International News

Heavy shooting in Gambian capital

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 01:49
Heavy gunfire erupts near the presidential palace in The Gambia, while head of state Yahya Jammeh is out of the country.

Top memes and viral videos of 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 01:30
The biggest memes and viral ads of the past year

Name given after fatal bus collision

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 01:24
Police release the name of a woman who died after being knocked down by a bus in Lisburn, County Antrim.

Newcastle duo take temporary charge

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 01:18
John Carver and Steve Stone will be in charge for Newcastle's next two matches with Alan Pardew set to join Crystal Palace.

FTSE falls on Greece and oil woes

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 01:05
London's leading shares fall in early Tuesday trading as fears persist over Greece's bail-out programme and the price of Brent crude falls further.

Cycling's cheerleader for change

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 01:04
Shorter Grand Tours and proper contests between top riders - the owner of cycling's 'superteam' outlines his remedy for renewal.

Albanian seamen die in ferry rescue

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 01:01
Two Albanian seamen are killed on a tugboat while towing the fire-stricken Norman Atlantic ferry.

Next revises profit expectations up

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 00:54
Fashion chain Next expects yearly profits to recover some of the ground lost after a warm spell in the third quarter.

Actor Diamond in court over stabbing

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 00:49
Former Saved by the Bell actor Dustin Diamond has appeared in court in Wisconsin, accused of stabbing a man at a bar on Christmas Day.

Howard out for up to six weeks

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 00:43
Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard will be out of action for up to six weeks after picking up a calf injury.

India captain Dhoni quits Tests

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 00:15
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni retires from Test cricket with immediate effect at the age of 33.

Actress Luise Rainer dies aged 104

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 23:54
Actress Luise Rainer, who became the first winner of consecutive Oscars in the 1930s, dies at the age of 104.

VIDEO: Ebola convoy arrives at Royal Free

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 23:50
A health worker who was diagnosed with Ebola after returning to Scotland from Sierra Leone has arrived at a specialist treatment centre in London.

Westland: Heseltine's Libya concerns

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 23:45
Michael Heseltine tried to stop a US-led bid for a UK defence firm in 1985 by warning of possible Libyan links, documents show.

VIDEO: SS Vega's WWII relief mission

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 23:29
People living in the war-torn Channel Islands 70 years ago faced a desperate plight as, after years of German occupation, food and medical supplies had all but run out.

Two children and adult die in fire

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 23:07
Two children and an adult die in a fire in a caravan in Newchapel, Surrey.

VIDEO: Sports toughen up on drug cheats

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 22:58
Tougher penalties for athletes proven to be drug cheats will take effect on 1 January, with the introduction of the World Anti-Doping Agency's new code.

House price growth 'slows again'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 22:41
The UK housing market continues to slow down, Nationwide says, with annual house price inflation falling to 7.2% in December.

Mumbai attack suspect detained again

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 22:36
Police in Pakistan detain suspected Mumbai attacks mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi in a kidnapping case, days after another court gave him bail.

Putin critic gets suspended sentence

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 22:08
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is given a suspended three-and-a-half year prison sentence after being found guilty in a fraud trial.

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