International News

Been and Gone: An eccentric duchess and a clown fanatic

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 16:23
An eccentric duchess and a clown fanatic

Why 361 needles are better than one

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 16:15
Why 361 needles are better than one

VIDEO: British man guilty of bathtub murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 16:12
A British man has been found guilty by a court in France of murdering his then-fiancee in a Paris hotel.

Kenya bus attack survivor: 'I played dead'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 16:07
The distressing story of surviving a militant bus shooting in Kenya

VIDEO: Elgin marble on display in Russia

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 16:03
One of the Elgin Marbles, a headless depiction of the river god Ilissos, is on display in Russia.

Shops' disability access 'shocking'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 15:42
Thousands of shops have failed to adapt their premises for disabled customers, with a fifth excluding wheelchair users, research finds.

The diplomat’s portable handbook (wheelbarrow required)

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 15:24
The diplomat who wrote a 'portable handbook' - in six hefty volumes

Call for surveillance laws overhaul

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 15:07
Surveillance laws that allow police to access the phone records of individuals are not fit for purpose, the Home Affairs Select Committee says.

Text reminders 'stop medicine waste'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 15:01
A text messaging service could help people remember to take the medicines they have been prescribed, say researchers.

'Arctic' blast, snow joke - front pages

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 15:01
A range of stories appear on the front pages but the weather interests the Daily Express and Daily Star, with both forecasting snow which could last until 25 December.

Record crowds, superpowers & turf wars

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 14:46
The Women's World Cup draw takes place this weekend and there are plenty of reasons to be excited about the tournament.

Uruguay to take Guantanamo prisoners

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 14:43
Uruguay's President Jose Mujica says his country is set to take six prisoners from Guantanamo on humanitarian grounds.

Valcke amazed by pitches controversy

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 14:16
Fifa general secretary Jerome Valcke rejects claims that playing the Women's World Cup on artificial turf amounts to discrimination.

Woods improves in Florida

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 14:11
Tiger Woods cards an improved second-round 70 but remains in last position at the Hero World Challenge in Florida.

VIDEO: Highlights: Hartlepool 1-2 Blyth

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 13:54
Non-league Blyth Spartans stun League Two side Hartlepool 2-1 to progress to the third round of the FA Cup.

No Christie 'Bridgegate' link - report

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 13:30
A Democrat-led investigation has found no evidence linking the potential 2016 presidential candidate to

The legacy of Sinclair's Spectrum

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 13:09
How the Spectrum's creator changed the world

Turning your hobby into a business

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 13:01
How do you turn your hobby into a business?

Montpellier 5-30 Bath

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 12:54
Bath keep their hopes of making the knockout stage of the European Champions Cup alive by beating Montpellier.

VIDEO: Rivers winner stuns Hartlepool

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 12:50
Jarrett Rivers cuts in from the right and fires home the winning goal for non-league side Blyth Spartans against Hartlepool in the second round of the FA Cup.