International News

Risk of extreme weather 'doubles'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 08:11
Extreme weather linked to natural climate events over the Pacific Ocean will double as the world warms, according to climate modelling.

Metal explosions 'driven by charge'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 08:11
New high-speed video footage suggests that the classic chemistry explosion of an alkali metal in water is driven by positive charges repelling each other.

Bettencourt exploitation trial opens

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 08:10
A trial involving France's richest woman has begun in Bordeaux with a revelation that one of the key defendants tried to commit suicide

Islamic State 'driven out of Kobane'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 08:01
Kurdish forces have driven Islamic State (IS) militants from of Kobane, activists say, ending a four-month battle for the northern Syrian town.

VIDEO: Armstrong on drugs, history and the future

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 07:59
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong says he would probably cheat again if he was in the same situation as he was during the 1990s.

Armstrong - the same, but different

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 07:58
Lance Armstrong is still fighting, but BBC sports editor Dan Roan sees how his fall from grace has taken an inevitable toll.

Lance Armstrong interview transcript

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 07:58
In his first TV interview for two years, Lance Armstrong discusses forgiveness, the future and for what he is and is not sorry.

I'd probably cheat again - Armstrong

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 07:58
Lance Armstrong says the time is coming when he should be forgiven, and tells the BBC he would do it again under the same circumstances.

Taking the plunge

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 07:54
Cold Water Swimming Championships

Van Persie unhappy with scoring form

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 07:44
Manchester United forward Robin van Persie says he will do everything he can to improve his goalscoring form.

VIDEO: Greek elections: What next?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 07:38
A closer look at the Greek elections and what the result means for the country.

Fred Talbot 'propositioned' boy, 15

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 07:35
Former weatherman Fred Talbot told a 15-year-old boy he would be "happy to oblige" if he wanted to experiment sexually with other men.

Indian cartoonist RK Laxman dies

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 07:03
Famous Indian cartoonist RK Laxman has died in hospital aged 94, Indian media reports say.

Care in the UK: The costs you face

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 07:00
Use our calculator to find out the costs you may face

Lotus aim for 'pinnacle' of F1

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 06:56
Lotus expect a "huge leap forward" after a disappointing season last year as they release an image of their 2015 car.

Mattel boss resigns on sales slide

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 06:55
Mattel removes chief executive as Barbie falls out of favour, sending sales in the crucial Christmas season down 6%.

Saudi men call for 'no girls on Twitter'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 06:40
How Saudi women mocked men calling for gender segregation

VIDEO: Prince to be knighted by Australia

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 06:32
Prime Minister Tony Abbott uses Australia Day to announce a knighthood for Prince Philip, sparking criticism from lawmakers.

NHS 'most important issue' - poll

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 06:14
A Populus/BBC poll suggests the NHS, the economy and immigration are the issues people think are the most important ones to be covered by the news ahead of the general election.

Smith would have 'slapped' twirl man

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 06:01
England striker Kelly Smith says she would have "slapped" the interviewer who asked tennis player Eugenie Bouchard to "twirl".