International News

'Dementia friends' reach one million

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 15:02
One million people have signed up to be "dementia friends" in England, the charity Alzheimer's Society announces.

Boxing's last bona fide super-fight?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 14:56
Boxing's last bona fide super-fight?

'Schoolgirl jihadi brides' - front pages

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 14:53
Papers focus on concerns for the safety of three schoolgirls who have flown to Turkey, amid fears they are en route to Syria to join Islamic State.

Man charged with wedding murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 14:45
A man is to appear in court charged with murdering a 63-year-old man at a wedding in County Fermanagh.

Thailand's crackdown on 'wombs for rent'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 14:07
Why Thailand has passed its new law on surrogacy

VIDEO: Behind-the-scenes ahead of Oscars

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 14:04
The 87th Academy Awards take place this Sunday in Los Angeles but are the statues given out based on performance or gentle persuasion from lobbyists?

Greece saved from disaster - for two days

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 13:45
Greece believes it has been given permission by the Eurogroup to ease up on austerity - although there will be months of fraught negotiations on a new financial settlement for this recession battered country.

VIDEO: UK schoolgirls 'on way to Syria'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 13:37
Three missing east London schoolgirls are feared to be travelling to Syria via Turkey, police say.

I left a legacy at Spurs - Sherwood

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 13:30
New Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood believes the legacy of young talent he left behind at Spurs is serving them well.

Most councils agree teacher deal

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 13:30
BBC Scotland learns that 31 of Scotland's 32 councils have agreed not to cut teacher numbers in return for cash from the Scottish government.

VIDEO: Greece upbeat on debt deal

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 13:13
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says the granting of a conditional four-month extension of Greece's international bailout is a fair deal for Europe.

VIDEO: Red pandas frolic in the snow

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 13:06
A zookeeper at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden in Ohio in the US has filmed two red pandas playing in the snow.

Ebola-hit Liberia to reopen borders

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 13:05
Liberia is to reopen its borders following a reduction in the number of Ebola cases being reported in the country.

Warrington 12-18 St George Illawarra

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 12:50
St George Illawarra hold off two Warrington comebacks to win the first match of the World Club Series.

Raith Rovers 1-2 Rangers

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 12:45
Rangers survive a late Raith Rovers fightback to claim a first win in four games and move up to second in the table.

Woman who was struck by lorry dies

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 12:45
A woman pedestrian is struck by a lorry and killed in Lurgan, County Armagh.

England have hit a new low - Giles

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 12:42
Former one-day coach Ashley Giles says England's World Cup performances have hit a new low ahead of Scotland game.

Hospital ward closure was unlawful

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 12:33
The closure of a hospital ward in County Down was unlawful, a High Court judge finds.

Man charged over baby's murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 12:16
A 26-year-old man is charged with the murder of a six-month-old boy.

Greece agrees deal with eurozone

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 11:38
Greece and the eurozone nations agree a deal over its financial bailout after talks in Brussels on Friday.