International News

Car bomb in Hezbollah stronghold

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 23:54
At least three people have been killed in a car bomb in the Lebanese town of Hermel - the second attack in the Hezbollah stronghold in two weeks.

Skeleton to Blue Peter - and back again

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 22:32
Blue Peter presenter Radzi Chinyanganya reveals his skeleton "addiction" almost carried him into Team GB

Ashes winners England lose last T20

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 22:22
England's successful Women's Ashes campaign ends in defeat as Australia earn a comfortable win the final Twenty20.

Councils not amending bus lane signs

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 20:59
Some councils are refusing to change misleading signs on roads warning people not to drive into bus lanes - despite motorists successfully appealing against fines.

'Fury' over Ofsted ousting tops bill - papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 20:32
"War" is brewing within the coalition over education - specifically the "axing" of Ofsted's chief - according to Sunday's front pages.

Ukraine rivals face off at summit

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 18:49
Ukraine's foreign minister and a prominent opposition leader clash face to face at a security summit in Munich as unrest in Ukraine continues.

Oscar-winning actor Schell dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 17:55
Austrian actor Maximilian Schell, who won an Oscar for his role in the 1961 film Judgment at Nuremberg, dies aged 83.

Ireland's rural protests over wind energy

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 17:37
Rural Ireland agonises over the future of green energy

Searching for a new name for drones

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 17:09
The struggle to find a more positive-sounding name for drones

'We live with so many unknowns'

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 16:52
How I cope with my son's undiagnosed genetic disorder

Good sport, bad sport

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 16:49
With the Super Bowl taking place this weekend, Adam Gopnik says that despite his own worse instincts as a fan, sportsmanship is a quality worth sticking up for.

Strong drink 'too cheap' to ignore

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 16:17
Alcohol as cheap as 20p a unit proves minimum pricing is needed to combat Scotland's relationship with drink, according to the health secretary.

'Food needed' for 3.7m in S Sudan

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 15:58
The United Nations says it estimates 3.7 million people are in acute need of food in South Sudan as a result of the civil conflict there.

Spirit, ability, belief - but England end empty-handed

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 15:34
There were positives in England's defeat by France, writes Tom Fordyce, but they must learn the art of winning tight games

What the world owes a dull grey metal

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 14:36
What the world owes this dull, grey metal

Is this the city with the loudest car horns?

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 14:27
The city where the car horns sound like thunder

Bryans win doubles to cut GB lead

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 14:09
Great Britain lead the USA 2-1 in the Davis Cup World Group after Bob and Mike Bryan win the doubles in San Diego.

VIDEO: Super Bowl party begins in New York

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 14:07
The Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks are set to face each other in the Super Bowl on Sunday, but the party in already under way in New York.

No 10 rejects appointments claim

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 13:44
Number 10 says it makes appointments "on merit" as outgoing Ofsted chair and Labour peer Baroness Morgan claims she is the victim of efforts to appoint more Tories to key posts.

Lancaster seeks more from England

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 13:39
England head coach Stuart Lancaster says his side must improve if they are to make a serious Six Nations impact.

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