International News

Apple Watch launch: internet reacts

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 13:31
The internet reacts to the Apple Watch event

'No tolerance' vow after dog's death

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 13:02
Crufts organisers say sabotage will not be tolerated, amid "unsubstantiated" rumours other dogs were poisoned at the event.

Alonso crash strange, says Briatore

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 12:48
Fernando Alonso's manager Flavio Briatore says there are many questions left unanswered about the Spaniard's crash in Barcelona.

WWII pilot's wedding ring returned

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 12:34
The 92-year-old sister of a WWII pilot who went missing in action is reunited with his wedding ring more than 70 years after he disappeared.

Japanese women at a crossroads

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 12:26
Why so many Japanese mums don't go back to the jobs market

VIDEO: Being a working mum in Japan

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 12:26
In Japan, it is still common for many women to want to give up their own jobs once they become mothers, but with average salaries relatively low compared to Japan's cost of living, it is a luxury few can afford.

England's Aluko sets up Canada final

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 12:05
England will meet Canada in Wednesday's Cyprus Cup final after a 1-1 draw with the Netherlands.

'Simpsons' co-creator dies at age 59

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 11:58
Sam Simon, an Emmy-winning writer and producer, gave away much of his money to charity after he was diagnosed with colon cancer.

Tory MP O'Brien gets top UN role

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 11:37
Conservative MP Stephen O'Brien is appointed to a top job at the United Nations and will leave Parliament at the general election.

Conviction in bottom-injection case

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 11:31
A woman who described herself as "the Michelangelo of buttocks injections" is convicted of the 2011 murder of a UK woman.

British stars name their heroines

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 11:24
BBC Sport asks some of Britain's most high-profile sports women about their sporting heroines growing up.

Barritt & Croft out of Six Nations

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 11:00
England centre Brad Barritt and flanker Tom Croft will miss the remainder of the Six Nations with injuries.

Apple Watch prices and apps revealed

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 10:58
Apple reveals that its smartwatch collection will range in price from $349 to more than $10,000 depending on the materials used.

Iraqi Kurds target IS hold on Kirkuk

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 10:55
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces, backed by US air strikes, launch an offensive against Islamic State (IS) militants in oil-rich Kirkuk province.

HBO launches US streaming service

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 10:53
The network behind hit TV shows such as Game of Thrones is launching an online streaming service that will weaken its longstanding tie-ins with cable TV packages.

Faugheen tipped for Champion glory

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 10:49
Faugheen is favourite for the Champion Hurdle on the first day of AP McCoy's final Cheltenham Festival before retirement.

New arrests over Paris attacks

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 10:30
French police detain four people over the Islamist attacks in Paris on a satirical magazine and a Jewish supermarket in which 17 people died.

Tributes to fatal crash grandmother

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 10:30
Tributes have been paid to a grandmother who died in a crash in Powys, which also killed three teenagers.

Murder trial hears from image expert

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 10:21
A forensic imagery analyst tells a murder trial there is "moderate support" to contend that the alleged gunman filmed on CCTV is the same man on trial for the killing.

Congress 'interfering on Iran talks'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 10:17
The White House accuses the US Congress of interfering on Iran after Republican senators send a letter to the Iranian government.