International News

Been and Gone: The woman who swam with sharks, and the man who booked the Beatles

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 18:49
The woman who swam with sharks and other sad losses

The railway lines alarmingly close to the sea

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 18:44
The lines running alarmingly close to the sea

Can you stop a paedophile before they even start?

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 18:42
Can you stop a paedophile before they offend?

VIDEO: Fear of blasphemy case woman's family

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 17:45
The BBC's Shaimaa Khalil speaks to the family of Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi about their lives in hiding, after she was given a death sentence for insulting the Prophet Muhammad.

Six die as New York train hits car

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 17:34
A commuter train hits a vehicle on the tracks north of New York City, killing at least six people and injuring 12, officials say.

Jordan vows to avenge pilot's death

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 17:21
Jordan vows to avenge the killing of pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh after a video posted by Islamic State militants claims to show him being burned alive.

Empty shops 'show North-South divide'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 17:15
There are twice as many empty shops in England's northern towns and cities than in the South, research suggests.

Charities warn of rising homelessness

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 16:52
Rising numbers of people are at risk of homelessness in England, but official data does not reflect this, a study by charities says.

'Half of UK people' will get cancer

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 16:44
One in two people in the UK will probably develop cancer at some point, but lifestyle choices could still arrest the rise, experts say.

Is the Nigerian army failing?

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 16:34
Islamist militant group Boko Haram continues to wage a brutal insurgency in Nigeria. Four experts ask to what extent failings of the country's army are responsible.

Charity set up after sledging death

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 16:26
The family of a schoolteacher who died after a sledging accident in Glasgow are setting up a charity to help children in poverty.

Police stop and search children

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 16:25
Police Scotland has reneged on a commitment to abolish stop searches on young children, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.

Smucker enters pet food business

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 15:47
J M Smucker, the US maker of jam, coffee and packaged goods, is entering the fast-growing pet food business by buying Big Heart Pet Brands.

Argentina leader 'named in warrant'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 15:31
Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman planned an arrest warrant for President Fernandez before his mysterious death last month, investigators say.

Seven big myths about improving schools

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 15:17
Andreas Schleicher, in charge of the Pisa tests, reveals mistaken beliefs about what makes a high-performing education system

Hostage horror and cancer figures - papers

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 15:13
The killing of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh by Islamic State jihadists leads several papers, while others highlight predictions of increased cancer death rates.

'Genius' Ferguson hard to replace

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 15:11
Manchester United still have not found a replacement for former boss Sir Alex Ferguson, says agent Jorges Mendes.

Higher death rate 'driven by flu'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 15:03
The current death rate in England and Wales is running about one-third higher than is normal for this time of year, official statistics show.

Conquering the wave that no-one dared to surf

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 15:02
The man who conquered the wave no-one else dared to face

Facing the crocodile that 'ate my wife'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 15:00
Man battles crocodile that ate his pregnant wife