International News

VIDEO: Venezuela: Girls suffering for beauty

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 16:03
In the first episode of a three-part series about beauty, sex and money in South America, Billie JD Porter goes to visit 18-year-old Meyer, a contestant in the Miss Venezuela beauty contest.

VIDEO: Working Men's Clubs fight for survival

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 16:03
The future of Working Men's Clubs

Dodo bones, snow goggles and the Muggletonian view of the world

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 16:02
A glimpse at Cambridge University's little-known treasures from its eight museums.

Veterans celebrate Colossus 70th

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 16:00
The 70th anniversary of the pioneering Colossus computer is being celebrated at Bletchley Park.

The difficult art of a good brainstorm

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 15:54
The difficult art of a good brainstorming session

Fulham have reached 'rock bottom'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 15:43
Fulham's FA Cup loss to League One strugglers Sheffield United marks the season's lowest point, says boss Rene Meulensteen.

Line fault 'caused Brazil blackout'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 15:34
A power cut which left millions in Brazil without electricity was caused by a short circuit, not a heat wave, the energy ministry says.

Fulham 0-1 Sheffield Utd (aet)

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 15:26
Fulham's poor season continues as they are knocked out of the FA Cup by Shaun Miller's extra-time header for Sheffield United.

US urges Egypt to free journalists

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 15:22
The US calls on Egypt to release three al-Jazeera journalists detained by the authorities in December on charges of collaborating with "terrorists".

US Army in recruitment fraud scandal

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 15:20
Two generals and dozens of colonels are among hundreds implicated in a US military fraud involving recruitment fees during the Iraq war, officials say.

England unchanged for Scotland clash

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 15:16
The England squad is unchanged for Saturday's clash with Scotland - with scrum-half Ben Youngs one of 10 players released.

Power cuts as high winds wreak havoc

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 14:58
Power is restored to more than 1,300 homes in south, west and mid Wales as high winds bring trees down and damage buildings.

Italy migrant increase 'incessant'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 14:43
More than 2,000 migrants landed on Italian shores in January, a tenfold increase on the same month last year, official figures show.

England dressing-room verdict clear on Pietersen

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 14:38
Kevin Pietersen's England career was ended by those who know the situation best, says cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew

Microsoft names Nadella as new boss

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 14:18
Technology giant Microsoft announces Satya Nadella will succeed Steve Ballmer as its chief executive, with Bill Gates becoming a "technology adviser".

Flood delay a tragedy, says Charles

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 14:09
The Prince of Wales says it is a "tragedy" that nothing happened for so long for flood-hit areas in the Somerset Levels, as power cuts and rail disruption hit south-west England.

Tube workers start 48-hour strike

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 14:08
London Underground workers walk out over proposals by Transport for London (TfL) to cut jobs and close ticket offices.

Libya 'destroys all chemical arms'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 14:07
Libya has destroyed all its chemical arsenal that included bombs and artillery shells filled with mustard gas, the foreign minister announces.

Will writer guilty of £280k fraud

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 14:02
A will writer who stole more than £280,000 from clients over three years is found guilty of fraud.

Seven militants killed in Tunis raid

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 13:57
A man suspected of being involved in the assassination of two prominent Tunisian opposition figures is among militants killed in a police raid in Tunis.

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