International News

'Sexist' Indonesian firm says sorry

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 00:00
An Indonesian sports wear manufacturer apologises for a label that says: 'Give this to a woman to wash, it's her job.'

New powers could help promote women

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 23:33
New law-making powers for Wales could be used to get more women in roles in public life, a senior Welsh government minister says.

VIDEO: A female taxi driver... in Afghanistan

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 23:28
Afghanistan is one of the most challenging places in the world to be a woman and despite some improvements in recent years, many still struggle to find work.

Inquiry after four killed in crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 23:21
Investigations are continuing into a crash in Powys which left three teenagers and a 68-year-old woman dead, and three others seriously hurt.

Sunday's gossip column

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 23:09
Manchester United ready to sell Angel Di Maria, Milner tipped for Italian move, Man City want Wilshere, plus more.

This Girl Can Too - & that means you

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 22:18
BBC presenters, past and present, pay homage to the This Girl Can campaign to get more women active with a new video.

Labour 'would put debates into law'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 21:12
A future Labour government would legislate to ensure TV debates became a permanent feature of general election campaigns, Ed Miliband says.

VIDEO: Al-Jazeera journalists back in court

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 21:01
An Egyptian court is to resume the trial of two journalists facing charges of joining a terrorist organisation and spreading false news.

VIDEO: MH370: Families criticise China

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 20:30
Relatives of some of the missing passengers and crew of flight MH370 criticise China's Communist Party over its treatment of the plane's disappearance.

Vettori spins Kiwis past Afghanistan

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 20:07
New Zealand make it five World Cup wins from five as a six-wicket win eliminates Afghanistan from quarter-final contention.

Extremists 'facing child work ban'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 18:52
Banning radical Islamists from working unsupervised with children could be one measure included in a new government anti-extremism strategy, reports say.

VIDEO: MH370: Relatives remember one year on

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 18:50
Family members of the missing cabin crew of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 hold a remembrance event one year after its disappearance.

Malaysia remembers loss of MH370

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 18:21
Malaysia marks the first anniversary of the disappearance of flight MH370, as investigators prepare to release an interim report.

Frankie the dog 'sniffs out cancer'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 18:04
A dog has been used to sniff out thyroid cancer in people who had not yet been diagnosed, US researchers report.

Officer recalls 'drunk' Emwazi arrest

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 17:55
Mohammed Emwazi, the man who went on to become "Jihadi John", was deported from Tanzania for being drunk and abusive, a police officer says.

The women who keep silent about sexual violence

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 17:03
Sudhiti Naskar is a writer who ensconced herself in Murshidabad, a rural community in West Bengal. She investigates why women here do not report rape.

Germany split over policy on migrants

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 17:01
Refugee pressures make German politicians rethink the country's liberal policy on immigration, the BBC's Jenny Hill reports.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 16:42
And other social media trends of the week

Creating art with snowshoes

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 16:35
The artist who makes portraits with snowshoes

'Cancer made me want mashed potato'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 16:31
The strange effects of cancer on appetite