International News

Butterfly wings inspire cosmetics and bomb detectors

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 17:09
Shiny butterfly wings yield tech surprises

The evolution of Elmer the Elephant

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 17:06
How the patchwork elephant has changed over 25 years

What's happening to train wi-fi?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 17:02
Ministers promise quicker wi-fi for all commuters. How does it work?

VIDEO: US-Iraqi refugees reflect on sectarian crisis

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 16:55
The BBC spoke with Iraqi refugees in Virginia about the current conflict and their perspective on sectarian divisions in Iraq.

VIDEO: Customers line up for 'pot shop'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 16:54
Customers in Washington have been lining up for the first day of legal marijuana sales.

How Germany blew Brazil away - goal-by-goal

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 16:41
Astonishing, humiliating and devastating - BBC pundits on Germany's destruction of Brazil at the World Cup.

Georgian roots of Isis commander

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 16:30
The unusual past of a feared Isis commander

Luiz 'sorry' for Brazil humiliation

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 16:23
Brazil captain David Luiz apologises to his compatriots after the hosts suffer a 7-1 World Cup semi-final defeat by Germany.

Councils want bigger schools role

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 16:17
All state schools, including academies and free schools, should be overseen by the same local bodies in England, urges the Local Government Association.

My friend the student killer

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 16:17
How I tried to help student killer find a girlfriend

Brazil cracked up, says Germany coach

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 16:00
Brazil "cracked up" during Tuesday's stunning 7-1 World Cup semi-final defeat, according to Germany coach Joachim Low.

TB in children 'much more common'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 15:53
Researchers say TB rates in children may be 25% higher than current estimates by the World Health Organization.

Greek workers start 24-hour strike

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 15:49
Public sector workers in Greece begin a 24-hour strike in protest at continuing spending cuts, with hospitals and prisons among sites affected.

The worst day of my life - Scolari

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 15:42
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari takes responsibility for the "catastrophic" 7-1 World Cup semi-final defeat by Germany.

In pictures: Brazil's dream in ruins

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 15:39
Semi final defeat at the hands of Germany

Lessons in girl power in Ghana's schools

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 15:39
Talking to the chieftain about sexism

Managers 'work extra day unpaid'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 15:28
Almost half of UK managers work an extra day of unpaid overtime per week, a study into UK working practices suggests.

VIDEO: Israel's new bid to stop rocket attacks

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 15:24
The Israeli government has announced plans to call up 40,000 reservists and it has started preparations for a possible ground invasion of the Palestinian territory of Gaza.

VIDEO: Why 30 orange cars drove 17,400 miles

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 15:08
Dutch fan Ralph van Houten took the long way to Brazil, driving 28,000 km from New York to Rio in a convoy of 30 orange painted cars and motorbikes.

Organ transplants 'on the rise'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 15:00
The number of organ transplants is continuing to rise, but the UK still lags behind other countries, official figures show.
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