International News

Minister's wife 'overdosed on drugs'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 21:12
The death of the wife of Indian minister Shashi Tharoor may have been caused by an overdose of drugs, doctors who carried out the autopsy say.

Murray ready for rejuvenated Federer

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 21:09
Andy Murray expects Roger Federer to be at his attacking best in their Australian Open quarter-final on Wednesday.

Australia state in 'one-punch' laws

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 20:54
Australia's New South Wales announces new laws toughening sentences against drunken violence including one-punch assaults.

Nebraska factory explosion kills two

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 20:43
An explosion and partial building collapse at an animal feed processing plant in Omaha, Nebraska, kills two people and injures 10, officials say

Dead cyclist 'hit by wing mirror'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 20:06
A youth worker driving a minibus caused a cyclist's death after his wing mirror knocked him off his bike, a court hears.

Family 'devastated' by US killings

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 19:49
The family of two Northampton women who were found dead in the US along with two children and a man say they are "devastated".

VIDEO: Villages under water in Philippines

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 19:48
The Philippines has been facing another tropical storm only two months after the deadliest typhoon ever to hit the country.

Buttock cupping and other health 'cures'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 18:03
Historical illustrations reveal medical progress

Boeing confirms $4bn order from GE

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 17:48
General Electric's aircraft leasing and financing arm confirms it has placed an order for 40 Boeing planes worth $4bn (£2.3bn) at list prices.

Football 'can tackle male obesity'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 17:40
Football participation is a good way to get men to slim down, public health researchers discover.

Jail called ambulance 'almost daily'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 17:27
England's largest prison - the much-criticised Oakwood - called an ambulance out more than twice as many times as any other category C prison last year, a BBC investigation shows.

Colombian army kills 14 Farc rebels

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 17:24
The Colombian army says it has killed 14 rebels involved in sabotage against oil installations in the north-eastern province of Arauca.

Will the fake me please go away?

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 17:13
The BBC reporter being dogged by an impostor

The Brazilian ranch where Nazis kept slaves

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 17:10
The farm in Brazil where fascists held black orphans as slaves

Serbia moving from pariah to partner

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 17:07
How far has Serbia come since the 1990s?

VIDEO: Davos explained in 90 seconds

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:38
BBC News explains the history and shifting focus of the World Economic Forum in Davos - in 90 seconds.

Komla Dumor: Face of Africa

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:33
Komla Dumor's mission to tell the African story

The rise of the part-time vegans

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:31
It wasn't long ago that veganism was the preserve of animal and health activists. But now more and more people are going vegan. Why?

VIDEO: Branagh and Knightley unite on screen

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:29
The cast of Jack Ryan Shadow Recruit attended the premiere of the film in London on Monday evening.

Thousands spent on hiring star names

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 16:25
Councils and local businesses in Scotland spent at least £26,000 hiring celebrities to appear at Christmas events, BBC Scotland learns.

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