International News

VIDEO: Blair's influence on UK politics

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 15:47
Newsnight's David Grossman looks at Tony Blair's influence on UK politics

VIDEO: Upside-down yoga catches on in Oz

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 15:37
An unusual airborne workout revolving around a hammock hanging from the ceiling has become the latest exercise fad in Australia.

Inflation, ambulance row and Big Brother 'walkout threat'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 15:32
The 0.5% rate of inflation, accusations that ambulance operators are "playing God", and yet another Celebrity Big Brother row, are among the topics on Wednesday's front pages.

VIDEO: What if you could print your next car?

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 15:19
Arizona-based Local Motors made car history recently when it became the first firm to 3D print a driveable car. The BBC's Samira Hussain was given exclusive access behind the wheel.

Royal Assent for trafficking bill

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 15:18
A bill which means Northern Ireland is the first part of the UK to make paying for sex a criminal offence becomes effective after receiving Royal Assent.

VIDEO: Clint Eastwood on war and violence

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 15:13
Legendary actor and director Clint Eastwood speaks to Will Gompertz about American Sniper.

Will ICC help or hinder Palestinian cause?

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 15:06
Will membership of war crimes court backfire for Palestinians?

Why my grandfather translated Mein Kampf

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 15:05
Why my grandfather translated Hitler's Mein Kampf

Wildlife crime prints 'breakthrough'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 15:02
Scientists say they have made a forensic breakthrough in the fight against wildlife crime by recovering fingerprints from feathers.

Obama seeks to tighten cyber laws

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 15:00
US President Barack Obama unveils proposals to strengthen cyber security laws following a spate of attacks against high-profile US targets.

Five weather warnings for Republic

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 14:50
Five weather warnings are issued by the meteorological service in the Republic of Ireland.

Politicians 'cowardly' over science

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 14:22
Sir Paul Nurse, president of the Royal Society, says politicians often show a "total lack of leadership" in ignoring scientific findings.

VIDEO: West Ham-Everton shootout in full

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 14:16
Watch all 20 penalties as West Ham progress into the fourth round of the FA Cup after beating 10-man Everton 9-8 on penalties in a thrilling cup tie.

West Ham United 2-2 Everton (9-8 on pens)

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 14:16
West Ham goalkeeper Adrian is the hero as the London side beat 10-man Everton 9-8 on penalties in a dramatic FA Cup tie.

Sir David Murray companies wound up

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 14:11
A number of companies run by former Rangers owner Sir David Murray are being wound up, according to papers filed at the Court of Session.

VIDEO: CDC Director optimistic on Ebola

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 13:32
Dr Tom Frieden warns against complacency in fighting the outbreak

England forced to cancel meeting

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 13:30
England manager Roy Hodgson is forced to cancel a dinner meeting with his players because they are too busy.

Jewell leaves West Brom after a week

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 13:20
Paul Jewell leaves his role as joint-assistant head coach at West Brom, just a week after he joined new boss Tony Pulis' team.

Guatemala ex-ruler no show at trial

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 13:19
The retrial on genocide charges of Guatemalan ex-military ruler Efrain Rios Montt is suspended again, after he fails to appear in court.

Scottish climber dies in Canada fall

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 13:09
A man from Scotland is reported to be among three climbers killed in a mountain accident in Canada.