International News

How do US black students do at school?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:33
Are black children reaching their full potential at US schools - and if not, why not?

VIDEO: Migrants saved by British navy ship

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:32
A British navy ship has rescued hundreds of migrants in the central Mediterranean on Thursday.

Burnham: Entrepreneurs are 'heroes'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:29
Labour should treat wealth creators as "heroes", leadership contender Andy Burnham says, claiming the party has neglected them in recent years.

Evans announces 500 words winners

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:27
Stories about vengeful pigeons, poisoned cakes and living with a stammer are among the winners at this year's 500 Words competition.

Moroder working on disco stage musical

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:26
Musician and composer Giorgio Moroder is working on a new disco-themed stage musical, he tells the BBC.

Heat wave conditions ease in India

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:24
The massive heat wave sweeping India is starting to ease, with forecasts of rain in some affected states.

Gascoigne raises £8.8m from auctions

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:22
Nearly £9m is raised towards the restoration of a mansion that was inherited by the revered quizmaster Bamber Gascoigne after two auctions of its contents.

VIDEO: Volcano bursts into life in Japan

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 00:07
Dramatic footage has emerged of a volcano erupting on the Japanese island of Kuchinoerabu.

World Cup boycott possible - SFA

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 23:37
Scottish FA chief Stewart Regan says European nations could boycott World Cups if Sepp Blatter stays as Fifa boss.

Neverland ranch goes up for sale

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 23:30
Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch has gone up for sale for $100m, according to reports.

VIDEO: The fans who built their own football stadium

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 23:28
The official opening of a new football stadium tonight is timely with the scandal engulfing FIFA.

Boy arrested over two knife murders

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 23:27
A 16-year-old boy is arrested over the murders of a man and a woman who were repeatedly stabbed in separate attacks in Colchester.

Buhari to assume Nigeria presidency

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 23:24
The winner of Nigeria's presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari, is to be sworn in as leader of Africa's most populous country.

Pure Gym to buy LA Fitness

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 23:22
Pure Gym, the UK's largest gym operator, buys rival workout chain LA Fitness.

Lion Babe: Working with Pharrell 'expands your mind'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 23:00
US pop duo spill Pharrell's studio secrets

VIDEO: 'I was afraid to look in a mirror'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 22:44
Body dysmorphic disorder sufferer Minnie Wright tells the BBC's John Maguire about the impact the condition has on her life.

How will Ennis-Hill fare in Gotzis?

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 22:39
What should we expect from the Olympic champion as she makes her multi-event comeback in a small Austrian town?

Hundreds of migrants rescued in Med

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 22:32
EU naval vessels rescue more than 700 migrants off Sicily, as Africans continue to attempt the perilous crossing from Libya.

Double amputee had to fund own care

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 22:23
A mentally ill woman who had both legs amputated was wrongly forced to fund her own care for more than 14 months, the health and local government ombudsmen rule.

US ex-speaker charged over payments

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 22:20
Former US House of Representatives speaker Dennis Hastert faces charges of lying to the FBI over secret payments to cover up "prior misconduct".