International News

Amazon launches shopping via Twitter

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 21:16
Online retailer Amazon announces a partnership with Twitter that allows users to add products to their shopping carts by tweeting a special hashtag.

VIDEO: 'Lost' Mendelssohn song is performed

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 21:15
A 'lost' song, written by the German composer Felix Mendelssohn in 1842, is performed for the first time since being found

VIDEO: Pilot unhurt as plane crashes into house

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 20:47
A man walks away unscathed after his plane crashes into an unoccupied home in Colorado.

Asthma, diabetes and 'superpills' - papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 20:35
Health stories feature on many front pages, with reports highlighting issues around asthma and diabetes care, while other papers focus on low pay.

Diver dies in S Korea ferry search

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 19:53
A civilian diver searching for bodies in the South Korean ferry that sank last month has died, authorities say.

Australia billionaire in brawl probe

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 19:34
Police begin an investigation into a street brawl between Australian billionaire James Packer and a TV network head that has sparked a tabloid frenzy.

Tougher sentences for banned drivers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 19:07
Tougher sentences for banned drivers who cause death on the roads and a new offence of causing serious injury while disqualified are to be introduced.

Pilot unhurt as plane hits US house

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 17:38
A man walks away unscathed after his plane crashes into an unoccupied home in Colorado.

VIDEO: Sands China hits jackpot in Macau

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 17:11
Sands China owns the world's two largest casinos in the Chinese territory of Macau and seems to have struck a winning hand again.

Sisi vows Brotherhood 'won't exist'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 17:08
Egyptian presidential favourite Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has vowed that the banned Muslim Brotherhood group "will not exist", if he wins.

South Africa's struggle veterans hope for new lives

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 16:18
Why South Africa's struggle veterans say the fight is not over

Migrant dreams turn into Sahara sex work

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 16:06
Trapped in the desert as sex workers, dreaming of escape

China corruption campaign: On the trail of Zhou Yongkang

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 15:53
Will China fell its former security chief?

Helmet treats tough depression cases

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 15:50
Can this helmet be an effective treatment?

Apply for loans now, students urged

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 15:39
Students in England and Wales are being urged to apply now for their loans for the new academic year or risk weeks without cash.

VIDEO: 'Helmet' used to treat depression

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 15:31
Danish researchers say a helmet that delivers electro-magnetic impulses to the brain has shown promise in treating people with depression.

Next Goal Wins for football losers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 15:30
The story behind the world's worst football team

Brazil's odd passion for mathematical stories

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 15:26
Brazil's odd passion for a book of "Arabic" mathematical stories

The man who created The Kelpies

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 15:23
What inspired these 100ft-high horse statues?

Channel Tunnel at 20: In numbers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 15:19
The numbers behind the two decades of the Channel Tunnel

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