International News

China ships evacuate Vietnam workers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 02:48
Two of four ships evacuating Chinese workers from Vietnam set sail, Chinese state media say, after protests over a territorial dispute.

Rail disruption as works overrun

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 02:39
Thousands of rail commuters face disruption as overrunning engineering works in Essex force the cancellation of trains.

VIDEO: Queen's Baton in the British Isles

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 02:29
The Queen's Baton Relay tours the Channel Islands as part of the first leg of its trip round the British Isles.

VIDEO: Students living under siege in Syria

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 02:28
An agreement has allowed 120 students to leave a besieged refugee camp so they could sit their final exams.

Obama asked to curb NSA surveillance

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 02:26
President Obama has been asked to curb the NSA's surveillance after allegations that it targeted hardware made by networking firm Cisco.

'More pupils take tougher tests'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 02:22
The number of pupils taking more stretching tests at the end of primary school has almost doubled in two years, the government says.

VIDEO: 12-hour challenge on the election trail

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 02:20
The Sunday Politics sets a 12-hour challenge to catch up with candidates in the 22 May elections.

Children killed in Colombia bus fire

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 02:18
A bus in northern Colombia has caught fire, killing dozens of children who were returning from an event at an evangelical church.

World Cup hero Wilkinson to retire

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 02:16
World Cup-winning England fly-half Jonny Wilkinson announces he will retire from rugby at the end of this season.

VIDEO: Tearful president's TV apology

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 02:15
Korea ferry tragedy prompts overhaul of the country's coastguard service which was heavily blamed for the loss of life

Ex-IMF boss to sue over film

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 01:56
Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is to sue US film director Abel Ferrara over his movie allegedly inspired by the politician's sex scandal.

Absconded killer still on the run

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 01:41
A killer who absconded from jail while on day release is still being hunted as police arrest another inmate on suspicion of being at large.

Antarctica's ice losses double

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 01:33
Antarctica is now losing about 160 billion tonnes of ice a year to the ocean - twice as much as when the continent was last surveyed.

Suicide attack on Nigeria bars

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 01:26
A suicide blast in a street full of bars and restaurants in the northern Nigerian city of Kano killed four people, police say.

Timberlake tops Billboard Awards

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 01:19
Justin Timberlake wins seven Billboard Music Awards, including top artist, accepting them by video as a Michael Jackson hologram steals the show.

Premier League meets over sexism row

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 01:18
A Premier League committee meets on Monday to look into the conduct of chief executive Richard Scudamore over sexist emails.

Children 'recruited' for crime gangs

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 01:16
A conference is to hear how children as young as 12 are being recruited by drug dealers and violent gangs in Scotland.

Ryanair profits drop after price war

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 01:10
Ryanair's full-year profits have fallen for the first time in five years after intense price competition from rivals.

AUDIO: Miliband: I am not 'anti-business'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 00:54
Labour leader Ed Miliband speaks to the Today programme's Sarah Montague ahead of the European elections

Jobs and the euro: Gavin Hewitt Q&A

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 00:49
EU on right path? Tweet questions to Europe editor Gavin Hewitt
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