International News

Restaurant owner guilty of grooming

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:43
A married restaurant owner is found guilty of grooming under-age girls in Peterborough.

Malala pleads for Nigerian captives

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:40
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai calls on Nigeria to intensify efforts to free 219 schoolgirls seized by Islamist militants a year ago.

Dwarf Ceres captured in colour

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:11
The US space agency's Dawn mission to Ceres has released its first colour map of the dwarf planet.

Driver admits causing teen's death

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:08
The driver of a stolen car that flipped onto its roof in Newport, south Wales, admits causing the death a teenage girl passenger.

Driver in court over fatal crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:54
A lorry driver appears in court charged with causing the death by dangerous driving of a a van driver - one of three people to die on County Tyrone's roads at the weekend.

Ricci heiress convicted of tax fraud

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:52
Nina Ricci perfume and fashion heiress Arlette Ricci sentenced to one year in test case for HSBC tax fraud revelations.

China frees women's rights activists

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:50
China frees at least three of five women's rights activists detained for over a month in a case that has earned rebukes from the US and European Union.

French exams kick out les cliches

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:38
An exam board wants French exams to ditch dated vocabulary and talk about tattoos and festivals rather than trips to the seaside.

Muslim Brotherhood: From rapid rise to sharp decline

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:35
In the wake of the death sentences confirmed against Muslim Brotherhood members in Egypt, Yolande Knell looks at the group's dramatic reversal in fortunes since the 2011 Arab uprisings.

Election 2015 in pictures: 13 April

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:31
Images from the campaign trail: 13 April

New podcast will pick up where Serial left off

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:28
New podcast to continue Serial investigation

Pregnant at 65: Miracle of medicine

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:17
How is that medically possible?

Paint thrown at Gandhi statue in SA

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:16
A man appears in a South African court after paint was thrown at a statue of Mahatma Gandhi - following other attacks on historical monuments.

Accused nurse wrote of 'devil in me'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:15
A letter in which a nurse accused of murdering three patients wrote "there's a devil in me" has been shown in court.

VIDEO: Writer Guenter Grass dies at 87

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:03
Guenter Grass, German Nobel literature prize winner and author of The Tin Drum, has died aged 87.

Spoiler alert! Or how to avoid them

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 04:48
With the latest Game of Thrones episodes online before broadcast, here's a few tips if you don't want to know what happens next.

Podcast 'patent troll' faces setback

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 04:43
A crowd-funded campaign claims victory after patent authorities invalidate rights granted to a company that sought payments from podcasters.

No complaint over Aintree 'collision'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 04:32
A man who was pictured online being knocked over by an Aintree racegoer declines to make a complaint of assault to police.

Obituary: Guenter Grass

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 04:05
Guenter Grass was Germany's greatest post-war writer

US anger over Russia plane intercept

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 04:00
US officials say they will formally complain over Russia's intercept of a US reconnaissance plane over the Baltic Sea.