International News

Russian debtors despair as boom turns to bust

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:08
Roubles dry up for millions of Russians

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:08
Why was a Satanic statue unveiled in the US?

We told the king we had HIV

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:08
We told the king we had HIV - and taught a country not to fear

Drivers unclear over emergency numbers

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:06
Motorists crossing the Channel are confused about which three-digit number to dial in an emergency, the RAC is claiming.

HIV flushed out by cancer drug

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:05
HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer drug, researchers show.

VIDEO: 'Cajun John Wayne' calls out criminals

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:04
The tough US cop's YouTube challenge to wanted criminals

VIDEO: Robotic playground looks for fun

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:03
A team of robotic developers has built an interactive robotic climbing frame, that can roam designated play areas, ready for children to play with it.

Anti-icebreaker activists face fines

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:02
A judge orders Greenpeace protestors to pay $2,500 (£1,600) for every hour they block an icebreaker from departing Portland, Oregon.

Anti-slavery powers come into force

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:01
Key parts of new legislation to combat slavery in the UK - including life sentences for people traffickers - come into force in England and Wales.

West Ham concern over Valencia injury

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 15:00
West Ham forward Enner Valencia is to have a scan on a knee injury he suffered against Astra Giurgiu.

VIDEO: India and Bangladesh enclave exchange

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 14:58
India and Bangladesh exchange more than one 160 enclaves on Friday.

More arrests in Chile burning case

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 14:41
A further five Chilean ex-army soldiers are charged over the burning of two teenagers during a 1986 protest against Gen Augusto Pinochet.

Worlds: Korean makes diving history

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 14:24
Kim Kuk-hyang, 16, makes history by becoming North Korea's first ever gold medallist at a World Aquatics Championships.

Celebrity fitness chain to go public

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 13:56
SoulCycle, the indoor cycling fitness chain with a celebrity following in the US, including David Beckham and Lady Gaga, plans to float on the stock market.

Rutherford wins Stockholm long jump

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 13:50
Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford prepares for the World Championships with Diamond League win in Stockholm.

VIDEO: Philae may have found 'primordial soup'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 13:42
The Philae lander, after successfully landing on a comet in late 2014, may have made a significant discovery about the ingredients which create life.

Ferrari rumours disturbing - Bottas

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 13:37
Williams driver Valtteri Bottas describes speculation linking him with a move to Ferrari as "disturbing".

Australia were pathetic - Boycott

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 13:35
Australia batted like "novices" on day two of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston, says Geoffrey Boycott.

Southampton 3-0 Vitesse Arnhem

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 13:30
Southampton make a successful return to European competition by defeating Vitesse Arnhem in the Europa League.

Plaid leader denies party split

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-30 13:24
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood denies reports of a split in the party following concern about its former leader's criticism of leadership and policy.