International News

Helen Mirren mines for Klimt Gold

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 16:13
Helen Mirren goes in search of Nazi-stolen Klimt

How IS message lures Western women

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 16:13
What does the so-called Islamic State want and expect from the Western women who are drawn towards it?

Living at home with dementia

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 16:11
Living with dementia after one, four and seven years

Google purges Chrome extension store

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 16:01
Tens of millions of users who visit Google sites use a browser loaded with malicious add-ons, research suggests.

US officer charged with murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 15:55
A white South Carolina police officer is charged with murder over the shooting death of a black man who appeared to be fleeing from him.

'Non-dom' crackdown and gems heist

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 15:50
Election policy announcements, reaction to Tony Blair's intervention, and the London jewellery robbery dominate.

Adieu to largesse at Radio France

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 15:49
A three-week strike at Radio France is highlighting the excesses of the public sector in the country, says Hugh Schofield.

VIDEO: Mystery of young girl 'killed in Ukraine'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 15:49
Natalia Antelava investigates the story of a 10-year-old girl reported killed in the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine - and is reminded that truth is the first casualty of war.

Syria crisis: A brush with the brutal world of child refugees

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 15:26
BBC reporter finds little mercy for sick Syrian child refugee

VIDEO: India’s emergency that led to mass sterilisation

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 15:21
How a state of emergency led to mass sterilisation in India

VIDEO: Finding Mexico's missing bodies

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 15:16
Mexicans use Facebook to find bodies of loved ones

Tory resit plan for poor Sats results

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 15:13
Pupils in England with poor Sats test results at the end of primary school will face a resit in secondary school if the Tories form the next government.

'Syrian former imam' found shot dead

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 15:07
A man understood to be a Syrian-born former imam of a London mosque is found dead with bullet wounds in his car.

US boosts arms for Yemen coalition

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 15:01
The US says it is speeding up weapons deliveries to a Saudi-led coalition bombing Houthi rebels in Yemen.

Labour would scrap 'non-dom' status

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 15:00
Labour would abolish the non-domicile rule, where some wealthy people can limit the tax paid on earnings outside the UK, Ed Miliband is to announce.

France side is in crisis - Dallaglio

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 14:42
Lawrence Dallaglio believes the success of French clubs in the Champions Cup shows the national side is underperforming.

McIlroy primed for bid to join legends

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 14:08
Rory McIlroy is physically and mentally honed ahead of his bid to win at Augusta and join the list of Grand Slam greats.

Shell 'in talks' to buy BG Group

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 13:32
Oil giant Shell is "in talks" to buy gas producer BG Group, reports the Wall Street Journal, in what could be one of the biggest mergers of 2015.

France opens Rwanda genocide archive

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 13:20
France declassifies documents related to the 1994 Rwandan genocide which claimed at least 800,000 lives, the French president's office says.

SNP 'will help make Miliband PM'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 13:10
Nicola Sturgeon says the SNP would help make Ed Miliband prime minister if the Conservatives fail to win a majority in the general election.