International News

Fighting for children without lawyer

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 05:47
The parents who represent themselves

AUDIO: Leech used woman's nose 'as a nest'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 05:18
A Glasgow woman discovered that her persistent nosebleeds had been caused by a leech living in her nostril.

VIDEO: Family 'tried to free' Syria doctor

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 04:58
"Superhuman" efforts were made by the family of a British doctor to secure his release before his death in a Syrian prison, an inquest has heard.

Woman finds three-inch leech in nose

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 04:52
A backpacker finds a leech which had been living in her nose for a month after returning from a trip to South East Asia.

Pub fight peacemaker died after hit

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 04:51
A man is jailed for punching and killing a bystander who tried to break up a fight outside a Caerphilly pub.

VIDEO: UK government to sell Eurostar stake

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 04:50
The UK government is seeking buyers for its 40% stake in the cross-Channel train operator Eurostar to help boost the public finances but Labour warns against a "rushed" sell-off.

Day in pictures: 13 October

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 04:43
24 hours of news images: 13 October

Death sentences for Xinjiang attacks

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 04:43
A court in China's restive Xinjiang region sentences 12 people to death for attacks that left nearly 100 people dead in July.

'Giant wings' fill Tate Turbine Hall

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 04:24
A huge wooden sculpture draped with swathes of coloured fabric by Richard Tuttle is the latest artwork to fill Tate Modern's Turbine Hall in London.

Campaigning with UKIP's Nigel Farage

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 04:14
Six months on the campaign trail with UKIP leader

VIDEO: Collecting the bodies of the Ebola dead

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 04:05
Voice of America News' Benno Muchler reports on a burial teams in the Liberian capital Monrovia and the grim and risky task of dealing with the infected bodies of Ebola victims.

AUDIO: 'Despair' of being 93 and lonely

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 03:47
A 93-year-old describes the the "despair" and loneliness he has suffered since becoming a widower.

Man in court on explosives charges

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 03:31
A 43-year-old man appears in court in Enniskillen over bombs and weapons found at a farm in Kinawley, County Fermanagh.

East Ukraine rebel leader attacked

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 03:31
A pro-Russian Donetsk rebel leader, Pavel Gubarev, is unconscious in hospital after gunmen fired at his car, causing it to crash.

'Revenge porn' illegal under new law

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 03:23
People who post so-called "revenge porn" pictures and videos onto the internet could face two years in jail under a new law.

Minibus collision kills 30 in Egypt

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 03:06
Three minibuses are involved in a collision in southern Egypt, killing at least 30 people and injuring more than a dozen, security sources say.

Me and my 'useless' gall bladder

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 02:25
Is your gall bladder really a 'useless' organ?

VIDEO: Pistorius in court for sentence hearing

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 02:23
A court in Pretoria hears from Oscar Pistorius' psychologist as the athlete awaits sentencing for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

AUDIO: The art of video game noise

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 02:11
BBC News highlights the importance of sound effects in crafting a successful video game.

VIDEO: 'Men won't talk about loneliness'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 02:06
Dick O'Brien talks about the loneliness he experiences as new research says there are increasing numbers of men who face isolation in old age.