International News

Micro-machines journey inside animal

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:55
In a case of science fiction meeting reality, microscopic machines have journeyed inside a living animal for the first time.

Cameroon punished for taking on Boko Haram

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:51
The new kidnappings in Cameroon by Nigeria's Boko Haram militants suggest the crisis is increasingly becoming a regional one, the BBC's Will Ross in Lagos reports.

Athletes at fault finds drugs panel

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:49
Gareth Warburton and Rhys Williams were at fault or negligent says drugs panel report published into failed doping tests.

Redknapp to stay as QPR manager

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:47
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes says Harry Redknapp will remain as the struggling Premier League club's manager.

Tear gas at Kenya playground protest

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:41
Kenyan police fire tear gas at pupils of a Nairobi government school protesting about the sale of their playground to a private developer.

Saint Laurent fashion to go on show

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:34
The first major UK exhibition on the fashion of Yves Saint Laurent is to be staged at the Bowes Museum in County Durham later this year.

VIDEO: Mosque letters 'absolutely right'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:34
Prime Minister David Cameron defends a letter signed by ministers urging Muslim leaders to explain how Islam "can be part of British identity".

Life on the road - Kvitova's diary

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:25
Petra Kvitova talks about life on the road with Team Petra in the Wimbledon champion's first BBC Sport column.

Plane comes off airport runway

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:20
An aircraft with 47 passengers and two crew onboard comes off the runway at Inverness Airport.

VIDEO: Top Argentine prosecutor found dead

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:11
An Argentine federal prosecutor who accused President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner of a cover-up has been found dead at his home in Buenos Aires.

Saudis 'can cope' with low oil price

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:09
Saudi Arabia can cope with low oil prices for "at least eight years", Saudi Arabia's petroleum minister's former senior adviser has told the BBC.

New Haitian government announced

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 02:07
Haitian President Michel Martelly has announced the formation of a new government which is to be sworn in on Monday.

Battle for Donetsk airport rages on

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:54
Rebels in eastern Ukraine reject the government's claim that its troops recaptured most of Donetsk airport, as fighting continues.

British trio ready for first round

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:51
Three Britons will be involved on day two of the Australian Open as they attempt to join Andy Murray in round two.

Husband admits decapitating wife

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:45
A man admits murdering his wife, who was found dead at their home in west London decapitated and with stab wounds and broken bones.

British Gas to cut gas prices by 5%

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:45
British Gas becomes the latest energy firm to announce a household gas price cut, promising a 5% fall in late February.

Top Argentine prosecutor found dead

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:41
Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who accused President Cristina Fernandez of a cover-up over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish centre, is found dead.

Indian cartoonist Laxman in hospital

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:39
Legendary Indian cartoonist RK Laxman, 94, is in a critical condition in hospital after suffering multiple-organ failure, doctors say.

Missed chances on killer 'appalling'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:35
The mother of a schoolboy murdered by a man he met through online gaming says it is "appalling" police missed previous allegations about the killer.

VIDEO: 'Nut rage' trial begins in South Korea

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-19 01:31
The former Korean Airlines executive, Cho Hyun-ah, has appeared in court in Seoul accused of violating aviation safety laws and endangering passengers.