International News

VIDEO: A Richer World... but for whom?

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 08:36
The BBC's new A Richer World season is exploring global wealth, poverty and inequality. But what exactly does a richer world mean?

Defoe relishes Sunderland pressure

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 08:10
Jermain Defoe is happy to deal with the expectation he will score the goals to secure Sunderland's Premier League safety.

VIDEO: Is China really in economic trouble?

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 08:01
What China's GDP figures mean - in 60 secs

'Buggy ended my life' ad goes viral

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 07:57
The wife of an eBay seller who listed a used buggy describing it as the item that ended his "happy, carefree life" says the couple have been amazed by its popularity on social media.

Jihadist admits terror offences

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 07:55
A British jihadist who faked his death so that he could return from Syria to the UK undetected admits four terrorism offences.

Manchester theatre stars shortlisted

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 07:48
Actresses Maxine Peake and Suranne Jones will go head to head at the Manchester Theatre Awards, with both nominated for gender-swapping performances.

MP pays £300K 'Plebgate' legal bill

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 07:33
The former government Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell has paid £300,000 in legal costs after losing his libel case in the "Plebgate" affair.

Sky blocks pornography 'by default'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 07:33
Sky is to activate pornography filters on all broadband accounts unless users specifically opt out.

VIDEO: Students rescued after week without food

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 07:13
A British student has been rescued by Turkish authorities after losing his way on a trek and spending days without food and sleeping in a cave.

Hundreds of school staff 'suspended'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 07:13
Schools have suspended hundreds of teachers and support staff amid confusion over child protection rules, say unions.

Threats to Charlie Hebdo newsagent

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 07:02
A newsagents abandons plans to sell the latest edition of Charlie Hebdo after receiving threats.

Analysis: UKIP's policy battles

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 06:50
BBC Political Correspondent Robin Brant analyses disagreements over health and defence spending between two senior UKIP figures.

Teacher jailed over sex with pupil

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 06:43
A drama teacher who had sex with a student over five years, starting when she was 17, is jailed for 12 months.

Oil firm to cut 300 North Sea jobs

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 06:41
Oil company Talisman Sinopec announces plans for 300 job losses from its North Sea operations, from a workforce of about 3,000.

Veteran's funeral plea brings crowd

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 06:27
Hundreds of people attend the funeral of a Royal Air Force veteran who died without any family after an appeal was launched.

VIDEO: UK terrorist attack 'highly likely'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 06:26
The former head of the secret intelligence service has said he believes a successful terrorist attack on the United Kingdom is "highly likely".

Student survived by 'eating insects'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 06:21
A student survives for eight nights on a mountain in Turkey by eating insects and sheltering in a cave.

Knee injury ends Foden's season

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 06:18
Northampton's Ben Foden will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury, putting his World Cup hopes in doubt.

Child abuse inquiry struggles to start

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 06:16
The inquiry into historical child has been plagued with problems that remain unsolved, says Tom Symonds.

Bahrain activist jailed for tweet

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 05:54
One of Bahrain's most prominent human rights activists, Nabeel Rajab, has been sentenced to six months in prison over a comment he tweeted last year.