International News

Parents in march for Mexico students

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 16:18
The parents of 43 Mexican students who went missing five months ago in the town of Iguala lead a march in Mexico City to demand justice.

Row over Savile hospital access claim

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 16:14
The NHS Trust boss responsible for Stoke Mandeville hospital is criticised for telling an MP Jimmy Savile was 'not given free access', the BBC learns.

Cyber attacks top US threat list

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 16:07
A US intelligence assessment of security threats faced by the country highlights cyber attacks from foreign governments and criminals.

Currency losses clip AirAsia's wings

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 15:51
AirAsia, one of Asia's most successful carriers, has posted its first net loss in two years, citing currency exchange losses and higher taxes.

The problem with unusual elections

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 15:51
Polling companies make adjustments based on past experience, but that makes things tricky when the election is different to previous ones, writes Anthony Reuben.

Viewpoint: What West must do in Ukraine

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 15:49
The West must show huge resolve if the Ukrainian ceasefire is to hold, writes Prof Anatol Lieven.

Falklands banknote leaves Argentineans underwhelmed

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 15:39
Why the Falklands banknote flopped

Can deaf comedy be funny for everyone?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 15:36
Can a deaf comedian make a hearing audience laugh?

Will Narendra Modi be India's Thatcher?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 15:35
Will Narendra Modi be India's Thatcher?

Historic objects return to Australia

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 15:27
A collection of rare objects, including a shield thought to have been picked up by Captain Cook in 1770, are set to return to Australia for the first time.

Kidnapped by North Korea - and forced to make films

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 15:13
The film stars abducted by North Korea and forced to make movies

VIDEO: The lost art of subway reading

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 15:10
The disappearing books of the New York city subway

VIDEO: The Iranian and Israeli who make chamber music

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 15:10
The Israeli and Iranian musicians who bonded over Bach

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 15:10
Did someone try to impersonate Scarlett on the red carpet?

'Unmasked: Jihadi John' - front pages

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 15:07
The identification of the Islamic State extremist who became known as "Jihadi John" leads most papers, which look into Mohammed Emwazi's past.

Are tablets falling out of favour?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 15:05
Are tablets losing their appeal?

Nuclear power: The future or the past?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 15:04
Some countries are turning their back on nuclear power, but others are pressing ahead with plans for a new generation of reactors.

Can technology help combat CV fraud?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 15:01
The digital technology combating job application fraud

'Significant' rise in school meals

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 15:00
About three quarters of children in the early years of primary school are now taking school dinners, according to figures seen by BBC Scotland.

Man is charged with murder of woman

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 14:44
A 37-year-old man is charged with the murder of County Antrim woman Pauline Carmichael.