International News

Trouble in orbit: the growing problem of space junk

BBC - 3 hours 47 min ago
Dr Hugh Lewis examines the threat posed by growing amounts of space junk, and outlines some possible solutions.

Israel jails settler without trial

BBC - 3 hours 51 min ago
Israel takes the unusual step of jailing a suspected Jewish militant without trial following the death of a Palestinian infant in an arson attack.

PM urges Iraq Inquiry timetable

BBC - 4 hours 8 min ago
David Cameron demands a timetable for the publication of Sir John Chilcot's inquiry report on the 2003 Iraq war "pretty soon".

Economic growth set to slow: NIESR

BBC - 4 hours 30 min ago
UK economic growth is set to slow down in the third quarter, the National Institute of Economic and Social Research said.

VIDEO: The spyware spooks use to hack mobiles

BBC - 4 hours 35 min ago
Security experts give a live demonstration of mobile phone spyware

VIDEO: On board restored Gallipoli ship

BBC - 4 hours 37 min ago
As the National Museum of the Royal Navy prepares to open HMS M33 to the public for the first time, the restoration project's director explains some of the ship's features.

Perry misses out on Republican debate

BBC - 4 hours 56 min ago
Rick Perry, the former governor of Texas, is not among the 10 White House hopefuls who will take part in the first Republican debate.

Cilla's last moments and Heath inquiries widen

BBC - 5 hours 5 min ago
The results of the post-mortem examination on Cilla Black and confirmation more police forces are investigating Sir Edward Heath are the focus for the front pages.

TUC reports rise in night workers

BBC - 5 hours 13 min ago
The number of UK workers who routinely work nights is on the rise, according to trades union body the TUC.

VIDEO: Dyson: 'Employ good engineers'

BBC - 5 hours 14 min ago
Sir James Dyson offers the business advice he wishes he had when he started out, as part of the BBC News series, CEO Secrets.

VIDEO: Hangman: 'My father taught me to tie noose'

BBC - 5 hours 15 min ago
Sabir Massih, the hangman responsible for at least a quarter of the executions in Pakistan, speaks to Shaimaa Khalil in Islamabad.

Gaddafi 'abuse' video investigated

BBC - 5 hours 20 min ago
Authorities in the Libyan capital Tripoli investigate a video that appears to show Saadi Gaddafi and other prisoners being beaten in jail.

Di Maria 'very happy to join PSG'

BBC - 6 hours 53 sec ago
Manchester United's Angel Di Maria says he is "very happy" to be joining Paris St-Germain, a year after moving to Old Trafford.

Disney misses revenue expectations

BBC - 6 hours 13 min ago
Disney posted a 5% increase in revenue for the three months to 27 June - but missed expectations for the first time in eight quarters.

Sandra Bland's family sues police

BBC - 6 hours 13 min ago
The family of a black woman who died in police custody announces legal action against Texas authorities.

Mayweather to face Berto in September

BBC - 6 hours 19 min ago
Undefeated Floyd Mayweather will attempt to match Rocky Marciano's record of 49 victories without defeat against Andre Berto.

Rock stacks reveal 'jumping' quakes

BBC - 6 hours 26 min ago
Scientists solve the riddle of why precariously balanced rocks near the San Andreas fault have never been toppled by earthquakes - revealing crucial interactions between faultlines.

The 'sanitised narrative' of Hiroshima

BBC - 6 hours 44 min ago
Countering the sanitised US narrative of Hiroshima

VIDEO: The doctor who survived Hiroshima

BBC - 6 hours 45 min ago
In August 1945, former medical officer Shuntaro Hida survived the world's first atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima.

Burnham 'would nationalise railways'

BBC - 7 hours 20 min ago
Labour leadership contender Andy Burnham promises to renationalise Britain's railways "line by line" if he becomes prime minister.

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