National / International News

Nervous Kazakhstan 'sensitive' about Ukraine question

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 16:23
The crisis in Ukraine has prompted many in Kazakhstan to ask whether it will be next on Russia's hit list, reports the BBC's Abdujalil Abdurasulov.

VIDEO: High wire artists cross Victoria Falls

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 16:15
Two high wire artists have negotiated a successful crossing of the Victoria Falls on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border - the culmination of two years spent in training.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 16:12
The internet's obsession with a teen - and more trends of the week

The American who turned Ugly Betty into a Russian

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 16:04
The American who turned Ugly Betty into a Russian

Saving one of Italy's oldest cities from crumbling away

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 15:53
Can one of Italy's oldest cities be saved?

London from the sky

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 15:51
London's skyline as seen from above

Does the WW1 tourist trade exploit the memory of the fallen?

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 15:48
Does the WW1 tourist trade respect or exploit the dead?

Honduran jailed in Mexico goes home

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 15:41
A Honduran migrant who was jailed and abused in Mexico for more than five years before being released without charge is set to return home.

Brain's taste secrets uncovered

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 15:00
The brain has dedicated neurons for each of the five taste categories - salty, bitter, sour, sweet and umami - scientists have discovered.

The time when spy agencies officially didn't exist

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 14:41
The time when spy agencies officially didn't exist

Why capitalism hasn't triumphed

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 14:39
Why the triumph of capitalism may not be all it seems

Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity?

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 14:31
Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity?

VIDEO: Gorbachev in 'new Cold War' warning

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 13:20
Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev warned that the world "is on the brink of a new Cold War", as he spoke at an event to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall.

VIDEO: Highlights: Scotland 41-31 Argentina

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 11:31
Brothers Richie and Jonny Gray scored tries on their first start together as Scotland head coach Vern Cotter enjoyed an encouraging win on his home debut.

Ferguson braces for grand jury decision

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 08:32
The community of Ferguson, Missouri, holds its collective breath as it waits for a grand jury to decide whether or not to indict the police officer who killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.

VIDEO: 'Wales success would equal La Decima'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 05:22
Wales and Real Madrid star Gareth Bale says reaching the 2016 European Championships with Wales would be "as important" as when he won the Champions League.

Man kills Sudan leader's guards

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 05:07
A man armed with a knife kills two security guards outside Sudan's presidential palace in Khartoum before being shot dead, officials say.

African Ebola crisis fund is set up

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 04:19
Top African business leaders establish an emergency fund to help countries hit by the Ebola outbreak.

VIDEO: Owner of rescued dog says thank you

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 04:06
A dog which went missing on a mountain, sparking a social media campaign by more than 6,000 people to find him, has been rescued.

Nine MH17 victims unaccounted for

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 03:37
Nine of the 298 victims of July's MH17 crash are still unaccounted for, the Dutch foreign minister says, as five more coffins are flown out of Ukraine.