International News

Murray loses to Simon in Rotterdam

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 06:07
A subdued Andy Murray is beaten 6-4 6-2 by Gilles Simon in the last eight of the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam.

VIDEO: Let your dog choose your partner?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 06:03
Animal psychologist Dr Roger Mugford and his golden Labrador Bounce come into the BBC News studio to talk about how dogs read human emotions.

Day in pictures: 13 February 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 06:03
Images from around the world: 13 February

Rapists jailed after judge overruled

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 05:54
Three rapists are jailed for six years by a judge who previously terminated their trial because he thought there was a lack of evidence.

VIDEO: LIVE: Dresden bombing ceremony

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 05:51
Germany commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Allied bombing of Dresden.

Watson & Joseph: England's likely lads

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 05:42
Winger Anthony Watson and centre Jonathan Joseph are set to be England's "point of difference", writes BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce.

VIDEO: 'American Sniper' trial underway

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 05:24
The trial of the man accused of killing the real life sniper behind Clint Eastwood's film "American Sniper" is underway in the US.

Saudis evacuate embassy in Yemen

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 05:18
Saudi Arabia becomes the latest country to close its embassy in Yemen, as the security situation in the country deteriorates.

Clarke wants Ryder Cup captaincy

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 05:07
Darren Clarke says he would "love" to be Europe's 2016 Ryder Cup captain at Hazeltine National in Minnesota.

Family win payout over patient death

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 04:59
A patient's family who blamed her death on medics' failure to treat her following major heart surgery receive a compensation payout after taking the case to the High Court.

VIDEO: Ultrasound glimpse of pygmy hippo baby

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 04:49
Ultrasound images of a baby pygmy hippopotamus kicking inside its mother's womb have been released by Melbourne Zoo.

UN agrees negotiating text for Paris

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 04:16
Global climate talks in Geneva have ended with agreement on a formal negotiating text for the climate summit in Paris in December.

Germany remembers Dresden firestorm

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 04:16
Events are to take place in Germany to mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Dresden which created a firestorm and left the city in ruins.

Farmer dies after kicked by cow

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 04:15
A farmer dies after being kicked in the neck by one of his cows, the National Farmers Union confirms.

Adding up the cost of childbirth

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 04:04
How much do women around the world pay to give birth?

Crash victim was planning retirement

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 03:54
A businessman killed by a runaway tipper truck was planning his retirement.

'Boasting' nightclub rapists jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 03:38
Two men who "laughed and boasted" about raping a girl outside a nightclub are jailed for nine years.

Merkel's crisis management marathon

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 03:38
After a week of marathon diplomacy, including extensive travel and endless negotiations, Germans are asking how does Chancellor Merkel keep going - and when does she sleep?

HGV crash driver 'just passed test'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 03:34
The driver of a tipper truck that crashed in Bath, killing a child and three adults, passed his HGV test just days earlier, it emerges.

Composer John McCabe dies aged 75

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 03:25
Composer and pianist John McCabe, one-time director of the London College of Music, dies aged 75.