International News

VIDEO: Canada gang 'murderous misfits'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 21:55
Officials in Canada have branded as ''murderous misfits'' a gang they say planned to kill as many people as possible in a massacre on Valentine's Day.

VIDEO: Poroshenko orders ceasefire to begin

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 21:51
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko formally gives the order for a ceasefire at a news conference where he ''strongly demands'' that the truce is fulfilled.

VIDEO: A taste of Kabul's first chip shop

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 21:38
The first British fish and chip shop has opened in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, serving up a taste of the UK to locals.

Beckham's petrol money & making of Moyes

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 21:29
From Beckham picking up petrol money and Moyes cutting his managerial teeth, the stories that link Man Utd and Preston.

Carol McGiffin reveals cancer battle

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 21:09
Television celebrity and former Loose Women star Carol McGiffin reveals that she was diagnosed with cancer in April.

HSBC publishes apology in newspapers

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 20:58
HSBC has published an apology in several Sunday newspapers following allegations that its Swiss private bank helped clients evade tax.

Universal Credit benefit 'is working'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 20:56
People claiming the new Universal Credit benefit get work more quickly, and earn more, than those on Jobseeker's Allowance, the government says.

Johnson 'to renounce US citizenship'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 20:17
London mayor Boris Johnson says he intends to renounce his US citizenship to prove his "commitment to Britain".

Collider hopes for a 'super' restart

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 19:18
When Large Hadron Collider fires up again after its upgrade, scientists will be hoping to find a new particle they say could "rock the world".

Thousand hearts in big data study

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 19:10
Doctors have stored more than one and a half thousand beating human hearts in digital form on a computer.

Let there be light

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 18:34
Helping people through the darkest of days

Confessions of a British Carnival dancer in Rio

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 17:37
Confessions of a British carnival dancer in Rio

'Next Pinatubo' to test geoengineering

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 17:22
Scientists who study geoengineering say Earth's next major volcanic eruption could signal whether the technique might help mitigate global warming.

What does Assad really think about Syria's civil war?

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 17:08
What does Syria's president really think about his country's civil war?

Literary festival breathes life into Lahore

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 17:03
The literary festival that breathes life into Lahore

Police 'reassess' Al Fayed rape claim

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 16:40
A historical allegation of rape made against the former owner of Harrods, Mohamed Al Fayed, is being reviewed by the Metropolitan Police.

Panahi's Taxi wins top Berlin prize

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 16:17
Taxi, the third film by dissident Iranian director Jafar Panahi, beats 19 other contenders to win the top prize at the 65th Berlin Film Festival.

Injuries in second Denmark shooting

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 15:57
Several people are injured after shots are fired near a synagogue in Copenhagen, hours after another shooting at a cafe in the Danish capital.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 15:50
The week in social media, as seen by BBC Trending

VIDEO: Are outsourced US jobs coming back?

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 15:48
Are outsourced US jobs really coming back?