International News

'Fewer adults in higher education'

BBC - 5 hours 30 min ago
The number of adults in further education in England fell after they were required to borrow to pay for their courses, official data suggests.

Twins become fathers on same day

BBC - 5 hours 35 min ago
Twin brothers beat 'odds of 150,000/1' and become fathers of baby boys within hours of each other at the same hospital.

Gangster Frankie Fraser dies aged 90

BBC - 5 hours 40 min ago
The criminal and contemporary of the Kray twins, "Mad" Frankie Fraser, has died aged 90 in hospital, former associate Eddie Richardson confirms.

Learning the facts about learning

BBC - 5 hours 50 min ago
Government-commissioned research suggests many of the approaches to education we think work, are actually useless or even make matters worse.

Two men die 'snorting white heroin'

BBC - 6 hours 9 min ago
Two British men have died in Amsterdam after reportedly snorting a drug thought to have been white heroin.

Family 'crushed' by Ferguson ruling

BBC - 6 hours 31 min ago
The family of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot dead by a policeman, say they are "crushed" by the decision not to charge Darren Wilson.

Art school blaze caused by foam can

BBC - 6 hours 59 min ago
Fire service report says the Glasgow School of Art blaze was caused by gases from a foam canister coming into contact with a projector.

VIDEO: Cat meat off the menu in Switzerland?

BBC - 7 hours 11 min ago
An animal rights group in Switzerland has started a campaign to try to outlaw the eating of cats and dogs.

Sex assault charge for radio host

BBC - 7 hours 17 min ago
Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation presenter Jian Ghomeshi has been arrested and charged with sexual assault, Toronto police say.

VIDEO: 'I found rare Shakespeare Folio'

BBC - 7 hours 20 min ago
Librarian and Medieval literature expert Rémy Cordonnier tells the BBC about the moment he discovered a rare and valuable William Shakespeare First Folio.

Legendary London lamb chop enters stratosphere

BBC - 7 hours 29 min ago
How legendary London Lamb chop went airborne

Care home owners charged over neglect

BBC - 7 hours 29 min ago
Care home owners and staff member charged with mistreating vulnerable adults, in Preston, Lancashire

Oil price falls ahead of Opec meeting

BBC - 7 hours 34 min ago
The price of oil has fallen as Opec oil producers prepare for their meeting on Thursday and data shows crude stocks rose last week.

Snow snarls up Thanksgiving getaway

BBC - 7 hours 38 min ago
Harsh weather along the US east coast has disrupted one of the busiest travel days ahead of the country's Thanksgiving holiday.

Britons jailed over Syria terror camp

BBC - 7 hours 45 min ago
Two brothers from east London become the first Britons to be jailed for terrorism training in Syria.

VIDEO: Public Accounts Committee

BBC - 7 hours 55 min ago
MPs take evidence on flood risk management.

Runner tells of relief at rescue

BBC - 7 hours 59 min ago
An activities instructor who went missing in the Cairngorms has spoken of his relief at being found after a five-hour search operation.

VIDEO: Unsafe Christmas toys seized at Dover

BBC - 8 hours 6 min ago
Thousands of dangerous and counterfeit goods have been prevented from entering the UK after they were seized by Kent County Council Trading Standards from a huge consignment entering Dover Docks.

Murder inquiry into Prestwick death

BBC - 8 hours 19 min ago
Police have begun a murder inquiry into the death of a 60-year-old man found in his home in Prestwick on 20 November.

VIDEO: How Ferguson protests spread

BBC - 8 hours 38 min ago
BBC News looks at the aftermath of the decision not to charge a white policeman who killed black teenager Michael Brown.