International News

VIDEO: 'Exhausted workforce' in Apple factory

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 10:02
A BBC investigation for Panorama has exposed poor working conditions in factories making Apple products in China.

Is Putin right?

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 09:56
Most analysts say Russia can afford its debt repayments for the next couple of years, but Mr Putin will have to stem the tide of money leaving the country.

Cost of MPs' advisers hits £8.4m

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 09:49
The cost of ministers' special advisers increases more than £1m in the past year, taking it to £8.4m, official figures show.

VIDEO: Why am I the only gay pro footballer?

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 09:39
LA Galaxy winger Robbie Rogers shares his experience of coming out with two gay Sunday League footballers.

Boost for mobile phone coverage

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 09:37
Mobile phone coverage in Wales is set to be boosted from 63% to 83% as part of a £5bn UK-wide deal with the four mobile networks.

UN seeks North Korea ICC charges

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 09:20
The UN General Assembly calls for North Korea to be referred to the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity.

A comedy of terrors - in four acts

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 09:18
The story of how a Christmas Day movie was forced off movie screens is a comedy and a tragedy - with a larger question not yet answered.

Infection investigated after two die

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 09:18
Infection control experts start an investigation into a cluster of C. difficile cases at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Oil price fall forces firm revamp

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 09:14
A Canadian company operating in the North Sea has been forced to restructure its debt following the fall in oil price.

Balotelli gets one-match ban & fine

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 09:00
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli gets a one-match ban and £25,000 fine from the FA as punishment for his Super Mario tweet.

Khan to give £30k shorts to Peshawar

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 08:51
Boxer Amir Khan will donate shorts worth £30,000 to help rebuild the Peshawar school where 141 children and staff died.

VIDEO: Bubba Watson's Christmas rap video

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 08:51
Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson unleashes his Christmas alter ego 'Bubbaclaus' as he releases a Christmas rap video.

Minecraft maker plans spin-off game

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 08:49
Minecraft maker Mojang is planning a spin-off game based on its hugely popular block-building title.

Fugitive in light aircraft arrest

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 08:23
One of the UK's most wanted fugitives is arrested while attempting to return to Britain in a light aircraft.

Man shot by Army is to be exhumed

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 08:08
The body of a man shot dead by soldiers in Belfast more than 40 years ago is to be exhumed, a coroner has ruled.

Apple 'failing to protect workers'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 08:04
Poor treatment of workers in the Chinese factories which make Apple products is discovered by an undercover BBC Panorama investigation.

Morricone regrets Eastwood rejection

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 08:03
Renowned Italian film composer Ennio Morricone tells the BBC's Will Gompertz that he regrets turning down the chance to compose music for Clint Eastwood.

Family pain at wait for MH17 answers

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 08:00
The family of a British man who was among the 298 people killed in July's MH17 air crash have told of their pain at still not knowing what happened.

VIDEO: MH17 victim's father recalls last goodbye

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 07:59
The father of Briton Ben Pocock, who was killed in July's MH17 air crash in Ukraine, recalls the moment he waved his son off at the airport

Net overseers hit by phishing attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 07:47
Hackers have managed to penetrate the internal network used by the organisation that oversees the net's addressing system.