International News

US to allow armed drone exports

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 06:31
The US will loosen some restrictions on selling drones - including armed models - to allies and friendly countries.

Sony spins off video and audio units

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 06:31
Sony says it will spin off its video-and-audio business into a separate company as part of a three-year plan to return to profit.

Argentina prepares for Nisman march

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 06:04
Prosecutors in Argentina plan a march to mark the death a month ago of their colleague Alberto Nisman, who was found dead in his apartment.

Is Islamic State shaping Boko Haram media?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 06:04
Following the launch of an official Twitter feed for the Nigerian jihadist group Boko Haram last month, there have been multiple signs that the group's media operation has been influenced by the expansionist Islamic State.

Pressure is on Moores - Collingwood

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 05:54
Paul Collingwood says England coach Peter Moores is in danger of losing his job if results do not improve soon.

Patient safety fear GP 'defies NHS'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 05:52
A doctor who stopped taking new patients because of "safety" concerns is continuing to do so, despite being told he is in breach of his NHS contract.

BBC Radio 1 denies banning Madonna

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 05:51
The station says age has nothing to do with tracks not being playlisted after Madonna's latest single Living for Love missed the cut.

State of the NHS: Wales v England

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 05:46
Away from the increasingly acrimonious debate between Westminster and Cardiff politicians, what is the truth about the health service in Wales?

Controversial council plans in doubt

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 05:45
Opposition groups are preparing an alternative to Cardiff council's controversial budget plan ahead of next week's vote.

VIDEO: Video of Chelsea fans sparks outrage

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 05:44
UK police are examining footage appearing to show Chelsea football fans stopping a black man from boarding a Paris train.

Oliver rules out Daily Show return

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 05:35
HBO commissions two more series of Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, quashing rumours that he may replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show.

When were PMs banned from driving?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 05:29
When were PMs banned from getting behind the wheel?

Malware on menu on Jamie Oliver site

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 05:06
The celebrity chef's site suffered a "malware problem" after being hacked, but has since been fixed, according to a Jamie Oliver Group spokesman.

Accused 'may have killed' dog walker

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 04:55
A man accused of murdering a dog walker told his mother he did not know if he killed her, a court hears.

VIDEO: Is Cristina Argentina's new Evita?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 04:54
Wyre Davies considers the country's interest in Argentina's president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, as she faces the biggest challenge of her political career.

VIDEO: Records crash as US freeze continues

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 04:51
As cold and snowy weather continues to affect the US, part of Niagara Falls has frozen over.

Wolff to drive Williams in testing

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 04:40
Susie Wolff will drive the new Williams FW37 on the first day of testing at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona on Thursday.

VIDEO: Sun 'could be biggest power source'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 04:40
The Sun could become the world's biggest source of electricity by the middle of this century - a bold prediction from the respected International Energy Association in Paris.

Army kills '300 Boko Haram fighters'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 04:36
More than 300 Boko Haram fighters are killed during a military land and air operation in north-east Borno State, the Nigerian army says.

Clarke named Ryder Cup captain

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 04:07
Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke is named Europe's Ryder Cup captain for the 2016 tournament at Hazeltine, USA.