International News

The forgotten Cambridge spy interview

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 07:53
A recording of Cambridge spy emerges from the archives

Pregnant MP hits back at job doubts

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 07:47
Labour's Rachel Reeves hits back at suggestions from a Tory backbencher that she would not be able to give a government job her "full attention", while expecting a baby.

Yemen rebels threaten to try cabinet

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 07:43
Shia rebels in Yemen threaten to arrest and try the prime minister and all members of his cabinet for treason if they refuse to return to work.

US funding stand-off over migrants

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 07:26
President Barack Obama and Congress are at loggerheads over homeland security's $40bn (£26bn) budget, with time running out to secure a deal.

Osborne: Labour 'arsonists' over HSBC

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 07:23
Chancellor George Osborne likens Labour to "arsonists throwing rocks at firefighters" over HSBC, as he defends the government's record on tackling tax evasion.

Riots shut Texas prison

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 07:22
Prison officials in south Texas are transferring hundreds of inmates after the men took control of the facility and set fires.

Kenya anti-terror law thrown out

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 07:05
Kenya's top court throws out key aspects of new anti-terrorism legislation, including clauses that curbed media freedom and capped refugee numbers.

Chelsea fan's parents back their son

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 06:46
The parents of an ex-police officer and Chelsea fan involved in an alleged racist incident on the Paris Metro say they are "shocked and worried" for him.

Pakistan school attack suspect held

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 06:43
The Pakistani military arrests a man suspected of planning December's attack on a school in Peshawar, which killed at least 150 people.

Maldives ex-leader denied bail

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 06:39
A court in the Maldives denies bail to former President Mohamed Nasheed who was arrested on Sunday under anti-terror laws.

Soldiers killed by 'friendly fire'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 06:33
Two UK soldiers were killed in "friendly fire" in Afghanistan when they were hit by an anti-tank missile attack ordered by their Danish counterparts, an inquest hears.

Church jobs low pay 'embarrassing'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 06:21
The Archbishop of Canterbury says it is "embarrassing" the Church of England pays some staff less than the living wage - despite its calls to the contrary.

Ofcom probe Channel 4's UKIP drama

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 06:18
Broadcasting watchdog Ofcom says it will investigate Channel 4 drama UKIP: The First 100 Days after it received more than 5,000 complaints.

VIDEO: How smart syringes work - 15 Secs?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 06:02
Only smart syringes that break after one use should be used for injections by 2020, the World Health Organisation has announced. But how do they work?

Stag gore victim given press role

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 06:01
A stag gore victim who complained that newspapers made "inappropriate" references to her transgender status joins a committee regulating the press.

Apple invests 1.7bn euros in centres

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:51
Apple is to invest 1.7bn euros (£1.25bn) developing data centres in the Republic of Ireland and Denmark.

The Indonesians collecting coins for Tony Abbott

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:38
The Indonesians sending aid money back to Australia

Boss supports Khan over 'body slam'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:19
Worcester City manager Carl Heeley is supportive of Shab Khan following the defender's 'body slam' against Stockport.

VIDEO: The dangers of tanning addiction

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:11
BBC Inside Out meets two tanning addicts.

VIDEO: The children migrating alone

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:08
Paul Kenyon meets children who are travelling alone from Africa to Europe, in search of a better life.