International News

NFL pair to donate brains for research

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 13:19
New York Giants' Steve Weatherford and former NFL player Sidney Rice want their brains to help research into injuries.

Former UK marine 'killed in Syria'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 13:17
An ex-Royal Marine has become the first Briton to be killed while fighting with Kurdish forces against Islamic State in Syria, the Kurdish militia says.

Children's author Peet dies aged 67

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 13:08
Award-winning children's author Mal Peet dies after a battle with cancer aged 67.

Southampton 1-0 Crystal Palace

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 13:08
Sadio Mane ends Southampton's goal drought at home by scoring a late winner against Crystal Palace.

Aston Villa 2-1 West Bromwich Albion

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 13:00
Christian Benteke's late penalty hands Tim Sherwood his first points as Aston Villa manager with a win over West Brom.

Snack eater stamped pigeon to death

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 12:42
Shoppers watched in horror as a man stood on the wing of a pigeon before stamping it to death.

VIDEO: 'How I captured photo of a lifetime'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 12:29
The amateur photographer who took a picture of a weasel on the back of a woodpecker mid-flight says it is "almost a dream".

Bruce and Poyet in touchline scuffle

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 12:10
Hull City manager Steve Bruce and Sunderland manager Gus Poyet separated following a touchline argument.

Lesotho set for coalition after vote

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 11:57
Lesotho is set for coalition talks after no party gained a majority in elections called after last year's attempted coup.

Tablet video game combats lazy eye

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 11:54
Video games firm Ubisoft is working on a title that it believes can treat lazy eye, a condition that can result in reduced vision.

Probe over Farah Facebook pictures

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 11:45
An athlete is investigated for a possible doping ban breach after posting pictures on Facebook of him running with Mo Farah.

Detainees at Dungavel for months

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 11:38
Figures released to BBC Scotland shows dozens of asylum seekers have been held at Dungavel immigration centre in Lanarkshire for months.

Netanyahu's 'chutzpah' rocks US Capitol

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 11:33
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rocked the Capitol, says Jon Sopel, but will his "chutzpah" be for good or bad?

'Racial bias' at Ferguson police

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 11:15
The US Justice Department has found evidence of racial bias at the Ferguson police department, US media reports.

England's Broad rejects 'fear' claim

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 11:04
Stuart Broad says claims England are "playing with fear" are wide of the mark despite a poor start to the World Cup.

Murder charges after man's death

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 10:45
Two men are charged with murder following the suspicious death of a man at a former pub in Pontypridd.

'Birth tourism' hotels raided in US

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 10:40
US agents raid more than a dozen hotels that cater to pregnant foreigners who want their children to be born US citizens.

Delhi police block gang rapist film

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 10:14
Police in India secure a court injunction blocking the broadcast of an interview with one of the Delhi gang rapists on death row.

Ukraine raises interest rates to 30%

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 10:08
Ukraine's central bank sharply raises interest rates from 19.5% to 30% in an effort to curb inflation and prop up its beleaguered currency.

VIDEO: Sex gangs targeted hundreds of girls

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 10:04
A report into the sexual exploitation of girls and young women in Oxfordshire says the authorities made "many errors" and could have acted sooner.