International News

Child porn was 'Rasputin research'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 07:26
A Cornish bard accused of abuse tells a court he mistakenly accessed a website with indecent images of children while researching Rasputin.

VIDEO: What really happened in Baga attack

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 07:19
Watch how difficult it is to establish what happened in last week's attack by Boko Haram on the Nigerian town of Baga.

Have pictures of Muhammad always been forbidden?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 07:16
Has there always been a ban on pictures of the Prophet?

US bank giants miss profit forecasts

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 07:11
Bank of America and Citigroup miss analysts' profit forecasts as both Wall Street giants struggle to restructure.

Target to close all 133 Canada stores

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 06:59
The US discount retailer Target is to shut all of its 133 stores in Canada two years after launching there.

Comeback for 'James Bond of racing'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 06:44
Britain's highest-rated chaser Sprinter Sacre is ready for his first race in nearly 13 months but will he be as good as before?

Oscars 2015: Best picture nominees

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 06:20
The eight best picture nominees at the 87th Academy Awards

US loosens Cuba travel restrictions

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 06:20
New US trade and travel rules covering Cuba will see an end to the ban on Americans using credit cards there - and bringing back Cuban cigars.

Charlie cartoonists' funerals held

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 05:59
Funerals are held for several journalists from satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo killed in last week's attack in Paris by militant Islamists.

Record numbers graduate with firsts

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 05:43
Record numbers of UK students graduated with a top degree last summer, according to new figures.

Schoolboy dies after bus collision

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 05:22
An Edmonton schoolboy dies after being hit by a bus during rush hour in north London.

Oscar nomination for NI short film

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 05:22
A Northern Ireland short film Boogaloo and Graham has received an Oscar nomination in the live action short category.

Birdman and Budapest top Oscar list

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 05:20
Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel lead the race for this year's Oscars with nine nominations each, while there is a strong showing for British talent.

NI gales cut power to 7,000 homes

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 05:18
More than 7,000 homes and businesses are left without electricity as gale force winds batter Northern Ireland.

Giant origami boat launched on lake

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 05:17
A giant origami boat captained by a descendent of engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel is launched on a lake in south London.

VIDEO: Oscar nominations announced

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 05:11
Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel lead the Oscar nominations with nine nominations each.

Injured Arteta out for three months

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 05:07
Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta is ruled out for three months after having a bony spur removed from his left ankle.

Court rejects Stalin grandson claim

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 05:05
A European court rejects a complaint by one of Stalin's grandsons over an article accusing the Soviet leader of being a "bloodthirsty cannibal".

VIDEO: Footage captures hippo chasing boat

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 05:01
Footage taken by a safari guide in Zambia captures the moment a hippo chased his boat.

Google to pilot modular phone

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 05:01
Google is to launch a phone with bolt-on modules, which it says will increase the handset's lifespan and allow users to customise their device.

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