International News

Taking the ghost train to Ukraine

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 21:02
A surreal trip from Russia to eastern Ukraine

Thailand junta announces crisis plan

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 21:01
Thailand's ruling military junta announces a series of measures designed to avert an economic crisis, after a quiet weekend in protest-hit Bangkok.

Telangana born as India's 29th state

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 20:49
India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh formally splits in two, with the northern area carved out to create a new state called Telangana.

Mental health beds 'crisis' warning

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 20:12
Pressure on mental health beds is so severe that some patients are being sectioned to secure necessary care, according to a survey of junior doctors.

Being bilingual 'slows brain ageing'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 20:08
Learning a second language can have a positive effect on the brain, even if it is taken up in adulthood, a University of Edinburgh study suggests.

Medical crisis unfolds for displaced Rohingya

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 19:10
Medical crisis unfolds for displaced Rohingya

WW1 dangers for women left behind

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 18:48
How World War One put women in the firing line

England arrive for Miami friendlies

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 18:00
The England football team arrive in Miami, Florida as they continue their preparation for the World Cup in Brazil.

VIDEO: Cousteau grandson in record attempt

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 17:48
Jacques Cousteau's grandson is attempting to break the oceanographer's record for living underwater

Stonehenge builders' homes created

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 17:38
Five Neolithic houses are recreated at Stonehenge to reveal how the ancient monument's builders may have lived 4,500 years ago.

In pictures: War artist George Butler with Syrian refugees

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 17:16
Sketches by British war artist George Butler

In Pictures: Wildlife Artist of the Year 2014

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 16:19
A look at some of the contenders for Wildlife Artist of the Year 2014

Viewpoint: Why Arab Spring has not delivered real democracy

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 16:10
Why is the Arab world still far from democratic?

How Nigeria schools fight Boko Haram

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 16:06
Nigerian schools defy Boko Haram with Islamic and Western mix

Row over World Cup mascot animal

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 16:05
Conservationists challenge football's governing body Fifa to do more to protect the armadillo that inspired this summer's World Cup mascot.

'Carbon offset' homes scheme touted

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:51
Plans to allow developers to offset carbon emissions from new homes will be in the Queen's Speech, the Lib Dems say.

Good deeds 'to be backed by law'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:48
Those thinking of carrying out good deeds, volunteering or organising events are to be given greater protection from litigation, ministers say.

VIDEO: Man windsurfed from Cuba to US

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:25
The Cuban who windsurfed to the US through shark-infested waters

In the elephants' graveyard

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:24
The sad story of how Mountain Bull met his fate

VIDEO: 'Ghost train' from Russia to Ukraine

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 15:11
Trains travelling from Moscow to Mariupol are usually packed full of passengers going on holiday, but this year people are staying away.

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