International News

Bible play expected to sell out

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 13:32
The controversial comic play about the Bible that was cancelled, then reinstated, by a County Antrim council, is expected to sell out.

Couple fight US extradition demand

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 13:31
A British couple fighting extradition to the US on fraud and money-laundering charges, say they could spend months in prison before their case is heard.

First Porsche was an electric car

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 13:31
German carmaker Porsche reveals that the first vehicle designed by its founder, Ferdinand Porsche, was an electric car built in 1898.

Lobbying Bill set to become law

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 13:08
Peers accept government plans to reform lobbying and charity campaign spending, avoiding a new stand-off with MPs by just one vote.

VIDEO: 'On the frontline' of Kiev protests

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 13:01
Ukraine's capital has seen a series of protests, some violent, since November, when President Viktor Yanukovych pulled out of a trade deal with the EU in favour of a $15bn (£9bn) bailout from Russia.

VIDEO: Filer wins Costa Book of the Year

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 12:53
Nathan Filer wins the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year Award for his novel The Shock of the Fall.

Nathan Filer wins Costa book prize

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 12:48
Nathan Filer wins the Costa Book of the Year with The Shock of the Fall, his debut novel about loss, guilt and mental illness.

Ashton and Youngs dropped by England

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-28 12:28
England drop Chris Ashton and Ben Youngs for Saturday's Six Nations game with France as uncapped Jack Nowell is selected.

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.

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