International News

VIDEO: Fire after West Virginia train crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:44
A train carrying crude oil has burst into flames after derailing in West Virginia.

Sri Lanka war crimes report delayed

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:41
A long-awaited report into alleged atrocities committed in the final stage of Sri Lanka's civil war has been delayed until September, the UN says.

MPs call for primary sex education

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:29
All schools in England should have to teach sex-and-relationships education (SRE), MPs have said in a report.

Sex education call and EU debt talks

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:11
Tuesday's front pages focus on a report by MPs on sex education, the collapse of EU talks on Greek debt, and political pre-election claims and counter-claims.

Outrage at greyhound 'live baiting'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 16:09
Australia's greyhound industry faces condemnation and investigations after a report showed illegal live baiting during secret training sessions.

Ukraine sides stall arms pullout

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:59
Ukrainian government and rebel forces fail to meet a deadline to start withdrawing heavy weapons, the second phase of last week's ceasefire agreement.

Funding for Scots hydro scheme

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:57
An £8.5m hydro electric scheme near Crianlarich is the first project to benefit from £60m of new green funding.

Self-harm among children on the rise

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:46
The number of young children admitted to hospitals in Scotland for self-harm doubles in parts of Scotland over a five-year period.

Is Falcao's Man Utd time at an end?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:32
After Radamel Falcao's latest underwhelming Manchester United display, Chris Bevan asks whether the Colombian is on his way out.

England's immigrant past revealed

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:25
One person in every hundred was an immigrant in medieval England, university research finds.

The school growing a digital forest

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:19
The Somerset school building a digital forest in Rwanda

Penguins lost ability to taste fish

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:14
Penguins lost most of their sense of taste long ago in evolution, scientists have discovered.

Is your toaster a security risk?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:08
How your gadgets could be 'thingbot' army recruits

Judges given power to order DNA tests

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:00
Family court judges in England will be able to order DNA tests to determine a child's parentage from September, Justice Minister Simon Hughes announces.

Children still at abuse risk - report

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 15:00
Too many children in England are still "slipping though the net" and remain at risk of sexual abuse, a report by the Office of the Children's Commissioner says.

Indian millionaire 'rammed guard'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 14:54
An Indian millionaire is charged with murder after he rammed his car into his security guard for being too slow to open a gate.

Firefighters reveal new strike date.

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 14:00
Firefighters in England say their next one-day strike in the long-running dispute with the government over pensions will be on 25 February.

VIDEO: Captured IS suicide bomber: 'I'm so sorry'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 13:57
A captured Islamic State suicide bomber has told the BBC that the group actively recruits teenagers as young as 14 to carry out attacks in Iraq.

Rooney to play as striker - Hodgson

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 13:56
England manager Roy Hodgson confirms that Wayne Rooney will continue to feature as a centre-forward for the national side.

Rand Paul and his Ron Paul conundrum

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-16 13:24
With a devoted band of followers and a history of controversial opinions, Ron Paul - Senator Rand Paul's enigmatic father - could be a 2016 campaign blessing and a curse.