International News

Peru evacuates Ubinas volcano area

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 16:36
The authorities in Peru say they are evacuating 4,000 people living near the Ubinas volcano, in the south of the country, because of increased activity.

10 sartorial moments that tell us a lot about politics

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 16:33
10 sartorial moments that reveal the superficiality of politics

Algeria votes on Bouteflika's future

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 16:15
Algerians have voted in elections in which incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke last year, is seeking a fourth term.

Ex-BP worker fined over shares trade

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 16:10
A BP employee who oversaw the cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 agrees to settle a charge of insider trading.

Missing prisoner alert took 20 hours

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 16:05
Police admit they were "slow off the mark" in alerting the public that a convicted robber serving eight years, had failed to return to an open prison in Suffolk.

In Pictures: Great North Passion

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:48
Artists customise 12 shipping containers to tell Easter story

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:42
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.

Freeman 'welcomed' Fargo freeze

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:42
Sherlock star braves the cold for Fargo TV series

Rape accused boy, 14, due in court

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:39
A boy of 14 accused of raping a 10-year-old girl on disused land in Shrewsbury, is due to appear in court later.

Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:30
The Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, author of One Hundred Years of Solitude, dies in Mexico aged 87, his family says.

VIDEO: The book shop on a boat

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:27
The bookshop on a barge that travels the canal system

How 420 became code for marijuana

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:22
The number 420 has become a popular code for marijuana. Where does the term come from and why did it catch on, asks Aidan Lewis.

What makes Jerusalem so holy?

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:18
What makes Jerusalem so holy to three religions?

VIDEO: 'He really was a one-off'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:11
Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico aged 87, in paying tribute author Ian McEwan described him as a 'one-off'.

Weather blights S Korea ferry search

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:09
Bad weather, murky water and strong currents are hampering the search for more than 270 people missing after a South Korean ferry sank.

Selling globally is child's play

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:09
The technologies making e-commerce easier for small firms

Alfa Romeo plots a US comeback

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:06
After 20 years, Alfa Romeo returns to the US

Celebrating Easter in Spring

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:06
Australia's Bishop Kay at Westminster Abbey for Easter

VIDEO: Alfa Romeo plots US comeback

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:05
Alfa Romeo, the Italian sports car maker, returns to the US market after 20 years. Michelle Fleury takes a tour of the car the firm hopes will appeal to American drivers.

Iran has 'cut uranium stock' - IAEA

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:04
Iran has neutralised half of its higher-enriched uranium stockpile, in keeping with a deal agreed earlier this year, the world's nuclear watchdog says.
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