International News

In pictures: US-Cuban relations

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 14:53
Cuba's relationship with the US in 16 images

Dujardin sets second world record

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 14:36
British double Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin & Valegro perform the "ride of our lives" to set another world record.

Death penalty for Nigerian soldiers

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 14:26
A Nigerian court martial in the capital Abuja sentences 54 soldiers to death for refusing to fight Boko Haram Islamist militants.

Making a Christmas special 'special'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 14:24
Making a Christmas special 'special'

VIDEO: 'Buddhist bug' art explores difference

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 14:19
Performance artist Anida Yoeu Ali's Buddhist bug series aims to answer questions about religion, identity and difference

VIDEO: Record 32 penalties in 100 seconds

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 14:07
Watch the record FA Cup shootout between League One side Scunthorpe United and non-league Worcester City in their second-round replay.

Worcester City 1-1 Scunthorpe United

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 14:01
Non-league Worcester City's FA Cup run ends as Scunthorpe win 14-13 in the longest penalty shootout in FA Cup history.

Sony cancels The Interview release

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 13:23
Sony cancels the release of The Interview, a film about a fictional plot to kill North Korea's leader, after major cinemas decide not to screen it.

What is behind the US-Cuba thaw?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 13:15
After the announcement of a "historic shift" in US-Cuba relations, how will the lives of Cubans change and how will the changes be received in Cuba and the US?

Bournemouth 1-3 Liverpool

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 13:12
Liverpool secure a much-needed victory as Raheem Sterling scores twice in a League Cup quarter-final win over Bournemouth.

Armitage banned for abusing fans

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 13:11
Toulon's Delon Armitage is banned for 12 weeks for using foul and abusive language towards Leicester Tigers fans.

Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Newcastle United

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 13:07
Four-time winners Tottenham move into the League Cup semi-finals with an emphatic win against Newcastle United.

Two charged over NI dissident terror

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 13:01
Another two men are charged with terror offences as part of an undercover police investigation into dissident republican terrorism in Newry, County Down.

Farc rebels declare unilateral truce

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 12:50
Colombia's Farc rebels declare a unilateral ceasefire for an indefinite period of time, but the government is yet to respond to the move.

Crolla has surgery after attack

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 12:37
Anthony Crolla has surgery after being attacked by burglars, suffering a fractured skull and a broken ankle.

Women to make bobsleigh history

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 11:56
Kaillie Humphries & Elana Meyers Taylor will this weekend become the first women to compete in a four-man bobsleigh World Cup event.

Cook's England form a 'big worry'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 11:44
Former England one-day coach Ashley Giles says captain Alastair Cook's form is a "big worry" ahead of the World Cup.

VIDEO: 'Shock and disbelief' in Peshawar

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 11:38
The BBC's Shaimaa Khalil has been meeting some of the families in Peshawar who are in grief following an attack by the Taliban on a school, killing 141 people, mostly children.

VIDEO: US navy develops 'fish' robot

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 11:18
The US military has been showing off its latest catch.

VIDEO: What might be 2015's big themes?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 11:14
Geeks v Spooks, microbiomes and elections at home and abroad: What Newsnight's specialists think could be 2015's big themes.

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