International News

US 'in denial' over poor maths

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 15:18
US in 'denial' over world maths standards

VIDEO: The Loo Lady: Walking tours of London's toilets

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 15:06
Rachel Erickson run Loo Tours, showing tourists round London's toilets and toilet history.

Why it pays to complain via Twitter

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 15:02
Why it pays to complain via Twitter

Brain research 'needs new strategy'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 15:01
Animal models for Alzheimer's research are outdated and a more human-based approach is needed, say animal welfare groups.

French embarrassment over rail error

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 15:00
The French train operator SNCF has discovered that 2,000 new trains it ordered at a cost of 15bn euros are too wide for many regional platforms.

Morgan critical of England bowling

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 14:49
England Twenty20 captain Eoin Morgan criticises his side's bowlers following their nine-run loss to Sri Lanka at The Oval.

Street clashes force Farage no-show

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 14:33
Nigel Farage pulls out of a UKIP musical carnival after supporters clash in the street with protesters.

'Missing' Canadian dogs died in heat

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 14:18
A Canadian dogwalker admits six dogs in her care died of heatstroke in the back of her vehicle after previously saying they had been stolen.

Merkel and me, by Silvio Berlusconi

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 14:03
Berlusconi on friendship and fallings out with German leader

VIDEO: Martial law declared in Thailand

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 13:53
The Thai army says that it is imposing martial law amid a political crisis "to preserve law and order".

Five guilty of Politkovskaya murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 13:51
A court in Moscow has found five men guilty of the 2006 murder of Russian investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya.

AUDIO: Long-lost symphony sells for £1.2m

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 13:32
The only surviving handwritten copy of Rachmaninov's Second Symphony, which was lost for nearly a century, has made £1.2m at auction in London.

One dead in 'firearm' disturbance

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 13:14
One man has died and three people have been arrested following a disturbance "possibly involving a firearm" in a Yorkshire village, police say.

Nigeria bombings toll 'passes 100'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 13:12
The bodies of at least 118 people have now been recovered from the sites of twin bombings in the central Nigerian city of Jos, officials say.

Sri Lanka beat England in Oval T20

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 13:07
England lose their first home match of the summer as Sri Lanka earn a nine-run Twenty20 win at The Oval.

VIDEO: Testing Microsoft's Surface Pro 3

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 12:52
The BBC's Michelle Fleury tries out some of the Surface Pro 3 tablet's features and asks Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella about his hardware strategy.

VIDEO: Harris 'assault led to food disorder'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 12:44
A teenage girl developed an eating disorder and abandoned her dream of becoming a theatre star after Rolf Harris abused her, a court has heard.

Appeal after woman raped by two men

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 12:36
Police renew an appeal for information after a 24-year-old woman was raped by two men in the Govanhill area of Glasgow.

NFL players sue over painkillers

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 12:21
A group of retired American football players have sued the National Football League saying the league illegally gave them narcotics to keep them playing.

VIDEO: Blasts hit Nigerian city of Jos

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 12:16
At least 46 people have been killed and many others injured by two bomb explosions in the volatile central Nigerian city of Jos, police say.
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