International News

Facebook boast traps Tesco robber

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 03:23
A robber who boasted on Facebook about his plans to raid a supermarket is caught red-handed by police.

VIDEO: The 'baby rappers' of the Banlieue

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 03:15
Child rappers with guns put French suburbs in spotlight

Prisoner wins smoking ban ruling

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 03:08
A prisoner wins a landmark ruling that could see the smoking ban applied in state prisons in England and Wales.

How many leaders in a debate?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 02:55
How many leaders have other countries managed to get into a political debate?

Deja vu as FA's Olympic plan sparks new row

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 02:50
The Olympics are meant to unite... try telling that to Britain's football officials as a row looms over Rio participation.

Shania Twain announces final tour

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 02:48
Country star Shania Twain will play 48 dates across the US and Canada, kicking off in June, in what she says will be her "last" tour.

Facebook rant lands man in UAE jail

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 02:40
An American has been arrested in the United Arab Emirates for comments he posted on Facebook while in the US.

Iran 'frees envoy held in Yemen'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 02:37
An Iranian diplomat held hostage in Yemen for more than 18 months has been freed following an intelligence operation, officials in Iran say.

Bolivia ex-drug czar Nina arrested

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 02:36
Bolivia's former drug car Gen Oscar Nina is arrested on suspicion of having links to drug trafficking, Bolivian officials announce.

Nigeria mob victim 'not bomber'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 02:31
A woman who was beaten to death in Nigeria on suspicion of being a suicide bomber was in fact mentally ill and not involved in terrorism, according to police and her family.

India threatens BBC over rape film

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 02:22
India's home minister says action will be taken after the BBC aired a documentary in the UK featuring an interview with a convicted rapist.

VIDEO: Ambassador filmed moments after attack

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 02:18
The US ambassador to South Korea was attacked in Seoul by a man who slashed him with a knife.

V&A museum construction work begins

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 02:12
Construction of Dundee's new £80m V&A museum of design, which is due to open in 2018, has got under way.

'Watergate' leak at German spy agency

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 02:10
German intelligence tackles a flood after taps are mysteriously removed at its unfinished HQ in Berlin, in a scandal dubbed 'Watergate'.

Johnson-Thompson fearless and ready

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 01:47
Katarina Johnson-Thompson hopes a fearless attitude will help her win gold at the European Indoor Championships.

Pharrell denies Blurred Lines claim

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 01:41
Pharrell Williams denies copying Marvin Gaye's Got to Give It Up for the hit single Blurred Lines, but says he may have been "channelling... that late-70s feeling".

Poyet charged with improper conduct

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 01:39
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet is charged by the FA with improper conduct following the match against Hull City on Tuesday.

Man in court on Becky murder charge

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 01:27
Nathan Matthews, stepbrother of Bristol teenager Becky Watts, appears in court charged with her murder.

Liberia 'Ebola-free' for one week

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 01:18
Liberia goes a week without any new cases of Ebola - the first time such a milestone has been reached since May 2014, the WHO says.

TV debates in 'utter mess' says DUP

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 01:06
UK broadcasters have made a "complete and utter mess" of plans to hold TV debates ahead of the general election, the Democratic Unionist Party says.