International News

VIDEO: Halal lipstick launches in India

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 20:49
Religious women in India who want to wear make-up no longer have to struggle to find products that suit their faith.

Farewell Lynda, and paralysis 'cure' - the papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 20:44
The death of actress Lynda Bellingham from cancer features in Tuesday's papers, as does a pioneering technique being hailed as a "cure" for paralysis.

Man walks again after transplant

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 20:31
A paralysed man becomes the first in the world to walk again following a pioneering therapy which involved transplanting cells from his nose into his severed spinal cord.

Hong Kong officials to meet students

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 20:27
Hong Kong officials are to meet student leaders for talks amid pro-democracy street protests that are now in their fourth week.

China growth slows to five-year low

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 20:20
China's economy grows at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis, causing speculation the government may introduce more stimulus measures.

Flights axed due to weather warning

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 20:05
Heathrow cancels about 10% of flights on Tuesday, as strong winds and rain from the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo hit the UK.

Total boss dies in Moscow air crash

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 20:01
Christophe de Margerie, chief executive of French oil company Total since 2007, has died when his plane crashed during take-off in Moscow.

VIDEO: Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 19:56
US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, has died aged 82, US media report.

Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 19:29
An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 19:11
Dominican-born US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, has died aged 82, US media report.

'No closure' for Pistorius family

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 18:07
Oscar Pistorius' siblings describe their heartache and criticise media coverage of his trial, on the eve of the South African athlete's sentencing.

'Balibo Five' deaths probe dropped

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 17:46
Australian police abandon a war crimes investigation into the deaths in East Timor in 1975 of the "Balibo Five" journalists, citing insufficient evidence.

Scans reveal cause of winter blues

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 17:21
Scientists say they have identified the underlying reason why some people are prone to the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

Ebola-hit nations get key supplies

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:55
Vital supplies to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the worst-hit countries, Ghana's president says.

Life Story with David Attenborough

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:47
David Attenborough's new series on the journey through life

Canada hit-and-run man 'radicalised'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:38
A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car before he was shot dead by police had been "radicalised", Canada's PM says.

The anarchic experimental schools of the 1970s

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:37
What happened to the kids from 1970s experimental schools?

Gough Whitlam dies at the age of 98

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:26
Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, credited with transforming Australian society in the 1970s, has died at the age of 98.

MPs to debate voter 'recall' powers

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:22
MPs are to debate whether voters should be able to deselect them using a "power of recall" if they commit wrongdoings.

Photographing Gandalf and a general

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 16:19
The photographer who snapped Gandalf and Jean-Luc Picard