International News

VIDEO: Flood fears as US snowfall eases

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 20:37
Snowfall in the north-east of the US is subsiding, forecasters say, but there is now a threat of flooding from rain at the weekend as the snow melts.

Labour warns over pension charges

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 20:30
Labour urges the government to ensure people taking advantage of new pension freedoms next April are not ripped off by financial firms.

US to press Turkey over IS role

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 20:14
US Vice-President Joe Biden is to meet Turkey's president, aiming to push for a bigger Turkish role in the fight against Islamic State.

Iran talks enter decisive weekend

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 20:09
Talks on Iran's nuclear programme enter their final weekend, but there is no sign yet of a breakthrough as Monday's deadline looms.

Parliament protest camp prevented

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 20:07
Activists from the Occupy London protest group are stopped by police from setting up a camp on Parliament Square.

Poet's lost Oxford years remembered

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 19:49
Heavy drinking, a jealous husband and Under Milk Wood

Edward Rushton: Who was this blind revolutionary?

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 18:53
The blind revolutionary nobody remembers

Bahrain set for disputed election

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 18:41
Voters are to go to the polls in Bahrain's first parliamentary elections since Arab Spring protests in 2011, but many Shias are urging a boycott.

Military force: Not the way to win?

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 18:18
The nature of war has changed, says Jonathan Marcus, and military might is no longer a guarantee of success.

The Rotting West

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 18:14
The web's ironic take on what Russians think

VIDEO: Kim Kardashian's Bottom: Work of Art?

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 18:11
Will Gompertz looks at whether an "artistic statue" of Kim Karsdashian's bottom would be art or not

VIDEO: Street pole-dancing in Buenos Aires

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 18:10
Pole-dancers have been practising in the streets in Buenos Aires ahead of the South American Pole-Dancing Championships, which start on Saturday.

Mexico vows action on rule of law

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 18:05
Mexico's government vows to take action on the rule of law and restore credibility in institutions, after the disappearance of 43 students.

Top 10 tips for being a cinematographer

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 18:02
How to make it as a cinematographer

IS issues video of British hostage

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 17:31
A new video is issued featuring John Cantlie, the Briton held by the Islamic State militant group in Syria.

Benghazi report clears US response

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 17:22
A US inquiry finds no wrongdoing by the Obama administration in responding to the deadly 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

12 injured in hotel gas explosion

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 17:06
At least 12 people have been injured in a suspected gas explosion which has led to the evacuation of a central London hotel, ambulance officials say.

NHS staff to fly out to fight Ebola

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 16:21
The first NHS staff are due to fly from London to Sierra Leone to help the fight against the Ebola virus.

We can end Ebola in 2015, says Ban

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 16:16
The deadly Ebola outbreak can be ended "by mid-2015" if the world speeds up its response, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says.

British IS fighters 'killed in Syria'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 15:25
Two British men are reported to have been killed while fighting alongside Islamic State militants in Syria.