International News

10 charged over child abuse claims

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 04:27
Ten men are charged by police investigating child sexual exploitation in Rochdale, Greater Manchester.

S Sudan 'acts on boys' abductions'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 04:25
South Sudan's army says it has summoned for questioning a militia leader accused of abducting hundreds of boys from school.

A new word that 'broke the Chinese internet'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 04:16
How a new word 'broke the Chinese internet'

Britain's greatest female cyclist?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 04:10
How a housewife who worked on a rhubarb farm broke a men's world record during a staggering 25-year cycling career.

Netanyahu Congress speech a moment of high stakes

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 04:04
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress is a pivotal moment which carries high stakes, says the BBC's Kevin Connolly.

Al-Qaeda in Yemen frees Saudi envoy

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 03:56
A Saudi diplomat held hostage in Yemen for almost three years by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been released, officials say.

Ikea debuts phone-charging furniture

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 03:44
Furniture giant Ikea has unveiled a range of furniture fitted with wireless charging spots for mobile devices.

Xiaomi launches cheap action camera

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 03:22
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has launched a cheap action camera that costs only 399 yuan (£41).

'Revenge' bleach attacker sentenced

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 03:20
An 18-year-old woman who threw bleach into the face of an aspiring teenage model is sentenced to 27 months in a young offenders' institution.

Dakota Johnson's IS skit criticised

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 03:07
A spoof advert for IS starring Fifty Shades of Grey actress Dakota Johnson is broadcast on Saturday Night Live, causing a furore on Twitter.

Police question Nemtsov girlfriend

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 03:07
Russian police are still questioning the Ukrainian girlfriend of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was with him when he was shot dead in Moscow.

Terry rules out an England return

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 03:03
Chelsea skipper John Terry hails the atmosphere at Wembley but rules out a return to the England team.

Tributes to boy killed in car crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 02:57
A boy who was killed when he was hit by a car in the Riverside area of Cardiff is named as 12-year-old Hamid Ali Khan.

Brooks to join Murdoch-owned Storyful

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 02:56
Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International, is to be re-hired by Rupert Murdoch.

Leonard Nimoy's funeral held in LA

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 02:56
Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy is buried in Los Angeles, as fans and friends pay tribute.

Cadbury and M&S lose top brand ranks

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 02:47
Marks and Spencer and Cadbury have both fallen out of an annual survey ranking the top 20 consumer brands in the UK.

Child abuse probe at special school

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 02:35
Allegations of sexual and physical child abuse at a Carmarthenshire school are being investigated by Dyfed-Powys Police.

VIDEO: National pride in Ukraine school

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 02:33
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes visits a high school in Mariupol where students are taking lessons in Ukrainian patriotism.

Uruguay leaders' love of old cars

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 02:32
Newly inaugurated Uruguayan president Tabare Vazquez continues his predecessor Jose Mujica's tradition of using vintage cars for official engagements.

'All schools need careers teachers'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 02:31
All schools in England should have a teacher trained to give high-quality careers advice, particularly to poorer pupils, says a charity.