International News

VIDEO: Pistorius trial day 21 - in 60 secs

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 09:37
The prosecutor at the Oscar Pistorius murder trial suggests the South African athlete is using his emotions "as an escape".

Toddler murder accused remanded

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 09:36
A 23-year-old man from Blackpool is remanded in custody accused of murdering a two-year-old girl.

Rwandan musician and journalist held

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 09:21
One of Rwanda's best-known musicians and a leading journalist are arrested over their alleged links to an opposition group and rebels.

VIDEO: Inside seized Ukraine police station

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 09:20
The BBC has gained access to a Ukrainian police department in Gorlovka, near Donetsk, which was seized by protesters on Monday.

Laws calls for 'education stability'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 09:09
A "significant period of stability" in schools should follow wide-ranging changes to policy under the coalition government, Schools Minister David Laws says.

Topless men barred by theme park

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 08:56
A theme park that holds the world record for the number of naked people riding a rollercoaster bans topless customers.

UKIP's Farage finds new French ally

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 08:44
Eurosceptic UKIP leader finds new ally in Paris

Domenicali quits as Ferrari F1 boss

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 08:38
Stefano Domenicali resigns as the team principal of Ferrari with immediate effect after their poor start to the F1 season.

Phelps to come out of retirement

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 08:33
Swimmer Michael Phelps, the most successful Olympian in history, is to come out of retirement at the age of 28.

Commonwealth Games medals unveiled

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 08:30
The medals that athletes will compete for at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow are revealed at an event to mark 100 days till the Games' opening ceremony.

Video link trial for Gaddafi's son

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 08:26
A Libyan court rules that the late Colonel Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, and other Gaddafi officials being held outside Tripoli, can be tried via video-link.

Dutch unveil glow in the dark road

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 08:25
Streetlights on a 500m stretch of highway in the Netherlands are replaced by glow in the dark road markings in a pilot project.

Matisse exhibition hailed by critics

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 08:13
Critics laud one of the largest collections of Henri Matisse's "cut-out" artworks ever assembled for an exhibition opening at Tate Modern.

Trident negotiations not ruled out

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 08:07
Downing Street indicates that Trident could be part of any negotiations if Scotland votes "Yes" to independence.

Syria rebels driven from Maaloula

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 08:06
Syrian government forces backed by Hezbollah fighters have driven Islamist rebels out of the ancient Christian town of Maaloula, state media say.

Hammer attacker burned partner alive

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 08:04
A man who attacked his partner and mother of their four children with a hammer before dousing her with fuel and setting her on fire, is jailed for her murder.

Anger as fare dodger 'buys silence'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 07:59
There is anger from a rail workers' union after an apparently wealthy fare dodger manages to avoid court action after repaying £40,000.

In pictures: Nigeria bus blast

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 07:53
Aftermath of a bomb blast in Abuja

Ladies do lunch to fight 'sexism'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 07:53
...on the Tube as a protest against 'sexism'

VIDEO: Shops willing to sell 'stolen' phones

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 07:51
An undercover investigation by BBC London exposes a black market of shops and traders who are willing to deal in stolen smartphones.
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