International News

Snooker bids to be an Olympic sport

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 10:23
The world governing body of snooker has submitted a bid to have the sport included at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Comet shows off its 'goosebumps'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 10:13
Scientists working on Europe's Rosetta mission say they may have found evidence for how comets are formed.

Mickey Mouse and measles

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 10:08
Measles outbreak at Disney reignites vaccination debate.

Cambridge United v Manchester United

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 10:06
Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's FA Cup game between Cambridge United and Manchester United.

VIDEO: 'Turning point' in new Ebola cases

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 10:04
The World Health Organization officials says there has been a 'turning point' in the Ebola crisis, as cases fall in the three affected countries.

Cows, coconuts, goats & Dion Dublin

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 10:02
The unique world of club hoping to shock Man United

Andrew publicly denies sex claims

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 09:53
The Duke of York says he wants to "focus on work" in his first public appearance since US woman Virginia Roberts accused him of sexual misconduct.

VIDEO: Andrew publicly denies sex claims

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 09:38
Prince Andrew has appeared in public for the first time since a woman alleged she was forced to have sex with him when she was 17.

Obama declines Netanyahu meeting

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 09:15
US President Barack Obama will not meet Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu when he speaks to Congress in March, the White House says.

VIDEO: Hoegh Osaka towed back to port

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 09:06
The Hoegh Osaka is pulled back to port after 19 days stranded in the Solent.

VIDEO: LIVE: BBC World debate from Davos

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 09:01
BBC World presents a live debate from Davos, Switzerland, where the World Economic Forum is meeting

Zambia 1-2 Tunisia

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 08:54
Tunisia make the most of Zambia's wastefulness in front of goal as they come from behind to win.

Driver arrested after collision

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 08:46
A driver is arrested after an elderly woman was hit by a car in Cardiff city centre.

Yemen government 'offers to resign'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 08:38
Yemen's government offers resignation amid ongoing stand-off with Shia Houthi rebels, officials say.

Swans sign Spurs' Naughton for £5m

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 08:31
Swansea City sign former England Under-21 defender Kyle Naughton from Tottenham Hotspur for £5m.

MMR advice after mumps outbreak

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 08:30
Officials report threefold increase in the number of cases of mumps in Scotland in the first three weeks of this year.

Poor outlook for Borneo's mammals

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 08:20
Half of Borneo's mammals will see their habitats shrink by more than a third by 2080, according to a new report.

Poor countries fund richer pupils

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 08:20
The poor are doubly disadvantaged in education in many low-income countries, with school budgets more likely to be targeted at better-off pupils, says Unicef.

Mexican artist for Tate Turbine Hall

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 08:14
Mexico's Abraham Cruzvillegas, known for making sculptures from found materials, will be the next artist to fill the Turbine Hall at London's Tate Modern.

'Don't give up on us,' police tell ministers

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-22 08:10
A typical day in a typical force has been calculated - and an increasing amount of time is being spent on public safety and welfare work.