International News

VIDEO: Mexico catches most wanted drug lord

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 10:39
Katy Watson describes how the net closed in on Mexico's most wanted drug lord Servando "La Tuta" Gomez who was captured on Friday morning.

UN laments IS statue 'war crimes'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 10:16
The reported destruction of historic artefacts in Iraq by Islamic State militants is a war crime, the head of the UN agency for culture says.

The concussion dangers for Alonso

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 10:04
A leading neurosurgeon explains the dangers of concussion following Fernando Alonso's crash in testing.

Cage: Rights group or terror apologists?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 09:57
What we know about the group which advised 'Jihadi John'

Somali pirates free Thai fishermen

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 09:49
Four Thai fishermen thought to have been held by Somali pirates longer than any other captives have been freed, officials say.

VIDEO: Nothing matters but final - Mourinho

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 09:39
Manager Jose Mourinho says "nothing else matters" to Chelsea other than Sunday's League Cup final against Tottenham at Wembley.

US state considers 'baby boxes'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 09:31
Indiana could be the first US state to introduce baby boxes - anonymous drop-off points designed to prevent the deaths of abandoned infants.

Spy watchdog 'taken in' by spies

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 09:28
Tory MP David Davis accuses Sir Malcolm Rifkind's Intelligence and Security Committee of being taken in by the "glamour" of spying and failing to do its job properly.

Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy: Life in pictures

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 09:08
Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy has died

VIDEO: Fees pledge: What do students think?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 09:06
The BBC asks students at Leeds University for their reaction to a Labour pledge to reduce tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and promises Labour would fund a reduction by cutting tax relief on high earners' pensions.

Mercedes set fastest testing time

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 09:03
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg set the fastest time of winter testing at Barcelona while Jenson Button posts 100 laps for McLaren.

Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy dies at 83

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 08:59
Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr Spock in Star Trek, has died at the age of 83, his family says.

Extremists 'not radicalised by MI5'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 08:50
Extremists like the Islamic State militant known as 'Jihadi John' are not radicalised through contact with security services, ex-MI6 chief Sir John Sawers says.

Duelling bills as US shutdown looms

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 08:46
The Senate has passed full funding for homeland security shortly after the House passed its own short-term version as a shutdown deadline looms.

Boy in hospital after city crash

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 08:44
A boy is in hospital after being hit by a car in Cardiff.

VIDEO: Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy dies

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 08:39
Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Mr Spock in the US science fiction series Star Trek, has died at the age of 83.

Hull fined for Uefa financial breach

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 08:20
Hull City are fined by governing body Uefa for breaching Financial Fair Play rules but Liverpool are cleared.

PSNI appeal over poster bomb attack

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 08:15
Police appeal after Frank McCabe Jr is seriously injured in Crossmaglen booby trap poster bomb.

Rwanda singer planned to kill Kagame

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 08:15
A popular Rwandan singer is jailed for 10 years after being convicted of planning to kill President Kagame and inciting hatred against the government.

Scots sick of 'valiant losers' tag

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-27 08:12
Winger Tommy Seymour admits Scotland are fed-up of being written off as the Six Nations' "valiant losers".