International News

VIDEO: ‘Spider-dog’ prankster wants Poles to smile

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:55
‘Spider-dog’ prankster says he wants Poles to smile

US footballer accused of child abuse

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:41
Adrian Peterson, who plays for NFL side Minnesota Vikings, has been indicted in Texas for allegedly hitting his young son with a tree branch.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford quits race

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:31
Scandal-plagued Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdraws from October's mayoral election after being diagnosed with an abdominal tumour.

Kestrel numbers in 'steep decline'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:27
Conservationists are carrying out urgent research in a bid to identify the causes of a steep decline in the number of kestrels in Scotland.

Fireworks to end bridge birthday

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:27
A kilometre-long "river of fire", created by 2,014 torchbearers and fireworks is set to end Forth Road Bridge 50th Anniversary celebrations.

'The polar bears made me do it'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:19
A fabled Arctic ship was found this week. A painting of its mysterious demise has haunted students for decades.

How long is the average tongue?

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 15:17
A Californian man officially has the longest tongue in the world. But how much longer is it than the average tongue, asks Clare Spencer.

VIDEO: Hemingway diaries hold fishing clues

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 14:51
Ernest Hemingway's grandsons are making a trip to Cuba to visit the house he lived in and see his Nobel prize.

Johnson selected for Uxbridge seat

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 14:43
Boris Johnson is selected as the Conservative candidate for Uxbridge and South Ruislip in the 2015 general election.

Many dead in Lagos building collapse

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 14:35
A building linked to TB Joshua, one of Nigeria's best known preachers and televangelists, collapses in Lagos, killing at least three people.

VIDEO: Alibaba makes waves in California

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 14:28
Internet retailer Alibaba may have floated on the US stock market, but the China-based company is making waves in Silicon Valley as well as in Wall Street.

VIDEO: Malala attack suspects arrested

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 14:20
Ten people suspected of planning and carrying out the attack on the Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai have been arrested.

Can lessons be learnt from Scotland debate?

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 14:18
Can UK learn anything from Scotland referendum debate?

The lap dancers who find it hard to leave

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 14:16
How hard is it to stop being a lap dancer?

The making and unmaking of Oscar Pistorius

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 14:15
The making and unmaking of Oscar Pistorius

Reflections on Ian Paisley

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 14:07
Reflections on the life and career of former DUP leader and Northern Ireland first minister Ian Paisley.

VIDEO: Whipping up support in Scotland

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 14:02
It has been another day of intense campaigning in Scotland, ahead of next Thursday's referendum on independence.

Hand baggage: The best airlines

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 13:23
The best and worst airlines for hand baggage

McIlroy joint second at Tour finale

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 13:19
Rory McIlroy moves within two shots of leader Billy Horschel after carding a 65 in the Tour Championship second round.

Shearer backs Welbeck at Arsenal

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 13:06
Deadline-day signing Danny Welbeck can score 25 goals a season for Arsenal, says former England international Alan Shearer.