International News

Savage - talent alone is not enough

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 22:08
BBC Sport's Robbie Savage on how making it as a Premier League footballer takes more than talent alone.

VIDEO: Domestic abuse victims 'turned away'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 22:02
A leading charity is warning that refuge centres are having to turn a third of people away because of a lack of space.

VIDEO: Service to mark Birmingham bombings

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 21:55
A memorial service is to be held at Birmingham Cathedral for the victims of the IRA pub bombings in the city, marking the 40th anniversary of the attack.

Are all bets off after fresh UKIP win?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 21:50
After Mark Reckless wins the Rochester and Strood by-election, how significant a force is UKIP in British politics?

Rail electrification row settled

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 21:47
A deal is struck to electrify railway lines in the south Wales valleys after a row between the UK and Welsh governments over who should pay.

VIDEO: Can Russia and the West reconcile?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 21:11
One year on from the Ukrainian protests which toppled Viktor Yanukovych, John Simpson visits Moscow's Red Square to consider how serious the divide between Moscow and the West has become.

VIDEO: Moment Reckless wins seat for UKIP

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 19:49
The UK Independence Party's Mark Reckless has won the Rochester and Strood by-election, giving the party a second seat at Westminster.

Japanese PM Abe dissolves parliament

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 19:32
Japan's PM Shinzo Abe dissolves parliament, paving the way for a snap election in December, as local media polls show a low level of support.

UKIP's Reckless wins Rochester seat

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 19:21
UKIP's Mark Reckless wins the Rochester and Strood by-election - the party's second Westminster seat.

Malaysia diplomat denies NZ charges

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 19:09
A Malaysian diplomat accused of attempted rape and burglary in New Zealand pleads not guilty to his charges in Wellington.

Letter clues in 1994 taxi shooting

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 19:00
Three pieces of evidence are revealed by police investigating the 1994 murder of a taxi driver.

VIDEO: Who is Philly Jesus?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 18:17
Who exactly is Philly Jesus?

Dutch Syria girl to appear in court

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 18:14
A Dutch teenager whose mother helped bring her back from the conflict in Syria is due to appear in court on suspicion of threatening state security.

MPs to debate NHS 'privatisation'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 17:15
MPs will debate are to debate a bill which its supporters say will roll back what they see as the creeping privatisation of the NHS in England

Log theory for Nessie sightings

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 17:07
A conservation charity suggests an increase in sightings of the Loch Ness Monster was due to debris from woodland on the shores of the loch.

December start for Nicaragua canal

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 17:04
Nicaragua says construction of its $50bn inter-oceanic canal will begin next month after feasibility studies are approved.

VIDEO: Myanmar: investment will create jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:59
Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is attracting increasing amounts of foreign investment but is hoping to win more with a message of cheap and plentiful labour.

Sturgeon to reshuffle cabinet

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:47
Scotland's new First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is expected to announce a ministerial re-shuffle later with a strong female presence expected.

Early Mackintosh artwork restored

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:46
One of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's earliest works is recreated on the walls of the Glasgow Art Club as part of a £1.2m refurbishment.

Honour abuse group wins lottery cash

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:42
A project supporting victims of honour abuse in Edinburgh is been awarded almost £800,000 from the Big Lottery Fund.

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