International News

VIDEO: Japan's chubby women

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 05:31
Is there a good and bad way to be overweight?

Australia heat prompts fire alerts

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 05:31
South-east Australia is hit with extreme hot weather, with temperatures of over 40C in some areas, and several bushfire warnings in place.

Banking bonuses: How much do they matter?

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 05:24
How much do they matter in retaining talent?

Haass proposals have merit says PM

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 05:23
Proposals to deal with Northern Ireland's past, parades and flags have "a lot of merit," says Prime Minister David Cameron.

VIDEO: Queen music interrupts live TV debate

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 05:21
A heated debate on live TV reviewing PMQs is interrupted by the sound of Queen suddenly coming from Nick Robinson's tablet computer.

Day in pictures: 15 January 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 05:20
24 hours of news photos: 15 January

UK's creative industries surge ahead

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 05:03
Jobs in the UK's creative industries - including film and the arts - have grown by more than 8% in recent years and buck the trend for minimal expansion, according to new figures.

Net neutrality threatened by court

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 04:58
A federal appeals court in the US has set aside rules that prevent internet service providers from blocking or prioritising certain types of content.

Teenager guilty of boy's bus murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 04:54
A man is found guilty of the murder of a 14-year-old boy who was stabbed as he got off a London bus.

'Dramatic drop' in Somali piracy

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 04:48
Piracy at sea is at its lowest level in six years, with 264 attacks recorded - a 40% drop since Somali piracy peaked in 2011, a maritime watchdog says.

Baines set to sign new Everton deal

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 04:47
Everton and England defender Leighton Baines looks set to end speculation over his future by signing a new deal at Goodison Park.

VIDEO: What are the Razzie awards?

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 04:45
The 34th Annual Razzie awards are due to take place on March 1, the night before the Oscars. John Wilson explains what they are and who is on the list

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 04:36
David Cameron says he will veto any proposal to increase overall pay at RBS.

Mario Testino awarded honorary OBE

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 04:34
Photographer Mario Testino, who has photographed everyone from Kate Moss to the royal family, is given an honorary OBE from Culture minister Ed Vaizey.

Thai polls to proceed amid protests

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 04:20
Thailand's election will go ahead as planned on 2 February, the government says, despite protesters' "shutdown" of the capital, Bangkok.

Priest cleared of sex abuse charges

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 04:16
A former curate at St Matthew's Catholic Church in east Belfast has been cleared of sex abuse charges.

Anger at Scargill's bid to buy flat

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 04:14
Former miners' union leader Arthur Scargill tried to use laws introduced by Margaret Thatcher to buy a council flat in London, a BBC investigation finds.

UN stresses CAR disaster warning

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 04:11
A senior UN envoy calls or a huge international effort to tackle what he describes as a "mega-crisis" in the Central African Republic.

Court halts sacking of Bogota mayor

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 04:04
A Colombian court has put on hold for 10 days a decision to oust the mayor of the capital, Bogota, Gustavo Petro, for mismanagement.

I feared I might die in heat - Dodig

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 04:04
Ivan Dodig retires from his second-round match as high temperatures continue to be a major issue at the Australian Open.

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