International News

Major Kenyan TV channels off air

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 06:09
Three of Kenya's main private TV stations are unavailable in most of the country due to a row over the switch from analogue to digital transmission.

Hedge funds not cutters - Miliband

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 06:02
Ed Miliband shrugs off Ed Balls's claim people should get a written receipt for cash-in-hand work saying he his is more interested in tax avoidance by hedge funds.

Historian John Davies dies aged 76

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 05:53
Dr John Davies, historian, teacher, author and broadcaster, dies aged 76.

New universal credit 'a nightmare'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 05:52
A universal-credit claimant who featured in a government film to promote the reform now says the system is riddled with computer problems and could make people destitute.

'I'm closer to a one-way ticket to Mars'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 05:49
We've put some burning questions to Maggie Lieu, the 24-year-old who wants to go to Mars - and never come back.

M1 fatal coach crash trio named

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 05:45
Three men from Buckinghamshire and London killed in a crash with a coach on the M1 in Bedfordshire are named by police.

Day in pictures: 16 February 2015

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 05:00
Striking images from around the world over the past 24 hours

VIDEO: £30m boost for Alzheimer's research

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 04:54
A new network of £30m research centres is being launched by Alzheimer's Research UK to spearhead the search for an Alzheimer's cure.

Dotcom's team reacts to guilty plea

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 04:46
Kim Dotcom's lawyer denies that a guilty plea by one of Megaupload's ex-employees will have a major impact on his client's case.

Experts mull '$1bn' bank hack report

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 04:42
A leading security company says it has uncovered an "unprecedented" cyber-attack on up to 100 banks, but experts are split over its severity.

CWU asked to fund Green candidate

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 04:38
The Labour-supporting CWU union has been asked to fund a Green Party candidate standing against a shadow minister.

Brexit 'disaster for UK and EU'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 04:34
The UK's withdrawal from the European Union would be a "disaster" for both sides, a European commissioner says.

Missing cat found after 8 years

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 04:33
A cat is reunited with his owner after going missing for eight years.

Colombian soldiers killed by bomb

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 04:32
Three soldiers are killed in north-eastern Colombia in an attack blamed by the army on the country's second-largest rebel force, the ELN.

Schools reopen in Ebola-hit Liberia

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 04:24
Many schools in Liberia reopen six months after the world's deadliest Ebola outbreak forced their closure.

VIDEO: Washing machine 'vandalism' deadlock

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 04:23
Three executives from LG electronics are due to stand trial in South Korea after being accused of vandalising washing machines made by rival firm Samsung.

Renewed fears over Longannet future

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 04:10
There are renewed fears for the future of the huge coal-fired power station at Longannet in Fife, BBC Scotland has learned.

Police 'thank' Facebook taunt man

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 04:08
Police issue their own message to an on-the-run criminal who taunted them on Facebook, as he is arrested and returned to prison.

What would happen if prices started going down?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 04:06
Britain is heading for its first period of falling prices since 1989.

Hadi allies clash with Yemen police

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 04:04
Clashes erupt in the Yemeni city of Aden as militiamen loyal to President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi seize buildings guarded by pro-rebel police forces.