International News

VIDEO: Why Venezuela's condoms cost $755

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 09:13
As the oil price continues to fall, inflation in Venezuela means many cannot afford basic goods

Contactless card limit rises to £30

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 09:07
The spending limit on contactless cards is to be increased to £30 from September 2015, the UK Cards Association announces

Morocco banned from next two Afcons

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 09:07
Morocco are banned from the 2017 and 2019 Africa Cup of Nations and told to pay over £6m for failing to host this year's event.

Man robs dying woman hit by lorry

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 09:07
A man who stole the purse of a dying elderly woman who was lying in the road having been hit by a lorry is being sought by Greater Manchester Police.

Gerrard ready for Goodison send-off

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 09:00
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is ready to revel in Everton "banter", as he prepares for his final league Merseyside derby.

Carlisle coma report 'a mistake'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 09:00
Ex-footballer Clarke Carlisle says he was not left in a coma following a suicide attempt, despite court claims.

'Home alone' toddler found in road

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:50
A woman is arrested after a two-year-old girl was found wandering in a road in Slough during rush hour.

Ibrahimovic 'abuses referees in English'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:49
PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic abuses French referees in either English or Italian, claims Lyon coach Hubert Fournier.

Can parents and non-parents ever understand each other?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:32
Can parents and non-parents ever truly understand each other?

VIDEO: What is in Poundland shoppers' baskets?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:32
Emma Simpson visited a branch of Poundland to find out what shoppers go there to buy.

Van Gaal plans to contest FA charge

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:32
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says he plans to contest an FA disrepute charge over comments made on refereeing.

15-mile M4 queue before Six Nations

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:27
Stop-start traffic is reported for 15 miles on the M4 into Cardiff ahead of the opening Six Nations clash between Wales and England at the Millennium Stadium.

Budget leak civil servant avoids jail

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:13
A press officer for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has been given an eight-month suspended sentence after he admitted leaking details of the 2010 budget to the Sun.

'Air strike on IS kills US hostage'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:12
Islamic State militants claim US female hostage killed in a coalition air strike in Syria, monitoring website says.

VIDEO: Marine Le Pen: Full BBC interview

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:11
The leader of the far-right French Front National party, Marine Le Pen, has claimed that controlling immigration is essential in the fight against Islamist extremism.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:10
The week's big numbers visualised.

Berahino has 'been on naughty chair'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:05
West Brom manager Tony Pulis says Saido Berahino was wrong to make comments about his future in a television interview.

Singer cleared of second sex charge

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:05
Folk-rock musician Roy Harper is cleared of indecently assaulting an 11-year-old girl in the 1970s.

Europe's war with big US tech firms

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:04
Why Europe is protecting itself from big US tech firms

Britain advance to Fed Cup play-off

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 08:04
Great Britain recover from the brink of elimination to defeat Ukraine and top their group in Fed Cup qualifying.