International News

Evidence of liquid water on Mars

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 09:32
Nasa's Curiosity rover has found that water can exist as a liquid near the Martian surface.

Striker 'was match-fixing middleman'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 09:21
A former Premier League footballer searched for players to help "fix" lower league matches, a court hears.

Clegg would reject Tory welfare cuts

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 09:15
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg tells the BBC he would not enter into another coalition with the Conservatives if they insist on their proposal of £12bn welfare cuts.

Where is the Yemen conflict heading?

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 09:02
For almost three weeks a Saudi-led coalition has been pummelling Houthi rebels across Yemen, but Frank Gardner says there have so far been no clear winners or losers.

Abducted Nigerian girls 'seen alive'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 08:59
More than 50 of the girls abducted by militant Islamists in Nigeria last year were seen alive three weeks ago, a woman tells the BBC.

Uruguay author Eduardo Galeano dies

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 08:47
Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano has died in Montevideo aged 74 after suffering from lung cancer.

Kenya gang-rape trio get 15 years

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 08:40
Three men accused of gang-raping a teenage girl in western Kenya before dumping her in an open latrine last year are sentenced to 15 years in prison.

NI polling station decision upheld

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 08:11
Northern Ireland's chief electoral officer has upheld his decision to stop using a school as a polling station because of loyalist intimidation.

VIDEO: Spieth's record-breaking Masters win

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 08:10
BBC Sport reviews Jordan Spieth's Masters win at Augusta, a victory that saw the 21-year-old break several scoring records along the way.

Price of '.sucks' investigation

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 08:09
The authority that decides which letters a web address is allowed to finish with is concerned at the high charges for the new '.sucks' name.

Man jailed for mugging 92-year-old

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 08:00
A homeless man who knocked over a frail London pensioner to steal just £5 is jailed for 30 months.

Rubio 'announces presidential bid'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 07:59
Florida Senator Marco Rubio has told donors that he will run for the Republican nomination for US president in 2016, US media report.

Real problems? Why Atletico can shock rivals

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 07:40
Real Madrid might be favourites to reach the Champions League semi-finals, but Atletico hold the upper hand this season.

Labour: Reshaping British capitalism?

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 07:37
As Labour shifts its critique to the supply side of the economy, Duncan Weldon considers the pitfalls of "reshaping" the UK's business model.

Coulson perjury trial date put back

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 07:27
The former editor of the News of the World, Andy Coulson, will stand trial in Scotland on a charge of perjury three weeks later than expected.

Warmer seas 'will change British diet'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 07:02
Warming seas will push traditional fish and chips off the British menu, a study suggests.

Russia unfreezes Iran arms delivery

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:59
Russia lifts a ban on supplying Iran with an advanced air defence missile system, after Tehran struck an interim deal to curb its nuclear activities.

Man guilty over fatal campsite crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:56
A man is found guilty of causing a pensioner's death at an Aberdeenshire campsite by driving dangerously with his girlfriend sitting on his knee.

What are Chinese shoppers buying in Hong Kong?

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:48
As China moves to restrict mass shopping in Hong Kong, the BBC looks at who the shoppers are and what is on their list.

VIDEO: Deadly wildfires rage in Siberia

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:46
Thousands of Russians are displaced and several killed as severe wildfires rage in southern and eastern Siberia.