International News

Savile: 'How could this be allowed to happen?'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 04:00
Today's investigation into Jimmy Savile reveals how his criminal behaviour "was facilitated by ministers or civil servants".

The art of falling over with dignity

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:51
What's the best way to elegantly fall over?

Charlton investigate pitch sex video

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:48
Charlton are investigating online footage appearing to show a couple having sex on the club's pitch.

Murray suffers shock defeat by Coric

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:43
Britain's Andy Murray loses 6-1 6-3 to teenager Borna Coric, ranked 84 in the world, in the Dubai Championships quarter-finals.

Caption Challenge: Hairy figure

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:41
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Ukraine 'starts weapons withdrawal'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:38
Ukraine's army is starting the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line in the east as part of a ceasefire, the defence ministry in Kiev says.

Alonso 'should be fine' for Australia

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:37
McLaren expect Fernando Alonso to recover from his crash and race in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on 15 March.

McCartney home to be sold at auction

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:36
The childhood home of Beatles legend Paul McCartney is to be sold at an auction in Liverpool's famous Cavern Club later.

Chart show could move from Sundays

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:32
BBC Radio 1's Official Chart show could move from its Sunday slot following an international agreement to release new albums and singles on Fridays.

UK ministers halt Scottish fracking

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:30
The UK government says it has "agreed in principle" not to award any more fracking licences in Scotland.

Bomb found near Dortmund's ground

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:30
An unexploded Second World War bomb has been discovered close to Borussia Dortmund's Signal Iduna Park ground.

Clare Balding backs sports careers for girls

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:21
Clare Balding says more girls should work in sport

How an Indian city is coping with swine flu

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:04
BBC Hindi's Ankur Jain explains how people in the city of Ahmedabad in the western Indian state of Gujarat are dealing with a deadly outbreak of swine flu.

IT firm Kainos creates 403 new jobs

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:01
Kainos, the Belfast-based IT firm, has announced a major expansion that will create 403 new jobs.

Merkel MPs back help for Greece

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 03:00
Members of the German parliament from Chancellor Merkel's party overwhelmingly back further help for Greece in a test ballot before Friday's vote.

Pickles names new Rotherham leaders

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 02:59
Five government commissioners are selected to intervene at Rotherham Council after a report found the local authority "not fit for purpose" over its handling of child sexual exploitation in the town.

Horne starts at fly-half for Scots

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 02:56
Peter Horne will replace the banned Finn Russell at fly-half as Scotland make four changes to face Italy.

China 'drops US technology firms'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 02:54
Cisco, Apple, McAfee and Citrix have all been dropped from China's official list of approved products, according to the Reuters news agency.

'No conclusions' on Savile in schools

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 02:46
A lack of evidence means there are no conclusions from investigations into possible abuse during school visits by Jimmy Savile.

Paris drone journalist to face court

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 02:35
An Al-Jazeera journalist is to appear in a French court accused of flying a drone illegally over Paris as mystery continues over night-time drone flights.