International News

VIDEO: 'Self-drenching' craze in deaf community

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 01:01
The deaf community's new craze for drenching themselves.

Japan 'vagina artist' arrest debated

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 01:01
A woman who makes art based on her vagina is arrested on obscenity allegations, sparking debate in Japan.

California announces drought fines

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 00:39
California officials approve fines for residents who waste water, as the state faces its worst drought for nearly 40 years.

VIDEO: Imperial War Museum's makeover

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 00:21
The Imperial War Museum in London is reopening its doors following a multi-million pound facelift.

Moscow metro workers arrested

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 00:19
Russian police arrest two Moscow metro workers for safety breaches after a rush-hour train derailed, killing 21 people and injuring 162.

Oil firm Chevron to shed 225 jobs

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 00:18
Oil firm Chevron says it remains committed to its UK operation despite announcing 225 job cuts, following a review of its North Sea business.

Mercedes confirm Rosberg's new deal

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 00:15
Mercedes confirm Nico Rosberg has signed a "multi-year contract extension" with the Silver Arrows.

Rocky musical to close on Broadway

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 00:12
A stage adaptation of the big screen hit Rocky is to close on Broadway in August after just 188 regular performances.

Child obesity 'needs to be tackled'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 00:10
Obesity in children in Northern Ireland is on the rise and needs to be tackled, according to a Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health survey.

Four-winged dinosaur found in China

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 23:56
The largest ever four-winged dinosaur has been discovered in China, with remarkably long feathers on its hindwings and tail.

VIDEO: Apple to team up with IBM

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 23:25
Apple and IBM have announced a business partnership that will see the two firms co-develop business-centric apps for iPhones and iPads.

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 23:02
Pellegrini turns down Brazil job, Juventus boss walk out over Vidal, Everton want Besic, Bruce forced to pay, plus more.

Hinterland worth £4.2m to economy

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 22:47
Critically-acclaimed TV series Hinterland has the right plot when it comes to pulling in EU funding, according to Welsh assembly members.

VIDEO: Bird's-eye view of Royal Liverpool

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 22:41
Get a bird's-eye view of the course for this year's Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club.

Imperial War Museum London to reopen

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 22:35
A behind-the-scenes look of the London museum is provided after its £40m makeover to mark the centenary of World War One.

Shoplifting store hotspots revealed

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 22:05
Food is the biggest target for shoplifters as latest figures reveal which stores are hit hardest.

VIDEO: Inside recaptured Iraqi town

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 21:28
Shiite militias have joined forces with Iraqi government troops to recapture the town of Balad, north of Baghdad.

'Going, going... Gove' - papers on reshuffle

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 21:24
The second part of David Cameron's reshuffle of Conservative ministers dominates front pages, with the papers describing ex-education secretary's 'demotion'.

'Why being a gay mum can help my career'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 21:24
'Why being a gay mum can help my career'

VIDEO: Russia feels heat of Ukraine conflict

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 21:19
Russia's Ministry of Defence has shown journalists what it says is the aftermath of a shell attack on its soil on Sunday, which killed one man.
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