International News

VIDEO: Clashes at Rio fare rise protest

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 20:08
Hundreds of people in Brazil have clashed with police during a protest against increased fares for public transport.

VIDEO: Honda eyes India car market growth

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 19:27
Honda is battling other Japanese carmakers such as Suzuki and Toyota for a piece of India's growing car market.

US approves Baucus as China envoy

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 19:23
The US Senate unanimously approves Senator Max Baucus as the new US ambassador to China, replacing outgoing envoy Gary Locke.

News Corp profits beat estimates

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 19:05
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp posts better-than-expected profits, even as advertising revenues continue to fall at its newspaper businesses.

Why sharing data is for greater good

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 19:02
Outlining the case for why it is for the greater good

Mass grave found in Michoacan state

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 18:28
Mexico police find four severed heads and a mass grave in the troubled western state of Michoacan, where vigilantes are fighting a notorious drug cartel.

Mr Peabody 'respectful' to original

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 17:36
Recreating Mr Peabody & Sherman

Scots 'bedroom tax' arrears are £5m

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 17:15
Rent arrears of at least £5m are owed to Scottish councils and housing associations as a result of the so-called "bedroom tax", figures suggest.

'No leukaemia risk' from power lines

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 17:03
Children who live near overhead power lines do not have an increased risk of developing leukaemia, a study has said.

The Jewish fear of intermarriage

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 17:02
Why the news that the prime minister of Israel's son was dating a Norwegian caused a storm.

Man travels 1,000 miles to claim bogus prize

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 17:00
Why no-one should believe they've won the 'BBC lottery'

Man on GBH charge over baby injuries

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:59
Police investigating injuries sustained by a baby charge a man with grievous bodily harm.

Keeping a Colossal secret

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:49
Lifting the lid on a Colossal WW2 code-breaking secret

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:39
In which unusual venue did Prince play an impromptu show?

Michael Gove's favourite history book

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:35
The strange story of Michael Gove's favourite book

SAC trader guilty of insider dealing

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:10
A former manager at SAC Capital, a major US hedge fund founded by billionaire Steven Cohen, is found guilty of insider trading.

Painting in the skyline above New York's streets

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:01
How New York's billboard artists are staging a comeback

Poland church in first abuse lawsuit

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 16:00
A man abused as a child by a priest in Poland seeks $64,500 from the country's Catholic Church - the first such civil case in the country.

US bans liquids on flights to Russia

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 15:55
The US government bans all liquids from carry-on bags on nonstop flights to Russia, the latest security threat for the Sochi Winter Olympics.

Republicans doubt immigration deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-02-06 15:30
Republican House Speaker John Boehner says his party has all but ruled out passing a bill on immigration before November's midterm elections.

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