International News

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 08:39
Seals fancy penguins, and more nuggets.

Britain objects to Falklands signs

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 08:31
The UK criticises an Argentine law requiring public transport vehicles to carry signs declaring the country's sovereignty claim over the Falkland Islands.

VIDEO: Gebrselassie: From track to business

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 08:29
How Olympic athlete and world record holder Haile Gebrselassie has become a property mogul and leading investor in Ethiopia.

VIDEO: US snow prompts roof collapse fears

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 08:24
Residents in parts of New York State hit by severe snow storms are working to clear their roofs, amid fears that the weight of the snow could cause them to collapse.

Bellew fight is acid test - Cleverly

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 08:19
Nathan Cleverly says Saturday's much-hyped fight with Tony Bellew is the "acid test" for his world title credentials.

China rate cut spurs global markets

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 08:11
A cut in interest rates in China and comments from Europe's Central Bank chief spur US markets on to fresh highs

VIDEO: Dyson: 'Keep engineers in Britain'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 08:06
James Dyson tells the BBC it is important to keep engineers in Britain to produce hi-tech exports, as he announces a £1bn investment in research and development.

VIDEO: The minute after Obama announced his immigration plan

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 07:58
The minute after Obama's immigration speech

Week in pictures: 15-21 November 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 07:43
The best news photos from around the world

Google tries ad-free net experiment

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 07:30
Search giant Google has unveiled an experiment that lets people pay to visit sites rather than see adverts.

Wave power firm in administration

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 07:16
Wave power technology firm Pelamis is calling in administrators after failing to secure development funding.

Who is in the new Scottish cabinet?

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 07:08
Who is in the new Scottish cabinet?

VIDEO: 'Creating Google' for Myanmar

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 07:00
Chief executive Rahul Batra explains his ambitions for the Burmese search engine Bindez.

Zambia leader sacked by party

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 06:58
Zambia's governing Patriotic Front suspends President Guy Scott as party leader amid a power struggle ahead of elections in January.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 06:51
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Rooney backs Welbeck's United exit

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 06:37
Danny Welbeck did the right thing by leaving Manchester United for Arsenal, according to former team-mate Wayne Rooney.

Bahrain: Will polls fuel unrest?

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 06:34
The people of the island kingdom of Bahrain go to the polls on 22 November in the first general election since the Arab Spring protests of 2011.

King 'couldn't cry because of pain'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 06:12
Olympic team pursuit champion Dani King says she feared for her career after a training crash put her in intensive care.

Hamilton puts down title marker

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 06:09
Lewis Hamilton is fastest in both practice sessions as he puts down a title marker ahead of the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Ulster Bank closing 10 more branches

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 06:02
Ulster Bank is to close another 10 branches in Northern Ireland.