International News

Woman becomes symbol of Afghan dead

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 08:42
A young Afghan woman killed in a Kabul suicide attack becomes the focus of a campaign to create student scholarships in her name.

Breastfeeding voucher trial results

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 08:39
Initial results of a controversial scheme offering shopping vouchers to persuade mothers to breastfeed have shown promise, researchers say.

Feminist Hacker Barbie

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 08:25
Internet users edit 'sexist' book

'Poorest of poor' test talking tech

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 08:22
A charity is to give away 2,000 Talking Book audio computers to some of Ghana's poorest communities after securing funds from Unicef and ARM.

Man warned over kidnap bumper sticker

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 08:15
A man is warned by police after driving around Leeds with a pick-up bumper sticker depicting a bound and hooded woman.

VIDEO: How the webcams were hijacked

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 08:14
Costas Tsivicos, UK distributor of Foscam's webcams, explains how a Russian site came to show feeds from his firm's kit, and tells consumers how to protect themselves.

Solar tree to replace real city tree

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 08:03
A 4m (13ft) tall "solar tree" is set to be installed in the centre of Bristol.

Councillor 'potential risk' to pupils

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 08:03
A council writes to all schools in the ward area of one of its councillors, warning them he poses a "potential risk".

Female bosses 'more depressed'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 07:59
Women with job authority are more likely than men to display symptoms of depression, according to research in the US.

Toure could feature in Nations Cup

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 07:59
Yaya Toure is among the Premier League players who may miss club games in the new year to compete in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Market for women's game 'proven'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 07:55
England women's midfielder Karen Carney believes their historic game at Wembley on Sunday proves there is an appetite for the women's game.

Mike Nichols: Obituary of a Hollywood great

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 07:44
A look back at the life of Oscar-winning director Mike Nichols

Abuse killers sue over hurt feelings

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 07:42
Two paedophiles serving life sentences for murdering a woman launch a human rights bid to see each other in prison.

Marshall loses women's world title

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 07:27
British defending champion Savannah Marshall loses at the Women's World Championships in Jeju, Korea.

Blind could miss rest of the season

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 07:15
Manchester United midfielder Daley Blind could be out for up to six months with a knee injury suffered while playing for the Netherlands.

Myanmar army 'mistakenly hit' rebels

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 07:13
The Myanmar army denies it deliberately targeted a Kachin rebel camp in a mortar attack that killed 23 people.

Second arrest warrant for Whyte

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 06:54
An arrest warrant is issued for former Rangers owner Craig Whyte after he failed to appear for a court hearing.

Ivory Coast could face sanctions

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 06:52
Ivory Coast could face sanctions over a pitch invasion that followed their qualification for the Africa Cup of Nations finals.

Two cleared in landmark FGM case

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 06:43
The doctor and father of a 13-year-old who died after allegedly undergoing female genital mutilation are cleared in a landmark trial in Egypt.

School worker cleared of sex with boy

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 06:36
A teaching assistant is cleared of having sex with a 16-year-old pupil.