International News

Instagram images no longer all square

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 04:35
Instagram is allowing its 300 million users to post landscape and portrait videos and pictures, as well as squares, for the first time.

Popularity of ISAs 'at ten-year low'

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 04:32
The number of adults taking out Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) has fallen to its lowest level for ten years, according to official figures

Hull KR v Leeds Rhinos

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 04:27
Team news as Hull KR meet Leeds Rhinos in Saturday's Challenge Cup final at Wembley (15:15 BST).

Brazil's economy enters recession

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 04:14
Brazil enters recession, as official figures show the country's economy contracted by 1.9% between April and June, compared with the previous three months.

Liverpool face Russians in Europe

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 04:11
Liverpool and Tottenham face trips to Russia and Azerbaijan, while Celtic face Ajax in the Europa League.

VIDEO: Tropical storm Erika pounds Dominica

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 04:04
Rescuers are searching for missing people and survivors after tropical storm Erika hit the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica.

Trial date set for preacher Choudary

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 03:59
Radical preacher Anjem Choudary is set to stand trial in January for allegedly encouraging support for the so-called Islamic State group.

VIDEO: Slowing China affects Africa

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 03:57
Slowing growth in China has seen stock markets in turmoil and underlined the recent plunge in commodity prices - a key concern in many African economies.

Top Gear boss 'excited' about future

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 03:49
BBC Two controller Kim Shillinglaw is "excited" and "terrified" about Top Gear's future, as Chris Evans replaces former host Jeremy Clarkson.

Bin lorry driver 'not selfish coward'

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 03:45
The Glasgow bin lorry inquiry into the deaths of six people has heard that the driver is not "selfish" or a "coward".

Ghana universities 'targeted by IS'

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 03:23
Ghana's authorities are investigating several universities over links to suspected recruitment for the so-called Islamic State (IS), officials say.

Lizard Squad 'copycats': Teens arrested

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 03:19
Six teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of using software from hackers who claim they disrupted Xbox and PlayStation last Christmas.

Cricket star found asleep in car

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 03:01
A Nottinghamshire man speaks of his surprise at finding an ex-international cricketer asleep in his car.

Strictly's star line-up completed

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 02:53
Former sprinter Iwan Thomas and Sky Sports News presenter Kirsty Gallacher are the final two names announced for this year's Strictly Come Dancing.

Nurses struck off for care failings

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 02:42
Three nurses are struck off for poor care - some of which led to patient deaths - at a Caerphilly county home.

Corbyn's cup raises cash for charity

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 02:33
A disposable coffee cup believed to have been used by Labour leader hopeful Jeremy Corbyn sells for £51 on an online auction site.

Analysis: Sizing up the Lords

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 02:21
The House of Lords is under the spotlight, with David Cameron set to create up to 40 new peers amid renewed calls for reform.

Wilson's car to contest season finale

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 02:11
Oriol Servia will drive the number 25 Honda car of the late Justin Wilson in this weekend's IndyCar finale at Sonoma.

Badger cull extended into Dorset

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 02:09
The badger cull is to be extended into Dorset following pilots in Gloucestershire and Somerset, the government announces.

Property sales 'down 15%' but prices up

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 02:05
The number of homes being sold in England and Wales has fallen significantly, according to figures from the Land Registry.