International News

Food tax 'would fund public health'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 15:10
A fifth of VAT raised on unhealthy foods should go back to councils to fund health and leisure facilities, the Local Government Association says.

Poor sleep 'link to teen drink risk'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 15:07
Poor sleep in teenage years could be an early warning sign for alcohol problems, illicit drug use and regretful sexual behaviour, according to US research.

VIDEO: Does art imitate life, or life imitate art?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 15:01
In this week's vlog, Will Gompertz considers the question of whether art imitates life, or life imitate art.

Most pupils 'never shower' after PE

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 15:01
More than half of secondary school boys and two-thirds of girls never shower after PE, A study suggests.

VIDEO: Video of SpaceX rocket crash landing

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 14:46
The inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk has shared video footage of the moment his SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket crashed into a floating spaceport.

I am treated differently - Mourinho

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 14:38
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho insists he and Chelsea are treated differently, as he contests a disciplinary charge.

'Continent on edge' - front pages

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 14:34
Counter-terror measures across Europe are once again on some front pages, while other papers focus on financial matters.

Mexico arrest over missing students

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 14:21
Mexican police arrest Felipe Rodriguez, accusing of being involved in the murders of 43 students missing from Iguala since September.

VIDEO: Tackling radicalisation in Toulouse

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 13:39
Fergal Keane meets various groups in Toulouse who are trying to stop young people being recruited by extremists.

Will the UK and Pakistan co-operate on security interests?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 13:21
The divisions facing Pakistan and the UK on security issues

Rangers fans protest against board

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 13:16
Hundreds of Rangers fans gather outside the main door of Ibrox Stadium to protest against the club's board.

Pearce not a great coach - Mills

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 13:05
Nottingham Forest boss Stuart Pearce is "not a great coach, tactician or motivator", says ex-England defender Danny Mills.

US news sites hacked on Twitter

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 12:59
The Twitter accounts of the New York Post and United Press International (UPI) have been hacked with fake tweets on economic and military news.

Rosetta will prompt image rethink

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 12:56
The way some images have been drip-fed from the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission at Comet 67P should prompt a rethink on data policies, the organisation's chief says.

Leicester 40-23 Scarlets

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 12:34
Leicester keep alive their slim hopes of reaching the Champions Cup knockout stages with a bonus-point win over Scarlets.

US top court to rule on gay marriage

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 12:27
The US Supreme Court will rule this year on whether gay couples have a right to marry across all states.

Army attend security alert in city

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 12:23
Army bomb experts are tasked to a security alert in Belfast city centre.

Arson spree suspect charged by police

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 12:22
A man is charged with arson after a spate of fires in Oxfordshire, including one that caused major damage to a council headquarters.

Gay kiss ban sparks Austria protest

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 11:50
Some 2,000 people stage a protest in Vienna after a lesbian couple were thrown out of a renowned cafe in Austria's capital for kissing.

VIDEO: Watch McIlroy's first hole-in-one

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 11:48
World number one Rory McIlroy records his first professional hole-in-one on day two of the Abu Dhabi Championship.