International News

'Revenge porn' illegal under new law

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 18:58
Posting so-called revenge porn pictures and videos on the internet becomes a criminal offence in England and Wales later.

Neighbours stunned by triple murder

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 18:45
Shocked neighbours reflect on tragedy and parking rows

Farage: Other parties 'fear' UKIP

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 18:34
Nigel Farage says the Conservatives and Labour both "fear" UKIP holding the balance of power after May's election.

Album charts to count streamed songs

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 18:13
Music streamed on sites like Spotify and Deezer will be counted towards the UK album chart from March, the Official Charts Company announces.

Q&A: Album chart changes

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 18:00
How will new album chart include fans who listen via streaming?

Congress defies Obama over pipeline

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 17:48
The US House of Representatives has given its final approval to a bill - already passed by the Senate - backing the Keystone XL pipeline.

VIDEO: Optimism but no deal on Greece

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 17:43
Talks on the future of Greece's debt repayments have been "constructive" but no agreement has been reached, both sides confirm.

Japan shares buck trend to head up

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 17:37
Japanese shares rose despite news that the latest talks in the euro zone over Greece ended without a resolution.

Does the West have the will to stop Russia?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 17:20
The West, led by the US, has the capacity to make Russia think twice about aggression in Ukraine, says Mark Mardell - the question is whether it has the will.

Advice on secret care home filming

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 17:04
Guidance is being issued about the use of hidden cameras to monitor the care of people in hospital and care homes in England.

Row over sugar-money influence

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 16:56
A row has erupted about links between the sugar industry and scientists that advise government on obesity.

Did an elderly Syrian woman really call IS fighters 'donkeys'?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 16:51
Did elderly Syrian woman really call IS fighters 'donkeys'?

Dutch man released by Colombia's ELN

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 16:41
Colombia's second largest rebel group, the ELN, releases a Dutch citizen it had kidnapped more than a year ago.

Taiwan jail siege ends in 'suicides'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 16:23
Six inmates who held a warden and guard hostage at a prison in Kaohsiung, Taiwan for 14 hours have killed themselves, say officials.

Baidu shares plunge after revenue miss

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 16:15
Shares in China's biggest online search engine, Baidu, fall nearly 10% after disappointing results as users switch to mobiles.

VIDEO: Legal bid for death row Australians

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 16:15
Lawyers for two Australians facing execution in Indonesia on drug smuggling charges have mounted a rare legal challenge in a final attempt to save their lives.

The plane-builder of South Sudan

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 15:54
How one man made a plane out of scrap in his back yard

The untold story of the Maidan massacre

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 15:51
The inside story of Kiev's Maidan massacre

Appeals to spare Bali death row pair

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 15:48
Australia appeals again to Indonesia to spare Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, due to be executed in Bali for drug crimes.

Archive to record every tower block

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 15:34
Images of every tower block built in the UK are to be catalogued in a fully searchable digital archive described as a "Domesday Book" of the UK's post-war reconstruction.