International News

VIDEO: Inside Asia's biggest technology show

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 01:30
Computer makers are trying to recover lost revenue from declining PC sales, but also stay ahead of the ever-changing trends in technology

Apple takes on Dropbox and WhatsApp

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 01:28
At its annual conference for software developers in San Francisco, Apple has taken on rivals Dropbox and WhatsApp with a series of upgrades that mimic the apps' services.

China tightens Tiananmen crackdown

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:46
Chinese authorities restrict the activities of dissidents and ramp up security a day before the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre.

Brad Pitt slates 'nutter' prankster

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:44
Actor Brad Pitt says the "nutter" who accosted him at an LA film premiere will "spoil it for the fans who have waited up all night for an autograph or a selfie" if he continues with his pranks.

Lampard announces Chelsea departure

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:40
Chelsea and England midfielder Frank Lampard will leave Stamford Bridge after 13 years at the Premier League club.

Lawyers aiding crime could face jail

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:39
Lawyers, couriers and accountants could be jailed if they turn a blind eye to criminal activity they profit from, under Home Office plans.

VIDEO: Neymar scores outrageous penalty

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:30
Brazil's star forward Neymar scores with a cleverly taken penalty during the host nation's training session.

Indian minister dies in car crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:25
India's newly-appointed Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde dies in a car crash in the capital, Delhi.

'Humbling abdication' and McCann search - the papers

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:20
Several papers report the King of Spain's decision to step down on their front pages, while others focus on the hunt for Madeleine McCann.

Autism linked to 'male hormones'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:20
Exposure to high levels of "male" hormones in the womb increases the chance of a baby boy developing autism, according to researchers.

In pictures: Sunrise Celebration 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:19
Music festival closes gates as locals flock to new Welsh site

Search area cut for missing trekker

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:13
The head of the search team looking for a backpacker missing in Malaysia says they have narrowed their search to a smaller area.

France wades into BNP Paribas US row

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:09
France's foreign minister says the reported $10bn (£6bn; 7.3bn euros) fine being faced by banking giant BNP Paribas in the US is "not reasonable".

Instagram defends rules on nudity

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-03 00:03
The company's CEO Kevin Systrom says Instagram's rules on nudity are "fair" and help keep it safe for all users.

Housing market 'starts to moderate'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 23:43
House prices rose by 0.7% in May, the Nationwide says, but there are "tentative signs" that activity in the market may be "starting to moderate".

NZ's Read out of first England Test

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 23:41
New Zealand forward Kieran Read is ruled out of the first Test against England in Auckland after concussion.

Pub landlords to get extra help

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 23:36
Publicans tied to big pub companies who are struggling to pay rent or beer costs will get more support, under rules unveiled by the government.

Sunday soldiers

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 23:28
Reliving the past, WW2 re-enactors

VIDEO: Spike in number of pet hedgehogs

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 22:59
Hedgehogs are becoming increasingly popular as household pets in the United States.

'The African Messi' & other potential World Cup stars

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-02 22:58
BBC Sport commentators highlight the best young players from outside the Premier League to look out for in Brazil.
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