International News

Boeing confirms $4bn order from GE

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 17:48
General Electric's aircraft leasing and financing arm confirms it has placed an order for 40 Boeing planes worth $4bn (£2.3bn) at list prices.

Football 'can tackle male obesity'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 17:40
Football participation is a good way to get men to slim down, public health researchers discover.

Jail called ambulance 'almost daily'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 17:27
England's largest prison - the much-criticised Oakwood - called an ambulance out more than twice as many times as any other category C prison last year, a BBC investigation shows.

Colombian army kills 14 Farc rebels

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 17:24
The Colombian army says it has killed 14 rebels involved in sabotage against oil installations in the north-eastern province of Arauca.

Will the fake me please go away?

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 17:13
The BBC reporter being dogged by an impostor

The Brazilian ranch where Nazis kept slaves

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 17:10
The farm in Brazil where fascists held black orphans as slaves

Serbia moving from pariah to partner

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 17:07
How far has Serbia come since the 1990s?

VIDEO: Davos explained in 90 seconds

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:38
BBC News explains the history and shifting focus of the World Economic Forum in Davos - in 90 seconds.

Komla Dumor: Face of Africa

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:33
Komla Dumor's mission to tell the African story

The rise of the part-time vegans

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:31
It wasn't long ago that veganism was the preserve of animal and health activists. But now more and more people are going vegan. Why?

VIDEO: Branagh and Knightley unite on screen

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:29
The cast of Jack Ryan Shadow Recruit attended the premiere of the film in London on Monday evening.

Thousands spent on hiring star names

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:25
Councils and local businesses in Scotland spent at least £26,000 hiring celebrities to appear at Christmas events, BBC Scotland learns.

Iran invite to Syria talks withdrawn

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:23
The UN withdraws its invitation to Iran to join Syria peace talks, after Tehran refuses to back the process to form a Syrian transitional government.

VIDEO: Fishermen jailed for straying at sea

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:09
Hundreds of fishermen from India and Pakistan are in jails after accidentally crossing sea borders.

VIDEO: Claudio Abbado dies at age of 80

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:07
Italian conductor Claudio Abbado, former musical director of La Scala, has died at the age of 80, after a long illness.

Beckham joins Only Fools and Horses

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:06
An Only Fools and Horses sketch for Sport Relief, reuniting Del Boy and Rodney for the first time in a decade, will also feature David Beckham.

Fox's record-breaking country walk

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:06
A fox has been tracked more than 40 miles away from its home range, breaking British records for the animals.

What is the purple pound?

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:05
Why the spending power of the disabled is the 'purple pound'

Chilean 'anti-Israel' shirt banned

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:01
The Chilean football federation bans top division club Palestino from using controversial "anti-Israel" shirts.

Beckham joins Del Boy in Sport Relief

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:00
Former England footballer David Beckham will appear in a special version of Only Fools and Horses for Sport Relief 2014.

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