International News

VIDEO: McQueen: 'Awards don't matter'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 07:53
Director of 12 years a slave Steve McQueen told reporters that he was not concerned about winning awards. The film has been nominated for 9 Oscars in total

Man admits ex-girlfriend murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 07:35
A man admits murdering his ex-girlfriend who was found dead at her home in Salford last June.

AUDIO: Farage: No discrimination in City

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 07:31
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has told Radio 4's The World At One programme that women in the City of London do not suffer from discrimination.

Farage: Motherhood hampers careers

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 07:24
Women prepared to sacrifice family life can do as well as male colleagues in financial firms, if not better, UKIP leader Nigel Farage says.

Call the Midwife watched by 9.6m

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 07:11
The return of Call the Midwife is watched by an average of 9.6 million viewers, according to overnight figures.

EU plans to send troops to CAR

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 07:06
EU ministers agree on a plan to send hundreds of European troops to the Central African Republic on a peace mission.

VIDEO: Beached NZ whales helped back to sea

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 07:04
Volunteers help dozens of stranded pilot whales return to the sea at Puponga Beach in New Zealand.

Bomber strikes near Pakistan army HQ

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 06:52
A suicide bomber kills at least 13 people in an attack near Pakistan's army HQ in the city of Rawalpindi, the military say.

O'Sullivan 'stronger than ever'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 06:43
Masters champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is a "more mature and mentally stronger" player, says snooker legend Steve Davis.

VIDEO: Do we secretly love yah-boo politics?

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 06:42
There are divided opinions about MPs behaving badly - particularly at Prime Minister's Questions - and whether this is a big turn-off for the public.

DJ Travis 'groped woman at dance'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 06:10
DJ Dave Lee Travis told a young woman she had "won the key" to his hotel room after groping her during a dance at a corporate event, a court hears.

Twelve men face manslaughter trial

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 06:09
Twelve men accused of the manslaughter of Catholic community worker Kevin McDaid in County Londonderry are returned for trial.

Cosmic 'web' seen for first time

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 06:05
The hidden tendrils of dark matter that underlie the visible Universe may have been traced out for the first time.

How do you say Hyundai?

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 06:02
Hyundai is sponsoring Tate Modern's turbine hall for the next 11 years. But how do you pronounce it?

VIDEO: Shocking street attack CCTV released

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 05:50
Police have released shocking CCTV images of a man who was mugged on the street in Birmingham as he walked home from a party.

Sheppey crash drivers offered course

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 05:46
Some drivers involved in a crash on the Sheppey Crossing in Kent that injured 200 people are offered a course instead of prosecution.

Day in pictures: 20 January 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 05:34
24 hours of news photos: 20 January

Japan protest over assassin memorial

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 05:25
Japan criticises the opening of a memorial in north-eastern China to commemorate a Korean independence activist who assassinated a prominent Japanese statesman in 1909.

Bopara support for captain Cook

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 04:55
England all-rounder Ravi Bopara backs Alastair Cook to continue as the side's Test and one-day captain.

VIDEO: NZ quake prompts Hobbit eagle landing

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 04:53
Wellington residents have described the moment a 6.3 magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand's North Island.

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