International News

VIDEO: Will anyone want an Apple Watch?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 15:13
The BBC's technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones investigates whether smartwatches are really the next big thing.

Helicopters crash in Argentina

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 14:55
Two helicopters have crashed in north-west Argentina, killing at least 10 people during the filming of a TV programme, police say.

Ukraine confirms rebel arms pullback

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 14:03
The Ukrainian president confirms that pro-Russian rebels in the east have withdrawn a "significant" amount of heavy weapons under a ceasefire plan.

Arsenal earn favourable FA Cup semi

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 13:52
Arsenal earn an FA Cup semi-final against Bradford City or Reading after beating Manchester United.

Girl, 4, gets cycle-on-path warning

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 13:48
Parents of a four-year-old girl who was cycling on a pavement are left baffled when a police officer threatens to confiscate her bike.

Five ways to stay in power in Central Asia

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 13:45
Five ways to stay in power in Central Asia

Manchester United 1-2 Arsenal

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 13:40
Danny Welbeck scores to knock his former club Manchester United out of the FA Cup and send Arsenal into the last four.

VIDEO: Ex-hostage on 'fragile' jihadis

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 13:35
A French journalist, Nicolas Henin, who was held hostage for 10 months in Syria by the British militant known as "Jihadi John" describes his captors as "fragile" jihadis.

Apple Watch launch: internet reacts

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 13:31
The internet reacts to the Apple Watch event

'No tolerance' vow after dog's death

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 13:02
Crufts organisers say sabotage will not be tolerated, amid "unsubstantiated" rumours other dogs were poisoned at the event.

Alonso crash strange, says Briatore

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 12:48
Fernando Alonso's manager Flavio Briatore says there are many questions left unanswered about the Spaniard's crash in Barcelona.

WWII pilot's wedding ring returned

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 12:34
The 92-year-old sister of a WWII pilot who went missing in action is reunited with his wedding ring more than 70 years after he disappeared.

Japanese women at a crossroads

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 12:26
Why so many Japanese mums don't go back to the jobs market

VIDEO: Being a working mum in Japan

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 12:26
In Japan, it is still common for many women to want to give up their own jobs once they become mothers, but with average salaries relatively low compared to Japan's cost of living, it is a luxury few can afford.

England's Aluko sets up Canada final

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 12:05
England will meet Canada in Wednesday's Cyprus Cup final after a 1-1 draw with the Netherlands.

'Simpsons' co-creator dies at age 59

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 11:58
Sam Simon, an Emmy-winning writer and producer, gave away much of his money to charity after he was diagnosed with colon cancer.

Tory MP O'Brien gets top UN role

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 11:37
Conservative MP Stephen O'Brien is appointed to a top job at the United Nations and will leave Parliament at the general election.

Conviction in bottom-injection case

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 11:31
A woman who described herself as "the Michelangelo of buttocks injections" is convicted of the 2011 murder of a UK woman.

British stars name their heroines

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 11:24
BBC Sport asks some of Britain's most high-profile sports women about their sporting heroines growing up.

Barritt & Croft out of Six Nations

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 11:00
England centre Brad Barritt and flanker Tom Croft will miss the remainder of the Six Nations with injuries.