International News

Flower had it in for me - Pietersen

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:27
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen says ex-coach Andy Flower "was always trying to find ways to get rid of me".

New abuse allegations about Kincora

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:23
A former resident of Kincora Boys Home in Belfast describes how he was taken out of the care home and introduced to other men for sex at hotels in Northern Ireland.

VIDEO: Vladimir Putin depicted as Hercules

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 20:23
Russian President Vladimir Putin is depicted as Hercules in a new art exhibition.

Court to hear Jayalalitha bail plea

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 20:09
A court in India is set to hear a plea for bail by the imprisoned former chief minister of the southern state of Tamil Nadu, Jayaram Jayalalitha.

Street battles as IS enters key town

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 19:47
Civilians flee the Syria-Turkey border town of Kobane, as Islamic State militants take three districts after street fighting with Syrian Kurds.

Nobel winner warns over immigration

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 19:20
Nobel Prize winner John O'Keefe warns the government that polices on immigration and animal research are risking Britain's scientific standing.

Clegg to outline low-paid tax pledge

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 18:35
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg is expected to set out more details of how the party would fulfil its pledge to raise the personal tax allowance to £12,500.

VIDEO: Womb transplant mother speaks

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 18:02
A Swedish woman who gave birth to a baby boy using a transplanted womb speaks about the breakthrough procedure.

ICC readies for Kenyatta appearance

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 16:52
The International Criminal Court is holding the first of two days of hearings in which Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will appear before it.

Samsung forecasts 60% fall in profit

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 16:50
Samsung Electronics forecasts a 60% fall in third-quarter operating profit, missing estimates, because of slowing smartphone sales.

Lib Dems 'could U-turn on airports'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 16:44
The Lib Dem leadership appear to be heading for a showdown with party members over their plans to back airport expansion at Gatwick.

In pictures: The 12 Labours of... Putin

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 16:44
Birthday boy's feats praised in art exhibition

VIDEO: Nick Clegg: 'We lost our voice'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 16:42
Liberal Democrats "lost their voice" in the first year of the coalition, the party's leader Nick Clegg admits.

Lightning kills 11 in Colombia

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 16:34
Eleven members of the Colombian Wiwa indigenous group are killed by lightning during a religious ceremony in a remote area of the country.

VIDEO: Taiwan's most unlikely philanthropist

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 16:11
A humble Taiwanese vegetable seller shows you do not have to be rich to donate money and make a difference.

The preacher refusing to give up keys to a Yangon church

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 16:02
The preacher refusing to hand over the keys to a Yangon church

From Alien to Fifa: The art of noise

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 15:21
The magic of video game sound effects

VIDEO: Photos from the royal court of Benin

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 15:17
Behind the scenes at Benin's royal court

'No impunity' over Mexico students

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 15:15
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto vows to identify and punish those responsible for the recent disappearance of 43 students after clashes with police.

VIDEO: 'Is that a barista in your pocket?'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 15:05
BBC News's Dougal Shaw checks out a smartphone-enabled coffee tap, designed for both business and home use.