International News

VIDEO: Keepers surprised by baby meerkat

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 08:00
Animal keepers at a rescue centre in Penrith, Cumbria, have been enjoying an unexpected arrival - a baby meerkat.

VIDEO: World's most advanced jet - in 60 secs

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 06:36
Recent strikes against IS militants have seen the deployment of a new breed of jet fighter.

VIDEO: Can your skirt size be a cancer clue?

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 06:29
Women who consistently gain a skirt size every decade are increasing their risk of developing breast cancer, according to new research.

Nigerian evangelist 'to be sued'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 06:25
Two South Africans who lost relatives when a church hostel in Nigeria collapsed say they intend to sue evangelist TB Joshua - and call for others to join them.

Paraguay bishop fired over 'cover-up'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 06:23
Pope Francis dismisses the Right Reverend Rogelio Livieres Plano over his involvement in a scandal involving the alleged cover-up of sexual abuse.

Photoshopping Federer

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 04:57
Roger Federer doesn't have enough time to visit the whole of India. So his fans Photoshopped him into their cities.

VIDEO: Bin lorry CCTV shows impatient drivers

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:33
CCTV footage is released from cameras fitted on bin lorries showing cars and vans mounting the pavement, sometimes at speed, by drivers who do not want to wait for the bin lorry to pull over.

Caption Challenge: Great big kiss

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:30
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Mexico frees drug lord's nephew

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 03:09
Martin Beltran Coronel, who was arrested in Mexico on suspicion of being a top drug lord, has been ordered freed due to violations of due process.

VIDEO: Fry on missing tea with Al Pacino

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 02:20
Stephen Fry talks to BBC Breakfast about missing afternoon tea with Hollywood actor Al Pacino and his struggle with drink and drugs.

VIDEO: Syrian refugees to leave Turkey

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 00:13
Scores of Syrian Kurds who fled to Turkey to escape Islamic State militants try to return home.

VIDEO: The Briton held in Iran 'for watching volleyball'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 22:05
The family of Ghoncheh Ghavami, a British-Iranian woman being held in Iran after going to a men's volleyball match, appeal for her release.

Multi-faith vigil for Alan Henning

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 21:50
More than 100 people attend a vigil in Greater Manchester in a show of support for the British hostage Alan Henning.

Ministers to discuss budget pressure

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 21:39
Northern Ireland Executive ministers are expected to discuss the serious financial pressures on their budgets at a meeting on Thursday, as they face £200m of potential cuts.

VIDEO: Modern architecture photography on show

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 21:30
The "Constructing Worlds" exhibition opening at London's Barbican Centre features powerful photographs of modern architecture, from the first skyscrapers in New York to the tower blocks of Venezuela, to modern construction around China's Three Gorges Dam.

Victims 'must know of jail release'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 21:09
There are calls for victims of violence to be notified automatically when the perpetrator is released from jail, after a pensioner's killer is released without the family's knowledge

Indian Mars probe takes first images

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 20:19
The Indian satellite which entered orbit around Mars on Wednesday begins work, taking pictures of the planet's surface, media reports say.

UK to 'play its part' against IS

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 20:04
David Cameron says Britain is ready to "play its part" in fighting Islamic State, which he calls an "evil against which the whole world must unite".

Ukraine: 'Keep Russia sanctions'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 19:50
Ukraine's prime minister urges the West not to lift sanctions on Russia, after the US president says they could go if Moscow supports peace efforts.

VIDEO: Brazil releases 'good' mosquitoes

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 19:34
Brazilian researchers release thousands of mosquitoes infected with a bacteria that suppresses Dengue fever into the environment in Rio de Janeiro.