International News

Alibaba sets share price at $68

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 16:52
Chinese online giant Alibaba prices its shares $68 ahead of the start of trading on Friday, making it one of the biggest stock market listings ever.

Clackmannanshire No is first result

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 16:38
The first result in the Scottish independence referendum is announced, with most people voting "No" in Clackmannanshire by 54% to 46%.

Iran 'must up IAEA co-operation'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 16:29
Western powers tell Iran that it must step up its co-operation with the world's nuclear watchdog if it wants a deal to ease sanctions.

Forest land rights need global focus

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 16:21
Recognising the land rights of local people could provide cost-effective protection for many of the world's tropical forests, a report says.

Vigilantes tackle post-storm looting

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 16:21
Vigilante groups in Mexico's Baja California Sur state set up patrols to try to stop looting in the aftermath of hurricane Odile.

'Artificial eye' to detect particles

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 16:12
The human eye has inspired physicists to create a processor that can analyse particle collisions 400 times faster than currently possible.

Where is England's hidden art?

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 16:03
Where can you find England's hidden art?

Obama praises 'excellent' Poroshenko

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 15:53
President Barack Obama has given his support to the visiting Petro Poroshenko, describing himself as a "strong friend" to Ukraine's leader.

Obama hails Congress vote on Syria

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 15:48
President Obama says Congress's backing for his $500m plan to aid moderate Syrian rebels shows that the US is united against Islamic State.

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 15:43
Which animal fought a valiant battle against an escalator?

How real is The Riot Club?

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 15:40
How real is the Riot Club?

The Freudian phrases you use without realising it

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 15:36
The Freudian phrases you use without realising it

MP Hancock resigns from Lib Dems

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 15:31
Liberal Democrat MP Mike Hancock, who had faced allegations he sexually assaulted a constituent, resigns from the party.

Beatles' Eleanor Rigby made from £1m

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 15:26
A sculpture of The Beatles' song character Eleanor Rigby made from £1m of used bank notes is to go on show at the Museum of Liverpool.

My family and other ibex

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 15:20
Why the chance of seeing an Alpine ibex has halved in 20 years

The father of 26 preaching birth control

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 15:19
The man with 26 children who's preaching birth control

Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps down

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 15:14
Multi-billionaire Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps aside to focus on product engineering, as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz are named as co-chief executives.

VIDEO: Life in an iconic US resort town

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 15:13
Is the American Dream alive in Palm Springs?

VIDEO: What you miss living in the wilderness

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 15:12
We all dream from time to time of escaping it all and heading for the hills, but is it all it's cracked up to be? BBC Pop Up speaks to residents of two remote villages in the Rocky Mountains

Polish theatre dedicated to Shakespeare

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 15:07
Opening night for Shakespeare theatre... in Gdansk
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