International News

Man jailed for stripping drunk woman

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 05:24
A man who kissed, touched and partially stripped a drunk woman in a busy Glasgow pub is jailed for 22 months.

Overlooked dog finds new home

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 05:13
A dog that was overlooked by 14,000 potential owners in Darlington has found a new forever home, the Dogs Trust says.

Facebook restricts violent videos

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 05:00
Facebook begins placing warnings over video clips of graphic violence and prevents under-18s from seeing distressing images.

Shell hits Ukraine bus 'killing six'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 04:59
A shell has hit a bus at Buhas in eastern Ukraine, killing at least six civilians and wounding many more, Ukraine's military says.

Minister: Boys should play with dolls

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 04:36
Boys should be encouraged to play with dolls to make them more "nurturing and caring", equalities minister Jo Swinson has suggested.

Sainsbury's announces 500 job cuts

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 04:33
Sainsbury's will cut 500 jobs at its store support centres as part of its plans to cut costs.

VIDEO: Bank chief cautious on inflation rate

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 04:33
Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney responds to the inflation rate reduction by saying the figures will be welcomed by consumers.

VIDEO: Funerals held as Hebdo shows cartoon

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 04:25
Seven victims of last week's attacks in Paris are honoured at ceremonies in France and Israel. This video contains an image some may find offensive

VIDEO: Video shows a snow-covered Dundee

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 04:23
Footage shows a the aftermath of snowfall in and around Dundee.

Piece of original World Cup found

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 04:18
A piece of the original World Cup trophy is discovered in storage at the headquarters of football's world governing body Fifa.

Art lovers challenged to find 'fake'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 04:10
Dulwich Picture Gallery pays a Chinese studio to produce a copy of an Old Master painting, which will be hung in place of the original, challenging visitors to spot the fake.

VIDEO: Climbers attempt 'the impossible'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 04:03
Two climbers Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell are coming to the end of an attempt to 'free climb' the Dawn Wall of El Capitan, a rock formation in California's Yosemite National Park.

Trott hits century for England Lions

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 04:02
England Lions captain Jonathan Trott hits his first century in international cricket since leaving the 2013-14 Ashes.

Doctor dies after River Tawe rescue

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 04:00
A children's doctor at the University Hospital of Wales dies after getting into trouble while kayaking on the River Tawe.

Coach Smith leaves London Irish role

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:54
London Irish director of rugby Brian Smith leaves the Premiership club with immediate effect on compassionate grounds.

McIlroy's mission to join Masters

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:53
Rory McIlroy aims to build on his two major wins in 2014 as he looks to complete a career grand slam at April's Masters, writes Iain Carter.

The secret history of Special Brew

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:52
The story behind the notorious 9% beer

Morgan wants me in team - Pietersen

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:48
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen claims new one-day captain Eoin Morgan would "love" to have him in the side.

Why reporting on Boko Haram is hard

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:41
It is not easy to find out the truth about attacks by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria, as the BBC's Will Ross explains.

Man hit transgender woman with wig

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 03:40
A man is sentenced for an attack on a transgender woman as she made her way home from a support group meeting.