International News

Judge fails in bid to end rape trial

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 08:37
Three men are convicted of raping a woman in a trial the judge tried to stop because of a lack of evidence.

'Morgan is not as good as he thinks'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 08:33
Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott says ODI skipper Eoin Morgan's batting is "not as good as he thinks".

What can the 1930s tell us about public spending?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 08:25
Labour argue that Tory plans will take government spending back to 1930s levels - but how useful is this comparison?

VIDEO: Home Affairs Committee

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 08:18
MPs take evidence from the new head of an inquiry into allegations of historic child abuse.

Lorry driver caused student's death

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 07:57
A lorry driver admits causing the death of a student after he drove through a red light and crashed into a taxi in Glasgow.

VIDEO: What is cricket? 90-second beginner's guide

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 07:55
As the Cricket World Cup gets under way, BBC News provides a 90-second beginner's guide to the ins and outs of the revered sport.

Wedding shooting victim named

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 07:44
Police say they believe they know who carried out a shooting of a man outside a wedding in County Fermanagh.

Ski guide Evans suffers concussion

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 07:35
Paralympic champion Kelly Gallagher could miss the World Championships after her guide Charlotte Evans suffers concussion.

VIDEO: Greek people 'not afraid anymore'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 07:32
The BBC's Mark Lowen speaks to people in an Athens fish market, as Greece's new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras tries to renegotiate a bailout at his first EU summit.

Al-Qaeda fighters seize Yemen base

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 07:16
Al-Qaeda fighters say they have captured an army base in southern Yemen, amid fears of a civil war after Shia rebels took over the capital.

VIDEO: 'Britain is a country for everyone'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 07:11
British Muslims describe how they feel about their identity as Muslims in Britain.

Red Cross Ebola workers face attacks

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:53
Aid workers fighting the spread of Ebola in Guinea are coming under regular attack, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says.

Facebook offers after-death controls

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:49
Facebook is offering a new setting to let users choose what happens to their account when they die.

Murray beats Pospisil in Rotterdam

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:42
Andy Murray moves into the quarter-finals of the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam after beating Vasek Pospisil.

3,500 litres of oil pollutes river

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:30
About 3,500 litres of oil has leaked into a river in Powys, Natural Resources Wales says.

VIDEO: 'Thank-you Egypt' - Fahmy's fiancee

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:29
Relatives of the Al Jazeera journalists who have been released on bail by a court in Egypt have been reacting to the news.

Naked man leaps from fire on to bus

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:23
A naked man jumps on to the roof of a double-decker bus from a blazing third-floor flat.

England women v USA women

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:17
Katie Chapman returns to the England side for Friday's friendly against the United States after a four-year absence.

VIDEO: Why is Med so deadly for migrants?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:12
Following the deaths of more migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, BBC News considers why the crossing is so deadly.

Student anger at exam paper 'errors'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:01
Economics students at Exeter University have filed formal complaints after an end of course exam contained "errors" including spelling mistakes, they say.