International News

Nigerians 'slaughtered' in church

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 05:46
A senior cleric tells the BBC how suspected Islamist militants "slaughtered" at least 30 churchgoers in north-eastern Nigeria on Sunday.

Odemwingie & Jones swap deal completed

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 05:39
Cardiff's Peter Odemwingie joins Stoke in a swap deal that takes Potters striker Kenwyne Jones the other way.

Mental Health Act detentions up 12%

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 05:27
The number of people in England being detained under the Mental Health Act has risen by 12% in the past five years, according to the NHS regulator.

VIDEO: Can dogs really tell the time?

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 05:24
A BBC documentary team monitors the habits of Jazz, a Hungarian Viszla, to find out whether he really can tell the time.

VIDEO: Ex-president on trial in glass case

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 05:17
A new trial of the former Egyptian president, Mohammed Morsi, has begun.

VIDEO: Migrant workers paid £40 a day

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 05:14
A BBC investigation has exposed migrant workers being paid well below the minimum wage.

AUDIO: Academic: Phonics is 'almost abuse'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 05:09
Teaching children to read using phonics has been described by an academic as "almost a form of abuse".

Winter weather claims 'reach £426m'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 05:06
Insurance claims following storms and flooding over Christmas and New Year have hit £426m with more expected, an insurers' group says.

Why Wales will win the Six Nations - Guscott

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 04:51
Stability and style will outweigh domestic strife but it won't be a Grand Slam, argues BBC Sport's rugby expert

Why has Google bought an AI company?

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 04:39
What Google plans to do with its new British AI recruits

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 04:37
George Osborne welcomes the latest economic figures but cautions that the job is not done.

Rape case Lib Dem suspension 'delay'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 04:30
A Lib Dem councillor accused of raping a child was not suspended from the party when he was charged four months ago because of a "communication failure", it emerges.

HMRC awaits 2.5m more tax returns

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 04:28
Some 2.5 million tax returns are yet to be submitted to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) with the final deadline looming.

French police raid comic's property

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 04:27
Police in France raid properties linked to controversial comedian Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala as part of a fraud inquiry, French media report.

Able readers 'damaged by phonics'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 04:23
An academic says the government's insistence that even able readers learn using phonics is not in their interests.

Five interpretations of the new Doctor Who costume

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 04:20
Peter Capaldi's Doctor Who outfit has been unveiled. What messages does it convey about the Time Lord's 12th incarnation?

Mladic blocks Karadzic questions

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 04:20
Ex-Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic refuses to testify after Radovan Karadzic calls him as a defence witness at a Hague war crimes trial.

Agency 'worked socks off' for floods

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 04:19
The head of the Environment Agency defends its handling of flooding, saying its staff have "worked their socks off" over the past two months.

Bahrain urged to investigate death

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 04:13
Amnesty International is calling on the Bahraini authorities to investigate the death in custody of a 19-year-old man earlier this month.

Bhutto's son urges war on militants

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 04:12
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, son of assassinated ex-PM Benazir Bhutto, urges Pakistan to take military action against militants, in an exclusive BBC interview.

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