International News

Flower-friendly farms 'boost bees'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 08:00
Planting farmland with strips of flowers can boost the number of wild bumblebees, but rarer species need special attention, a study has confirmed.

Family to attend Thai murder trial

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 07:56
The family of a woman killed in Thailand raise enough money to attend the trail of two men accused of murdering her and a man.

Israel accused over Gaza casualties

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 07:41
The scale of civilian deaths in Gaza during the 2014 war with Israel puts Israel's adherence to international law in doubt, a UN official has said.

Neil Fox charged with sex assaults

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 07:32
British DJ Neil Fox has been charged with nine sex offences involving six people, of whom three were children, Scotland Yard says.

US marine on trial in Philippines

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 07:29
The murder trial of Joseph Scott Pemberton, a US marine accused of murdering a transgender woman, gets under way in the Philippines.

VIDEO: Striker 'subs himself' after fan abuse

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 07:21
Watch video of Fenerbahce striker Emmanuel Emenike asking to be substituted in the 1-0 victory over Besiktas after he received abuse from his own fans.

Somerset sign Gayle for T20 Blast

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 07:20
Somerset sign West Indies opener Chris Gayle to play up to six matches in this summer's T20 Blast competition.

Cruz puts liberty top of 2016 push

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 07:17
Republican Ted Cruz made individual liberty the key theme of his campaign announcement on Monday, and becomes the first major figure to enter the 2016 race.

'Eat rice cold for fewer calories'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 07:16
Scientists believe they have found a way to make rice less calorific - boil it with coconut oil and refrigerate before eating.

Man fined over horsemeat records

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 07:15
A slaughterhouse boss who sold horses for meat but failed to keep proper records to show who bought them is fined £8,000.

Visiting Afghan leader praises US

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 07:03
In his first official visit to Washington, the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani praises the US for the commitment shown to his country over 14 years.

Alonso to return for Malaysian GP

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 07:02
Fernando Alonso to return for Malaysian Grand Prix, subject to a final medical assessment, his McLaren team say.

What's changing on the BBC News website?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 07:00
The new "responsive" version of BBC News Online is what you are be what you are now seeing on the desktop website.

Five things to know about Ted Cruz

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 06:45
The Tea Party darling is an Ivy League educated, Supreme Court veteran who shocked the political world in 2012.

Battle for Tikrit key to Iraq's future

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 06:38
Shia-led militia say they are biding their time in the battle for Tikrit as Western trainers try to bolster the Iraqi army, reports Jonathan Beale from near the frontline with Tikrit.

Murder arrest in missing Claudia case

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 06:26
A man in his 50s is arrested on suspicion of murdering missing York University chef Claudia Lawrence, who went missing in 2009.

Warning over foreign criminal checks

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 06:26
MPs warn about the checks on foreign criminals before and after they enter the UK after recent high-profile violent attacks.

VIDEO: 'Killed for speaking her mind'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 05:55
The family of a young woman beaten to death in Afghanistan say the police did not do enough to protect her. The woman, Farkhunda, was killed by an angry mob after a mullah at a shrine in Kabul accused her of trying to burn the Koran.

VIDEO: Protester v MEP on UKIP pub protest

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 05:40
A protester who targeted the UKIP leader in a pub has claimed "our target was never Nigel Farage's family"

Day in pictures: 23 March 2015

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 05:16
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