International News

Total boss dies in Moscow air crash

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 20:01
Christophe de Margerie, chief executive of French oil company Total since 2007, has died when his plane crashed during take-off in Moscow.

VIDEO: Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 19:56
US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, has died aged 82, US media report.

Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 19:29
An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 19:11
Dominican-born US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, has died aged 82, US media report.

'No closure' for Pistorius family

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 18:07
Oscar Pistorius' siblings describe their heartache and criticise media coverage of his trial, on the eve of the South African athlete's sentencing.

'Balibo Five' deaths probe dropped

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 17:46
Australian police abandon a war crimes investigation into the deaths in East Timor in 1975 of the "Balibo Five" journalists, citing insufficient evidence.

Scans reveal cause of winter blues

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 17:21
Scientists say they have identified the underlying reason why some people are prone to the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

Ebola-hit nations get key supplies

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:55
Vital supplies to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the worst-hit countries, Ghana's president says.

Life Story with David Attenborough

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:47
David Attenborough's new series on the journey through life

Canada hit-and-run man 'radicalised'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:38
A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car before he was shot dead by police had been "radicalised", Canada's PM says.

The anarchic experimental schools of the 1970s

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:37
What happened to the kids from 1970s experimental schools?

Gough Whitlam dies at the age of 98

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:26
Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, credited with transforming Australian society in the 1970s, has died at the age of 98.

MPs to debate voter 'recall' powers

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:22
MPs are to debate whether voters should be able to deselect them using a "power of recall" if they commit wrongdoings.

Photographing Gandalf and a general

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:19
The photographer who snapped Gandalf and Jean-Luc Picard

Plan to jail armed muggers longer

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:17
Robbers and muggers who use guns or knives in England and Wales would face tougher prison sentences under proposed new guidelines.

To walk again - the people behind the story

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:12
The project that enabled a paralysed man to walk again

What the floods did to Kashmir's grand heritage

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 15:56
What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites

VIDEO: UKIP spokesman defends UKIP Calypso

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 15:53
UKIP Commonwealth spokesman Winston McKenzie has said the song UKIP Calypso, which is performed with a mock Caribbean accent by DJ Mike Read, is "fantastic".

Wildlife award for seal rescuer

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 15:47
A Shetland woman who has been caring for sick animals for more than 27 years is to receive a prestigious award.

Edinburgh bids to attract bike races

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 15:46
Edinburgh hopes to be take a step closer to hosting a stage of the Tour de France, if funding for other cycling events is approved.