International News

England footballer in sex arrest

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 08:25
England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson arrested on suspicion of sex with 15-year-old girl

Vanessa-Mae bids to overturn ban

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 08:13
Violinist Vanessa-Mae attempts to overturn her four-year skiing ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Tuesday.

Harrington wins Honda title play-off

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 08:13
Padraig Harrington beats Daniel Berger in a play-off to win the Honda Classic, his first title in the US or Europe since 2008.

May defends terror suspect handling

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 08:11
Home Secretary Theresa May defends her decision to scrap control orders as Labour suggests it helped terror suspects join fighting overseas.

SF speaker accepts Commonwealth role

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 08:08
Sinn Féin's Mitchel McLaughlin says he will take up the position of President of the NI Assembly Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA).

Bondage prompts This Morning probe

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 07:50
Media watchdog Ofcom investigates ITV's daytime show This Morning over complaints about a bondage discussion.

VIDEO: Skydiver saved after mid-air seizure

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 07:47
A quick-thinking skydiving instructor in Western Australia came to the rescue when one of his students had an epileptic seizure during a jump.

Yarl's Wood suspension after C4 film

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 07:47
A member of staff is suspended at Yarl's Wood detention centre after a guard is secretly filmed calling inmates "caged animals".

What next for Russia's opposition?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 07:33
It is time for the Kremlin's opponents to stop jostling for primacy and let the Russian people take the lead, writes Konstantin von Eggert.

VIDEO: How strong is Iraq's army?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 07:23
Iraq's army is battling an jihadist insurgency - but how strong is the force?

VIDEO: Video captures fatal police shooting

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 07:23
A video captures the moment three US police officers shoot dead a homeless man during a scuffle in the Skid Row area of central Los Angeles.

'No disrespect' in Netanyahu speech

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 07:18
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his upcoming speech to Congress is "not intended to disrespect" President Barack Obama.

Libya names Haftar as army chief

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 07:11
Libya's internationally recognised government in Tobruk names former controversial anti-Islamist Khalifa Haftar as the new head of the national army.

Police surround Myanmar students

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 07:09
Riot police in Myanmar surround a monastery in which some 300 students taking part in a protest march are camping en route to Yangon.

Yeates killer had child porn images

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 07:07
The man convicted of the murder of Bristol landscape architect Joanna Yeates in 2011 pleads guilty to possessing indecent images of children.

Woman had sex with 15-year-old boy

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 07:03
A woman who had sex with a 15-year-old schoolboy is warned she could face jail.

HTC hints at Half-life VR game

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 06:32
The chairwoman of HTC tells the BBC her company is "co-operating" with Half-life for its virtual reality helmet.

Man dies after two-vehicle crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 06:25
A 55-year-old man dies following a two-vehicle crash on the A1 near Dromore, County Down.

Pupils hurt in incident near school

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 06:24
Two pupils have been injured in an incident outside a secondary school in south Glasgow, police say.

Sunderland win Brown red card appeal

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 06:22
The FA rescinds Sunderland defender Wes Brown's red card in his side's loss at Manchester United on Saturday.