BBC News

Syndicate content BBC News - World
The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 10 min 43 sec ago

World leaders pay respects in Riyadh

January 24, 2015 - 3:28pm
World leaders gather in Saudi Arabia to offer condolences after the death on Friday of King Abdullah at the age of 90.
Categories: News

Liverpool 0-0 Bolton Wanderers

January 24, 2015 - 2:49pm
Bolton produce an exceptional defensive display to deny Liverpool at Anfield and earn an FA Cup fourth-round replay.
Categories: News

Elche 0-6 Barcelona

January 24, 2015 - 2:44pm
Neymar and Lionel Messi both score twice as Barcelona beat Elche to keep pace with La Liga leaders Real Madrid.
Categories: News

Mourinho 'ashamed' of FA Cup exit

January 24, 2015 - 2:03pm
Jose Mourinho is "ashamed" by the loss to Bradford City, while Manchester City also lose on a dramatic day of shocks in the FA Cup.
Categories: News

Ukraine bailout 'credibility' boost

January 24, 2015 - 12:39pm
Ukraine's new finance minister Natalie Jaresko says a proposed bailout package from the International Monetary Fund will be "sufficient to rebuild credibility" in the country's economy.
Categories: News

Chelsea 2-4 Bradford City

January 24, 2015 - 12:18pm
League One Bradford City produce an amazing comeback from 2-0 down to beat Premier League leaders Chelsea in the FA Cup.
Categories: News

Manchester City 0-2 Middlesbrough

January 24, 2015 - 12:17pm
Patrick Bamford and Kike send Manchester City out of the FA Cup against Championship opponents for the second year running.
Categories: News

'Machete' attack prompts murder probe

January 24, 2015 - 11:59am
A murder inquiry is launched after a man died in a suspected machete attack outside a Gloucester pub that has led to an arrest.
Categories: News

VIDEO: Sharpton: 'Permanent change is coming'

January 24, 2015 - 11:46am
Civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton tells the BBC that he believes a change is coming to the US after protests over the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
Categories: News

VIDEO: Witnesses quizzed over Nisman death

January 24, 2015 - 11:33am
Investigators in Argentina are continuing to question key witnesses following the death of Alberto Nisman, a state prosecutor whose body was found just hours before he was due to testify to a congressional committee.
Categories: News

Spain arrests jihadist suspects

January 24, 2015 - 10:39am
Four suspected Islamist militants "prepared and willing to attack Spain" are arrested in the Spanish territory of Ceuta bordering Morocco, police say.
Categories: News

ECB warns over 'weakened' EU project

January 24, 2015 - 10:34am
A top official at the European Central Bank warns that unemployment and low growth are undermining the European Union.
Categories: News

Rockets 'kill 20' in Ukraine port

January 24, 2015 - 10:26am
Rockets fired by pro-Russian rebels kill at least 20 people and injure dozens in Ukraine's government-held port city of Mariupol, police say.
Categories: News

Brazil in 'worst water crisis'

January 24, 2015 - 10:08am
Brazil's Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira says the country's most populous states are experiencing their worst water crisis since 1930.
Categories: News

Egypt death penalty retrial ordered

January 24, 2015 - 9:46am
An Egyptian court orders a retrial for 37 Muslim Brotherhood supporters sentenced to death over an attack on a police station in 2013.
Categories: News

Mrs Doubtfire musical in the works

January 24, 2015 - 9:17am
Composer of Disney's Aladdin and Little Shop of Horrors reveals he's working on a musical based on the 1993 film.
Categories: News

Tangerine Dream's Froese dies at 70

January 24, 2015 - 8:03am
Edgar Froese, the founding member of the German ambient electronic group Tangerine Dream, dies in Vienna at the age of 70.
Categories: News

Kvitova out in Australian Open shock

January 24, 2015 - 7:22am
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is out of the Australian Open after a 6-4 7-5 defeat by 19-year-old Madison Keys.
Categories: News

Fresh anti-rebel protests in Yemen

January 24, 2015 - 7:18am
Thousands of Yemenis take to the streets in the capital Sanaa to protest against Shia Houthi rebels who have taken over much of the city.
Categories: News

Serena joins Venus in round four

January 24, 2015 - 6:06am
Serena and Venus Williams reach the Australian Open last 16, while Novak Djokovic wins - plus round-up, quotes and pictures.
Categories: News


"Oye El Consejo" (Listen to My Advice) performed by Los Guayaberos, the musical group of legendary Cuban composer, Faustino Oramas (1911-2007; "El Guayabero").