International News

VIDEO: On French patrol against jihadi groups

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 00:14
Thomas Fessy visits French paratroopers patrolling the border area between Niger and Libya as they work to cut off trafficking and supply routes used by jihadi groups

Next profit up 12.5% on sales boost

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 23:52
High street and mail-order retailer Next said profit for the year rose 12.5% to £782m after sales soared to nearly £4bn.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 23:40
Kane set for England call, Wolfsburg eye Everton striker Lukaku again, plus more.

Williams makes Indian Wells semis

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 23:21
Serena Williams reaches the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells by beating Timea Bacsinszky.

China and Japan hold security talks

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 22:41
China and Japan are holding their first high-level security talks in four years, following tensions over territorial and historical issues.

Yahoo pulls the plug on China office

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 22:39
Internet giant Yahoo is closing its China office and laying off "around 350" employees as part of a worldwide consolidation aimed at cutting costs.

More flights cancelled at airport

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 22:35
Several flights from Aberdeen International Airport have been cancelled on Thursday morning after heavy fog the previous evening.

Talks over welfare deal to resume

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 22:25
Talks aimed at resolving the stalemate over welfare reform legislation are expected to resume at Stormont later.

Text speak used in job applications

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 22:12
Young jobseekers are submitting applications in text speak and need more help to prepare them for working life, a report says.

Chelsea boss eyes female Rooney Rule

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 22:12
British football needs a 'Rooney Rule' to help female coaches get jobs in the men's game, says Chelsea Ladies boss Emma Hayes.

VIDEO: Divided by the frontline in Ukraine

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 22:07
Tom Burridge reports from one of Ukraine's divided regions, Donetsk, from both sides of the frontline.

Students quiz four national managers

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 22:05
Managers Roy Hodgson, Gordon Strachan, Chris Coleman and Michael O'Neill answer questions from BBC News School Reporters.

Bigger toll cuts needed, says Jones

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 21:56
Cuts to Severn Bridge tolls bigger than those announced in the Budget would be sought if control of them was devolved, First Minister Carwyn Jones says.

Thai ex-PM Yingluck to stand trial

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 21:21
Thailand's Supreme Court orders former PM Yingluck Shinawatra to stand trial for negligence over a controversial rice subsidy scheme.

Royal Navy unveils 'modern' uniform

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 21:00
The Royal Navy's first new uniform in 70 years is unveiled - and will be worn first by a crew heading from Portsmouth to the South Atlantic.

Badgers 'hit with spades' in attacks

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 20:46
Badgers were struck with spades during attacks on setts in the Peak District, a conservation group claims.

Two killed in Swedish shooting

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 20:06
At least two people are killed and several others injured in a shooting in a restaurant in the south-western Swedish city of Gothenburg.

British military trainers in Ukraine

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 19:23
British military personnel have begun training members of the Ukrainian army engaged in fighting against pro-Russian rebels, the BBC learns.

Police 5 presenter Shaw Taylor dies

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 18:54
Shaw Taylor, who presented ITV programme Police 5 for 30 years, dies at his home on the Isle of Wight.

VIDEO: Dangers of India's online moderation

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 18:53
Cleaning up social media sites of illicit, explicit and undesirable content is a booming business in India, but could workers face psychological dangers?