International News

'Dead gran' text message stuns family

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 08:10
A woman is horrified to receive a text message from her grandmother's number - three years after she was buried along with her mobile phone.

Mexico missing: New graves found

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 07:27
More graves have been found near the southern Mexican town of Iguala, where 43 students went missing last month, people searching for them say.

Caf enquires about 2015 host options

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 06:56
The Confederation of African Football asks Ghana and South Africa if they could replace Morocco as 2015 Nations Cup hosts.

VIDEO: European Parliament

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 06:22
The Foreign Affairs Committee approves the EU trade deal with Moldova

What was on TV on the day you were born?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 05:27
A digital archive of the Radio Times has launched.

Caption Challenge: Looking good

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 04:29
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Day in pictures: 16 October

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 04:20
24 hours of news images: 16 October

Kosovo 'jihad' boy rescued in Syria

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 03:08
A young boy from Kosovo is reunited with his mother after being freed from his jihadist father in Syria in a secret operation.

Your pictures: Laundry

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 02:56
Readers' photos on the theme of "laundry"

Venezuela murder blamed on Colombia

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 02:35
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says Colombian paramilitaries ordered the murder of a governing party lawmaker in his home in Caracas.

AUDIO: MPs 'should end Climate Change Act'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 02:24
Parliament should scrap the Climate Change Act and MPs should stop "exaggerating" the effects of climate change, says Owen Paterson.

VIDEO: Laxative abuse and the damage it can do

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-16 00:29
Increasing numbers of teenagers are using laxatives to lose weight, with some taking dozens a day and seriously risking their health.

Heavy drinking 'still major problem'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 21:55
Heavy drinking remains a major problem which is stretching health services in Wales, a new report warns.

Four in court on cannabis charges

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 21:32
Four men are due to appear at Belfast magistrates court later after the recovery of herbal cannabis worth £618,000.

Ulster Orchestra 'may face closure'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 21:13
The Ulster Orchestra will be forced to close by the end of the year unless it receives £500,000 in emergency funding, its chairman warns.

US author questions child porn jail

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 20:53
Best-selling author John Grisham criticises the US justice system for handing down harsh prison sentences to people who view child pornography.

Obama: Ebola risk very low in US

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 20:20
President Obama plays down the chance of an Ebola outbreak in the US as a top UN official warns of a looming food crisis in West Africa.

Fresh scuffles in central Hong Kong

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 19:42
Police and protesters in Hong Kong scuffle for a second night as a group of demonstrators try to re-occupy a main road near government buildings.

Mistakes 'costing NHS billions'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 19:18
Basic mistakes in hospitals in England cost the NHS up to £2.5bn a year, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is to say.

Neil Patrick Harris to host Oscars

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-15 18:35
The star of television comedy How I Met Your Mother describes hosting the 87th Academy Awards in 2015 as a "bucket list dream come true".