International News

Ricci heiress convicted of tax fraud

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:52
Nina Ricci perfume and fashion heiress Arlette Ricci sentenced to one year in test case for HSBC tax fraud revelations.

China frees women's rights activists

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:50
China frees at least three of five women's rights activists detained for over a month in a case that has earned rebukes from the US and European Union.

French exams kick out les cliches

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:38
An exam board wants French exams to ditch dated vocabulary and talk about tattoos and festivals rather than trips to the seaside.

Muslim Brotherhood: From rapid rise to sharp decline

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:35
In the wake of the death sentences confirmed against Muslim Brotherhood members in Egypt, Yolande Knell looks at the group's dramatic reversal in fortunes since the 2011 Arab uprisings.

Election 2015 in pictures: 13 April

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:31
Images from the campaign trail: 13 April

New podcast will pick up where Serial left off

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:28
New podcast to continue Serial investigation

Pregnant at 65: Miracle of medicine

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:17
How is that medically possible?

Paint thrown at Gandhi statue in SA

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:16
A man appears in a South African court after paint was thrown at a statue of Mahatma Gandhi - following other attacks on historical monuments.

Accused nurse wrote of 'devil in me'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:15
A letter in which a nurse accused of murdering three patients wrote "there's a devil in me" has been shown in court.

VIDEO: Writer Guenter Grass dies at 87

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:03
Guenter Grass, German Nobel literature prize winner and author of The Tin Drum, has died aged 87.