

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 23:00
Austrian officials now say more than 70 bodies, thought to be migrants, were in an abandoned lorry found on a road near the Hungarian border.

VIDEO: Irish Whiskey toasts rule change

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 22:55
New rules are being introduced to protect the authenticity of Irish Whiskey and support the increasing number of distilleries across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Vine takes on Shazam over music discovery

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 22:42
The app says it's focusing more on music with new services that will also make it easier to loop audio.

Bell not ready to end England career

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 22:20
England batsman Ian Bell, 33, says he still has has the "hunger and desire" to play international cricket.

VIDEO: 'I was abused by nuns in an orphanage'

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 22:15
One woman describes being physically and sexually abused by nuns throughout her childhood in a Catholic-run orphanage in Dublin.

Chinese shares continue recovery

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 17:51
Chinese shares extend their recovery on the last day of a volatile week which started with shock losses that spread fear to global markets.

VIDEO: Knut died of autoimmune illness

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 17:48
Scientists say they can now explain what happened to Knut, the famous polar bear that drowned at Berlin Zoo in 2011.

Difficulties of getting fit if you're disabled

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 17:32
The difficulties of getting fit when you're disabled