International News

Man critical after park gang attack

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 03:27
A 19-year-old man is in a critical condition following a daytime attack involving about 20 people in a park.

WhatsApp bans unofficial app users

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 03:24
WhatsApp acts to stop downloads of a third-party service, WhatsApp Plus, and locks out people who used it from its chat platform.

Catholic schools shut in Kinshasa

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 03:23
The Roman Catholic Church shuts its schools in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital as protests against President Joseph Kabila continue for a third day.

Shazam - a billion dollar London success

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 03:17
It's not often we get news of a UK tech firm that's a global success story and still owned in Britain. All the more reason then to celebrate this morning's announcement from Shazam.

Man posted 'revenge porn' online

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 03:10
A man who posted so-called 'revenge porn' images of his ex-girlfriend online is given a community sentence.

Why the BBC News app has been revamped

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 03:05
Find out about the latest features

Thrones producers 'put off Scotland'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 03:03
The producers behind Game of Thrones were put off filming the TV drama in Scotland by a lack of infrastructure, it is claimed.

Paris to sue Fox over Muslim claims

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 02:56
The mayor of Paris says she will sue Fox News for its inaccurate reporting of the city following the attacks on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Tour de Yorkshire route revealed

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 02:55
The route of the first Tour de Yorkshire cycle race is announced.

Soldier accused of Austria girl rape

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 02:46
Prosecutors in Austria charge UK soldier with raping and sexually abusing six-year-old girl

Gum suspected in US student death

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 02:42
A medical report into the death of a star college basketball player in the US state of Pennsylvania suggests she choked on chewing gum in her sleep.

Majority direction in Sun staff case

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 02:38
Jurors in the trial of four Sun newspaper staff accused of paying officials for stories are told they can return majority verdicts.

Arrest of Silk Road 2.0 suspect

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 02:34
Man arrested in Seattle for allegedly helping to run Silk Road 2.0, an online marketplace for drugs and other illicit activities.

Albarn adapts Alice in Wonderland

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 02:34
Blur singer Damon Albarn co-writes a stage musical based on Alice in Wonderland for the Manchester International Festival and National Theatre.

In pictures: Infrastructure in focus

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 02:22
The winners of this year's RICS photo competition

Easter and Cipriani in England squad

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 02:00
England recall Nick Easter and Danny Cipriani to their training squad for the first Six Nations game, while five Lions also return.

VIDEO: Mother 'let down' by Chilcot delay

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 02:00
The mother of a soldier who died in Iraq says she feels let down that the official inquiry into the conflict will not be published before the general election.

BHP cuts shale rigs on oil collapse

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 01:58
The falling oil price has forced the world's biggest miner BHP Billiton to cut its US shale oil operation by 40%.

Landmark US-Cuba talks to start

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 01:53
The highest-ranking US delegation to visit Cuba in 35 years is due to start talks with Cuban officials about migration and bilateral ties.

Williams reveal car for 2015 season

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-21 01:53
Williams become the first team to reveal pictures of a 2015 car and have set a target of moving further up the grid this season.