International News

VIDEO: Snakes found in 'house of horrors'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 03:52
Police and health inspectors have discovered hundreds of snakes, some dead and some living, in a house in southern California.

Prince drops legal action against fans

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 03:48
The artist will not pursue legal action against fans accused of posting bootleg footage on blogs and Facebook.

Ukraine protesters defy amnesty move

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 03:47
Protesters remain camped in Kiev after rejecting the terms of a new amnesty law, which requires them to vacate municipal buildings and unblock roads.

Trierweiler reveals shock of affair

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 03:39
Valerie Trierweiler, France's former first lady, says hearing news of President Hollande's affair was like falling from a skyscraper.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 03:36
An MP calls for gay sports stars to join the UK delegation to the Sochi Winter Olympics.

'Unlawful' payments to council heads

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 03:33
Two councils made "unlawful" payments to their chief executives, the public spending watchdog says.

AUDIO: Plan B: young seen as 'animals'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 03:31
Plan B claims that prejudice towards jobless young people is putting them off trying to find work.

Newcastle appeal against Remy ban

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 03:30
Newcastle United appeal against Loic Remy's automatic three-match ban following the striker's dismissal against Norwich.

Man 'will take food from bins again'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 03:26
A man who was charged under the 1824 Vagrancy Act after removing items from bins outside an Iceland store vows to continue taking "unused food".

VIDEO: McConaughey's career transformation

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 03:23
Actor Matthew McConaughey on his transformation from romantic comedy lead to Oscar-nominated actor.

Flood damage costs run into millions

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 03:16
Millions of pounds in costs are expected to be listed in Natural Resources Wales' review of coastline damage from recent storms.

Leading Bangladesh Islamist to hang

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 03:13
The head of Bangladesh's main Islamist party, Motiur Rahman Nizami, is sentenced to death for arms smuggling, prompting fears of fresh unrest.

In pictures: Britain's wet January

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 03:04
UK storms and flooding

Military deciding on flood plan

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 02:54
Military planners are to meet with council officials in Somerset later to see what support is needed to help the flood-hit county.

VIDEO: Playing the piano to riot police

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 02:54
Playing classical music to riot police

Archbishops criticise anti-gay laws

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 02:47
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have told the leaders of Nigeria and Uganda that gay people should be valued and not victimised.

VIDEO: US GDP: Green firm's rapid growth

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 02:43
Ahead of the latest figures on US GDP, Michelle Fleury reports from a New York firm that has seen rapid growth.

Labour leadership reforms move ahead

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 02:43
Plans to reform Labour leadership elections are expected to go before the party's national executive committee this weekend.

Clegg opposes child car smoking ban

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 02:30
The deputy prime minister says he opposes a ban on smoking in cars carrying children - but the idea looks closer to law as MPs are offered a free vote.

Whatever happened to the term New Man?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 02:24
The New Man was once a radical way to describe a male who wholeheartedly accepted domestic life. But 30 years on, what has happened to the term?

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