International News

Mexico bus-train crash kills 16

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 23:27
At least 16 people are killed and 30 others injured in a collision between a freight train and a bus at a level crossing in northern Mexico.

Finn takes hat-trick at World Cup

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 23:24
Steven Finn becomes the first England bowler to take a World Cup hat-trick as Australia post 342-9 in their opening game.

VIDEO: Epic Scotland-Wales clashes

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 22:47
As Scotland and Wales prepare to do battle at Murrayfield in the 2015 Six Nations, BBC Sport looks back at some epic clashes between the two sides.

Synthetic vaccine sought for polio

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 22:42
An international team of scientists is to try to develop a wholly artificial vaccine to finally eradicate polio.

Former leader of Chad to face trial

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 21:40
A court in Senegal orders Chadian ex-President Hissene Habre to stand trial for war crimes, in Africa's first use of universal jurisdiction.

Son of Chilean president resigns

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 21:32
The son of Chile's President Michelle Bachelet resigns as head of a government charity after being accused of influence peddling.

NZ win World Cup opener v Sri Lanka

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 20:56
Corey Anderson hits 75 as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 98 runs in the opening match of the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

Events throw Hollande a lifebuoy

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 20:50
Better economic news and high-profile diplomacy finally give France's embattled President Hollande a boost, Hugh Schofield writes.

Pakistani massacre boy gets UK care

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 20:18
A boy seriously wounded in a school massacre in Pakistan is to undergo surgery in Birmingham, after his country's government agrees to pay for his treatment.

Brush up your Shakespeare (in Love)

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 20:05
Shakespeare in Love stars take a quiz to test their Bard knowledge

A time capsule of the BBC at Alexandra Palace?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 19:40
The row over the BBC's old studios at Alexandra Palace

Hundred whales die on NZ beach

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 19:15
Rescuers race against the clock to refloat about 90 stranded pilot whales after more than 100 die on a beach on New Zealand's South Island.

Why do politicians speak the way they do?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 19:00
Why do politicians speak the way they do?

Drone to scan for ancient Amazonia

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 18:49
Scientists are to scan the Amazon forest with a drone-mounted laser to look for evidence of occupation by ancient civilisations.

19th Century Valentine's Day trolls

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 18:33
When anonymous cards were hate mail

How to get a date using data

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 18:17
Could an algorithm help you find true love?

Natural beauty captured in winning images

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 18:11
Wonderful winning photographs capturing the beauty of nature

Ukraine peace deal 'in great danger'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 18:10
President Poroshenko of Ukraine says a deal to end the war in the east is in "great danger" amid intense fighting ahead of Saturday night's ceasefire.

How a hug made history in India

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 17:48
When Arvind Kejriwal tweeted a tribute to his wife with a picture of them hugging, he made a little history in India. The BBC's Rupa Jha reports.

VIDEO: Obama: 'Make cyber space safer'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 17:46
US President Barack Obama has urged technology companies to give the government greater help to improve cyber security.