International News

Chelsea's Cahill defends Costa style

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 07:27
Chelsea defender Gary Cahill defends team-mate Diego Costa and says he would not change the striker's physical approach.

In pictures: UK snow 29 January 2015

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 07:12
Wintry images of UK's most widespread snow so far this year

VIDEO: Mexico gas blast: Aerial video

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 07:09
Dozens of people, many of them children, have been injured in a gas explosion outside a maternity hospital in Mexico City, the city's mayor has said.

Lance: From fraud to forgiveness?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 06:58
Global reaction to his BBC interview suggests Lance Armstrong is still in detention, but the path to redemption could be closer to home.

Port spat puts squeeze on US islands

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 06:57
Congestion in US ports means the Pacific island territory of American Samoa is running out of basic supplies.

Palace sign Mutch and Ameobi

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 06:48
Crystal Palace have completed the signings of Jordon Mutch and Shola Ameobi.

Dozens injured in Mexico City blast

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 06:13
Officials in Mexico say more than 50 people, many of them children, have been injured in a gas explosion outside a maternity hospital in Mexico City.

Guinea through in drawing of lots

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 06:11
Guinea reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals at the expense of Mali after the drawing of lots.

VIDEO: Is the world really getting nastier?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 06:09
As Human Rights Watch describes a litany of rights abuses in its latest annual report, BBC News asks if the world really is becoming a nastier place.

Crouch and Whelan sign Stoke deals

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 06:01
Experienced Stoke City duo Peter Crouch and Glenn Whelan sign two-year contract extensions with the club.

Armed police communication 'lacking'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 05:50
Police Scotland is criticised for the way it brought in its controversial policy allowing some armed officers to carry out routine duties.

A day in the life of a care home

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 05:50
What really goes on in a care home?

MOTD remains on BBC TV until 2019

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 05:49
The BBC has renewed its deal to show Premier League highlights on Match of the Day for a further three years.

Alibaba's profits plunge 28%

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 05:49
Shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba fell 7% after it reported a 28% fall in third quarter net profit.

Iraq probes Diyala massacre claims

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 05:49
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi orders an investigation into allegations Shia militiamen massacred Sunni residents of an eastern village.

US firms object to source code rules

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 05:35
Business groups have written to the Chinese government, asking it to rethink rules that would force them to hand over source code and create backdoors for officials in Beijing.

Police death inquiry data lost by MoJ

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 05:30
Discs containing information from three of the UK's most sensitive inquiries have gone missing after being put in the post.

Thai consortium takes over Sheff Wed

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 05:26
Championship side Sheffield Wednesday are taken over by a Thai consortium led by businessman Dejphon Chansiri.

'Ignoring abuses will fuel IS' - HRW

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 05:23
Governments' tendencies to ignore human rights in the face of security threats is counter-productive, watchdog Human Rights Watch says in a report.

Suicide bomber hits Afghan funeral

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-29 05:09
At least 12 people are killed in a suicide attack on a funeral in eastern Afghanistan, officials say.