International News

VIDEO: Humpback whales shock fishermen

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 15:26
Two Norwegian men fishing in Troms came within an arm's length of a group of humpback whales.

VIDEO: Artist captures 100 faces of war

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 15:18
An exhibition has opened in Chicago featuring the work of artist Matt Mitchell. He has painted 100 US military veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

VIDEO: Grandson of Uzbekistan's president speaks

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 15:17
Newsnight has spoken to the President of Uzbekistan's grandson

Bomb suspect faces Paris extradition

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 15:11
A Canadian academic accused of a deadly 1980 bombing outside a synagogue in Paris is due to arrive in France on Saturday after losing an extradition battle.

Language lessons need 'new life'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 15:09
Language teachers should aim beyond "functional phrasebook competence" and instil a desire for self-expression in pupils, a leading headmistress says.

Stars set for Band Aid 30 session

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 15:06
One Direction, Emeli Sande and Ed Sheeran are among the stars going into the studio later to record a new version of the Band Aid single for charity.

'Major milestone' in polio battle

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 15:02
A "major milestone" in the elimination of polio has been reached, the US Centres for Disease Control says.

VIDEO: Soccer seen as 'sissyball' in Deep South

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 15:01
Why some in the US remain deeply suspicious of soccer

Leaders meet in Brisbane for G20

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 14:59
World leaders are meeting in Brisbane, Australia, for the first day of the G20 summit, with global growth the focus of the talks.

Ugandan priest found in Mexico grave

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 14:49
Forensic experts in Mexico looking for 43 missing students identify the remains of a missing Ugandan Catholic priest kidnapped in April.

Philae comet lander back in contact

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 14:42
The Philae lander re-establishes radio contact with its orbiting Rosetta satellite and is sending data from the surface of the Comet 67P.

What next for beaten Murray?

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 14:41
John McEnroe, Tim Henman and Mats Wilander have their say on where Andy Murray must go with his game.

'Heavyweight' win delights Strachan

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 14:33
Scotland boss Gordon Strachan said his side's Euro 2016 qualifying victory over the Republic of Ireland was "mesmerising".

VIDEO: Is Germany's economy flatlining?

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 13:48
The BBC's Robert Peston reports from Hamburg on the economic condition of Germany, which has seen growth figures of just 0.1% in the third quarter of the year.

VIDEO: Jessica Ennis-Hill is sent rape tweet

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 13:45
Ched Evans row: Jessica Ennis-Hill is sent rape tweet

Borders warning and NHS winter fears - front pages

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 13:39
A warning to the EU over migration, concerns over the NHS this winter and the new SNP leader feature on Saturday's front pages.

Rooney targets 2018 World Cup

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 13:34
Wayne Rooney says he wants one more crack at World Cup glory, ahead of his 100th appearance for England.

'Man and children' involved in crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 13:13
The emergency services are at the scene of a crash in Glasgow in which a man and two children are thought to have been involved.

Algeria leader 'in French hospital'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 13:12
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 77, has been hospitalised in France, according to French officials.

Immigration reform battle is about to get ugly

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 13:08
President Barack Obama is reportedly prepared to take unilateral action on immigration. How far will Republicans in Congress go to block him?