International News

Giant-killers' guide to a Cup upset

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 21:41
Embrace the attention, use the conditions, cramp the favourites' style: what are the ingredients for a classic FA Cup giant-killing?

Fifty Shades 'doesn't glorify abuse'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 21:36
The stars, director and author defend Fifty Shades of Grey after domestic abuse protesters target its London premiere.

Saudi women drivers 'out of jail'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 21:34
Two Saudi women who were detained for defying the kingdom's ban on female drivers are freed after more than 70 days in custody, reports say.

Sympathy for family of dead teenager

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 21:30
Northern Ireland's first minister is among those who have offered sympathy to the family of Fermanagh teenager Oisin McGrath.

Labour to extend bank bonus clawback

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 21:06
Bankers guilty of misconduct would have to pay back bonuses received up to 10 years ago, under banking reforms outlined by the Labour Party.

Shelling follows Ukraine summit

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 20:59
New shelling is reported in the rebel-held east Ukrainian cities of Donetsk and Luhansk shortly after the peace summit in Belarus.

UK teacher in final for $1m prize

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 20:56
A science teacher from north-east England is among the 10 finalists of a competition to find the world's best teacher.

The awkwardness of dating when disabled

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 20:47
Disabled people talk about their worst encounters

The ghost Tesco stores

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 20:31
The void left when a town loses its supermarket

Why are we suspicious of Friday 13th?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 20:05
Did this man invent a new superstition by accident?

Amanda Knox 'to marry' musician

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 20:02
Amanda Knox, the former US student who was convicted in Italy over the murder of her British flatmate, is engaged to marry a musician, reports say.

VIDEO: 'Everything was consumed by flames'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 19:50
Seventy years on, a survivor of the World War Two raid on the German city of Dresden recounts her night of horror.

Jackie Chan's son released from jail

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 19:30
Jaycee Chan, the son of movie star Jackie Chan, has been released after six months in prison in China for a drug offence.

The growing impact of the Polish vote

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 19:17
Growing numbers of Polish residents in the UK are applying for British citizenship, allowing them to vote in the general election, says Sanchia Berg.

EU anti-establishment parties rise

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 19:13
Is the rise of anti-establishment parties in the EU down to their radical policies or mainstream political disillusionment, asks Prof Archie Brown?

IS attacks Iraqi town near US base

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 19:02
Islamic State militants launch an attack on a town in Iraq's Anbar province, close to an airbase that is home to some 300 US marines.

Abuse inquiry 'should cover whole UK'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 18:59
The government is being urged to extend the scope of the historical child sexual abuse inquiry to also cover Scotland and Northern Ireland.

'Dozens killed' in Myanmar fighting

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 18:43
Nearly 50 soldiers are killed in three days of fighting between government troops and Kokang ethnic rebels in Myanmar, state media reports.

Kobane: Assessing the devastation

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 18:08
Satellite images show fury of fight with Islamic State

Oil firm leaves after Peru protests

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 18:01
An Argentine oil company says it is withdrawing from an area of the Peruvian Amazon after four days of protests against environmental damage.