International News

'Low severity' bird flu case at farm

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 11:50
A case of bird flu has been confirmed in chickens at a farm in Hampshire, government scientists say.

'Death threats' over French reform

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 11:12
France's Economy Minister, Emmanuel Macron, says he has received death threats over his attempts to reform the legal profession.

In pictures: Living beside the tracks

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 11:07
The families living right beside a railway track

Ex-science chief: GM tech 'is safe'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 10:17
The technology behind GM crops is safe, according to scientific consensus, says the outgoing science adviser to the European Commission.

'Abrupt end' to TV star's school job

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 10:04
Former TV weather presenter Fred Talbot's teaching career came to "an abrupt end" over a claim he indecently propositioned a schoolboy, a jury hears.

Kenya teachers strike over al-Shabab

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 10:03
About 700 teachers in Kenya are refusing to return to work in the north-east of the country fearing attacks by Somali Islamist militants.

Chelsea sign Fiorentina's Cuadrado

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 10:01
Chelsea sign Colombia winger Juan Cuadrado from Fiorentina for an initial £23.3m on a four-and-a-half-year contract.

Taser death officers names released

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 09:40
Five police officers who had been granted temporary anonymity at an inquest into a man shot with a Taser are named by the coroner.

Boko Haram attack: What happened in Baga?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 09:32
Survivors recall horror of Boko Haram raid on their town

VIDEO: Ebola crisis: is the outbreak over?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 09:32
Cases of Ebola in West Africa have reached their lowest level in months; is the worst of the outbreak now over?

Man on trial for pensioner's murder

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 09:04
A 24-year-old man goes on trial accused of the murder of an 85-year-old woman at her home in the Morningside area of Edinburgh.

Obama seeks tax rises in budget

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 09:04
US President Barack Obama sends a $4tn (£2.6tn) budget proposal to Congress with significant tax rises, primarily on firms and the wealthy.

Tory MPs at odds over English votes

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 09:01
The debate on English votes for English laws is getting more complicated and it could be about to get more bloody, writes James Landale.

Schurrle completes Wolfsburg switch

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 08:46
German international winger Andre Schurrle completes a £22m move from Chelsea to Bundesliga side Wolfsburg.

A&E struggles with elderly patients

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 08:23
BBC's Panorama spends a week with one emergency department

Apple set to sell bonds worth $5bn

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 08:17
Technology giant Apple is expected to raise at least $5bn by issuing bonds despite sitting on a cash pile of $178bn.

Saudi tip-off saved UK lives - PM

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 08:14
PM David Cameron says potentially hundreds of lives were saved in Britain after a piece of counter-terrorism intelligence was supplied by Saudi Arabia.

Terminally ill schoolboy Jak dies

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 08:07
A terminally ill schoolboy whose inspirational story helped to raise more than £35,000 for charity in the past week has died.

VIDEO: Bus roof 'peels off' after tree collision

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 08:05
The roof of a bus has been ripped off after it hit overhanging trees in central London.

VIDEO: Would you drop nationality for freedom?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 08:05
Jailed Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy has asked his Twitter followers whether they would renounce their nationality if it meant they could be freed.