International News

Composure is a facade - Van Basten

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 14:30
The role of a manager has never been so stressful and led to Marco van Basten giving up his role, as Amy Lawrence reports.

Top Brazilian surfer shot dead

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 14:28
The popular Brazilian surfer Ricardo dos Santos is shot dead by an off-duty policeman outside his home in the south of the country.

Mourinho jokes: 'I'll sign Gerrard'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 13:59
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho jokes about signing Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard on loan.

VIDEO: Solar-powered plane set for global flight

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 13:54
Mark Lobel reports on the solar-powered plane, Solar Impulse 2, which a team will attempt to fly around the world using only the sun's energy.

Ebola scientist warns business elite

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 13:48
Leading Ebola scientist Professor Peter Piot warns the World Economic Forum that developed nations are "vulnerable" to epidemics and must invest more in research.

Periods 'last taboo' for sportswomen

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 13:09
Ex-British number one Annabel Croft says sportswomen's periods are "the last taboo", after Heather Watson became unwell during the Australian Open.

VIDEO: 'Kiss and ride' at Virgin station

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 13:07
A Lancashire railway station erects a 'Kiss and Ride' sign at its drop-off zone to ease congestion caused by goodbye kisses.

Unmasking China: Winning in the East

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 12:57
How to succeed in the East

Paris attacks 'hero' given passport

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 12:56
A Mali-born man lauded as a hero for helping people during the recent attacks in Paris is granted citizenship at a ceremony.

End to topless Page Three 'overdue'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 12:53
The Sun's apparent decision to stop featuring pictures of topless women on Page Three is welcomed by campaigners and MPs as "long overdue".

#FreeSpeechStories: The explosion of #JeSuis____ campaigns

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 12:52
Activists use "Je Suis" slogans to highlight their causes

Facebook tackling hoax news stories

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 12:49
Hoaxes and fake stories in your News Feed should be a thing of the past, if Facebook's updated algorithm works.

Chilcot report 'not before election'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 12:42
The Chilcot Inquiry into the Iraq war will not report until after the UK election, the BBC's Nick Robinson says.

Netflix shares up on strong earnings

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 12:40
Shares in internet TV streaming service Netflix jump over 12% in after-hours trading after the company reports better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings.

Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 12:36
Raheem Sterling cancels out Eden Hazard's penalty to leave Liverpool's League Cup semi-final with Chelsea finely poised.

'England can do something special'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 12:33
Andrew Flintoff on England's World Cup hopes, how English cricket can learn from the Big Bash - and feeling like Superman.

VIDEO: 'Supermarket hero' receives citizenship

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 12:27
The Muslim shop assistant, who hid Jewish shoppers in a freezer during the attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris, has been granted French nationality.

Obama to set out US vision in speech

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 11:30
US President Barack Obama will propose tax hikes on the rich to help working families, in his annual State of the Union address to Congress.

Folk rock musician 'abused girl, 11'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 11:29
A folk rock musician who found fame in the 1970s goes on trial accused of sex offences against an 11-year-old girl.

Bosses ‘less optimistic’ on economy

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 11:13
Chief executives are less optimistic about the economy this year than last, a survey unveiled at the World Economic Forum by PwC suggests.