International News

VIDEO: Woolly mammoth skeleton up for auction

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 13:33
A rare skeleton of a woolly mammoth is set to be sold at auction in the UK in November with a guide price of £150,000 to £250,000

Nationalist anger at 'parades move'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 13:21
A nationalist residents' group says it is angered by reports of a government plan to set up a legal inquiry into the issue of parades.

VIDEO: DiCaprio: Climate change 'not a fiction'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 13:21
The Hollywood actor, Leonardo DiCaprio, tells a UN climate change meeting in New York that climate change is not ''a fiction''.

Vatican arrests ex-envoy over abuse

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 13:05
The Vatican places its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Jozef Wesolowski, under house arrest on charges of sexually abusing children.

Arsenal 1-2 Southampton

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 13:01
Southampton come from behind to beat Arsenal in a superb Capital One Cup third-round tie at the Emirates Stadium.

VIDEO: Singapore's love of birdsinging

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 11:54
Inside the world of Singapore's birdsinging competitions

India gears up for big Mars moment

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 11:50
India hopes to make history shortly by putting its first satellite in orbit around the Red Planet.

VIDEO: Ex-DJ Travis guilty of sex assault

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 11:47
Ex-BBC DJ Dave Lee Travis has been convicted of one count of indecent assault, but cleared of a second charge.

VIDEO: Norfolk Sea Life Sanctuary reopens

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 11:42
Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary in Norfolk is set to re-open in October after tidal surge damage.

Obama makes impassioned climate plea

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 11:24
US President Barack Obama tells a UN climate change meeting in New York that the problem is growing faster than the world's efforts to address it.

IS 'not America's fight alone'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 11:11
President Obama hails the support of Arab nations in air strikes which reportedly killed dozens of Islamic State and jihadist militants in Syria.

Purr-gatory: Previous politicians' off-air despairs

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 11:01
The off-air gaffes which preceded 'Purr-gate'

Robinson rejigs DUP Stormont team

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 10:59
The DUP's Edwin Poots and Nelson McCausland are being replaced as Stormont ministers, party leader Peter Robinson announces.

Cape Town shuts pro-gay mosque

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 10:46
A gay-friendly mosque opened in Cape Town last week is closed because it does not have any parking spaces, a South African official tells the BBC.

PM: Queen purred over Scotland vote

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 10:41
The Queen "purred" when David Cameron told her about Scotland's rejection of independence referendum, he apparently reveals.

Trafficked women feared witchcraft

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 10:19
Two Nigerian woman trafficked into the UK sex trade were put through 'witchcraft' ordeals to ensure they obeyed, Cardiff Crown Court hears.

Should 16-year-olds get the vote?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:57
Should 16 and 17-year-olds get the vote?

'Resistance' to black managers - PFA

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:57
PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor says there is a "hidden resistance" towards hiring black managers.

Nadal coach criticises Spain captain

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:55
Rafael Nadal's coach criticises the appointment of Spain's female Davis Cup captain because she "doesn't know men's tennis".

Imperial calls tobacco tax ‘unjust’

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:53
One of Britain's biggest cigarette companies labels Ed Miliband's plans for a new "tobacco tax" as "unjust and just a bad idea".