International News

China investigates ex-security chief

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 07:22
China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been placed under investigation for "serious disciplinary violation", state media say.

Attacks were orchestrated say police

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 07:06
Police say they believe eight hate crime attacks in east Belfast were "orchestrated".

Burundi's opposition 'targeted'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 07:02
Burundi's opposition is facing a "relentless campaign of intimidation" from the ruling party ahead of elections next year, Amnesty International says.

Turkey PM to return US Jewish award

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 06:57
A row over Israel prompts Turkey's PM Erdogan to return an award he received in 2004 from the American Jewish Congress.

VIDEO: BBC inside Gaza mosque ruins

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 06:53
As strikes continue in Gaza the mood amongst civilians is becoming one of 'defiance', Chris Morris reports.

OKCupid experiments with 'bad' matches

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 06:47
Dating website OKCupid reveals that it experimented on its users, including putting the "wrong" people together to see if they would connect.

VIDEO: Royal kick-about in Glasgow

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 06:41
Prince William and Prince Harry have a kick-about during a visit to a sport project in Glasgow.

Red in tooth and claw

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 06:39
How Zhou Yongkang case tears up rulebook of Chinese politics

Aldi sales see 'record growth rate'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 06:36
Discounters Aldi and Lidl are booming at the expense of Tesco and Morrisons, research firm Kantar Worldpanel says.

Recycling firm plans to cut 99 jobs

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 06:25
Nearly 100 jobs are under threat at a recycling plant in Newport.

VIDEO: 'Dalek' cleaner cutting infection

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 06:07
How remote robot cleaners are helping cut hospital infection rates in north Wales.

Labour had biggest income in 2013

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 05:49
Labour was the best-funded political party in the UK in 2013, with an income of £33.3m, according to the Electoral Commission.

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 05:45
Paul Scholes signs punditry deal, Daniel Agger could join Barcelona, Marouane Fellaini and Shinji Kagawa can leave Man Utd, plus more.

Jewish Museum suspect extradited

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 05:45
Mehdi Nemmouche, the suspected gunman in a fatal shooting at a museum in Brussels in May, has been extradited to Belgium from France.

Scotland break Games medal record

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 05:32
Scotland's silver in the male gymnastics team event breaks the country's Commonwealth Games medal record.

VIDEO: Rutherford defies official to meet fans

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 05:12
Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford poses for photos with fans at Hampden Park, despite the best efforts of an official to usher him away.

VIDEO: China's 'David Letterman'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 05:03
Comedian Brother Sway on how social media is changing satire in China

Android ID flaw exposes smartphones

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 05:00
A security firm warns of a flaw in the way Android ID checks apps that puts thousands of smartphones and tablets at risk.

'Revenge porn' anonymity 'must end'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 04:44
Peers reject calls for a new law on "revenge porn" but urge social media sites to prevent users hiding behind anonymous screen names.

Who believes compatibility ratings on dating websites?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 04:42
OKCupid has been telling users they're a good match when they're not.
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