International News

ENI boss investigated for corruption

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 06:30
The chief executive of the Italian oil and natural gas company ENI is under investigation over possible international corruption charges.

VIDEO: Tributes paid to Bond star Richard Kiel

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 06:24
American actor Richard Kiel, who played steel-toothed villain Jaws in two James Bond films, has died in California aged 74.

Israel to investigate Gaza attacks

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 05:57
Israel's chief military prosecutor orders criminal investigations into five deadly incidents in the recent Gaza war.

Coalition publishes MP Recall Bill

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 05:33
New laws to allow voters to "recall" their MP and force a by-election have been published by the government.

Syrian rebels free Fiji peacekeepers

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 05:09
Forty-five Fijian UN peacekeepers captured by an al-Qaeda-affiliated rebel group in the Syrian Golan Heights have been released, the UN says.

VIDEO: Lucky escape after van swept off road

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 04:59
Mobile phone footage has captured the moment a minivan carrying a couple was swept off Interstate 15 in Moapa, Nevada.

VIDEO: Missing iPhone 'could lead to Alice'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 04:57
A missing iPhone belonging to missing schoolgirl Alice Gross could hold key information that might help to find her, police have said.

VIDEO: 'Vile thickos who populate twitter'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 04:06
David Aaronovitch and Kelvin MacKenzie on the anger that can be found on social media sites.

AUDIO: Should students learn to cook?

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 03:57
Some parents, concerned about their children's welfare when they go to university for the first time this weekend, have been signing them up for cookery classes.

In pictures: Richard Kiel

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 03:53
Life and career of Bond actor Richard Kiel

Fat shaming 'leads to weight gain'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 03:46
Making people feel shameful about their weight could lead them to gain weight, not lose it, suggests a University College London study.

Caption Challenge: Major spectacle

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 03:32
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

LA police in money laundering raid

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 03:23
Police in Los Angeles seize at least $70m (£43m) in cash in a mass raid on businesses allegedly laundering money for Mexican drug cartels.

Russia reduces gas exports to Poland

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 03:01
Russia's gas supplies to Poland have dropped by 45%, Poland's state gas firm PGNiG says, amid tensions over Ukraine.

Militants 'surround' Nigeria city

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 02:58
Nigeria's militant Islamists have "completely surrounded" Maiduguri, the main city in north-eastern Borno state, traditional elders have warned.

Will Obama's anti-IS strategy work?

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 02:57
Will Obama's anti-IS strategy work?

VIDEO: Microsoft 'could buy Minecraft'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 02:53
The video games studio behind Minecraft is in talks to be taken over by Microsoft, according to reports.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 02:22
An independent Scotland would not be able to support large banks, Vince Cable warns.

VIDEO: Bat dive-bombs US news channel

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 02:04
Presenters at a US TV station had a shock on Wednesday morning when a bat started flying around their studio.

VIDEO: Soyuz capsule returns to Earth

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 02:02
The crew members in Russia's Soyuz space capsule have successfully landed in Kazakhstan.