International News

Mexico troops held over June killing

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 09:43
Eight Mexican soldiers are detained in connection with the killing of 22 alleged gang members in June, the army says.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 09:28
MPs vote by 524 to 43 in favour of UK military action against Islamic State in Iraq.

New images from Flight MH370 hunt

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 09:24
The team looking for missing flight MH370 releases detailed images of the seabed for the first time, revealing extinct volcanoes and deep depressions.

A-level languages to be 'fairer'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 09:12
A-levels in modern foreign languages will be marked more fairly from next summer, the exams regulator, Ofqual, has pledged.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 09:04
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Yorke releases album via BitTorrent

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 09:03
Radiohead's Thom Yorke releases his latest solo album via BitTorrent in an attempt to bypass "the self-elected gatekeepers" of the music industry.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 09:00
Polar bears have changed their diet, and other nuggets.

VIDEO: What is it about Facetune?

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 08:33
The BBC's Mark Lobel visited the creators of the photo-editing app Facetune, based in Israel, to find out how they created a product which has sold extensively in over 100 countries.

Ai Weiwei creates Blenheim art show

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 08:22
The UK's biggest exhibition of works by Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei has been put together at Blenheim Palace with the help of 3D technology.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 08:01
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Mosques call for hostage's release

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:55
Mosques in north-west England call for the release of hostage Alan Henning, who has been threatened with execution by Islamic State militants.

EU hopeful of Ukraine gas deal

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:49
The EU's energy commissioner outlines plans for a deal between Ukraine and Russia to end their row over gas deliveries, after talks in Berlin.

Date fixed for comet landing attempt

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:35
Europe's daring attempt to put a small robot on the surface of Comet 67P will take place on Wednesday 12 November.

Forced work man 'was free to leave'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:17
A vulnerable farm worker allegedly forced to work for 13 years at a Newport farm tells Cardiff Crown Court he was free to leave at any time.

VIDEO: NFL stars take Great British quiz

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:03
Oakland Raiders players and staff take BBC Sport's Great British quiz ahead of their game with the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium.

Ten of the best Ryder Cup photos

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:02
Ten of the best photos of golf's premier cup

VIDEO: Burst pipe cuts water to thousands

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 06:53
Up to 8,000 homes are still without water near Bristol after a main burst on Thursday.

Boat seized after £100m cocaine haul

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 06:53
A motorboat has been seized at a Gwynedd harbour following the seizure of a tonne of cocaine on a yacht off the Irish coast.

VIDEO: Behind-the-scenes: Ai Weiwei exhibit

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 06:31
The Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has designed several artworks on display at an exhibition in Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. The artist, who is under house arrest in China, designed the works from his studio and sent 3D models

Man convicted of murdering brother

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 06:26
A father-of-two is convicted of murdering his brother at a flat in Glasgow in January.

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