International News

Murray to face 'confident' Berdych

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 20:39
Andy Murray says Tomas Berdych will be confident when they meet in the Australian Open semi-finals on Thursday.

Asylum group 'legally held at sea'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 20:14
Australia's month-long detention of 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers at sea last year was legal, the High Court rules.

Keys through to face Serena in semi

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 19:58
Unseeded Madison Keys beats Venus Williams to set up an Australian Open semi-final with top seed Serena Williams in Melbourne.

Trying to prevent radicalisation with humour

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 19:44
Can this man stop young people becoming radicals?

'Ethnic kinship' vote fraud warning

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 19:14
The Electoral Commission warns that a lack of campaigning by mainstream political parties in British Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities makes those areas vulnerable to fraud.

Kepler find reveals 'dawn of galaxy'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 19:06
An ancient solar system similar to our own is discovered by scientists at the University of Birmingham studying data from the Kepler telescope.

Miliband in the spotlight - papers

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 18:56
The front pages focus on criticism of Ed Miliband, and the first day of the inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko.

Brand invite after Trident claim

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 18:28
Comedian Russell Brand is invited to meet Barrow shipyard workers after saying the Trident nuclear submarine programme should be scrapped.

Abbott 'to consult' after Philip row

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 18:22
Australian PM Tony Abbott says he will consult more widely before announcing knights and dames, after criticism of his knighthood for Prince Philip.

What does Kim Jong-un really want?

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 17:49
Expert witnesses offer insight into the ambitions of the enigmatic North Korean leader.

'Upskirt' voyeur took 9,000 photos

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 17:47
A man caught taking an upskirt photo of a shopper in a Poundland store is sentenced to a three year community order after 9,000 similar images are found in his possession.

Poorest areas 'hit hardest by cuts'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 17:43
Councils in the most deprived areas of England have seen the biggest cuts to their funding, a committee of MPs has said.

Yemen crisis and an uncertain future

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 17:36
After Yemen's government collapses, BBC diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus sees a perilous future for a Middle East country in crisis.

Five things Syriza wants for Greece

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 17:19
Syriza, the left-wing party that stormed into power in Greece, has promised to ditch austerity and renegotiate the EU-IMF bailout. Here are five things it wants to change.

Bank chief warns of pandemic threat

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 16:42
The president of the World Bank warns that the world is "dangerously unprepared" for future pandemics like the deadly Ebola outbreak.

Electronic Arts shares up on results

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 16:37
Shares in Electronic Arts jump almost 5% after the video games publisher reports stronger than expected results.

In pictures: Post-War office buildings listed

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 16:36
Some of the office buildings new to the National Heritage List

Argentina Jews boycott memorial

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 16:34
Jewish groups in Argentina boycott the government's Holocaust memorial, in protest at the investigation into the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman.

‘We nearly dropped Churchill’s coffin’

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 16:24
How pallbearers almost dropped Churchill's coffin

More military assets set to be sold

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 16:10
The Ministry of Defence will have to sell off more military land and assets to make savings in the coming years, the defence secretary indicates.