International News

Road rage woman jailed over deaths

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 10:03
A woman who knocked down and killed an elderly couple by overtaking at a pedestrian crossing is jailed.

'They’re just jokes' say Indian comedians under investigation

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 10:00
Comedians defend themselves after YouTube controversy

Williams ends Indian Wells boycott

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 09:46
Serena Williams ends her boycott of Indian Wells, 14 years after suffering racist abuse at the tournament.

Talk show 116: Oscars, acting and singing on the tube

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 09:15
Oscars, acting and singing on the tube

Van Gaal charged by FA over comments

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 09:07
Louis van Gaal is charged by the FA over media comments he made after Manchester United's FA Cup tie at Cambridge.

Ancient climate 'backs predictions'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 09:00
Records of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere millions of years ago support current predictions on the likely future course of climate change, say scientists.

Charles 'knows limitations' of Crown

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 08:55
Prince Charles understands the "necessary and proper limitations" of a monarch - despite "ill-informed" media speculation, an official says.

Pentagon 'boss' keen to arm Ukraine

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 08:54
The White House's pick for defence secretary has said he is "inclined" to send weapons to Ukraine to fight against Russian-backed rebels. Pentagon 'chief' inclined to send weapons to Ukraine

VIDEO: Why Jordan's tribal system matters

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 08:45
As the tribe of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh calls for revenge over his killing, BBC News asks how much power Jordan's tribes wield.

Loyalist Rea 'being investigated'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 08:30
A former loyalist prisoner trying to stop police obtaining interviews he gave to a US university project is being investigated over offences of "the utmost gravity" a court has heard.

US watchdog to defend net neutrality

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 08:11
The chairman of the US's communications watchdog intends to defend the principles of net neutrality by treating net providers as utilities.

VIDEO: Home Affairs Committee

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:51
MPs take evidence on counter-terrorism and foreign fighters.

Doctor not guilty of performing FGM

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:46
An NHS doctor is cleared of performing female genital mutilation on a young mother.

Air travel today is safer than ever

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:45
Shocking pictures of another plane crash should not lead us to believe that flying is more dangerous than in the past, says Richard Westcott.

VIDEO: Foreign Affairs Committee

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:45
MPs take evidence from Sir John Chilcot, on the Iraq Inquiry.

Payments row council boss to stay

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:41
One of the council chief executives involved in an unlawful payments scandal is staying in his post.

Raikkonen ends Jerez test on top

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:32
Kimi Raikkonen completes a successful first pre-season test for Ferrari by setting the pace on the final day at Jerez.

Day in pictures: 4 February 2015

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:19
Images from around the world: 4 February

GM shares rise after surprise profit

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:18
Shares in North American car giant General Motors rise more than 3% after it announces fourth-quarter net income of $1.1bn.

US to destroy chemical weapons cache

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:16
The US is set to destroy its largest remaining cache of chemical-laden artillery shells, bringing it closer to complying with an international treaty.