International News

VIDEO: Gender pay gap shrinks to record low

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 16:04
The average full-time pay gap between men and women is at its narrowest since comparative records began in 1997, but is still a difference of 9.4%, official figures show.

VIDEO: New Cosby TV show scrapped by NBC

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 15:57
US TV network NBC has scrapped a proposed project with comedian Bill Cosby after accusations resurfaced that he sexually assaulted women.

Culture war divides Russia's music stars

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 15:54
Culture war over Ukraine splits Russia's music stars

Sturgeon to receive Royal Warrant

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 15:51
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon is due to be formally sworn in as Scotland's first minister in front of senior judges at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.

VIDEO: China web 'connected but controlled'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 15:50
China'’s global internet conference is part of a move towards playing a bigger role in influencing international cyberspace.

Chile political prisoners get $7.5m

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 15:30
A Chilean court orders the state to pay millions of dollars to a group of former political prisoners held on an isolated island during military rule.

Amnesty releases anti-spying program

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 15:28
Amnesty International has released a program that can spot spying software used by governments to monitor activists and political opponents.

VIDEO: HIV now and then: 1982 vs 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 15:23
How 30 years has changed living with the virus

Russian site lists breached webcams

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 15:21
Data privacy watchdogs are warning the public about a Russian website that provides links to breached baby monitors, webcams and CCTV feeds.

Double cancer referrals, GPs urged

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 15:17
New draft NHS guidelines encourage GPs to diagnose and refer almost twice as many cancer patients in England each year.

VIDEO: NY filmmaker: 'I can't go anywhere'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 15:13
Filmmaker James Grimaldi captured footage of his neighbourhood in Buffalo, New York, which has been blanketed by several feet of snow.

How are organs chosen for transplant?

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 15:11
In the light of the deaths of two men after transplants, what checks are in place to ensure organs are suitable?

VIDEO: Mexico violence: The numbers

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 15:05
The BBC looks at the latest crime and violence statistics in Mexico, as the disappearance of 43 students continues to grip the country.

'Pick-up artist' and I'm a Celebrity... in papers

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 15:04
The Home Office decision to ban controversial "pick-up artist" Julien Blanc from the UK makes headlines, as does the latest from ITV's jungle reality show.

Premier League 'a third English'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 15:00
English players are getting more minutes in the Premier League but make up just over a third of the total, a BBC Sport study has found.

First test for bonus cap challenge

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 14:51
The UK government is due to get an indication on whether its battle to overturn an EU law on bankers' pay is likely to succeed.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 14:50
Arsenal agree a deal for Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, Chelsea want Tyrone Mings from Ipswich, plus more.

Men held over beauty queen killing

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 14:32
Police in Honduras arrest two men over the killing of beauty queen Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister who vanished on a night out last week.

Is Beaujolais Nouveau making a comeback?

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 14:17
In the 1980s Beaujolais Nouveau Day was a national event in the UK. Is it making a comeback?

Why do people die shovelling snow?

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 14:09
Why not shovelling the snow from your driveway might just save your life.