International News

Granddad robbed for strip club spree

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:59
A man is jailed, along with his friend, for injuring his own grandfather in order to steal £4,000 from a safe to spend at a strip club.

Post-Ebola 'Marshall Plan' needed

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:50
Oxfam calls for a multi-million dollar 'Marshall Plan' to help West African countries worst affected by Ebola recover from the crisis.

Election countdown and Greece reaction - papers

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:32
Two general elections occupy the front pages as the papers look ahead to the UK's poll and back to the one in Greece.

VIDEO: Is Spain's Podemos party on the rise?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:31
The Podemos party in Spain is anti-austerity and pro-democracy.

Argentina disbands intelligence body

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:14
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner announces plans to dissolve the country's intelligence agency after the mysterious death of a prosecutor.

VIDEO: Care home residents enjoy cocktail party

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:14
Cocktail parties in care homes help people relive younger years

Auschwitz anniversary: The survivor who brought the Holocaust to life

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:10
How a young survivor's drawings helped bring the Holocaust to life

When to hang up the tennis racquet?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:07
Finding a new job after hanging up the tennis racquet

How much money do you need to be "super-rich"?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:05
What does it take to join the wealthy elite?

Where next for the eurozone?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:05
Syriza's election victory in Greece raises some difficult questions for the other countries using the currency and for the European institutions.

Still thirsty after Malawi's flood

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:05
Water everywhere in Malawi and not a drop to drink

VIDEO: Auschwitz survivor's search for twin

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:05
Menachem Bodner is one of many Holocaust survivors searching for relatives 70 years on.

Crime victims let down, says review

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:04
Victims of crime in England and Wales are still being let down by the justice system, says an independent review by Victims' Commissioner Baroness Newlove.

The woman who swapped home for a hut near Chechnya

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:04
The woman who left Germany for a gorge on the Chechen border

How to build world's tallest lift

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:01
How to build the world's tallest lift

Biggest hospital to be handed over

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:01
Scotland's largest hospital is due to be officially handed over to NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

Astana should be banned - Armstrong

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:00
Lance Armstrong is unimpressed with Brian Cookson's start as UCI boss but is sorry today's riders must keep answering drugs questions.

Families hit by cuts report says

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:00
Families with young children and poorer households have been worst affected by government changes to tax and benefits, according to a new report.

UK minister makes Taiwan watch gaffe

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 14:57
A UK government minister apologies after giving a watch to the mayor of Taipei, not realising it was a taboo act in Chinese culture.

VIDEO: Aftermath of fatal fighter jet crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 14:51
Ten people have been killed and 13 injured at a military base in Spain, when a Greek fighter jet lost power and crashed into other aircraft parked on the ground.