International News

Honduras children 'killed by gangs'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 15:52
Authorities in Honduras are investigating the deaths of at least seven children who may have been murdered after refusing to join criminal gangs.

Obama calls for death penalty review

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 15:44
US President Obama will ask his attorney general to investigate problems over the application of the death penalty after a botched execution.

European elections: Too poor for a dress in Spain

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 15:36
Hard times for many of the women of Seville

How Bob Hoskins helped adults learn to read

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 15:32
British actor Bob Hoskins, who died aged 71, was the star of several big-screen blockbusters. But his early role in a BBC adult education series had a huge impact.

The curious tale of the economist and the Cezanne in the hedge

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 15:28
How a Cezanne painting ended up in a Sussex hedge

Getting rid of dirt - and murder victims

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 15:21
An element that helps get rid of dirt - and murder victims

VIDEO: The UK's biggest comic collection

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 15:14
The co-curator, of what is said to be the UK's biggest comic collection, gives a guided tour of the British Library's latest exhibition

Fellaini saddened by Moyes sacking

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 15:09
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini was "sad" to see David Moyes sacked as manager last month.

VIDEO: 3D-printed house built in Amsterdam

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 15:03
Architects in Amsterdam have started building what they say is one of the world's first full-sized 3D-printed houses.

Alaska 'reality show' troopers shot

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 15:01
A teenager is arrested in connection with the fatal shooting in Alaska of two state troopers who appeared in a reality television show.

Who will win the Premier League?

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 14:52
BBC Sport on how this week's games could play a key role in Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City's title hopes

UK winner scoops £73m lottery jackpot

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 14:38
A UK ticket-holder wins a £73m jackpot in the EuroMillions draw - the eighth biggest UK win - the National Lottery says.

VIDEO: 'Appalling conditions' in Sudan camp

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 14:08
The BBC's Alastair Leithead reports from a refugee camp in South Sudan, where people are living in "appalling conditions", as the conflict worsens.

India election: Taking the voters' pulse at tea shops

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 13:42
Sir Mark Tully tries to gauge the mood of Indian voters

VIDEO: Fire kills dozens in Odessa clashes

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 13:36
Dozens of people have been killed in a fire in an official building in the city of Odessa in south-west Ukraine, local police say.

O'Sullivan wins to reach world final

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 13:16
Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Barry Hawkins 17-7 to reach the World Championship final.

Heathrow flight 'Mers' virus warning

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 13:09
UK health officials issue advice to passengers after a suspected case of the Mers respiratory virus on board a flight from Saudi Arabia to London.

Talks to avert next Tube strike fail

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 13:09
Talks aimed at averting a new round of strikes on the Tube have failed, union bosses say.

Why washing machines die young

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-02 13:01
Why washing machines are no longer built to last

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