International News

Pakistan Qadri protesters 'paid'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 07:36
Protesters in Pakistan tell the BBC they were paid to join anti-government demonstrations but are now being denied permission to return home.

Sheen takes Dylan play back to NY

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 06:41
Michael Sheen is to direct and star in a production of Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood in the New York theatre where the poet first performed it.

The two-year baby gap - is it ideal?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 06:00
The pros and cons of different age gaps between siblings.

Tesco car park rape investigated

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 05:50
Police investigate the rape of a 19-year-old woman in a supermarket car park in Dumfries in the early hours of Sunday.

'Messianic' prostitution ring busted

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 05:08
Details emerge from Israel about a prostitution ring in which Jewish women were allegedly forced into having sex with non-Jews by a messianic sect.

MH370: Key points in plane search

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 04:53
Interactive video explains all the background, six months on

VIDEO: What next in the search for MH370?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 04:50
Richard Westcott reports on what is next in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

VIDEO: Maggie and Che: New political alliances?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 04:42
Strange artistic mash-ups on view at a tube station include an image combining Lady Thatcher and Che Guevara.

Austrian player banned for 70 games

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 03:56
Austrian footballer Ismail Gunduz receives one of football's harshest ever punishments for headbutting a referee.

Nigeria leadership row 'over'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 03:49
The row over the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation appears to have been resolved as they look to avoid a global ban.

Day in pictures: 8 September 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 03:42
News images from around the world: 8 September

Couple's shock at motorhome stowaway

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 03:40
A couple speak of their shock at learning they had driven 100 miles with a stowaway clinging underneath their motor home as they returned to the UK from holiday in France.

AUDIO: Sacked teacher feared stabbing

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 03:11
A former teacher, who was sacked after a pupil was locked in a room, says she was "frightened" he would stab her.

Somali girls 'raped' by AU troops

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 02:44
African Union (AU) troops have raped women and girls seeking medical aid or water from their bases in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, a rights group says.

AUDIO: How much does the Earth weigh?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 02:41
Scientists are exploring why it is so difficult at accurately measure the Newtonian constant of gravity.

VIDEO: Girl who had proton beam therapy

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 02:34
Cherie and Graham Gillon's daughter, Lilly, received proton beam therapy in 2011. They tell BBC Breakfast what it was like for their daughter to undergo the treatment.

Meteorite lands in Nicaragua capital

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 01:19
A small meteorite which may have broken off an asteroid caused a 12m-wide crater near Managua's international airport, Nicaraguan officials say.

Michael Palin to narrate Clangers

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-08 00:24
Comedian and presenter Michael Palin is to narrate a new series of classic children's TV programme, The Clangers.

VIDEO: Mentors tackling violent extremism

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 23:25
The BBC is given exclusive access to the government-appointed mentors who are trying to turn people away from violent extremism.