International News

French prisons fertile ground for Islamists

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 15:14
French prisons provide fertile ground for extremists

VIDEO: The world's inequality in 50 seconds

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 15:11
A 50-second video explaining how global wealth has resulted in both more and less equality, as part of the BBC's A Richer World season.

A new beginning for Detroit

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 15:06
The fight for a new beginning in post-bankrupt Detroit

Flood insurance scheme 'wasteful'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 15:05
Insurance for at-risk families costs other households too much, says report.

Pensions boost and tax avoidance - papers

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 15:03
Some papers hail a new law limiting fees charged to pension savers to 0.75% a year, while others focus on comments about "tax dodgers".

VIDEO: Silk Road creator Ulbricht convicted

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 14:50
The man accused of operating Silk Road, a deep web market that facilitated drug sales, has been found guilty.

VIDEO: Manatees escape cold in Florida waters

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 14:13
A group of around 300 manatees have gathered in warmer waters in the Crystal river in Florida to get away from the cold.

Fox profits beat expectations

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 13:48
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox reports better than expected profits, buoyed by the success of films like thriller Gone Girl and The Maze Runner.

US chocolate fans stockpile Cadbury

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 13:48
British chocolate lovers in US stock up ahead of import ban

New UN Gaza inquiry chair appointed

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 13:25
The UN inquiry into last year's conflict in Gaza continues its work under a new chair, aiming to present its findings on 23 March.

Silk Road site's creator found guilty

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 13:01
The man accused of operating Silk Road, a deep web marketplace where illegal drugs were sold, has been found guilty.

What we learned at the first F1 test

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 12:59
Ferrari fastest? Sauber ahead of Mercedes? Andrew Benson studies the first F1 test to find first impressions can be deceiving.

'Foreigners dead' in Libya oilfield

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 12:53
Unknown gunmen have attacked a defunct Libyan oilfield, killing at least 13 people including five foreign nationals, the oilfield's commander says.

Cameron 'may have blown Union apart'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 12:46
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown warns David Cameron that he could have "lit the fuse which ultimately blows the Union apart".

Bolton Wanderers 1-2 Liverpool

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 12:43
Late goals from Raheem Sterling and Philippe Coutinho give Liverpool a dramatic win over Bolton in their FA Cup fourth-round replay.

Seattle's Lynch escapes NFL fine

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 12:42
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch escapes an NFL fine for his behaviour during a Super Bowl media day.

Boko Haram 'kill 70 in Cameroon'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 12:08
Boko Haram militants have reportedly killed at least 70 people in an attack on a Cameroonian town near the Nigerian border.

25 men face child sex charges

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 11:54
West Yorkshire Police charge 25 men with child sex offences including rape, grooming and trafficking.

DR Congo 1-3 Ivory Coast

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 11:53
Ivory Coast make it into their third Africa Cup of Nations final in nine years after proving too strong for DR Congo.

9/11 plotter accuses Saudi royals

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 11:47
Convicted al-Qaeda plotter Zacarias Moussaoui has claimed members of the Saudi royal family helped fund the 9/11 attacks.