International News

How do you get women into the workplace?

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 05:01
Getting more women into the workplace could be a boon to global output. Linda Yueh assesses what needs to be done to make it happen.

Niger Hebdo protesters burn churches

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 04:40
Churches are set on fire in the capital of Niger during fresh protests against the French magazine Charlie Hebdo's Prophet Muhammad cartoon.

Rangers fans thwarted in court bid

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 04:31
Rangers supporters drop an attempt to take court action to prevent any move to give Mike Ashley security over Ibrox.

Lorry fire closes Channel Tunnel

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 04:30
Eurostar suspends all services as the Channel Tunnel is closed, after a lorry caught fire at the French end of the tunnel.

A&E problems 'caused in other areas'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 04:19
An emergency medicine consultant blames a drop in his department's performance on a lack of capacity in other hospital areas and care homes.

What are you doing on Disabled Access Day?

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 04:17
Why some disabled people visit the same places over and over

McIlroy eight back as Kaymer leads

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 04:15
Rory McIlroy cards a 71 and is eight behind leader Martin Kaymer after the penultimate round of the Abu Dhabi Championship.

Stricken ship water pumping begins

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 04:09
Work to pump about 3,000 tonnes of excess water from the stricken cargo ship Hoegh Osaka has begun, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency says.

Seals caught 'sneaking' into harem

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 04:05
The "secret" nocturnal sex life of England's largest seal colony is filmed for the first time by BBC Winterwatch cameras.

Two homes targeted in 'hate crimes'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 03:37
Attacks on two houses in north Belfast are being treated by police as hate crimes.

Winter disrupts Scottish fixtures

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 03:34
Dundee United's Premiership match against Inverness follows games at Livingston and Albion Rovers by being called off.

VIDEO: Britain's child star hits US charts

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 03:33
Three years after finding fame on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the 11-year-old from Essex has her first US Top 100 success.

Miliband accuses PM over pay plea

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 03:31
Labour leader Ed Miliband says people will be "choking on their cornflakes" at the PM's call for firms benefitting from cheaper oil to give pay rises.

How Cameron solved Khan's visa woes

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 03:20
Amir Khan says Prime Minister David Cameron helped him to get a visa to travel to the US when he was refused entry.

#FreeSpeechStories: France accused of 'double standards'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 03:18
Why is controversial comedian not afforded free speech, fans ask

Abusive commuter punched conductor

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 03:05
An appeal is launched to trace a commuter who punched a train conductor when he stopped him from boarding after he was verbally abusive.

Man in court over arson attacks

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 02:30
A man appears in court accused of arson following a series of fires in Oxfordshire, including one that caused major damage to council headquarters.

Pietersen leads Big Bash run-scorers

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 02:22
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen is the leading run-scorer in the Big Bash after an unbeaten 67 for Melbourne Stars.

UN peacekeeper killed in Mali attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 02:20
Gunmen launch an attack on a UN camp in northern Mali, killing a UN peacekeeper and injuring at least one other, residents and eyewitnesses say.

£70m spent on enterprise zone jobs

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 02:16
Enterprise zones in Wales create or safeguard 5,000 jobs at a cost of £70m, figures reveal.