International News

“We just need to pee” transgender protest

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 18:56
Public toilet selfies as a protest tactic

Iraq 'could take Tikrit in a week'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 18:44
Pro-government Shia militias battling to oust Islamic State from Tikrit tell the BBC they hope to retake the Iraqi city within a week.

Testosterone boost 'could cut deaths'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 18:42
Boosting men's testosterone levels could potentially prevent deaths from heart disease and type 2 diabetes, UK doctors and scientists say.

S Club 7 reunion star acts the part

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 18:20
Hannah Spearritt looks ahead to S Club 7 reunion

Supersonic car gets its superwheels

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 17:23
The process begins of machining the fastest wheels in automotive history for the Bloodhound Supersonic Car project.

Spain shaken up by anti-corruption parties

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 17:19
The emergence of two new parties has blown the Spanish political scene wide open, writes James Badcock.

Clarkson to 'move on?' - front pages

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 16:45
The saga of Jeremy Clarkson's suspension by the BBC rumbles on, with the Sun saying he "hints" in his weekly column that he could quit Top Gear.

Tobacco tax 'must help clear litter'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 16:43
Tax earned from tobacco sales should be used to help with the cost of clearing up cigarette litter, an MPs' report recommends.

'Bullies called me the world's ugliest woman online'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 16:31
'I found a video online calling me a monster'

The Democratic Republic of Style

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 16:27
The Democratic Republic of Style

Missing the old Gypsy orchestras

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 16:24
A lament for the Gypsy orchestras that once thronged Budapest

Gruesome Thatcher cartoons on show

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 16:18
An exhibition exploring cartoonist Gerald Scarfe's controversial depictions of Margaret Thatcher opens in County Durham.

VIDEO: Should museums ban selfie-sticks?

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 15:59
In this week's vlog, Will Gompertz weighs up the arguments in the “gizmos "non-grata"” debate.

VIDEO: Oil threat to mountain gorillas

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 15:37
The Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo has told the BBC the country is looking at redrawing the boundaries of Virugna National Park

New York trio denies 'IS aid plot'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 15:28
Three New York foreign residents plead not guilty in a US court to charges that they attempted to provide support for Islamic State (IS) militants.