International News

VIDEO: 'Government so slow to react' to flooding

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 03:18
Fierce winds, torrential rain and a tidal surge have brought more misery to thousands and there is anger at a perceived lack of action from Whitehall.

Turkey protest death police on trial

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 02:57
Eight men, including four policemen, go on trial in central Turkey over the death of a student in anti-government protests in June last year.

Mayweather fans to vote on next fight

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 02:55
Floyd Mayweather asks his fans to vote whether his next fight should be against Amir Khan or Marcos Maidana.

Stars pay tribute to actor Hoffman

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 02:51
Robert De Niro is among actors and filmmakers mourning the sudden death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, who died after an apparent drug overdose.

Thorpe in rehab after police called

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 02:50
Five-time Olympic champion Ian Thorpe is treated for depression after being found behaving oddly by Australian police.

Pacific castaway wants to go home

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 02:47
A castaway who says he survived more than a year adrift in the Pacific, asks to be taken home after washing up in the Marshall Islands.

AUDIO: Female composers 'lack opportunity'

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 02:21
Jude Kelly and Debbie Wiseman discuss the absence of women at the top level in classical music.

People always say the same thing about tattoos

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 02:20
The curious case of the tattoo tales repeated again and again for more than a century.

VIDEO: Mine strike overshadows meeting

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 02:11
Africa's largest mining conference is being overshadowed by major strike action among South African miners.

S Africa political merger collapses

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 02:08
The merger of South Africa's main opposition party and anti-apartheid activist Mamphela Ramphele's party falls apart after just a week.

Gove warned not to rely on 'yes men'

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 02:06
Education Secretary Michael Gove is warned by a former Ofsted chief inspector to engage with critics and not surround himself only with "yes men".

Radcliffe targets one final marathon

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 02:00
Britain's Paula Radcliffe is targeting one final appearance at the London Marathon and could compete in 2015.

In pictures: Philip Seymour Hoffman

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 01:42
The late Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Elderly breast cancer warning

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 01:17
One in three breast cancers are in women over the age of 70, warns Public Health England (PHE).

Fracking 'legal blockade' mounted

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 01:16
A group of landowners in the Sussex Downs National Park are mounting a "legal blockade" to fracking by writing to an energy firm to deny permission to drill.

Graphene circuit's wireless promise

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 01:09
The promise of faster, more efficient wireless devices moves closer with the demonstration of an advanced graphene circuit.

Gove - Battling 'The Blob'

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 00:55
Michael Gove under pressure, says Nick Robinson

Armed forces bullying action call

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 00:55
A Welsh MP is calling for an urgent overhaul of the way bullying is dealt with by the armed forces.

Ukraine leader returns after illness

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 00:49
Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych is to return to work after four days of illness, as an EU-US aid plan is discussed.

Growing up with Down's syndrome, a coming-of-age story

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 00:46
Documentary reveals challenges for actors with Down's Syndrome

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