International News

VIDEO: Alibaba shares begin trading in NY

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 07:15
Shares in Alibaba, the Chinese online retailer, have begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

VIDEO: Alice Gross: Police continue search

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 07:15
Police are continuing to search the home of Arnis Zalkalns, who is wanted in connection with the disappearance of teenager Alice Gross in west London.

eBay flaw has existed for months

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 06:38
A dangerous flaw that has exposed eBay customers to malicious websites has been affecting the site since at least February, the BBC has found.

Week in pictures: 13-19 September 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 06:19
Images from around the world over the past seven days

VIDEO: Hiding currency in the Dark Wallet

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:47
The developer behind the new Bitcoin tech on the fears it will hide criminal activity.

VIDEO: US jet in emergency landing

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:12
A JetBlue airlines A-320 flying over California has been forced to make an emergency landing when an engine problem caused smoke to enter the aircraft's cabin.

NI poll 'not needed after No vote'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 05:04
A vote on the future of Northern Ireland's border is not necessary following Scotland's 'No' vote, says First Minister Peter Robinson.

NHS finances - pressures, deficits and challenges

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 04:58
NHS finances - what are pressures, deficits and challenges

Day in pictures: 19 September

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 04:23
News images from around the world: 19 September

Turkey opens border to Syrian Kurds

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 04:20
Turkey allows thousands of Syrian Kurds fleeing Islamic State to cross its southern border, as the militants close in on a strategic Syrian town.

Tax and spending devolution: for richer or poorer?

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 04:09
What will be the effect of handing tax control to the nations?

Teenager dies in County Down crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 03:08
A 19-year-old man dies following a car crash in County Down on the main coast road between Newcastle and Annalong.

Dennis Waterman to leave New Tricks

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 02:58
The 66-year-old actor - one of the original cast - will leave the show in Autumn 2015

Pregnancy hormone link to poor maths

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 02:45
Research suggests children born to mothers who have low thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy do worse at maths.

VIDEO: Social media clues to better education

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 02:28
IBM and a UK college have created a social network to help staff get a better understanding of their pupils.

GSK fined $490m by China for bribery

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 02:28
China fines UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline $490m (£297m) for bribery and its former head of Chinese operations is given a suspended jail sentence.

VIDEO: First buyer drops brand-new iPhone 6

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 02:15
The first person to buy the iPhone 6 in Perth, Australia, dropped his new gadget during an interview with a TV reporter.

VIDEO: California 'King fire' doubles in size

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 01:31
Thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes in northern California after a wildfire burning out of control doubled in size in just 12 hours.

Iran Happy dancers given 91 lashes

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 01:14
Six Iranians arrested for filming a video tribute to Pharrell Williams' song Happy are sentenced to 91 lashes and jail terms, their lawyer says.

VIDEO: Legacy of CT scanner scientist

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-19 01:06
The scientist who helped develop the CT scanner has been celebrated by the University of Nottingham 10 years after his death.

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