International News

VIDEO: Teacher 'stalked by abuse victim'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 11:30
A teacher who had sex with a pupil at school avoids being sent to prison by a judge who said the victim "stalked him".

City newsagent to sell Charlie Hebdo

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 11:07
A Newport newsagent says he plans to sell copies of French weekly Charlie Hebdo due to customer demand.

Tulisa assault conviction upheld

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 11:03
Singer Tulisa Contostavlos loses an appeal against her conviction for assaulting a celebrity blogger at a music festival.

VIDEO: British man left in Guantanamo Bay

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 10:45
David Cameron will raise the issue of the one British resident left in Guantanamo Bay when he meets Barack Obama.

Rate of sea-level rise 'steeper'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 10:42
The rate at which the global oceans have risen in the past two decades is more significant than previously recognised, say US-based scientists.

Wilfried Bony: Ivory Coast's history-making striker

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 10:40
The trainee footballers hoping to emulate Man City's new striker

VIDEO: Muslims call for calm over magazine

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 10:36
Muslim leaders in the UK have called on their fellow Muslims to "remain calm and peaceful" when the English edition of Charlie Hebdo is published.

VIDEO: Searching for al-Qaeda clues in Riems

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 10:25
Al-Qaeda in Yemen claim responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo attacks in a video posted online.

Prisoner cancer death prompts change

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 10:13
The death of a murderer whose cancer was discovered two days before he died has led to changes in prison procedure, an inquest hears.

Racial motive theory in store attack

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 10:02
A man is held on suspicion of attempted murder after a suspected racially motivated attack at a supermarket in Flintshire.

Highway splits in Mozambique flood

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 09:39
A major highway in Mozambique splits as floods kill 73 people and displace tens of thousands in the country and neighbouring Malawi, officials say.

Staff 'told to obtain illegal votes'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 09:32
Employees of Tower Hamlets Council were warned they may lose their jobs if they did not illegally obtain 100 votes for Mayor Lutfur Rahman, according to court documents seen by BBC London.

Testing 'better than badger cull'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 09:15
Stepping up cattle testing is a far more effective bovine TB control strategy than shooting badgers, according to computer modelling work.

Facebook expands into workplaces

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 09:10
Facebook releases an app offering office workers a private alternative to email, challenging Microsoft's Yammer, LinkedIn and others.

Woman dies after burger bar meal

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 09:05
An 18-year-old woman dies following a suspected allergic reaction after eating at Almost Famous Burgers in Manchester city centre.

Woman's body found in Cardiff river

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 09:02
The body of a woman is found in the River Taff in Cardiff city centre following a two-day search.

Xiaomi: A bluffer's guide

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 09:01
A bluffer's guide to smartphone upstart Xiaomi

Spain's ex-king faces paternity suit

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 08:51
Spain's top court agrees to hear a paternity claim made against the former King Juan Carlos, by a woman claiming she is his daughter.

Prince George tops royal gifts chart

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 08:41
Prince George was sent more presents from round the world than any other UK royal last year, the lists of gifts received reveal.

How Osborne would run a budget surplus

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 08:40
George Osborne has set out how he would reduce the national debt by running budget surpluses in "normal times"