International News

Keys through to face Serena in semi

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 19:58
Unseeded Madison Keys beats Venus Williams to set up an Australian Open semi-final with top seed Serena Williams in Melbourne.

Trying to prevent radicalisation with humour

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 19:44
Can this man stop young people becoming radicals?

'Ethnic kinship' vote fraud warning

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 19:14
The Electoral Commission warns that a lack of campaigning by mainstream political parties in British Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities makes those areas vulnerable to fraud.

Kepler find reveals 'dawn of galaxy'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 19:06
An ancient solar system similar to our own is discovered by scientists at the University of Birmingham studying data from the Kepler telescope.

Miliband in the spotlight - papers

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 18:56
The front pages focus on criticism of Ed Miliband, and the first day of the inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko.

Brand invite after Trident claim

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 18:28
Comedian Russell Brand is invited to meet Barrow shipyard workers after saying the Trident nuclear submarine programme should be scrapped.

Abbott 'to consult' after Philip row

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 18:22
Australian PM Tony Abbott says he will consult more widely before announcing knights and dames, after criticism of his knighthood for Prince Philip.

What does Kim Jong-un really want?

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 17:49
Expert witnesses offer insight into the ambitions of the enigmatic North Korean leader.

'Upskirt' voyeur took 9,000 photos

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 17:47
A man caught taking an upskirt photo of a shopper in a Poundland store is sentenced to a three year community order after 9,000 similar images are found in his possession.

Poorest areas 'hit hardest by cuts'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 17:43
Councils in the most deprived areas of England have seen the biggest cuts to their funding, a committee of MPs has said.

Yemen crisis and an uncertain future

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 17:36
After Yemen's government collapses, BBC diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus sees a perilous future for a Middle East country in crisis.

Five things Syriza wants for Greece

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 17:19
Syriza, the left-wing party that stormed into power in Greece, has promised to ditch austerity and renegotiate the EU-IMF bailout. Here are five things it wants to change.

Bank chief warns of pandemic threat

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 16:42
The president of the World Bank warns that the world is "dangerously unprepared" for future pandemics like the deadly Ebola outbreak.

Electronic Arts shares up on results

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 16:37
Shares in Electronic Arts jump almost 5% after the video games publisher reports stronger than expected results.

In pictures: Post-War office buildings listed

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 16:36
Some of the office buildings new to the National Heritage List

Argentina Jews boycott memorial

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 16:34
Jewish groups in Argentina boycott the government's Holocaust memorial, in protest at the investigation into the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman.

‘We nearly dropped Churchill’s coffin’

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 16:24
How pallbearers almost dropped Churchill's coffin

More military assets set to be sold

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 16:10
The Ministry of Defence will have to sell off more military land and assets to make savings in the coming years, the defence secretary indicates.

Manus detainees 'to be sent home'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 16:08
Most detainees at the Australian-run Manus Island centre are not refugees and will soon be repatriated, says the PM of PNG, but campaigners dismiss the claim.

Many asthma diagnoses 'may be wrong'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 15:46
More than a million adults in the UK may be wrongly diagnosed as asthmatic and be receiving unnecessary medication as a result, warns an NHS watchdog.