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Is public service broadcasting in terminal decline?

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 17:23
Public service broadcasters are coming under increasing pressure to justify their funding models all over the world, writes Rebecca Kesby.

Taiwan president rues lack of progress with China

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 17:18
In an exclusive BBC interview, President Ma of Taiwan says he is disappointed not to have made more progress with President Xi Jinping of China.

VIDEO: The 'smart' suit that can purify air

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 17:18
How a Dutch fashion designer is putting devices into clothes to help clean the air.

Japanese comics that are too racy for Chinese censors... but still popular online

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 17:16
The Japanese comics that are too racy for Chinese censors

Syrian ruins that influenced the West

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 17:04
How ancient ruins inspired US architecture

VIDEO: On the front line with Ukraine troops

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 17:04
The BBC has witnessed more heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine as rebel forces appeared to attack Ukrainian army positions with mortars and a tank on part of the front line in the east of the country.

VIDEO: Taiwan: China progress 'disappointing'

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 17:03
Speaking in a rare interview with the BBC, Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou says he is disappointed there has been no reliable progress towards democracy on mainland China.

One rower, two cats, 900 miles

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 17:00
In 1984, Ove Joensen decided to row 900 miles from the Faroe Islands to Copenhagen. He finally made it two years later.

Shelling in Yemen as 'truce' begins

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 16:43
Shelling is reported in south Yemen despite a humanitarian truce declared by Saudi-backed pro-government forces coming into force.

Epic race could inspire generation

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 16:14
In a season when Formula 1 has been called boring, the Hungarian GP was packed with chaos, drama and heroic drives.

VIDEO: 'I'll never dishonour the yellow jersey'

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 15:50
Tour de France winner Chris Froome tells spectators he will "always respect" the yellow jersey and "never dishonour it".

Turkey calls Nato talks on IS and PKK

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 15:39
Turkey calls a special Nato meeting to discuss military operations against the Islamic State group and Kurdish PKK separatists.

Deadly blast rocks Mogadishu hotel

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 15:17
At least 13 people are killed as a huge bomb explodes at a hotel in the Somali capital that is often used by officials and foreign diplomats.

Child bomber hits Nigerian city

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 14:53
Nigerian police say a girl aged about 10 has carried out a suicide bombing in the city of Damaturu, killing at least 16 people.

USA make World mixed-synchro history

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 14:29
Synchronised swimming events featuring men and women are the "future" say the winners of the event's first World Championship gold.

Walcott 'close' to signing new deal

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 14:05
Arsenal forward Theo Walcott is getting "closer and closer" to signing a new contract, says manager Arsene Wenger.

Froome completes historic Tour win

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 13:50
Team Sky's Chris Froome becomes the first Briton to win the Tour de France twice as the three-week race finishes in Paris.

I will never dishonour Tour - Froome

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 13:42
Chris Froome says he will "never dishonour" the yellow jersey after becoming the first Briton to win two Tour de France titles.

Lord Sewel quits after drugs claims

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 13:16
Lord Sewel is facing a police inquiry after quitting as House of Lords deputy speaker over a video allegedly showing him taking drugs with prostitutes.

From rugby player to businessman

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 13:00
How a former Wallabies captain built a business empire