International News

Viewpoint: Women must fight sexism in science

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 04:13
Women must fight sexism in science

Caption Challenge: Castle garrison

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 04:11
It's the Caption Challenge.

Which came first 'bath' or 'barth'?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 04:08
The history behind the way we talk, and the reasons we sometimes change it.

Primary school pupil numbers soaring

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 04:07
Annual census figures show the primary school population rises to the highest levels since the 1970s, with more super-sized schools and over-sized classes.

China children 'pesticide deaths'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 04:04
Police are investigating the apparent pesticide poisoning of four abandoned siblings in rural south-west China.

How aggressive are robins?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 04:03
Just how aggressive is the seemingly innocent robin?

How prevalent is the tourist naked selfie?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:47
The tourists taking naked selfies at world monuments

Roman rings declared as treasure

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:40
Two Roman rings and a silver belt buckle discovered at a County Down beach are declared as treasure trove by a coroner in Belfast.

London cabbies in Uber tax campaign

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:38
A poster campaign on hundreds of London taxis is intended to highlight the problems black-cab drivers have with rival Uber.

Amazon in European e-book probe

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:35
The European Commission open a formal antitrust investigation into Amazon's e-book business amid concern the online retailer stifles competition.

'No medic at fatal march checkpoint'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:34
A fatal SAS selection exercise had no medics or instructors for "over an hour" at one of the checkpoints, an inquest hears.

Turn benefits 'into repayable loan'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:30
The young unemployed should repay their benefit money when they get a job, says an influential group of Tory MPs in a plan to shrink the welfare state.

'Belgium can cope without Fellaini'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:28
Wales captain Ashley Williams says Belgium will not miss midfielder Marouane Fellaini in Friday's Euro 2016 qualifier.

Austrian trio hurt in bus collision

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:25
Three Austrian synchronised swimmers are hurt in a collision with a bus at the European Games, with one said to be "severely injured".

No break for Nestle KitKat trademark

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:10
Confectionery giant Nestle's attempt to trademark the shape of its four-finger KitKat bar in the UK does not comply with European law, a senior European Court lawyer has said.

Who bought the Copa America?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:05
Is Fifa's Copa America is at the heart of even more bribery?

Missing mum 'can't keep hiding'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 03:01
The police chief leading the investigation into a mother who has vanished with her three-year-old son to avoid a custody ruling appeals to her to get in contact.

Has DSK's trial changed attitudes to sex?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 02:55
Have French attitudes to privacy and the sex lives of their politicians changed in light of “l’affaire DSK”?

China ex-security chief gets life term

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 02:53
China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang is sentenced to life in prison, Chinese media report.

Oliver! actor Ron Moody dies aged 91

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 02:46
Actor Ron Moody, who played Fagin in the hit film version of Oliver!, has died aged 91, his family says