International News

Oscars 2015: Birdman battles Boyhood

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 19:36
The final countdown to the Oscars is under way with Birdman and Boyhood vying to win best picture at Sunday's ceremony.

Birdman wins Independent Spirit

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 18:38
Birdman beats Boyhood to the top prize at the Independent Spirit awards, a day before the films go up against each other at the Oscars.

England defeats irrelevant - Bell

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 18:12
England's dismal start to the World Cup will have no bearing on Monday's match against Scotland, says batsman Ian Bell.

SNP calls for pre-election contact

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 17:45
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon calls for the SNP to be included in pre-election talks with the civil service in Whitehall.

Turkish troops 'pass through Kobane'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 17:34
Turkish troops reportedly cross the Syrian border and pass through Kobane to relieve the garrison at the Suleyman Shah tomb - a Turkish enclave.

VIDEO: ISS prepares for space tourism

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 17:14
Two astronauts spend six hours installing new cabling on the outside of the International Space Station.

Court intermediary numbers to double

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 16:40
The government pledges to double the number of experts who help vulnerable witnesses and victims in courts in England and Wales.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 16:28
Online trends of the week in 60 seconds

Elderly care complaints 'ignored'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 16:23
Thousands of allegations of abuse and neglect of elderly people were made in England last year, the BBC learns.

Japanese-Peruvians recall US internment

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 16:10
The fate of Japanese-Latin Americans during World War Two

New York event remembers Malcolm X

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 15:58
A ceremony is held in New York's Harlem to honour black civil rights leader Malcolm X at the site where he was assassinated 50 years ago.

Brave Murray stopped by Golovkin

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 15:36
Britain's Martin Murray suffers an 11th-round defeat by WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin in Monte Carlo.

Mourinho refuses to discuss red card

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 15:25
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho blames four key moments after his Premier League leaders are held to a draw by Burnley.

VIDEO: Who is 'Oscar', anyway?

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 15:15
With the 2015 Academy Awards taking place in Los Angeles on Sunday, the BBC's Will Gompertz explains all about the Oscars.

Newcastle were pathetic - Shearer

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 15:14
Newcastle's display in a 5-0 loss at Manchester City was "pathetic and embarrassing", says former striker Alan Shearer.

Why homeless Britons are turning to the Sikh community for food

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 15:11
Homeless people in the UK are getting free meals thanks to a centuries-old Sikh tradition. Why, asks Rajeev Gupta.

The shark attack survivor who loves sharks

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 15:08
The shark attack survivor who sticks up for sharks

National Gallery staff stage strike

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 15:08
Workers at the National Gallery are to stage a series of fresh strikes in a row over the privatisation of services.

Savile's 'secret daughter' - front pages

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 14:56
Stories affecting children are on front pages, with the Sunday Mirror claiming an "exclusive" report on a woman who says she fears Jimmy Savile is her father.

Immigration film 'should be shelved'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 14:42
The leader of Britain's trade union movement calls for Channel 4's Immigration Street documentary to be shelved.