International News

VIDEO: Currie: Food banks not the way forward

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 04:14
Food banks are "not the way forward" says the former Tory MP Edwina Currie, who argues they could be doing more harm than good.

NFL draft prospect comes out as gay

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 04:04
American footballer Michael Sam reveals his sexuality and will become the NFL's first openly gay player if he is drafted.

Olympic commentary draws complaints

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 03:54
Over 300 complaints are received by the BBC regarding the quality of the commentary during the slopestyle final at the Winter Olympics.

Hollande and Obama urge climate deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 03:49
The presidents of France and the US make a joint call for an "ambitious" climate change accord, ahead of Francois Hollande's state visit to the US.

Minecraft-inspired movie shut down

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 03:46
Minecraft-maker Mojang has steps in to prevent the making of a film set in the game's block-built world.

Rise in new diabetes cases

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 03:40
The number of people diagnosed with diabetes in the UK has increased to more than 3.2m, according to figures.

Man in court over schoolgirl murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 03:33
A man accused of murdering a teenager more than 27 years ago has made his first public appearance in court.

Barclays posts profit figures early

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 03:32
Barclays releases profit figures a day earlier than expected, saying that it needed to provide clarity following a newspaper report.

Talks to avert Tube strike resume

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 03:11
Talks aimed at averting another strike by London Underground workers resume.

VIDEO: First close-up look at Airbus A350

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 02:54
BBC reporter Puneet Pal Singh gets a sneak preview ahead of the Airbus A350 going on public display at the Singapore Airshow.

VIDEO: Jones' medal dance celebration revealed

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 02:44
Jenny Jones tells BBC Sport's Hazel Irvine how she danced through the Olympic Park in Sochi after collecting her bronze medal during what she called a 'whirlwind' 24 hours.

Kenya football fan stabbed to death

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 02:37
Police in Kenya are hunting a murder suspect after a Kenyan Liverpool fan was stabbed to death following the Arsenal-Liverpool match on Saturday.

In pictures: Afghan box camera

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 02:34
Afghanistan's disappearing street photographers

AUDIO: Prince 'a music industry rebel'

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 02:14
Trevor Nelson and Simon Price discuss the return of US singer Prince, following recent surprise shows in London.

Lego Movie leaves Monuments in pieces

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 02:06
Blockbuster toy tie-in The Lego Movie leaves The Monuments Men for dust at the weekend, earning more than three times as much as George Clooney's WWII caper at the North American box office.

Living with the Somerset floods

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 01:57
How people living on the Somerset Levels have coped

Reward offer in 1988 missing case

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 01:57
A £20,000 reward is offered for information about the disappearance of a 15-year-old boy who went missing 26 years ago.

Indonesia, Singapore in warship row

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 01:53
Indonesian military officers pull out of an aerospace show in Singapore amid a row over the controversial naming of a naval warship.

VIDEO: How should flood money be spent?

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 01:44
The row between the Environment Agency and the government over how money should be spent to protect homes from flooding has gathered pace.

AUDIO: BBC trials Instagram news service

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-10 01:30
Helen Lewis and John Crace discuss the BBC's decision to trial the new Instagram news service, Instafax, to deliver 15-second news bulletins.

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