International News

Was football better before 1992?

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 18:48
Was football better in the old days?

People seized near Mexican gold mine

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 17:40
Armed men abduct at least 12 people near a Canadian-owned gold mine in the Mexican state of Guerrero, where 43 students vanished last year.

Rihanna and Smith due at Grammys

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 17:34
Pop's biggest stars are gearing up for the Grammys, where British star Sam Smith is up for six prizes.

Are train travellers without the right ticket treated fairly?

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 17:05
Are train travellers without the right ticket treated fairly?

Labour pledges Sure Start boost

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 16:58
Sure Start centres for deprived children in England would be expanded again under a future Labour administration, shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt pledges.

Teenager, 16, held over woman's rape

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 16:46
A 16-year-old boy is arrested on suspicion of raping a woman in the Heywood area of Rochdale.

One in five care homes 'fail key test'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 16:36
One in five care homes for older people in England fail to meet national standards set by the Care Quality Commission, a report by 5 live suggests.

The death of 'uh'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 16:36
Why our pauses are younger and more feminine

Baghdad celebrates lifting of curfew

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 16:29
People in the Iraqi capital Baghdad dance in the streets as the curfew is lifted after 12 years despite continuing bomb attacks.

Humberstone: A Chilean ghost town's English past

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 16:03
The BBC's Gideon Long reports on the rise and decline of Humberstone, a former mining town in Chile's Atacama desert.

Woman 'cured by lucky DNA mutation'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 15:40
A woman with a rare disease has been spontaneously cured in an event so improbable doctors say it is the medical equivalent of a lottery win.

Ukraine president pleads for support

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 15:38
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appeals to the West for further backing against pro-Russian rebels, including the supply of weapons.

UK radicalisation alarming - Charles

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 15:31
Princes Charles says the extent to which young people are becoming radicalised in the UK is "alarming", describing the issue as one of the "greatest worries".

The brutal killing that hardened Jordan's hearts against IS

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 15:25
How a pilot's murder has hardened one country's attitude to IS

Blair's offer, Prince Charles on extremism, and Sir Cliff's 'comeback'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 15:18
Among the topics in the Sunday press is a halt to Labour's 'Blairite rebellion' , Prince Charles's thoughts on Islamic extremism, and Sir Cliff Richard's hopes to be cleared over abuse claims.

'Deaths averted' at failing hospitals

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 15:17
Hundreds of deaths may have occurred if emergency interventions had not been put in place at 11 failing hospital trusts, a report suggests.

Did this 100-year-old film make people racist?

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 15:17
Did this film affect people's minds more than any other?

Finding taxpayers 'proving complex'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 15:01
The tax collection agency HMRC says work to identify Scottish taxpayers is proving "more complex" than anticipated.

Security increased for Afcon final

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 13:42
Extra security is in place for Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations final after crowd violence disrupted the semi-final.

Nigeria postpones presidential vote

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 13:29
The electoral commission in Nigeria postpones the 14 February presidential election by six weeks, citing security concerns.