International News

Historic abuse blamed for rape rise

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 10:34
Historic sexual abuse is fuelling the rise in the number of child rape cases being recorded in some parts of Wales, say two police forces.

New mystery 'suicide' in Ukraine

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 10:33
A former regional governor becomes the latest ally of Ukraine's deposed president to be found dead in mysterious circumstances.

Day in pictures

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 10:17
Images from around the world: 12 March

Lawro's predictions v Dermot O'Leary

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 10:10
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Comic Relief star Dermot O'Leary in the weekend Premier League games.

Cover for life-threatening 999 calls

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 10:10
Ambulance crews agree to respond to 999 emergency calls for cases that are life-threatening during Friday's planned strike.

Assembly no go for James Bond shoot

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 10:06
A request to film scenes for the next James Bond movie at the Senedd building in Cardiff Bay was rejected by the National Assembly for Wales.

Antivirus labels itself as malware

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 10:03
Two Panda Security antivirus programs marked corrupted files in their own systems as malign, causing them to stop working.

Commerzbank in $1.45bn US settlement

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:59
Commerzbank agrees to pay a penalty to US authorities for violating sanctions against businesses in Iran and Sudan and for engaging in money laundering.

'Best evidence' for Ganymede ocean

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:49
The Hubble telescope obtains compelling evidence that Ganymede - the largest moon in the Solar System - has an ocean beneath its icy crust.

VIDEO: Rare access inside secretive Eritrea

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:49
Despite being one of the poorest countries in the world, Eritrea is on track to achieve three UN targets aimed at eradicating poverty, as Yalda Hakim reports.

VIDEO: Britons 'felt compelled' to fight IS

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:47
A former soldier and a City trader from the UK who have join the fight against so-called Islamic State in Syria, say they felt compelled to do so after seeing a IS photos and videos.

Genetics company plans research unit

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:39
The personal genetics company 23andMe is setting up a research unit to trawl its growing database for clues about diseases.

MPs call for 2% defence spending

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:37
MPs approve a backbench motion calling for the UK to spend at least 2% of national income on defence, but the result is not binding on the government.

VIDEO: 'Men exploited me and got away with it'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:36
This is the story of one woman who was sexually exploited as a teenager in Sheffield. Her perpetrators were never brought to justice.

Star Wars stand-alone film is named

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:35
Star Wars producers announce the name of the new stand-alone film, to be directed by Britain's Gareth Edwards and star Felicity Jones.

Domino's ends 'degrading' human ads

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:33
A pizza franchise stops using human billboards after a council complains they are dangerous and degrading.

How on earth do you fix Ferguson?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:29
Government officials, protesters and commentators struggle to find a solution as violence once again flares up in Ferguson, Missouri.

Scottish police submit Talbot report

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:28
Police investigating incidents of alleged abuse involving former TV weatherman Fred Talbot submit a report to Scottish prosecutors.

Cole fined £20,000 for abusive tweet

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:23
West Ham striker Carlton Cole is fined £20,000 for sending abusive comments to a Tottenham supporter on Twitter.

We try every trick to win - Gerrard

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 09:21
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard admits all players are guilty of "not always abiding by the rules" during their careers.