International News

VIDEO: Gay couple kiss ban sparks protest

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 18:46
Around 2,000 people demonstrate outside a traditional coffee house in Vienna for ejecting a lesbian couple for kissing.

Europe on high alert over terrorism

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 18:41
Security has been tightened across Europe, as Belgium joins France in deploying troops alongside police after a series of anti-terror raids.

VIDEO: Is cheap oil good or bad for India?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 17:08
India is one of the biggest oil importers, but is the low price of crude all good news for the country and its people?

How do immigrants forge a sense of identity?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 17:04
The Paris attacks have raised the question of how immigrants deal with identity and a sense of belonging, says BBC social affairs reporter John McManus.

Saving Bosnia's past from the ashes

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 16:49
Saving Bosnia's history from the ashes

Shakespear of Arabia

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 16:40
The dashing captain who died too soon to be Lawrence of Arabia

Pope visits typhoon-hit Tacloban

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 16:02
Pope Francis will meet survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, which killed more than 7,000 in 2013, in Tacloban on the second day of his Philippines visit.

Toy trains from the past 200 years

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 15:59
The childhood fascination that has endured nearly 200 years

Mikaeel Kular: Vigil being held

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 15:52
A vigil for three year old Mikaeel Kular from Edinburgh whose body was found a year ago is being held later.

Making curry the Victorian way

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 15:39
Putting a Victorian curry recipe to the test

Backlash over police sniper training

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 15:31
US police officers are being criticised for using mug shots of black suspects for target practice at a shooting range in Florida.

Adventurers in a class of their own

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 15:31
Why are so many British explorers privately educated?

Trojan Horse review 'farcical'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 15:15
A review into how the Department for Education dealt with concerns over extremism in Birmingham schools is 'farcical', a headteacher tells the BBC.

Food tax 'would fund public health'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 15:10
A fifth of VAT raised on unhealthy foods should go back to councils to fund health and leisure facilities, the Local Government Association says.

Poor sleep 'link to teen drink risk'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 15:07
Poor sleep in teenage years could be an early warning sign for alcohol problems, illicit drug use and regretful sexual behaviour, according to US research.

VIDEO: Does art imitate life, or life imitate art?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 15:01
In this week's vlog, Will Gompertz considers the question of whether art imitates life, or life imitate art.

Most pupils 'never shower' after PE

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 15:01
More than half of secondary school boys and two-thirds of girls never shower after PE, A study suggests.

VIDEO: Video of SpaceX rocket crash landing

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 14:46
The inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk has shared video footage of the moment his SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket crashed into a floating spaceport.

I am treated differently - Mourinho

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 14:38
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho insists he and Chelsea are treated differently, as he contests a disciplinary charge.

'Continent on edge' - front pages

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 14:34
Counter-terror measures across Europe are once again on some front pages, while other papers focus on financial matters.