International News

Mormon founder 'had up to 40 wives'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:56
The Mormon church admits for the first time that its founder, Joseph Smith, took multiple wives, with the number estimated to be up to 40.

Federer outclasses Nishikori

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:55
Swiss world number two Roger Federer overcame Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-2 at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

VIDEO: Home Affairs Committee

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:46
MPs hear evidence on historic child abuse.

Smith pulls out of worlds with virus

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:41
Commonwealth champion Zoe Smith withdraws from the weightlifting world championships in Kazakhstan because of a virus.

Anguish at South Korea ferry verdict

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:37
A verdict of negligence on three senior officers of a South Korean ferry that sank in April, killing over 300, angers many victims' relatives as too lenient.

One in 10 sausages 'has hepatitis E'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:35
Experts warn one in 10 sausages in England and Wales could lead to a hepatitis E virus infection (HEV) if they are not cooked properly.

VIDEO: China's Xi urges economic integration

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:32
The formal part of the Apec summit in Beijing has ended but the US and Chinese presidents have been holding private talks, as Martin Patience reports from Beijing.

VIDEO: Veterans attend Menin Gate ceremony

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:29
Thousands of people attend a ceremony at the Menin Gate to mark the anniversary of the WW1 armistice.

Nigeria fury over US arms refusal

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:25
Nigeria criticises the US for refusing to sell the government "lethal" weapons to fight militant Islamists as they seize another town.

Syria's disappeared

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:18
The story of the people snatched from Syria's streets

Why do Indian women go to sterilisation camps?

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:02
After 11 women die in a botched mass sterilisation attempt in central India, the BBC's Geeta Pandey explains why Indian women go to sterilisation camps.

Rocket bike sets 207mph speed record

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:01
The pilot of a rocket-equipped push bicycle tells the BBC it was "very scary" to ride the vehicle at 207mph, breaking his previous record.

UN concern over Colombia Farc verdict

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 05:33
The UN has expressed concern over the sentencing by an indigenous court in Colombia of seven Farc rebels over the murder of two indigenous leaders.

Inquiry into prisoners' tapped calls

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 05:32
An investigation into the recording of telephone calls between prisoners and their constituency MPs is ordered by the justice secretary.

One-off repeat for Bellingham's Oxo ad

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 05:28
A 1984 Oxo advert starring Lynda Bellingham is to be screened on Christmas Day as a tribute to the actress who died last month.

From target man to teacher

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 05:21
Former Blackpool and Hull striker Ben Burgess on his decision to swap the changing room for the classroom.

Morocco will not host 2015 Afcon

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 04:40
The Confederation of African Football confirms Morocco will not host the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations but no new venue is announced.

Deaths boat was 'pushed to extremes'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 04:38
A powerboat was being "pushed to its extremes" when it turned sharply throwing a family of six into the water and killing the father and a daughter, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: Fashion advice for political leaders

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 04:29
Clothes Show presenter on the appearance of David Cameron, Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg, Nigel Farage and Natalie Bennett.

Google to lease former Nasa airfield

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 04:28
Google is to pay over £1bn to rent an airfield but little is known about what it plans to do there.