International News

Tanzania outlaws witch doctors

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 07:40
Tanzania outlaws witch doctors in a move intended to stop the killing of albino people for their body parts.

Allen to create TV show for Amazon

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 07:37
Woody Allen is to create his first ever television series, writing and directing a show for the Amazon Prime Instant Video service.

O'Sullivan equals centuries record

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 07:34
Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan equals Stephen Hendry's all-time centuries record of 775 in the Masters.

Android security shift exposes users

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 07:29
Millions of Android users could be at risk as Google changes the way it handles security updates for older versions of the smartphone operating system.

Tear gas used after Ohio State win

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 07:13
Police make multiple arrests and use tear gas to disperse crowds of American football fans following Ohio State's victory in the college championship game.

Oldham owner open to selling club

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 07:11
Oldham Athletic owner Simon Corney says he would consider selling the League One club after the Ched Evans saga.

HIA witness can have own lawyers

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:54
The Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry was wrong to refuse a woman's bid for legal representation at public expense, the High Court has ruled.

Ennis-Hill to make heptathlon return

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:53
Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill to contest her first heptathlon since winning gold at London 2012 in May's Hypo-Meeting.

Almodovar gives blessing to musical

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:48
Film-maker Pedro Almodovar joins the cast of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown for the curtain call at its opening night in the West End.

German leaders to join Muslim rally

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:39
The German president and chancellor are to attend a Muslim community rally on Tuesday to promote tolerance and religious freedom.

Eira cyntaf 2015

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:35
First snow of the year in Wales

Record high for creative industries

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:28
The UK's creative industries, which includes the film, TV and music sectors, were worth a record £76.9bn to the UK economy in 2013, the government says.

Murder mistrial for ex-police chief

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:25
A South Carolina judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a former police chief who killed an unarmed black men after a jury deadlocked.

Jewish paper removes women from picture

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:25
A Jewish newspaper has photoshopped female world leaders out of a Unity March picture in Paris.

Watkins' ex trial verdict call

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:20
A jury in the trial of an ex-lover of Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins can return a majority verdict, a judge says.

Climate needs low-energy urban areas

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:19
A global study of 274 cities helps shed light on energy consumption in urban areas and what can be done to make future urbanisation more energy efficient.

Hanged boy's family call for review

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:16
The family of a teenager found hanged at home want schools across the UK to review how they handle sensitive issues with pupils.

Selfie demand in top police job ad

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:09
A police force recruiting for a new deputy chief constable requests applicants submit a "selfie" in order to apply for the role.

Zimbabwe court halts land evictions

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 06:06
Zimbabwe's High Court orders a halt to the eviction of farmers who say they have been targeted to make way for a game park for First Lady Grace Mugabe.

NYC police chokeholds 'unpunished'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 05:57
A review of the New York police's recent chokehold cases has found discipline recommended by a complaint board were often not followed.