International News

VIDEO: Children make WW2 documentary

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 01:12
Schoolchildren across the UK are getting an opportunity to make their own documentary films about World War Two to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day.

Teenage pregnancies hit record low

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 00:57
The number of teenage pregnancies in England and Wales has continued to drop, data shows.

Broadchurch to return, ITV confirms

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 00:55
David Tennant and Olivia Colman will return for a third series of hit ITV drama Broadchurch, ITV confirms.

VIDEO: Teenager hails new bionic hand

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 00:47
A teenage girl has spoken of the change in her life after being given a bionic hand - the technology for which is being developed by scientists on Tyneside.

Greens launch election campaign

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 00:30
Green leader Natalie Bennett calls for a "citizen's income" as she launches her party's key themes for the general election campaign.

VIDEO: Peanut allergies 'preventable' in babies

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 00:23
A new study shows that eating peanut products early in life can prevent young children from becoming allergic to them, the BBC's Jane Dreaper reports.

Imitation Game leads Empire Awards

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 00:03
The critics have had their say, now it’s time for film fans to choose their favourite movies of the past 12 months.

Stone carved head stolen from abbey

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 00:02
Police investigate the theft of a unique stone carved head from a church near Melrose in the Scottish Borders.

Paris targeted in night drone mystery

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 23:54
Drones are seen flying over several sensitive landmarks in Paris in a night-time mystery that French police say is being taken seriously.

Few lobbyists expected on register

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 23:46
The woman in charge of the government's new register of lobbyists says she expects "quite a low level" of applicants when it opens in March.

2022 World Cup 'to begin in November'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 23:36
A Fifa taskforce recommends that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar should be shortened and take place in November and December.

Sony World Photography Awards: 2015 shortlist

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 23:33
Finalists in this year's Sony World Photo Awards

Weighing Anchor: An artist at sea

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 23:32
An artists view of the Royal Navy

Indonesia defiant on executions

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 23:22
President Joko Widodo says foreign nations should not interfere in Indonesia's right to use the death penalty, amid plans for more executions.

VIDEO: Liberia's Ebola human waste dilemma

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 23:14
New Ebola infections have fallen in Liberia, but it still has the problem of what to do with huge quantities of potentially infectious human waste.

Uproar over Mother Teresa slur

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 22:58
There is outrage in India over a Hindu leader's comment that Mother Teresa's charity work had one objective - to convert the poor to Christianity.

Teens arrested after 'street fights'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 22:56
Street fights involving large groups of youths in Belfast city centre on consecutive nights lead to arrests.

Greece delivers reform proposals

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 22:49
Greece submits a list of reform proposals to its European and IMF creditors in the hope of securing further lending, the European Commission says.

Comparison order for payday lenders

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 22:43
Payday lenders must make their product details available on at least one price comparison website, the competition watchdog says.

Cardiff board to boycott Wigan match

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 22:40
The Cardiff City board is to boycott Tuesday's Championship game at Wigan as a protest against the DW Stadium club.