International News

Saudis 'can cope' with low oil price

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:09
Saudi Arabia can cope with low oil prices for "at least eight years", Saudi Arabia's petroleum minister's former senior adviser has told the BBC.

New Haitian government announced

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:07
Haitian President Michel Martelly has announced the formation of a new government which is to be sworn in on Monday.

Battle for Donetsk airport rages on

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:54
Rebels in eastern Ukraine reject the government's claim that its troops recaptured most of Donetsk airport, as fighting continues.

British trio ready for first round

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:51
Three Britons will be involved on day two of the Australian Open as they attempt to join Andy Murray in round two.

Husband admits decapitating wife

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:45
A man admits murdering his wife, who was found dead at their home in west London decapitated and with stab wounds and broken bones.

British Gas to cut gas prices by 5%

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:45
British Gas becomes the latest energy firm to announce a household gas price cut, promising a 5% fall in late February.

Top Argentine prosecutor found dead

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:41
Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who accused President Cristina Fernandez of a cover-up over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish centre, is found dead.

Indian cartoonist Laxman in hospital

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:39
Legendary Indian cartoonist RK Laxman, 94, is in a critical condition in hospital after suffering multiple-organ failure, doctors say.

Missed chances on killer 'appalling'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:35
The mother of a schoolboy murdered by a man he met through online gaming says it is "appalling" police missed previous allegations about the killer.

VIDEO: 'Nut rage' trial begins in South Korea

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:31
The former Korean Airlines executive, Cho Hyun-ah, has appeared in court in Seoul accused of violating aviation safety laws and endangering passengers.

VIDEO: London hosts first mobile games week

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:19
The first ever mobile phone games week is being held in London this week.

American Sniper blasts US box office

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:10
Clint Eastwood's war drama takes more than $90m (£59m) at the top of the US box office following its six Oscar nominations last week.

VIDEO: Device helps track elderly health

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 00:47
The hub which can help families monitor the health of elderly relatives remotely.

Korean Air 'nut rage' trial opens

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 00:41
The trial begins of a South Korean airline executive who flew into a tantrum when macadamia nuts were served to her in a bag and not on a plate.

Why extreme inequality hurts the rich

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 00:39
The profoundly widening gap between rich and poor may be toxic for everyone, even the wealthiest and most powerful about to assemble in Davos for the World Economic Forum

Froch sidelined with elbow injury

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 00:37
Carl Froch injures an elbow in training and is forced to abandon plans to fight Julio Cesar Chavez Jr in Las Vegas in March.

Minister defends letter to mosques

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 00:34
Ministers defend a letter urging Muslim leaders to explain how Islam "can be part of British identity" after criticism from within the faith.

Huge sinkhole appears on golf course

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 00:18
A large sinkhole appears near the seventh green on the UK mainland's most westerly golf course.

VIDEO: How do you vaccinate a badger?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 00:09
BBC Inside Out follows the badger vaccination team in Cornwall as they test whether vaccination could be an effective alternative to culling.

The Iraqi TV show where 'bombers' meet their victims

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 00:02
The Iraqi TV show where 'bombers' meet victims face-to-face