International News

VIDEO: Which way is political wind blowing?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 04:38
Predictions for the 2015 general election face a "whole range of uncertainties" says YouGov pollster Peter Kellner.

'Giant leap' to type 1 diabetes cure

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 04:25
The search for a cure for type 1 diabetes has recently taken a "tremendous step forward", scientists say.

Microsoft boss rues female pay gaffe

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 04:19
The boss of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, apologises for remarks he made advising women not to ask for a pay rise but to have "faith in the system".

Stirling Prize 2014: Building vote

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 04:16
Vote here for your favourite new design

UKIP: How far could they go?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 03:54
How far could Nigel Farage's UKIP actually go?

Vote UKIP, get Labour, warns Cameron

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 03:37
David Cameron says the by-elections show a big vote for UKIP could lead to Labour victory at next year's election.

Only 100 cybercrime brains worldwide

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 03:30
The head of Europol's cybercrime centre reveals who the bad guys are and what law enforcement are doing to catch them.

Day in pictures: 10 October

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 03:27
24 hours of news images: 10 October

Koreas 'exchange land border fire'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 02:50
North and South Korea have exchanged fire across their land border, South Korean officials say, as southern activists launch propaganda balloons.

The brides who end up as UK slaves

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 02:10
The women who come to the UK as brides but end up as slaves

VIDEO: Designed In China: The facts

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 01:54
Animated graphic illustrating the advances China is making from a manufacturer to a designer of goods and products

AUDIO: Philip Glass: My aim is to be a populist

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 01:29
Composer Philip Glass tells the BBC that his aim is "to be a populist".

St Helens, Wigan and their 'bitter hatred'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 00:53
The rivalry between St Helens and Wigan adds an extra incentive as the sides prepare for Saturday's Super League Grand Final.

VIDEO: Football aims to tackle mental health

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 00:28
Mental health is still an issue that some people are reluctant to talk about despite the fact that one in four people will be affected in some way

Robot learns how snakes climb dunes

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 00:21
US researchers discover how sidewinders climb sand dunes by studying their motion in the lab and copying it with a robot.

VIDEO: How to 'walk' on the Red Planet

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 00:02
Nasa scientists are turning to virtual reality to interact with their space robots.