International News

Farage scraps event amid protests

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 03:13
UKIP leader Nigel Farage abandons a public appearance in Rotherham because of protests outside his party's office in the town.

Bosnia probes jihadist flags village

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 03:08
Police in Bosnia search a village after a local television station showed pictures of jihadist flags flying from some houses.

Pope backs smacking 'with dignity'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:54
Pope Francis says that he backs parents who smack their children, providing the child's "dignity" is maintained.

VIDEO: If Six Nations was Game of Thrones

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:47
BBC Sport celebrates the start of the Six Nations 2015 with an epic Game of Thrones-style tournament opener.

Afcon semi-final crowd trouble

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:47
Violent scenes at Africa Cup of Nations semi-final

Women journalists threatened online

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:35
Women journalists are facing a "dangerous new trend" of online threats, the European security body OSCE warns.

Megrahi campaigners 'disgraceful'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:33
US families of Lockerbie bombing victims accuse some UK relatives of pursuing a "disgraceful" campaign to clear the man convicted of the atrocity.

UK trade deficit widest since 2010

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:28
The UK's trade deficit last year widened to £34.8bn, the biggest deficit since 2010 according to the Office for National Statistics.

Wilshere is not a smoker - Wenger

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:27
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says Jack Wilshere "has to master his own life" after the midfielder was photographed holding a shisha pipe.

Lucky no-one died - Ghana FA

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:25
The Ghana FA says fans could have died as crowd trouble marred the Africa Cup of Nations semi with Equatorial Guinea.

VIDEO: Boy sucked into Brazil storm drain

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:24
A boy and his uncle have survived being sucked into a storm drain in Brazil.

China rejects health hack accusation

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:19
China has rejected accusations it was behind a hack that stole huge amounts of data from health insurer Anthem.

Doctor saved nurse in ward attack

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:17
A doctor saved the life of a nurse who was being strangled at a hospital unit by her jealous husband, Newport Crown Court hears.

Baz Luhrmann to make Netflix musical

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:12
Moulin Rouge director Baz Luhrmann is to make a 13-part musical series for streaming service Netflix.

Hunt attacked over nun comment

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:10
Labour's Tristram Hunt is branded "arrogant and ignorant" after appearing to suggest nuns do not make good teachers.

Glasgow Games '£35m under budget'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:05
The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last year was delivered £35.5m under budget, according to the latest estimate.

GCHQ intelligence sharing 'unlawful'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:05
The sharing of intelligence by UK agency GCHQ prior to December was unlawful, a tribunal rules.

Action films restricted in Paris

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:03
The filming of action sequences has been restricted by authorities in Paris following last month's attacks in the French capital.

'Dress like Savile' night pulled

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:01
A bar that advertised a night encouraging people to dress like Jimmy Savile is criticised by the NSPCC for making light of the serial sex offender's crimes.

England use league tactics - Edwards

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 01:47
Shaun Edwards says England risk being penalised if they use 'league' tactics in Friday's Six Nations opener in Cardiff.