International News

Nigeria tycoon funds entrepreneurs

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 10:21
Nigerian billionaire Tony Elumelu says he will fund 1,000 budding African entrepreneurs as part of a $100m (£670,000) initiative to boost the continent's private sector.

FA plans to restrict non-EU players

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 10:08
The FA announces proposals to restrict the number of non-EU players in English football and toughen rules on home-grown talent.

Gold in faeces 'worth millions'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 10:07
US researchers are investigating ways to extract the gold and precious metals from human faeces.

Migrants found in unsafe premises

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 10:05
Around 100 migrant workers have been rehoused after being found to be living in "grossly unsuitable and unsafe premises" in Flintshire.

VIDEO: David Cameron: 'I'm not a bully'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 10:00
David Cameron says he is putting himself forward "for the full five years" as prime minister in the next Parliament.

Cameron: I won't serve third term

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 10:00
David Cameron tells the BBC he will not serve a third term as prime minister if the Conservatives remain in government after the general election.

Teachers to debate action over pay

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 09:50
A teaching union generally regarded as the most moderate is to debate taking industrial action over pay, it has emerged.

Bus crash in Peru leaves 36 dead

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 09:38
At least 36 people are killed and 70 injured in Peru as a bus careers into the wrong lane and is hit by three oncoming vehicles.

How top-four race will unfold... possibly

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 09:36
Too tight to call? Chief football writer Phil McNulty takes on the challenge of predicting how the top-four places will be decided.

Sturridge an England injury doubt

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 09:19
Daniel Sturridge is a doubt for England's Euro 2016 qualifier with Lithuania on Friday because he has a hip injury.

FA set to charge Liverpool's Skrtel

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 09:18
The Football Association will charge Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel for an incident involving David De Gea at Anfield on Sunday.

Medics 'had humanitarian motives'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 09:11
Nine British-Sudanese medical students and doctors who have travelled to Syria were motivated by humanitarian concerns, their parents say.

Saudis threaten Yemen 'measures'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 09:09
Gulf States will take "necessary measures" over deteriorating security in Yemen if a peaceful solution cannot be found, Saudi Arabia says.

UK 'risks economic blow' outside EU

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 08:57
Leaving the EU could cost the UK economy 2.2% of total output (GDP) by 2030, a study by the think-tank Open Europe says.

Double killer jail release criticised

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 08:43
Freeing a double killer from an open prison on day release, allowing him to murder a Good Samaritan, has been branded a "catastrophic failure" in a report

Sexism on trial in Silicon Valley

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 08:42
A judge has ruled that a woman may seek punitive damages from a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley on the grounds of sexual discrimination.

Afzal Amin resigns as Tory candidate

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 08:29
Afzal Amin has resigned as Conservative candidate in Dudley North over claims he plotted with the English Defence League, a Tory spokesman confirms.

VIDEO: Lee's legacy: Singapore in numbers

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 08:25
Following the death of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew, BBC News considers his legacy with a look at some key facts and figures.

VIDEO: Could cannabis oil cure cancer?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 08:24
Growing evidence suggests cannabis could cure serious diseases like cancer, but opinions are divided.

VIDEO: Video shows attack on UK synagogue

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 08:18
The number of anti-Semitic incidents reported in the UK have increased and are being blamed on a rise in extremist sentiment.