International News

Native American tribute or theft?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 11:13
Native design sparks Fashion Week controversy

Ex-Virginia first lady sentenced

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 10:54
The former first lady of Virginia, Maureen McDonnell, is sentenced to one year and one day in prison for her part in a corruption case.

VIDEO: Rebel-held Debaltseve 'eerily quiet'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 10:47
As Ukraine holds a ceremony to mark the first anniversary of the fatal clashes in central Kiev's Maidan Square, Paul Adams reports from the strategically important town of Debaltseve in the east.

VIDEO: Attack on police caught on camera

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 10:38
A man has been jailed for an attack on a female police officer that was captured on her body-worn camera.

Black hole's blast stunts stars

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 10:22
The winds blasted out by supermassive black holes at the centre of galaxies are strong enough to slow the birth of new stars, astronomers reveal.

Chelsea suspend two more fans

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 10:18
Chelsea suspend two more people from attending Stamford Bridge as a result of investigations into an incident of alleged racism on the Paris Metro.

India struggles with deadly flu

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 10:06
Indian health experts are struggling to contain the spread of swine flu, which has killed more than 700 in the deadliest outbreak in five years.

Strauss-Kahn pimping trial closes

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 09:56
The trial of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn ends in France, with a judge declaring he will deliver his verdict on 12 June.

Kellie Maloney eyes boxing return

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 09:55
Kellie Maloney considers applying for a promoter's licence after relinquishing her original licence to start gender reassignment.

UN to name Syria 'war criminals'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 09:42
UN investigators say they are poised to reveal the names of an estimated 200 individuals suspected of committing war crimes in Syria.

No 'etiquette' on Balotelli penalty

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 09:01
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers criticises his players' "etiquette" over a penalty in their 1-0 Europa League win.

Why a ‘poetic’ sign language interpreter went viral in Australia

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 08:39
Cyclone Marcia sign language interpreter goes viral

VIDEO: What attracts girls to IS?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 08:37
Dr Erin Saltman describes how Islamic State propaganda specifically targets women.

Is Nato looking the right way?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 08:28
As crises unfold on Europe's eastern and southern flanks, diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus asks if strategic vision is lacking to deal with them.

West Ham fined over Saints incident

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 08:24
West Ham have been fined £30,000 by the Football Association for failing to control their players at St Mary's.

Patients denied test for cancer gene

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 08:23
Tests for a gene that increases the chances of cancer are being denied to patients in Wales - despite it being available in England.

Google-backed genetic test approved

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 08:05
A Californian start-up will be allowed to advertise a mail order DNA test that screens for a rare genetic condition.

Williams joins Higgins in semis

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 08:04
Wales' Mark Williams beats Marco Fu and John Higgins overcomes Stephen Maguire to reach the Welsh Open semi-finals.

Why do people relate to fictional characters?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 08:02
Why do people relate so strongly to fictional characters?

Benetton pledge over Dhaka collapse

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 08:02
Fashion firm Benetton says it will pay into an international compensation fund for victims of a factory collapse that killed 1,138 people in Bangladesh.