International News

South Africa 1-2 Ghana

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 11:31
Andre Ayew scores late on to take Ghana into the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals while South Africa go out.

Why Latin America should not squander the China boom

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 11:28
Kevin P Gallagher argues that Latin American countries have done well by China, but need to consolidate the gains and mitigate the new risks that come with engaging with the world's most dynamic economy.

Earthquake felt in mid-Hampshire

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 11:26
An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 is recorded in Hampshire, the British Geological Survey confirms.

VIDEO: Remembering Auschwitz - 70 years on

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 11:21
Some of those who survived Auschwitz have gathered there for a commemoration 70 years after the camp was liberated by Soviet troops.

India's illegal market for blood

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 11:08
The desperate patients in India turning to illegal blood donors

New Yorkers ask 'Is that it?'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 10:58
While New Yorkers are asking why the city shut down for a few inches of snow, city officials say they're happy they were safe and not sorry.

VIDEO: Child soldiers freed from life of war

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 10:48
A South Sudanese militia has released 280 child soldiers as the first step in a process to free 3,000, the UN's children agency said.

Islamic State suffers setback in Kobane but battle continues

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 10:36
The loss of Kobane is a significant setback for Islamic State - but the BBC's Jim Muir looks at whether it also a sign that the tide is turning against the jihadist group.

Broad sorry for minimum wage tweet

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 10:30
England fast bowler Stuart Broad has apologised after making comments about the minimum wage on Twitter.

Underage girl rapist dies in prison

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 10:30
A 71-year-old man convicted of a series of rapes on underage girls has died in prison, the Scottish Prison Service confirms.

VIDEO: Up close: Britain's longest train

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 10:25
A look at Britain's longest train, a ballast cleaner train, which is helping replace old ballast on rail tracks between Norwich and London.

Rising social care cost concerns

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 10:00
As the UK population gets older, Alison Holt explains why the rising cost of social care can't be ignored.

Child soldiers freed in South Sudan

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 09:55
A South Sudanese militia has released 280 child soldiers as the first step in a process to free 3,000, the UN's children agency says.

Houthis release Yemen leader's aide

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 09:52
Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen free the chief of staff of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi who they abducted 10 days ago.

US shares hit by weak earnings

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 09:43
US stocks fall sharply following a string of disappointing company results.

VIDEO: Auschwitz survivor's emotional appeal

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 09:37
Auschwitz survivors have been speaking at a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary since the liberation of the Nazi death camp.

VIDEO: Where is NY 'snowmageddon'?

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 09:20
There has been heavy snowfall across the north-east of America but the predicted chaos in some areas has not been as bad as expected as Laura Trevelyan reports

Tsipras names new Greek cabinet

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 09:19
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras forms a new cabinet with Yanis Varoufakis as finance minister and right-winger Panos Kammenos as defence minister.

Stoke's Bojan ruled out for season

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 08:50
Stoke City striker Bojan Krkic is ruled out for the rest of the season with an anterior cruciate ligament injury.

'Devil jibe' doctor struck off

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 08:34
A GP who told a patient the devil was "having a go" at her is struck off the medical register for "deplorable conduct".