International News

Struggling Watson out in round one

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 17:00
Heather Watson is out of the Australian Open after struggling with illness in a 6-4 6-0 defeat by Tsvetana Pironkova.

Mandela aide race row shows social media perils

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 16:56
Nelson Mandela aide sparks social media race row

Guards end Manus asylum stand-off

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 16:55
Guards enter a compound at an Australian offshore detention centre where asylum seekers had barricaded themselves in, removing alleged ringleaders.

Gaddafi's legacy haunts Libya

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 16:48
Libya has struggled to move on from the Gaddafi years - and the road ahead could still be painful, says John Simpson.

How Palestinian democracy has failed to flourish

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 16:43
What's to blame for Palestinians' failure to hold fresh polls?

Police force 'to lose 140 officers'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 16:43
Senior sources within Devon and Cornwall Police tell the BBC of plans to lose 140 police officers in the latest round of budget cuts.

VIDEO: Near-miss as US lorry jackknifes

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 16:30
A driver in New Jersey, Oleg Varavko, films the moment a tractor-trailer jack-knifes on New Jersey Interstate-95, narrowly missing his car.

Froch 'wavering' over fighting on

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 16:17
Carl Froch says the thought of never fighting again is "nice" after pulling out of the fight with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

Europe 'faces political earthquakes'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 16:09
Political earthquakes could be in store for Europe in 2015, according to research by the Economist Intelligence Unit for the BBC's Democracy Day.

Algeria escaped 'catastrophic' start

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 16:03
Algeria escaped a "catastrophic" start to Afcon 2015, says coach Christian Gourcuff after beating South Africa.

Libyan Opec official 'missing'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 16:02
One of Libya's most senior energy officials, Opec representative Samir Salem Kamal, disappeared on Thursday, family members tell the BBC.

Mirallas subbed for injury not miss

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 15:58
Kevin Mirallas was substituted in Everton's 0-0 draw with West Brom because of injury and not for missing a penalty.

Who facing drop also risks the chop?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 15:40
BBC Sport looks at which of the teams at the bottom of the Premier League are most likely to change their manager next.

Call the Midwife in Bangladesh

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 15:27
New TV series tries to break taboo of childbirth in Bangladesh

Car insurance costs 'to rise by 10%'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 15:21
The cost of car insurance could rise by up to 10% in the coming year, and home insurance premiums are unlikely to go any lower, according to the AA.

The Jew who got a job offer from the Nazis

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 15:17
The Jew who was offered a job with the Gestapo

VIDEO: UK government 'most transparent'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 15:16
The man who invented the World Wide Web - Sir Tim Berners-Lee - says the UK government is doing well but is also one of the worst countries for spying via the internet.

Are most victims of terrorism Muslim?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 15:16
Is is true that 95% of victims of terrorism are Muslim?

VIDEO: Democracy Day: Quakes in 2015?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 15:12
Political earthquakes could be in store for Europe in 2015, according to research by the Economist Intelligence Unit for the BBC's Democracy Day.

VIDEO: Hugh Grant in learning-disabled theatre performance

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 15:11
Hugh Grant takes to the stage for the first time in fifteen years with learning disabled theatre company.