International News

VIDEO: What is Mers? - in 60 seconds

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 17:04
An outbreak of a new respiratory illness has hit South Korea - but what is the virus and should we be concerned?

Will anyone help the Rohingya?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 16:45
Who will help the Rohingya people, long denied citizenship and freedom of movement by the government of Myanmar?

Inquest due on missing Amber's death

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 16:38
An inquest is due to be opened into the death of 13-year-old Amber Peat, whose body was found three days after she went missing.

Nigeria in pictures: The firemen of Lagos

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 16:29
It is not uncommon for fuel tankers to explode in Nigeria's main city, Lagos. Photographer Akintunde Akinleye captures the moment firemen turn up.

Happiest Scots are female pensioners

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 16:25
The happiest people in Scotland are women aged over 65 who live in the Highlands, according to a report.

Politics role in classroom 'crucial'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 16:24
Schools should discuss political issues in the classroom in order to get more young people to engage with politics, according to a study.

Radical action on housing called for

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 16:23
Scottish government should take radical action and increase the number of new homes built to 23,000 a year, says report.

Tobacco levy 'to help quitters' urged

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 16:21
A levy on the tobacco industry is needed to help fund anti-smoking measures, health campaigners say.

TTIP talks: Food fights block EU–US trade deal

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 16:17
Different farming methods in the EU and US pose huge difficulties for trade deal negotiators, the BBC's Laurence Peter reports.

Egyptian doctors post photos of grim hospital conditions

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 16:11
Droppings, cats, and other problems Egyptian doctors say they face

VIDEO: The things women don't talk about

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 16:07
The Brazilian who speaks frankly about things other women don't

Just who exactly is going to the Bilderberg meeting?

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 16:05
Just who exactly is going to the Bilderberg meeting?

The children taken from home for a social experiment

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:55
The children taken from home for a social experiment

VIDEO: Anything Rodriguez can do...

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:43
Almost a year after Colombia's James Rodriguez scored the goal of the 2014 World Cup, his compatriot Daniela Montoya stakes her claim for the same prize at the Women's World Cup.

VIDEO: The Calais 'shantytown' home to 3,000

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:38
In Calais migrants seeking to reach the UK have reached the French port from camps in Italy and Greece.

VIDEO: Life after solitary confinement

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:26
After being released from solitary confinement, many prisoners find it hard to adjust to life outside of prison

TV signals tested as radar alternative

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:22
Research carried out by the National Air Traffic Services (Nats) and partners suggests that TV signals are as useful for tracking aircraft as traditional radar.

VIDEO: Warning over Indonesian volcano

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:15
People living close to Mount Sinabung in Indonesia are told to move out of their homes as fears grow that the volcano could soon erupt.

Alps crash remains land in Germany

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:15
The remains of 44 victims of the Germanwings plane crash arrive in Duesseldorf, where they will be handed over to families for burial.

The journey from Bedouin to billionaire

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 15:11
Mohed Altrad was born a poor Syrian Bedouin. His journey to scaffolding billionaire is an extraordinary tale of quiet perseverance.