International News

New cabinet blow for Afghan leader

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 10:00
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani suffers another setback as he seeks to form a cabinet almost four months after taking office

VIDEO: I am a victim, not a cheat - Williams

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 09:52
Former European 400m hurdles champion Rhys Williams says that he is a "victim" and not a cheat after being banned for failing a drugs test.

VIDEO: Fears Boko Haram threat spreading

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 09:44
The BBC's Will Ross reports from Nigeria on fears that Boko Haram is expanding its attacks, after 80 people were kidnapped from a village in Cameroon.

Video of police car killing shown

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 09:31
A mother is shown a video of the moment her son was killed by a police car on an emergency call, at the inquest into his death.

Probe gets an eyeful of dwarf Ceres

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 09:26
The American space agency's Dawn spacecraft is bearing down on Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.

Afcon Ebola risk 'under control'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 09:20
Equatorial Guinea FA says risk of Ebola at the Africa Cup of Nations is "under control" despite stadium entry delays.

Police staff walkout called off

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 08:04
A planned strike by civilian police staff in England and Wales on Friday in a row over pay has been called off, Unison says.

VIDEO: Ex-Tesco boss blames leadership

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 08:01
Former chief executive of Tesco, Sir Terry Leahy, has told Panorama that there was a "failure" of leadership at the retailer under his successor, Philip Clarke.

Tesco 'eroded customers' trust'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 08:01
Tesco allowed the trust of its millions of customers to be "eroded," ex-boss Sir Terry Leahy tells BBC Panorama in his first detailed comments on the crisis at the retailer.

VIDEO: Music-loving pet pig turns three

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 08:00
A Vietnamese pot-bellied pig in Derby has cake and music to celebrate his third birthday.

Birmingham City FC £2.5m fraud alert

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 07:49
The company that owns Birmingham City FC fears that a former employee may have "misappropriated" £2.5m.

VIDEO: Are you among the world's richest 1%?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 07:40
As Oxfam predicts that the richest 1% of the world's population will soon have more wealth than the rest, the BBC looks at who exactly is the top 1%.

Gary Glitter 'crept into girl's bed'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 07:33
Gary Glitter crept into a schoolgirl's bed and tried to rape her at the height of his fame, a court hears as the former pop star goes on trial for alleged sex offences.

Malaria resistance genetics revealed

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 07:21
Genetic mutations that are associated with resistance to the frontline malaria drug are identified, scientists report.

Fitness 'rubs off on your partner'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 07:08
Men and women are more successful when they adopt healthy behaviours as a couple, research reveals.

VIDEO: 'I survived being crushed by lorries'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 06:55
A driver in the US has had a lucky escape after his truck was sandwiched between two lorries in a crash.

Free school loses government funding

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 06:46
A Christian-ethos free school has its government funding terminated after being put in special measures by Ofsted.

Growing fear among Jewish Londoners

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 06:41
Are Jewish people in London afraid for their safety after Paris attacks?

VIDEO: 'We had to melt snow for water'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 06:39
Eilish Doyle and her family who live outside Draperstown, Northern Ireland, have been without water for six days.

Tractor hanging off bridge closes A5

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 06:34
A major road in north Wales is closed as a tractor is left hanging off a bridge following a crash.

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