International News

Thai king's absence sparks concern

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 02:24
King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand fails to appear for a scheduled event, raising fresh concerns about his health.

Non-emergency police 101 number down

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 02:24
Several police forces are reporting the 101 contact number, designed for non-emergency issues, is down.

Rosberg tops final Abu Dhabi practice

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 02:12
Nico Rosberg wrestles back the psychological advantage at the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with fastest time in final practice.

Probe into hotel 'gas explosion'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 02:05
An investigation starts into a suspected gas explosion at a central London hotel that injured 14 people.

VIDEO: Newspapers 'kept from child's eyes'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 02:03
A mother from south London has persuaded Tesco to change the way it displays newspapers so that children cannot see words or images which she says may disturb them.

England happy to be underdogs - Finn

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 01:12
Middlesex fast bowler Steven Finn believes England may benefit from being regarded as underdogs at the World Cup.

Schools' role in tackling abuse

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 01:05
Schoolchildren should be taught what constitutes a healthy relationship to improve deep-seated attitudes towards violence against women, a senior AM says.

DUP 'could hold balance of power'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 01:03
Nigel Dodds tells the DUP's annual conference the party could hold the balance of power at Westminster after next May's general election.

Reckless accuses Farage of U-turn

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 00:46
Newly-elected UKIP MP Mark Reckless accuses Nigel Farage of a U-turn over whether European migrants could stay in the UK if it left the EU.

Police seek HIV rapist in Zimbabwe

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 00:31
Thames Valley Police believe a Northampton man who was found guilty of rape and knowingly infecting a woman with HIV is in Zimbabwe.

Boy, 11, dies after being hit by car

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 00:29
An 11-year-old boy dies after being hit by a car on the A90 Aberdeen to Dundee road on Friday evening.

150 weapons given up in gun amnesty

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 00:09
More than 150 weapons are handed over to police during a two-week amnesty.

Terror police arrest man at Heathrow

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 23:58
A 19-year-old man is arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism, police say.

Memorial due for Alan Henning

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 23:43
The family of murdered aid worker Alan Henning say they are struggling to understand his death, ahead of a memorial service.

VIDEO: Scrabble players compete in London

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 23:35
Some of the best Scrabble players from over 120 countries are in London competing to become World Champion and win a share of the prize money.

VIDEO: Labour calls for NHS investment

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 23:15
The Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls is calling for £1bn of banking scandal fines to be invested in the NHS.

VIDEO: Dizzy world of aerobatic flying

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 23:09
Mike Bushell has been to visit one British couple who will be going for gold in a motorsport event taking place 600m above earth - aerobatics

VIDEO: NHS staff set off to help fight Ebola

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 23:03
The first group of NHS medical staff are due to travel to Sierra Leone on Saturday to help the fight against the Ebola outbreak.

Deadly attack on north Kenya bus

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 22:13
Suspected members of the Somali militant group al-Shabab kill at least 28 people in an attack on a bus in northern Kenya, officials say.

VIDEO: 15 secs: How to block spying

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 21:56
Human rights group Amnesty International has released software to stop governments learning secrets from your computer.