National / International News

VIDEO: Fighting for India's sex crime victims

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 23:39
One woman tells the BBC's Leana Hosea how she is fighting for justice for the lower caste community in India, where sexual violence and discrimination is rife.

Ed's new 'leadership crisis'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 22:07
Ed Miliband might be advised to avoid Sunday's papers if he wants to avoid depression, as various stories say the Labour leader has lost the confidence of his colleagues and the public.

VIDEO: 'Thank you for standing by me'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 21:12
Kenneth Bae, one of two Americans to be released from detention in North Korea, thanks well wishers for their ''support and prayers'' on his arrival in the US.

Fresh protests over Mexico deaths

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 17:29
Protesters in the state of Guerrero attack government buildings after grisly details of the deaths of missing students emerge.

Nervous Kazakhstan 'sensitive' about Ukraine question

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 16:23
The crisis in Ukraine has prompted many in Kazakhstan to ask whether it will be next on Russia's hit list, reports the BBC's Abdujalil Abdurasulov.

VIDEO: High wire artists cross Victoria Falls

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 16:15
Two high wire artists have negotiated a successful crossing of the Victoria Falls on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border - the culmination of two years spent in training.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 16:12
The internet's obsession with a teen - and more trends of the week

The American who turned Ugly Betty into a Russian

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 16:04
The American who turned Ugly Betty into a Russian

Saving one of Italy's oldest cities from crumbling away

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 15:53
Can one of Italy's oldest cities be saved?

London from the sky

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 15:51
London's skyline as seen from above

Does the WW1 tourist trade exploit the memory of the fallen?

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 15:48
Does the WW1 tourist trade respect or exploit the dead?

Honduran jailed in Mexico goes home

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 15:41
A Honduran migrant who was jailed and abused in Mexico for more than five years before being released without charge is set to return home.

Brain's taste secrets uncovered

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 15:00
The brain has dedicated neurons for each of the five taste categories - salty, bitter, sour, sweet and umami - scientists have discovered.

The time when spy agencies officially didn't exist

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 14:41
The time when spy agencies officially didn't exist

Why capitalism hasn't triumphed

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 14:39
Why the triumph of capitalism may not be all it seems

Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity?

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-08 14:31
Have the Danes cracked childhood obesity?