International News

Manchester City 1-2 Barcelona

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 12:38
Luis Suarez scores twice as Manchester City lose at home to Barcelona in their Champions League last-16 first-leg match.

VIDEO: Commuters injured in US train collision

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 12:21
At least 28 people have been injured after the train they were travelling on collided with a truck in California.

'Give HIV drugs to healthy gay men'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 12:12
Healthy gay men should be offered drugs which are normally used to treat HIV in order to prevent infection, say UK Medical Research Council scientists.

Row over Everest climb permits

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 11:59
Hundreds of climbers forced to abandon Everest expeditions after last year's avalanche want to know if they can try again with the same permits.

VIDEO: Guns cache found in Somerset river

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 11:57
Mystery surrounds a cache of guns found at the bottom of a river in Somerset.

Thousands stand with Mariam

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 11:56
Thousands support a Muslim lawyer targeted by the far right

Councils 'to control £6bn NHS budget'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 11:55
The £6bn health and social care budget for Greater Manchester will be taken over by councils under devolved NHS powers, it is understood.

Brazil roadblocks 'affect exports'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 11:54
Brazilian lorry drivers block roads in protest against the high cost of fuel and tolls, with officials saying exports are being affected.

Obama vetoes oil pipeline bill

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 11:33
US President Barack Obama vetoes a bill that would have approved construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, White House officials say.

Sony Pictures names new chairman

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 11:26
Sony Pictures has named Tom Rothman as chairman of the film studio replacing Amy Pascal, who stepped down following a cyber attack.

City first in UK to ban legal highs

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 11:18
Lincoln becomes the first place in the UK to introduce a ban on people taking legal highs in public places.

New ECB chief wants English Big Bash

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 11:17
Incoming ECB chief Colin Graves hopes to introduce a Big-Bash style T20 tournament into the English season.

Nowell poised for England start

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 11:17
Jack Nowell replaces Jonny May in England's training squad and is in line to start against Ireland in the Six Nations.

Dozens die in fresh Baghdad bombings

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 11:15
At least 37 people have been killed and many more injured in a series of bombings in and around the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.

VIDEO: Green leader: 'I had a brain fade'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 11:07
Green Party leader Natalie Bennett says sorry to her members for not doing a good job of explaining the party's policies.

No civil rights charge for Zimmerman

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 10:58
George Zimmerman will not face federal civil rights charges over the death of black teenager Trayvon Martin.

Royal Marine in £49k benefits fraud

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 10:57
A former Royal Marine swindled £49,000 in benefits by claiming he was too injured to walk while he was working as a bodyguard in the Middle East.

Letter from Africa: McGrath hunting photos and conservation

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 10:27
In our series of letters from African journalists, film-maker and columnist Farai Sevenzo looks at the thorny issue of big game hunting on the continent.

Goodyear fined $16m for bribery

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 10:27
US tyre firm Goodyear agrees to pay $16m to US regulators over allegations it failed to stop persistent bribery in its Kenyan and Angolan operations.

Can 'mind blank' wreck careers?

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 10:04
It happens to all of us - but can it wreck a political career?