International News

Eurostar's artillery shell problem

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 19:55
Eurostar's problem with collectors of old artillery

VIDEO: Record Picasso auction highlights

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 18:11
Picasso's Women of Algiers has become the most expensive painting to sell at auction, going for $179.3m (£115m) at Christie's in New York.

Asian shares mixed on Greece talks

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 18:01
Asian shares trade mixed after a lacklustre lead from Wall Street as confidence was dampened by uncertainty over Greece's debt deal.

In pictures: Dennis Dinneen Archive

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 18:01
An exhibition of pictures by the Irish photographer

Funeral for cancer death presenter

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 17:11
The funeral of BBC Radio Derby presenter Colin Bloomfield, who died of cancer aged 33, is due to take place later.

Kerry to hold key talks in Russia

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 16:54
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to hold talks in Russia - on his first visit to the country since the start of the Ukraine crisis in early 2014.

Cannes 2015: Ones to watch

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 16:30
Films to watch out for in Cannes festival

Iran hardliners cling to death penalty

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 16:20
Hopes that President Rouhani would oversee a fall in the number of executions in Iran have been dashed, says Rana Rahimpour.

Mixed success for Saudi military operation

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 16:17
Michael Stephens, head of Royal United Services Institute in Qatar assesses Saudi Arabia's military intervention in Yemen.

VIDEO: The kidnapping 'experiment' that's been watched millions of times

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 16:09
Would your child go off with a stranger?

VIDEO: Why were the election polls so wrong?

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 16:07
Newsnight looks at why published polls ahead of the general election proved to be a bad prediction of the results.

Six questions on Ukraine's ceasefire

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 16:01
The BBC's Tom Burridge has spent the past month in eastern Ukraine. Here is his snapshot assessment of the latest situation on the ground.

VIDEO: Rebuilding a village that lost everything

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:59
Some in Nepal are starting to rebuilding their lives, but Jhalak Bahadur's family lost everything.

Picasso work smashes auction record

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:59
Picasso's Women of Algiers becomes the most expensive painting to sell at auction, going for $179.3m at Christie's in New York.

Strokes 'rising among younger people'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:52
There has been an "alarming" rise in the number of working-age men and women in England having strokes in recent years, a charity warns.

Colombia crackdown on illegal mines

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:45
Colombia's armed forces arrest 59 people in a major crackdown on illegal mining in the Amazon rainforest financing Farc guerrillas.

Award win for Alliance Trust CEO

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:42
The chief executive of Dundee-based investment firm Alliance Trust wins the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award.

Decision due on T in the Park plans

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:39
Perth and Kinross councillors are set to make a decision on plans to move the T in the Park festival to Strathallan.

NHS Scotland 'needs former nurses'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:33
Scotland's biggest nursing agency calls on former nurses to consider doing occasional shifts, after warning of a lack of qualified nurses.

Ex-CIA officer jailed for leaking

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:20
A judge sentences a former CIA officer to three-and-a-half years in prison for revealing classified information.