International News

Lebanon 'has IS leader's daughter'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 03:18
Lebanon says DNA tests confirm it is holding the young daughter of Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, along with one of his ex-wives.

Apple 'wiped' rival music from iPods

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 03:17
A trial looking into whether Apple abused its dominant position in the digital music business hears how it dealt with music from rival stores.

Animals' 3D brain compass found

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 03:16
Bats have a "neural compass" that allows them to keep track of exactly where and which way up they are, scientists say.

VIDEO: James Bond photo-bombs BBC reporter

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 03:10
James Bond actor Daniel Craig photo-bombed BBC Entertainment correspondent Lizo Mzimba at a launch event for the 24th film in the series.

Tory MP Mark Pritchard arrested

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 03:09
Conservative MP Mark Pritchard has been arrested following an incident in central London.

UK interest rates stay on hold again

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 03:01
UK interest rates are held at the record low of 0.5% for another month by the Bank of England.

VIDEO: Spectre: New Bond title revealed

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 03:00
The title of the 24th James Bond film has been announced at a ceremony at London's Pinewood Studios.

Will black Americans finally get a fair deal?

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 02:56
Recent events in Ferguson have highlighted unfairness in US society and the pressing need for reform, says Clive Myrie.

India 'hate speech' MP keeps job

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 02:49
India's prime minister refuses to sack junior minister Niranjan Jyoti, who used an abusive term to refer to non-Hindus at a political rally.

US hostage 'appears in Yemen video'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 02:48
Al-Qaeda militants based in Yemen have published a video purporting to show a British-born US hostage and threatening to kill him.

AUDIO: Osborne attacks BBC cuts coverage

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 02:47
George Osborne has criticised BBC coverage of future spending cuts as "totally hyperbolic" in a Radio 4 interview following his Autumn Statement.

Mexico boosts security in Acapulco

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 02:47
Mexican federal forces are deployed to dozens of towns in a violence-ridden area of Mexico following the disappearance of 43 students in September.

Disney's Frozen Fever date announced

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 02:46
Disney's Frozen Fever will be shown ahead of Kenneth Branagh's live-action reimagining of Cinderella.

Frenchmen jailed for Tel Aviv crash

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 02:40
Two Frenchmen are jailed in Paris over a hit-and-run accident in 2011 in which a young Israeli woman was killed by a speeding car in Tel Aviv.

Shell has 'earliest human engraving'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 02:37
Zig-zag patterns on a fossilised shell in Indonesia may be the earliest known engravings by a human ancestor, scientists say.

Readers abandon 'good news' website

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 02:30
'Good news day' decimates website's readership

Anfield expansion to 59,000 to begin

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 02:23
Liverpool say they will begin work on Monday to increase Anfield's capacity from about 45,500 to 59,000.

Google plans child-friendly products

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 02:23
Google is developing child-friendly versions of its search site, Chrome browser and video-sharing service YouTube, according to a US report.

No charges in Savile school inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 02:15
No prosecutions will be brought against former staff at a school in Surrey where Jimmy Savile abused girls, says the CPS.

Cannibal killer death cause mystery

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 02:07
The cause of death of a man suspected of murdering a woman in an act of cannibalism is still unknown, an inquest hears.