International News

Van Gaal working on Falcao solution

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 09:07
Manchester United are working on a solution to get the best from striker Radamel Falcao, says manager Louis van Gaal.

Tikrit: Iraq's city of palaces

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 09:04
Profile of the Iraqi city of Tikrit, known as the birthplace of two famous leaders: the medieval Kurdish Muslim commander Saladin Al-Ayyubi, and more recently, the former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein.

First 'successful' penis transplant

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 09:03
The world's first successful penis transplant has been reported by a surgical team in South Africa.

Ireland want to win, not entertain

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 08:53
Wales forwards coach Robin McBryde says fans should expect a tight game as his side and Ireland try to "wear each other down".

The upside of losing one's memory

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 08:53
The unexpected advantages of losing your memory

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 08:41
What do mares look for in a stallion, and more nuggets.

'Extra spice' because of defeats

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 08:39
England's match against Scotland will have "extra spice" because of their defeats a fortnight ago, says coach Andy Farrell.

Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 08:38
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Week in pictures: 7-13 March 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 08:38
Some of the best news photos from the past week

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 08:38
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Dallas police rule out hate crime

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 08:28
Dallas police arrest a suspect in the fatal shooting of an Iraqi migrant, but have rule out the possibility of a hate crime.

Arrests over SA journalist mugging

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 08:24
Two men have been arrested after a South African TV journalist was mugged in front of his camera as he was about to go on air.

Tata Steel workers in strike ballot

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 08:22
Unions representing Tata Steel workers prepare to ballot members over industrial action after the firm announced a plan to close their pension scheme.

Director resigns over Mohammed tweet

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 08:08
A Rangers director has resigned amid controversy over a tweet which showed a sexually explicit cartoon of the prophet Mohammed.

'Lazy loner' Bale under fire in Spain

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 08:02
Why is Real Madrid's record signing under attack from the Spanish media?

Egypt reveals administrative capital

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 07:56
A new website reveals Egypt's plans to build a new administrative and business capital, on the outskirts of Cairo, which will house up to five million residents.

Comic Relief costume sparks manhunt

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 07:52
A man wearing fancy dress for Comic Relief sparks a manhunt after walking down a street in camouflage and carrying a fake firearm.

VIDEO: Boycott: England in 3 words? Rubbish!

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 07:41
BBC TMS pundit Geoffrey Boycott answers your questions following England's early World Cup exit.

Hundreds of jobs go at building firm

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 07:41
A total of 258 staff are made redundant by administrators as Dundee-based building firm Muirfield Contracts is wound down.

Jamie Oliver site hit by virus again

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 07:33
Cyber-thieves have returned for second helpings at the website of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver.