International News

Chemical iris for tiny phone cameras

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 16:40
A new type of iris which uses chemicals instead of mechanical blades has been designed for smartphone cameras.

Unknown Pablo Neruda poems found

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 16:37
Chile's Pablo Neruda Foundation has found 20 previously unknown poems by the late Nobel prize winner while cataloguing some of his manuscripts.

Demise of the printed dictionary?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 16:36
Is this the end for the printed Oxford English Dictionary?

VIDEO: Greek man sings his way to Brazil

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 16:08
How a song got one football fan to Brazil

VIDEO: Highlights: Cameroon 0-4 Croatia

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 15:57
Alex Song sees red as Cameroon are knocked out of the Fifa World Cup after losing 4-0 against Croatia in their Group A match.

Paxman hosts his final Newsnight

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 15:51
The BBC's Jeremy Paxman presents his final edition of Newsnight, after 25 years on the programme.

VIDEO: 3D street painting and more art stories

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 15:23
A road in a university campus in China is transformed with one of the largest and longest 3D paintings in the world, a collection of bonsai trees could sell for hundreds of thousands of pounds at auction in Hong Kong - and more from the world of arts.

VIDEO: Pattinson leaves Twilight behind

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 15:19
Animal Kingdom director David Michod, is back with a new Australian film The Rover, staring former Twilight star Robert Pattinson.

Fifa's £19m film with Sepp Blatter as a hero

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 15:16
The £19m Fifa film where Tim Roth plays Sepp Blatter

Outlaws on the open road

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 15:12
Outlaws on the open road

England pick Burns at 10 over Cipriani

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 15:08
England pick Freddie Burns at fly-half in one of seven changes for Saturday's third and final Test against New Zealand in Hamilton.

Fault in Our Stars is a 'real story'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 15:07
Why the vampire-free romance The Fault in Our Stars is a hit

Can Amazon make us love 3D again?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 15:03
Can Amazon succeed where so many have failed?

The world's most precious genes?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 15:03
Why scientists are dying to get their hands on Icelanders' DNA

Today at the World Cup: Day eight

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 15:01
Who is playing? How can you watch the games? Who does our expert think will win? All the information you need on World Cup day eight.

VIDEO: Remember when flying was glamorous

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 15:00
Taking to the skies when transatlantic travel was glamorous

Hodgson keeps his cool before biggest test as boss

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 14:56
Nothing in England boss Roy Hodgson's long, nomadic career rivals Thursday's World Cup clash with Uruguay, says Phil McNulty.

Felipe takes over as Spanish king

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 14:41
Felipe VI of Spain accedes to the throne, following the abdication of his father Juan Carlos after a 39-year reign.

VIDEO: Final stretch for German cave rescue

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 14:39
A marathon attempt to rescue an injured man from Germany's deepest cave is about to enter its final stretch, officials have said.

VIDEO: Paxman signs off with weather forecast

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 14:36
Jeremy Paxman ended his last edition of Newsnight after 25 years at the helm, with a weather forecast.
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