International News

Sturgeon backs LGBTI envoy plan

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 15:05
The first minister pledges support for the creation of a special international envoy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex rights.

Jab fears 'ignored' and the man with a womb

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 14:57
In a very mixed batch of headlines, the Daily Mail claims lives could have been saved if officials acted on flu jab concerns, and the Sun has a very unusual medical story.

US has 'no proof' of hostage death

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 14:45
White House officials say they have not seen any evidence to confirm reports by the Islamic State militant group that an air strike killed a US hostage.

Trump hits 147 but loses to Selby

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 14:26
A maximum 147 break is not enough for Judd Trump to beat Mark Selby as Ronnie O'Sullivan also loses at the German Masters.

Katie Price wins Celeb Big Bro

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 14:17
The former model Katie Price beat ex-Apprentice contestant Katie Hopkins into second place.

VIDEO: Italy v Ireland: The defence begins

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 14:02
BBC Sport looks ahead to Ireland's defence of the Six Nations title at the Stadio Olimpico.

Champions must meet FFP - Mourinho

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 13:31
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho suggests Manchester City should not be allowed to be the league champions after breaking FFP rules.

Your Money: Are old computers a potential investment?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 13:30
Are old computers a potential investment?

VIDEO: Highlights: Wales 16-21 England

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 13:25
A fine second-half performance sees England edge out Wales in the Six Nations opener in Cardiff.

Miliband warning to UK 'tax havens'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 13:11
UK territories must publish details of who controls firms registered there or face being put on an international "blacklist", Labour has warned.

St Helens 18-7 Catalans Dragons

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 13:10
Champions St Helens make a winning start to their Super League defence in a bruising victory against Catalans Dragons.

Wales 16-21 England

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 13:03
England come from behind to beat Wales in a thrilling Six Nations opener at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

Millions to vote in Delhi election

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 13:00
Millions are due to vote in Delhi's assembly election, where activist Arvind Kejriwal is taking on governing BJP's Kiran Bedi.

RAF plane '40ft' from model aircraft

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 12:43
An RAF training plane had to take evasive action when it ventured in to airspace used by a Cambridgeshire model flying club last year, a report reveals.

Banker named as new Petrobras chief

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 11:48
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff opts for the head of a state-owned bank, Aldemir Bendine, to run Brazil's scandal-hit oil giant.

US family 'stages boy's kidnapping'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 11:33
The family of a six-year-old US boy stages his mock abduction because they thought he was too nice to strangers, police in Missouri say.

Diabetes: Women 'more likely to die'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 11:25
Women with type 1 diabetes are at a greater risk of dying from a number of diseases than men who have the condition.

Susan Rice: US has achievable agenda

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 10:47
Top White House adviser Susan Rice says the US has an "ambitious yet achievable agenda" overseas, as the government outlines its security strategy.

Why did Greece's Varoufakis bring up Nazis in Berlin?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 10:34
Greece's finance minister brings up Nazis during talks in Germany, an issue most politicians would try to avoid, reports the BBC's Mark Lowen.

History, tradition, drama: Who will win the derbies?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 10:16
Why Everton will be glad to be rid of Steven Gerrard and how Tottenham will be grateful they are playing Arsenal on their own turf.