International News

The scribe of Bamako

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 16:31
There are 1,000 ways to say "I love you". Alassane Maiga's job, as a scribe in Mali, is to pick the right one for each customer.

VIDEO: Investigating China's ivory trade

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 16:27
On the eve of a major conservation conference in London, the BBC has carried out an undercover investigation into China's illegal ivory traders and how they operate.

Auto-enrolment pensions 'not enough'

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 16:25
Concerns have been raised that insufficient pension savings are being put into new, auto-enrolment workplace pensions.

France's unwanted Roma

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 16:15
The immigrants France constantly moves from one camp to another

Why isn't Siri like AI in movies?

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 16:13
Why the next artificial intelligence apps won't be as silly as Siri

Police investigate reports of blast

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 16:08
A street in Newry, County Down, is cordoned off by police following reports of an explosion.

VIDEO: 'Subversive' filmmaker Q

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 16:08
Indian filmmaker Q talks to Tom Brook about his unorthodox approach to film making.

How three women make one successful proposal

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 16:04
Why some men need three women to get a 'Yes'

VIDEO: What is causing the UK storms?

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 16:02
Science editor David Shukman explains what is causing the heavy rain, strong winds and severe flooding which has struck parts of the UK.

Everton fan's 30-year wait goes on

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 15:45
A lifelong Everton supporter meets the club's manager after his first game watching the Toffees live is called off.

Senate passes US debt ceiling bill

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 15:32
The US Senate sends to the president a bill to raise the country's borrowing limit for another year, ending a series of standoffs over the issue.

Moyes still eyeing top-four finish

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 15:05
Man Utd boss David Moyes will not give up the fight for Champions League qualification after the 0-0 draw at Arsenal.

Scientists count whales from space

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 15:04
High-resolution satellite imagery is used to automatically count southern right whales swimming off Argentina's coast – a development that could greatly assist the animals’ conservation.

Relief operation continues in Homs

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 14:44
The UN-backed relief operation goes on in Homs, with aid supplies going in and more than 200 people evacuated - though hundreds remain.

75,000 without power in 100 mph wind

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 14:34
Some 75,000 homes are still without power as winds of over 100 mph batter the coast forcing the closure of roads, rail lines and schools around Wales.

US faces 'catastrophic' ice storm

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 14:30
A "catastrophic" ice storm wreaking havoc in the American South is now poised to pummel the eastern seaboard, say forecasters.

Fulham 2-3 Liverpool

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 14:18
Steven Gerrard scores a last-gasp penalty against Fulham as Liverpool move to within four points of the top of the table.

UK parties 'will block money union'

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 14:01
The three main Westminster parties are to declare that whoever forms the next UK government will not enter a currency union with an independent Scotland.

Arsenal 0-0 Manchester United

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 14:00
Arsenal fail to reclaim top spot in the Premier League as they play out an uninspiring draw with Manchester United.

Robinson backs Poots over A&E stance

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-12 13:33
Northern Ireland's first minister give his public backing to the health minister over his handling of problems at a Belfast hospital.

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