International News

Why do politicians speak the way they do?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 19:00
Why do politicians speak the way they do?

Drone to scan for ancient Amazonia

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 18:49
Scientists are to scan the Amazon forest with a drone-mounted laser to look for evidence of occupation by ancient civilisations.

19th Century Valentine's Day trolls

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 18:33
When anonymous cards were hate mail

How to get a date using data

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 18:17
Could an algorithm help you find true love?

Natural beauty captured in winning images

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 18:11
Wonderful winning photographs capturing the beauty of nature

Ukraine peace deal 'in great danger'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 18:10
President Poroshenko of Ukraine says a deal to end the war in the east is in "great danger" amid intense fighting ahead of Saturday night's ceasefire.

How a hug made history in India

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 17:48
When Arvind Kejriwal tweeted a tribute to his wife with a picture of them hugging, he made a little history in India. The BBC's Rupa Jha reports.

VIDEO: Obama: 'Make cyber space safer'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 17:46
US President Barack Obama has urged technology companies to give the government greater help to improve cyber security.

US sniper confesses to murder plot

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 17:35
A former US soldier nicknamed Rambo who allegedly formed an international band of snipers as mercenaries confesses to a murder plot in New York.

Why America loves a police car chase

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 17:11
Why Americans love a good police car chase - on live TV

Canada foils 'mass shooting plot'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 16:59
Canadian police say they have foiled an imminent plot to carry out a mass shooting in the Halifax area and have made three arrests.

PM orders review into sickness benefit

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 16:51
David Cameron asks a health adviser to review whether people with obesity or drug problems should have sickness benefits cut if they refuse treatment.

Party leaders in climate commitment

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 15:56
The UK's three main political leaders make a pledge to work together to combat climate change, whatever the election result.

Iceland's pagans reach new height with first temple

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 15:25
Iceland's Asatru movement builds first temple

Rally held over Tesco store closure

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 15:19
A rally is to be held in a bid to persuade Tesco to do a U-turn on its decision to close its Kirkcaldy superstore.

VIDEO: Stilt walkers tower over Rio carnival

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 15:04
This year's Rio's carnival is witnessing a new trend with several groups parading on stilts for the first time.

Cumberbatch's Valentine's Day wedding - papers

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 14:47
Love is in the air on some front pages, as the press marks Valentine's Day by reporting the wedding plans of Sherlock Holmes star Benedict Cumberbatch.

Villa would not faze Sherwood - Allen

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 14:36
Tim Sherwood, linked with the vacancy at Aston Villa, believes in his own ability, says Spurs academy coach Bradley Allen.

Delhi to swear in anti-fraud activist

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 14:34
Tens of thousands are expected to watch anti-fraud activist Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in as Delhi's chief minister, after his historic election win.

VIDEO: Nursery hit ahead of Ukraine ceasefire

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 14:33
Fighting across Eastern Ukraine is showing no signs of letting up as the deadline for a planned ceasefire approaches.