International News

Colombia: Galan murder trial starts

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 04:26
Ex-head of Colombia's spy agency Gen Miguel Maza Marquez goes on trial for his alleged role in the 1989 murder of presidential candidate Luis Carlos Galan.

Hola rocked by botnet accusations

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 04:18
Virtual private network Hola downplays concerns that its 47 million users could become part of a massive botnet used for illegal activity.

Woman jailed after 'loud sex noises'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 04:07
A woman who breached a court order which barred her from making "loud sex noises" is jailed.

'Tweeting' seals chart the oceans

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 04:07
A decade of information about the world's harshest seas has been gathered together from specially tagged wandering seals.

Scientists probe antelope deaths

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 04:03
Around half the world's Saiga antelope have died suddenly in Kazakhstan since May 10th, possibly due to stomach bacteria turning on their hosts.

How will extra free childcare work?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 04:00
As concerns are raised about how the government will fulfil its pledge to boost free childcare for working families to 30 hours a week, the BBC News website asks key questions about how the scheme may work.

IS Iraq bomb attack 'kills dozens'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:56
Islamic State suicide bombers strike Iraqi army in Anbar province, killing at least 45 soldiers, security sources say.

The exquisite pain of life-changing throwaways

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:53
The pain of throwing away something valuable

Rail strikes suspended after talks

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:51
Rail strikes by RMT union workers in the UK in June are suspended after talks over pay deal.

VIDEO: Islamic State 'tortures' Syrian boy

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:49
The group calling itself Islamic State is using children as young as 12 on the battlefield in the on-going conflict there.

In pictures: Exotic animal rescue

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:39
Reptiles rescued by the RSPCA centre in Brighton

Sharapova beaten in French Open

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:35
Defending champion Maria Sharapova is out of the French Open in the fourth round after losing to 13th seed Lucie Safarova.

Brazil TV punished for atheism views

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:30
China kids given 'wealth education'

Couch wins diving World Series title

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:25
Great Britain's Tonia Couch wins the Diving World Series title after taking her fourth bronze medal in Mexico.

Nigeria bankers held for 'mega scam'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:25
Nigeria's anti-corruption agency arrests six senior central bank officials over an alleged $30m (£20m) currency fraud.

A&E in England hits waiting-time target

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:08
The NHS in England has met its A&E waiting-time target for the first time since September.

EU quotas for migrants raise concern

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:02
France and Germany say an EU Commission plan to redistribute 40,000 asylum seekers across the EU needs revision.

Video 'shows IS torturing Syria boy'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 03:01
A graphic mobile phone video obtained by the BBC appears to show militants from Islamic State torturing a 14-year-old Syrian boy.

Nigeria tanker fire kills dozens

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 02:54
More than 60 people are killed, many burnt to death, after a fuel tanker crashed into a busy bus station in Onitsha, south-eastern Nigeria, officials say.

VIDEO: Record for 92-year-old marathon runner

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-01 02:53
A 92-year-old cancer survivor becomes the oldest woman to complete a marathon after crossing the finish line of the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in San Diego.