International News

VIDEO: Transformers take over Hong Kong

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 03:24
Mark Wahlberg and some giant alien robots head to Hong Kong for the world premiere of Transformers 4

Inside Ukraine's war-torn towns

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 03:18
Inside eastern Ukraine towns destroyed by fighting

Swarm mission makes magnetic maps

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 03:04
Europe's new Swarm space mission starts making maps of Earth's magnetic field with its high-precision instruments.

Brother of Yaya and Kolo Toure dies

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 03:00
The brother of Ivory Coast World Cup stars Yaya and Kolo Toure dies in Manchester, the Ivorian Football Association confirms.

Zimbabwe arrests state paper editor

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 02:41
Zimbabwean police arrest a recently appointed editor of a state-owned newspaper, the latest sign of tension within President Robert Mugabe's ruling party.

VIDEO: Bulgaria floods cause chaos

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 02:01
Heavy flooding hits eastern Bulgaria, killing at least 10 people and causing severe damage to several cities.

State school sport 'not competitive'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 01:53
Too many state school pupils are being denied the chance to take part in competitive sport by heads who treat it as an "optional extra", says Ofsted.

American Apparel coup lifts shares

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 01:36
Shares in American Apparel rise sharply after the clothing firm's board voted to oust its controversial founder and chief executive Dov Charney.

VIDEO: 'Bullying has never really stopped'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 01:29
Rosie King, 15, describes how her autism has led to her being bullied throughout her years at school and why she and her mother Sharon believe attitudes to disability must change.

Songwriter Gerry Goffin dies in LA

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 01:17
Songwriter Gerry Goffin, who penned chart-topping songs with his then-wife Carole King and later solo, has died at the age of 75 in Los Angeles.

McConaughey wins best TV actor award

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 01:09
Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey picks up the best actor award at the annual Television Critics Awards.

In pictures: Refugee stories

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 01:09
Photographers talk about their work on World Refugee Day

The market is asking - will TSB buy Co-op Bank?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 00:55
The market is asking if TSB will buy Co-op Bank

VIDEO: Speedboat deaths: Mother's safety plea

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 00:35
A woman whose husband and daughter died in a speedboat accident in Cornwall has urged other boat users to wear a safety "kill cord".

HK votes in unofficial referendum

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 00:32
Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are holding an unofficial vote on universal suffrage, with organisers saying 35,000 voted in its first hour.

VIDEO: Raw video shows BBC under Isis attack

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 00:26
The BBC's Paul Wood was reporting on Kurdish troops in Iraq when the group he was with came under fire from militant fighters.

VIDEO: Ukraine: At scene of unreported battle

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-20 00:08
The fighting between Pro-Russian militias and Ukrainian troops in the east of the country has left a scarred landscape with damaged infrastructure.

Painting with "keyhole" vision

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 23:29
How an artist who cannot see his own pictures pursues his painting

VIDEO: Could these be the next billionaires?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 22:55
The BBC is taking a look at the next generation of potential billionaires and Samira Hussain has been meeting some young girls who are hoping to make it big in the world of technology.

Refugee figures 'highest since WW2'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 22:23
The number of people living as refugees worldwide exceeded 50 million in 2013, for the first time since World War Two, the UN says.
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