International News

DarkHotel hackers target bosses

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 04:20
Company bosses and tech entrepreneurs are being targeted in their hotel rooms by hackers whose malware can evade detection, warn researchers.

Cash-strapped ENO pulls out of Orfeo

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 04:20
English National Opera pulls out of a production of Monteverdi's Orfeo as the company prepares for a 29% Arts Council England funding cut.

B&B owner's horror at cannibal death

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 04:17
A B&B owner who found Matthew Williams in his room attacking a woman who died in a suspected act of cannibalism tells of the horror she saw.

Breaking the silence on Twitter

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 04:12
The UK Parliament, and others who ignored the silence on Twitter

VIDEO: Putin rebuffed by China's First Lady

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 03:45
Russian President drapes his blanket across China's First Lady Peng Liyuan, but she declines his help and removes the garment.

VIDEO: How Philae probe will land on comet

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 03:36
David Shukman explains how the European Space Agency will attempt to land a small spacecraft on a speeding comet for the first time.

VIDEO: Van Gogh's ear 'brought to life'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 03:24
How an artist brought Vincent van Gogh's ear 'back to life' and allowed people to talk to it

Murder accused admits sex with girls

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 03:06
Angus Sinclair, accused of raping and murdering two teenage girls 37 years ago, admits having sex with them.

'No cover-up found' in abuse review

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:57
A review finds no evidence that files relating to child abuse by prominent figures were "deliberately or systematically removed or destroyed".

Women's Ashes schedule announced

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:55
The schedule for the 2015 multi-format Women's Ashes series is announced, with the sole Test taking place at Canterbury.

Mexico protesters block airport

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:54
Mexicans angry at the handling by the authorities of the disappearance of 43 students in Iguala six weeks ago block Acapulco airport.

VIDEO: Rocket bike breaks speed record

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:53
A new speed record has been set after Francois Gissy reached 207mph (333kph) on a pushbike.

Violinist Mae banned for four years

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:52
Vanessa-Mae is banned for four years after it is found violations had taken place during ski qualification for the Sochi Olympics.

Dewani 'changed mind over marriage'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:45
A man accused of organising the murder of his wife while on honeymoon told her he changed his mind about marriage, a South African court hears.

Flood alerts as heavy rain continues

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:38
Flood alerts are in place across parts of Wales as heavy rain continues to fall into Tuesday.

US and China: The great game is on

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:38
The BBC's China editor Carrie Gracie analyses the rivalry between the two superpowers.

US troops sent into Iraq's Anbar

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:33
Fifty US troops are being deployed to Iraq's troubled Anbar province, the Pentagon says, to advise Iraqi forces fighting Islamic State militants there.

Vodafone to offer broadband and TV

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:32
Vodafone is to launch UK broadband and TV services in the spring to compete with rivals such as BT, Virgin and Sky.

'Secret' terror trial jury discharged

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:31
The jury in the trial of Erol Incedal, accused of preparing for acts of terrorism, is discharged and the prosecution confirms it will seek a retrial.

Uni probes student 'rape comedy' play

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 02:26
The University of Liverpool is investigating an "unacceptable" script for a students' play which culminates in a character being drugged and raped.