International News

Virgin crash probe 'may take a year'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 21:45
The head of the US transport safety agency say the investigation into the Virgin Galactic spacecraft crash in California could take about 12 months.

Four types of anxiety and their cures

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 21:36
Looking for cures for constant worrying

Ukraine separatists to hold polls

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 18:51
Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are preparing to hold elections which the West has denounced as illegitimate.

The human copying machine

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 18:48
The link between mimicry, empathy and acting

New palace for Bolivian president

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 18:17
Bolivian President Evo Morales signs the contract to start building a new presidential palace to replace the current colonial building.

What lies beneath London?

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 18:09
What lies underneath London?

VIDEO: Thailand hosts world puppet festival

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 17:59
A huge festival dedicated to puppets has been taking place in Thailand's capital Bangkok.

'Sweatshop' claims over T-shirt

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 17:35
The Fawcett Society vows to investigate claims its pro-feminism T-shirt - worn by leading politicians - has been made in sweatshop conditions.

Ebola: Are cases levelling off?

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 17:33
Are the number of Ebola cases levelling off?

Where are all the gay chief executives?

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 17:20
Where are all the gay chief executives?

Mass protest urged in Burkina Faso

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:37
Opposition parties in Burkina Faso call for a mass rally in protest at the army takeover after the resignation of President Compaore.

'Space dream shattered' - the headlines

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:31
The papers look into the aftermath of the Virgin Galactic spacecraft crash, and there are questions raised over whether safety concerns were heeded.

VIDEO: The lost art of letterpress

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:21
Teaching the joys of letterpress

John Logie Baird's WW1 invention

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:06
John Logie Baird's other invention

The people who want their language to disappear

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:04
The people who want their language to die with them

Sturgeon hails £400m hospital fund

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:03
Nicola Sturgeon promises state-of-the-art hospitals and health centres will emerge from a £409m public-private funding package.

The book in every Iranian home

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:03
The book you'll find in every Iranian home

GP funding 'puts patients at risk'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:02
The Scottish government's failure to adequately fund GPs is putting patients at risk, according to the organisation that represents general practitioners.

'Corrosive politics harming schools'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 16:00
Schools Minister David Laws calls for an independent body to set the curriculum and school standards in order to end political interference.

VIDEO: UK travellers warned of terror threat

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-01 15:19
British travellers have been warned they could be targeted by terrorists seeking revenge for UK air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants.

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