International News

New Jersey motel fire kills four

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 18:01
Four men are killed as a blaze sweeps a wooden New Jersey motel which was accommodating people displaced by 2012 storm Sandy.

Michigan gay-marriage ban quashed

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 17:28
Michigan becomes the latest US state in recent months to overturn a ban on gay marriage - in a case brought by two female nurses.

Why 'no make up selfies' raised £2m

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 17:23
What's behind the 'no make up' images on social media?

Grimm night of entertainment

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 17:17
Immersive theatre troupe tell tall tales

Call for change to breast screening

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 17:09
Almost one-third of women are at a higher risk of developing breast cancer and should be screened more than once every three years, a study says.

AUDIO: Cowell: X Factor acts have got worse

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 16:29
X Factor presenter Simon Cowell has told Radio 4's Today programme that the standard of acts appearing on the X Factor talent show has dropped since 2010.

Medals stolen from 100-year-old man

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 16:28
War medals belonging to a 100-year-old veteran and his father are stolen from his Kent home.

The footballer who disappeared

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 16:27
The footballer who beat England - then disappeared

How maths helped find another lost plane

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 16:25
How clever maths helped locate a lost plane at sea

Debt firms selling 'unsuitable' plans

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 16:24
People struggling with debt are being talked into expensive repayment plans that offer poor value for money, says the financial services watchdog.

Police Scotland makes £72m savings

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 16:04
Police say savings they have already made could mean they will achieve their £1.1bn target two years earlier than forecast.

Brazil hails 'iconic' player Bellini

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 15:57
President Dilma Rousseff leads tributes to legendary World-Cup winning Brazil football captain Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini, who died this week.

Police to be quizzed on rape report

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 15:44
Five Greater Manchester officers are to be investigated by the police watchdog over the handling of a report of a rape.

Stop doing evil, Pope tells mafia

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 15:31
Pope Francis launches a stinging attack on the mafia, warning gangsters that they will go to hell unless they repent and stop doing evil.

Wenger ready for 'game of the season'

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 15:04
Arsene Wenger says his 1,000th match as Arsenal boss will be the "game of the season" as his side face Chelsea on Saturday.

VIDEO: Turks voice defiance over Twitter ban

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 14:53
Some 2.5 million tweets were posted within three hours of Twitter getting blocked in Turkey.

Canada 'webcam killer' in plea offer

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 14:19
A Toronto man accused of killing a Chinese student whose last moments were witnessed via webcam by her boyfriend offers to admit manslaughter.

Leeds Rhinos 54-6 London Broncos

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 14:04
Ryan Hall's first-half hat-trick against the London Broncos helps the unbeaten Leeds Rhinos go top of Super League

VIDEO: Migrants rescued off Sicilian coast

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 13:51
The Italian navy says more than 4,000 migrants have been rescued from overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily in the past four days.

VIDEO: One very long night on Twitter

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 13:29
Key moments of how the site was blocked

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