International News

VIDEO: Rebels enter as troops exit Debaltseve

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 09:58
Ukraine's president says his forces are making an "organised" withdrawal from the strategic town of Debaltseve, under siege by rebel forces.

Jeb Bush: 'Own man' on foreign policy

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 09:56
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has said he admires his father and brother's presidencies but he is his "own man" on foreign policy.

Selfies for the missing in Mexico

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 09:54
The Mexicans rallying behind 43 missing students

Samsung TVs fail to encrypt voices

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 09:51
Samsung acknowledges that some of its smart TVs upload voice commands to the internet in an unencrypted form, making it easier to hack the data.

Beheaded mum 'was defenceless'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 09:49
A woman beheaded in a Spanish supermarket was unable to defend herself against the "abhorrent" attack, an inquest hears.

Minister fails to hand over report

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 09:35
The social development minister has failed to hand over a report about the conduct of a special adviser to a Stormont committee.

Scottish Power profits rise sharply

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 09:28
Scottish Power sees a four-fold boost to its pre-tax profits from generating electricity and supplying customers during last year.

GB beaten at World Championships

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 09:26
Great Britain's women are beaten in the team pursuit for the first time in more than four years at the Track World Championships.

Supreme Court to hear flag appeal

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 09:12
An east Belfast resident is granted the right to take his legal complaint about the police's handling of loyalist flag protests to the UK Supreme Court.

Boy, 16, charged after terror raid

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 09:03
A 16-year-old boy arrested by counter-terrorism police in Greater Manchester is charged with trying to buy a biological toxin.

Afroman arrested for punching fan

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 08:57
US rapper and musician Afroman is arrested after video footage showed him punching a female fan on stage during a concert in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Apology for S Africa 'cockroach' slur

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 08:47
South Africa's parliamentary Speaker Baleka Mbete apologises for calling firebrand opposition MP Julius Malema a "cockroach."

'Hamilton-Rosberg lessons learned'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 08:46
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says the team have learned lessons about the rivalry between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

German heavy smoker gets court boost

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 08:40
A top German court overturns a ruling that gave a landlady authority to evict a pensioner whose heavy smoking had annoyed her.

Italy seeks swift action on Libya

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 08:34
Italy urges swift action at the UN to tackle the Libyan conflict, highlighting the risk that warring militias may side with Islamic State militants.

No Tory triumphalism over economy

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 08:29
Economic recovery must be good news for the Tory election campaign, right? Not necessarily, writes Ben Wright.

VIDEO: Prince Charles inside 'super sewer'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 08:28
Prince Charles visits a sewer in East London to mark the 150th birthday of the city's underground water system.

Van Gaal warned over referee comment

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 08:26
Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal is warned about his future conduct for comments after last month's goalless draw with Cambridge.

TV star sued by injured plumber

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 08:19
A trainee plumber is suing an actor from the hit series Shameless over brain damage and partial blindness suffered in a row over a mobile phone.

Radical HIV vaccine ploy raises hope

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 08:14
In a radical new approach to HIV vaccination, DNA in monkeys is transformed and seems to give total protection against the virus, US scientists say.