International News

Pensions boost and tax avoidance - papers

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 15:03
Some papers hail a new law limiting fees charged to pension savers to 0.75% a year, while others focus on comments about "tax dodgers".

VIDEO: Silk Road creator Ulbricht convicted

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 14:50
The man accused of operating Silk Road, a deep web market that facilitated drug sales, has been found guilty.

VIDEO: Manatees escape cold in Florida waters

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 14:13
A group of around 300 manatees have gathered in warmer waters in the Crystal river in Florida to get away from the cold.

Fox profits beat expectations

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 13:48
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox reports better than expected profits, buoyed by the success of films like thriller Gone Girl and The Maze Runner.

US chocolate fans stockpile Cadbury

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 13:48
British chocolate lovers in US stock up ahead of import ban

New UN Gaza inquiry chair appointed

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 13:25
The UN inquiry into last year's conflict in Gaza continues its work under a new chair, aiming to present its findings on 23 March.

Silk Road site's creator found guilty

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 13:01
The man accused of operating Silk Road, a deep web marketplace where illegal drugs were sold, has been found guilty.

What we learned at the first F1 test

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 12:59
Ferrari fastest? Sauber ahead of Mercedes? Andrew Benson studies the first F1 test to find first impressions can be deceiving.

'Foreigners dead' in Libya oilfield

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 12:53
Unknown gunmen have attacked a defunct Libyan oilfield, killing at least 13 people including five foreign nationals, the oilfield's commander says.

Cameron 'may have blown Union apart'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 12:46
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown warns David Cameron that he could have "lit the fuse which ultimately blows the Union apart".

Bolton Wanderers 1-2 Liverpool

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 12:43
Late goals from Raheem Sterling and Philippe Coutinho give Liverpool a dramatic win over Bolton in their FA Cup fourth-round replay.

Seattle's Lynch escapes NFL fine

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 12:42
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch escapes an NFL fine for his behaviour during a Super Bowl media day.

Boko Haram 'kill 70 in Cameroon'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 12:08
Boko Haram militants have reportedly killed at least 70 people in an attack on a Cameroonian town near the Nigerian border.

25 men face child sex charges

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 11:54
West Yorkshire Police charge 25 men with child sex offences including rape, grooming and trafficking.

DR Congo 1-3 Ivory Coast

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 11:53
Ivory Coast make it into their third Africa Cup of Nations final in nine years after proving too strong for DR Congo.

9/11 plotter accuses Saudi royals

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 11:47
Convicted al-Qaeda plotter Zacarias Moussaoui has claimed members of the Saudi royal family helped fund the 9/11 attacks.

VIDEO: 'Biggest year for England Rugby'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 11:04
Stuart Lancaster tells BBC Sports Editor Dan Roan that this is the biggest year ever for rugby union in England.

New Ebola cases 'rise in 2015'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 10:56
New cases of Ebola have gone up for first time this year in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, the WHO says, as it releases its latest weekly figures.

Heart stop man wins payout battle

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 10:38
A man who suffered a heart attack hours after complaining of chest pains to a doctors wins the right to a substantial payout.

Greek Golden Dawn leaders face trial

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 10:19
The leader of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party, Nikos Michaloliakos, and more than 70 party members are to go on trial, court officials say.