International News

What does freedom look like in 2014?

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 12:16
We asked five people what freedom looked like to them, but what does it look like to you?

The human flesh search engine

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 12:07
A Chinese official has said that web users who turn en masse on individuals - the so-called human flesh search engine" - will not be tolerated.

GCHQ chief Lobban to stand down

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 12:06
The head of GCHQ - Britain's electronic intelligence gathering agency - is to step down, the Foreign Office says.

US doctor 'waterboarded' child

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 11:59
A former Delaware paediatrician who has written books on children's near-death experiences goes on trial accused of waterboarding an 11-year-old girl.

VIDEO: UK growth: View from the factory floor

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 11:45
Voters react to the news that the UK economy grew by 1.9% in 2013, its strongest rate since 2007.

VIDEO: Martin Creed: What's the point of it?

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 11:34
Turner prize winner Martin Creed opens his most comprehensive exhibition to date at London's Hayward Gallery on Wednesday.

Kosovo Serb arrested over war crimes

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 11:26
Leading Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic has been arrested on suspicion of war crimes, according to EU officials.

VIDEO: Morsi defiant as Cairo trial begins

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 11:23
Egypt's former Islamist President Mohammed Morsi has struck a defiant tone at the beginning of his trial over his escape from prison in 2011.

Mexico to integrate vigilante groups

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 11:17
The Mexican government signs an agreement with vigilante groups in Michoacan state to bring them into the official security apparatus.

New taxis to be built in Coventry

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 10:54
A new taxi, designed by Nissan for the streets of London, is to be built in Coventry, the company says.

VIDEO: Inside Oxford animal testing lab

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 10:41
A university laboratory which conducts research on every major human disorder has been using monkeys for some of its experiments.

Lavabit appeal against data handover

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 10:36
A secure email service is in court disputing the legality of government demands to hand over its encryption keys.

Aamir killers appeal sentence length

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 10:36
Two hitmen who mistakenly murdered a student after they targeted the wrong house have launched an appeal against their sentence.

'Confusion' led to BBC project failure

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 10:26
Confusion and a lack of planning were the reasons the BBC's £98.4m Digital Media Initiative failed, according to a report.

Two spared jail for 144mph driving

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 10:21
Two motorists caught on camera driving at a speed of 144mph (232km/h) in North Yorkshire are given suspended prison sentences.

The mammoth military task of leaving Afghanistan

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 10:10
How do you get military aircraft, trucks and weapons back home?

Gerrard in £96,000 Hillsborough move

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 10:04
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard donates £96,000 to the Hillsborough Family Support Group ahead of the Merseyside derby.

ICC approves more power for 'Big Three'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 10:00
England, India and Australia are set to have more control over cricket's future under principles agreed by the ICC.

Ukraine's PM and government quit

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 09:54
Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych accepts the resignation of PM Mykola Azarov after the government annuls a controversial anti-protest law.

Gas fitter admits teens manslaughter

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 09:43
Londonderry gas fitter George Brown pleads guilty to causing deaths of two teenagers by carbon monoxide poisoning in 2010.

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