International News

VIDEO: Raped when drunk: A student's tale

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 19:32
'It's not my fault for passing out, it's his fault for raping me'

Alps police 'incompetent and racist'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 19:21
The brother of a man shot dead with his wife and mother-in-law while holidaying in France accuses police of racism and botching the investigation.

Three hurt in Xinjiang knife attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 18:59
Chinese authorities have arrested a knife-wielding man who injured three people at a bus stop in Xinjiang, local media report.

VIDEO: 'Sea of flowers' as Sydney grieves

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 18:44
The siege of a cafe in the Australian city of Sydney has ended and many people have come to the scene of the siege to place flowers.

'English votes' plans to be unveiled

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 18:33
The government is expected to set out a range of proposals for introducing "English votes for English laws" later after the parties failed to reach agreement on the way forward.

Sydney cafe siege probe begins

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 18:30
Australian police begin an investigation into the deaths of three people during a deadly 16-hour siege in a central Sydney cafe.

China's manufacturing in contraction

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 17:50
China's factory activity is in contraction at the year-end, based on a private survey, reinforcing calls for more stimulus.

US court upholds LA condom law

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 17:40
A US court rules that a law requiring porn actors in Los Angeles County to wear condoms does not infringe constitutional rights to free speech.

Superbug found in Rio Olympic waters

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 17:21
Researchers in Brazil discover a "super-bacteria" in the sea waters where sailing and windsurfing events will be held during the 2016 Olympics.

Councils 'turn homeless teens away'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 17:03
Children are ending up sleeping rough because local authorities are failing in their duty to protect them, says a charity.

Gay Russians in fear as attacks increase

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 16:49
Gay Russians gays see big rise in homophobia

German naval assault on UK recalled

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 16:41
When the German Navy shelled UK civilians during WW1

MPs urge changes to new planning law

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 16:34
The government's flagship planning policy has seen "inappropriate and unwanted" housing development spring up across England, MPs have said.

Gay marriage law comes into effect

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 16:14
A new law allowing those in same-sex relationships to get married in Scotland comes into effect.

Yoga may protect heart, study finds

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 16:10
Doing yoga may be a good way to protect against heart disease, particularly if you cannot do more vigorous exercise, research suggests.

VIDEO: The refugees behind America's Christmas turkeys

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 15:47
The refugees behind America's turkeys

Is China's economy really the largest in the world?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 15:45
Has China really got the largest economy in the world?

School exam appeals drop

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 15:44
There is a large drop in the number of appeals to the Scottish exams agency after a major change to the system.

Toll of kids missing from school

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 15:43
More than 2,600 children as young as three have disappeared from schools for prolonged periods and some never found, figures reveal.

VIDEO: 'My son was killed fighting in Syria'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 15:34
Women Without Borders, the female counter terrorism group, has met in Vienna in Austria, in an attempt to try to halt the spread of terrorism.