International News

VIDEO: Elephants orphaned by wildlife poaching

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 16:16
Mark Lowen visits an elephant orphanage in Kenya's Tsavo national park to see the effects of wildlife poaching.

Why are almonds so expensive?

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 16:15
Almond sales are booming because of their well-advertised health benefits, but could a water shortage in California threaten supply?

How the car industry outlawed crossing the road

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 16:13
The idea of being fined for crossing the road can bemuse foreign visitors to the US, where jaywalking first became law after a car industry campaign.

VIDEO: 'She is my breast cancer sister'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 16:12
Palestinian housewife Ibtisam Erekat and Israeli Orthodox Jew Ruth Ebenstein talk about how breast cancer made them close friends.

VIDEO: Checking in for a hotel performance

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 16:11
The Hotel Plays, by Tennessee Williams, are being performed in bedrooms at a London hotel to give audiences the opportunity to experience what inspired Williams to write them in the first place.

VIDEO: UN concern for people in Homs

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 16:07
The United Nations says it is "deeply concerned" about the fate of hundreds of men and boys who have been detained by the Syrian authorities after trying to escape from the besieged city of Homs.

More cuts for paper bank statements

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 16:05
Is there a future for the paper bank statement?

VIDEO: African church spreading Gospel in US

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 16:02
One of Africa's biggest Christian movements, the Redeemed Christian Church of God, is spreading across the United States.

Music row killer claims self-defence

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 15:32
A white Florida man who killed a black teenager during a row over loud music testifies he fired in self-defence after the boy threatened him.

Haye refuses to rule out ring return

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 15:14
British heavyweight David Haye refuses to rule out a return to the ring, despite being advised to retire after shoulder surgery.

West Bromwich Albion 1-1 Chelsea

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 14:58
Chelsea miss a chance to go four points clear at the top of the Premier League after West Brom snatch a late equaliser.

Money 'no object' for flood relief

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 14:49
PM David Cameron unveils measures to help those hit by flooding, but warns more bad weather means things could get worse before they get better.

West Ham United 2-0 Norwich City

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 14:07
West Ham move four points clear of the relegation zone thanks to late goals from James Collins and Mohamed Diame against Norwich.

Police car blocks wrong-way driver

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 13:32
Police officers drive into the path of an elderly motorist who was heading the wrong way down a busy road.

Algeria plane crash 'kills dozens'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 13:22
An Algerian military transport plane with 78 people on board crashes in the mountainous north-east of the country, with one survivor found.

The fight for eyeballs in mid-air

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 12:56
Fighting to keep you entertained at 40,000ft

VIDEO: Year in life of triplets becomes web hit

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 12:26
A video showing one-second long clips of triplets every day for a year has become an internet hit.

Barclays to cut up to 12,000 jobs

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 12:11
Barclays plans to cut between 10,000 and 12,000 jobs this year, including 7,000 in the UK.

Delays 'contributed to five deaths'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 12:08
As many as five patients died in Northern Ireland's biggest hospital last year partly because they were not treated quickly enough, a senior doctor says.

Insurers count the cost of flooding

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 12:05
Despite the widespread flooding damage, the BBC's chief economics correspondent Hugh Pym says that the insurance costs may not be as high as in previous floods.

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