International News

Sampdoria close in on Eto'o deal

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 05:42
Serie A side Sampdoria hope to complete the signing of veteran Everton striker Samuel Eto'o on Tuesday.

Crash victim about to be a father

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 05:39
A pedestrian killed when he was hit by a car with a learner driver at the wheel was about to become a father, his widow says.

7/7 widow jailed for theft from son

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 05:37
The widow of a victim of the 2005 bombings in London is jailed for stealing compensation money awarded to her son.

VIDEO: Moment tear gas fired at Kenya children

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 05:09
Police in Kenya fire teargas at school children and parents protesting over a 'land-grab' of their playground by a private developer.

'Human cannonball' safety net failed

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 05:08
A "human cannonball" stuntman was killed when the safety net intended to break his fall when he was fired from the back of a lorry, collapsed, an inquest hears.

Did King John actually 'sign' Magna Carta?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 05:05
Did King John actually 'sign' Magna Carta?

Golf at a crossroads - sponsor

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 05:04
Golf's leaders are warned that they must not squander the opportunity of Rio 2016 to broaden the appeal of the sport.

VIDEO: Talks as 6,500 left without water

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 04:59
Thousands of homes in Northern Ireland are without water after industrial action by a local supplier.

VIDEO: Freezing weather hits the UK

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 04:57
Temperatures dropped to -13C in some part of Scotland on Sunday night.

Allotment body is missing Sameena

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 04:55
Police say a body found on an allotment site in Leicester is that of missing Cardiff woman Sameena Imam.

VIDEO: Movers and shakers at Davos 2015

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 04:46
BBC News outlines some of the movers and shakers at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Will 1%'s wealth overtake the rest?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 04:44
Is Oxfam right to predict that the wealthiest 1% of the world's population will have more wealth than the other 99% at some point next year?

VIDEO: Taylor Swift praise for lip-sync cop

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 04:43
Taylor Swift has backed a police officer whose version of her song Shake It Off has become a YouTube hit.

VIDEO: Deadly US crashes blamed on ice

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 04:26
Severe icy weather conditions have led to several road accidents in north eastern US over the weekend

'Israeli strike' killed Iran general

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 04:08
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards confirm that a general was killed in a suspected Israeli air strike in the Syrian Golan Heights.

Dating apps 'expose' location data

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 04:08
Many mobile dating apps can be hacked to expose the exact location of users, warn security experts.

Kieswetter injury 'could end career'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:58
Craig Kieswetter's eye injury could be "career-ending" for the England wicketkeeper, says Somerset boss Matthew Maynard.

Day in pictures: 19 January 2015

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:48
Images from around the world: 19 January

US 'tapped N Korea computers in 2010'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:47
The US began looking into North Korea's computer network in 2010.

Boko Haram Cameroon captives freed

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 03:43
At least 20 of up to 80 people taken hostage by Boko Haram in Cameroon at the weekend are now free, reports say.