International News

Nigeria to boost Boko Haram fight

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 09:12
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari tells regional leaders that a campaign "on all fronts" is needed to help defeat the Islamist group Boko Haram.

VIDEO: Saluting soldier hits child in face

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 09:11
A six-year-old girl is hit in the face by a saluting soldier after she presents the Queen with flowers.

Physics A-level question mistake

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 08:52
An A-level physics paper, which has prompted a flurry of complaints on social media, had a mistake in a question, says the AQA exam board.

Twitter tears after A-level chemistry

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 08:50
Distressed A-level chemistry students have taken to Twitter after exam questions they claim strayed outside the syllabus.

Pressure on Greece as IMF ends talks

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 08:49
Greece's international creditors raise the pressure on Alexis Tsipras's government, as IMF negotiators leave talks in Brussels citing 'major differences'.

Egypt policeman jailed over death

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 08:12
A court in Egypt has sentenced a policeman to 15 years in prison over the killing of activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh at a protest in Cairo in January.

Emotional roadside haka for Collins

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 08:10
A group of former New Zealand players perform a roadside haka in memory of Jerry Collins, who died last week.

Female scientists post 'distractingly sexy' photos

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 08:06
Pictures posted by female scientists

Boy arrested over teacher stabbing

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 07:56
A 14-year-old boy is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a teacher was stabbed at a Bradford school.

Speeding Mourinho handed driving ban

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 07:53
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is disqualified from driving for six months after admitting a speeding offence in Esher, Surrey.

Less waste in NHS: A case of deja vu?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 07:50
Lord Carter says the NHS in England could simply save £5bn a year - haven’t we heard it all before, asks Hugh Pym.

The joke that got Fifa man fired

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 07:48
Fifa communications chief Walter De Gregorio is sacked - days after he made a joke about the governing body on Swiss TV.

Murdoch 'to step down' as Fox boss

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 07:40
Rupert Murdoch is to step down as chief executive of 21st Century Fox, according to reports, and hand over the title to his son James.

Jazz star Ornette Coleman dies at 85

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 07:34
Influential saxophonist Ornette Coleman, who pioneered the "free jazz" movement, dies at the age of 85 in New York.

Mourinho eager to 'help' Falcao

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 07:25
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho wants to help Radamel Falcao revive his career and says he is "hurt" by criticism of the striker.

Brown claimed £732 for pen cartridges

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 07:10
Gordon Brown bought £732 of pen cartridges on expenses before stepping down as an MP at the general election.

Climate change progress 'too slow'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 07:03
International talks in Bonn have made progress towards a new global deal on climate change, says the UN, amid calls from NGOs for a faster pace.

VIDEO: What's living in space like?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 06:38
Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has spent 200 days in space - here's what she got up to.

'Miracle autism cure' seller exposed

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 06:23
A self-styled "reverend" who claims autism can be "purged" by swallowing bleach is exposed by an undercover BBC investigation.

Chris Hemsworth joins Ghostbusters

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 06:20
Chris Hemsworth will play the receptionist in director Paul Feig's female reboot of Ghostbusters.