National / International News

Outside judge to take Ferguson cases

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 19:07
A state judge will oversee the court in Ferguson, Missouri, after a highly critical US Department of Justice report.

Funding boost for ailing car industry

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 19:05
Australian government says it plans to restore hundreds of millions of dollars of taxpayer assistance to the ailing car manufacturing sector.

Bangladesh expels North Korea envoy

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 19:03
Bangladesh asks North Korea to remove one of its envoys after he was caught trying to smuggle 27kg (59lb) of gold into the country.

'Terror apologists must share blame'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 18:40
"Apologists" for those who commit acts of terrorism are partly responsible for the violence, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond will say later.

Brazil introduces femicide law

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 18:32
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff signs a new law which sets tough new penalties for domestic violence and the killing of women and girls.

VIDEO: Japan's 'deadliest night' remembered

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 18:26
Seventy years ago on the night of 9-10 March, in the Japanese capital, 334 American B-29 bombers dropped thousands of tonnes of incendiary bombs on the city's crowded wooden neighbourhoods.

China's inflation rises 1.4%

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 18:19
China's core inflation rate rose 1.4% in February from a year earlier, recovering from a more than five-year low and exceeding most expectations.

Perestroika: Reform that changed the world

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:32
The death of Russian leader Konsantin Chernenko 30 years ago marked the start of the transformation of Russian society, and international relations, says Prof Archie Brown.

Is the UK sure of its global role?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:26
After recent allegations of foreign policy failures, the BBC's James Robbins looks at where Britain stands now on the global stage.

How many Russians are fighting in Ukraine?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:24
Western arguments about how to counter President Vladimir Putin's support for east Ukraine separatists are leading to clashes over the question of how deeply involved Russia's military is in the conflict, says Mark Urban.

VIDEO: Welbeck winner & Sherwood success

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:15
Watch the best goals, funniest moments and star performances from the FA Cup quarter-finals in under 10 minutes.

Dallas murder has Muslims on edge

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:01
The murder of an Iraqi migrant has Muslims in Texas looking for answers just weeks after three Muslim students were killed in North Carolina.

No excuses for Di Maria - Van Gaal

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 16:46
Louis van Gaal says Angel Di Maria can have "no excuses" for his FA Cup quarter-final sending off against Arsenal.

Overseas aid bill set to become law

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 16:45
Plans to require future governments to honour an overseas aid spending target are set to become law in a move welcomed by campaigners.

Manford queries BBC over panel move

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 16:43
Comedian Jason Manford says the BBC's decision to "ban" all-male panels is "brilliant" but should not have been made public.

'Ugly' buildings we can't part with

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 16:42
The ugly buildings we just can't part with

Baileys Prize reveals book longlist

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 16:41
The 20-strong longlist for this year's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction features five debut novels, alongside an author nominated for her 20th book.

Dutch 'drug money' ministers resign

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 16:40
Dutch Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten and his state secretary resign after misleading parliament over compensation for a convicted drug trafficker.

VIDEO: Five things we know about Dancing Man

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 16:34
The hip-shaking viral groove machine of the moment

Alexander McQueen remembered

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 16:31
A tribute to the unique designer Alexander McQueen

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