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VIDEO: Colossal peat bog discovered in Congo

May 27, 2014 - 3:22am
A huge peatland has been discovered in a remote part of the Republic of Congo. Studying it could shed light on thousands of years of environmental change.
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Speculation won't distract me - Lallana

May 27, 2014 - 3:21am
Southampton midfielder Adam Lallana says he will not be distracted by speculation over his future while on England duty.
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India train crash toll rises to 23

May 27, 2014 - 3:02am
Railway officials say the number of people who died after a passenger train derailed and hit a stationary goods train in India's Uttar Pradesh state on Monday has risen to 23.
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Pope's 'zero tolerance' vow on abuse will now need action

May 27, 2014 - 2:35am
Why the Pope's pledge on sex abuse will now need action
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Ferrari 'hurt by lack of creativity'

May 27, 2014 - 2:12am
A new boss at Ferrari believes the team has been hampered by a lack of originality and creativity in recent years.
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VIDEO: 'Rubbish' help for Syrian refugees

May 27, 2014 - 1:12am
Architecture students in Beirut are trying to help some of the Syrian refugees that have resorted to picking up the city's rubbish for recycling purposes, by designing more user-friendly carts.
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Vietnam boat sinks after collision

May 27, 2014 - 12:55am
A Vietnamese fishing boat sinks after colliding with a Chinese vessel near a controversial oil rig in the South China Sea, amid ongoing tensions.
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Japan police probe body sent by mail

May 27, 2014 - 12:22am
Japanese murder detectives investigate the case of a young woman whose corpse was posted across Japan, labelled as a doll.
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Colossal peat bog discovered in Congo

May 27, 2014 - 12:07am
A huge area of peatland is discovered in a remote part of Congo-Brazzaville, scientists report.
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China to scrap millions of cars

May 26, 2014 - 9:28pm
China will remove six million vehicles that do not meet exhaust emission standards by the end of the year in order to improve air quality.
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