International News

VIDEO: How aircraft 'talk' via satellite

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 08:58
The BBC's Richard Westcott speaks to Chris McLaughlin from Inmarsat at the company's headquarters about how satellite communication systems work.

Abbas 'must take risks' for peace

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 08:50
US President Barack Obama tells Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas he must take risks for peace, as the deadline for a final deal with Israel nears.

Duke and duchess visit Irish Guards

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 08:47
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the 1st Battalion Irish Guards at their barracks in Aldershot, Hampshire, to celebrate St Patrick's Day.

Man treated police 'like rag dolls'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 08:45
A man who throttled a policeman and threw another officer through a door is jailed for five years.

Waterworks security alert a hoax

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 08:38
A security alert in the Waterworks Park in north Belfast is declared a hoax.

Police probed over Shipman samples

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 08:34
Greater Manchester Police is to be investigated over allegations it misled relatives of women murdered by Harold Shipman when it disposed of human tissue samples.

US factory output in February rebound

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 08:19
US factory output rebounds in February, helped by a recovery in car and consumer goods manufacturing.

AUDIO: Sounds of lost Britain to be saved

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 08:04
A Swedish museum curator is to spend two years collecting distinctive British sounds before they disappear.

VIDEO: Property prices reach record high

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 07:58
Property asking prices reached a record high in March, according to the website Rightmove.

Teacher admits sex offences with boy

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 07:50
A 26-year-old teacher pleads guilty to four sexual offences against a schoolboy aged between 13 and 17.

VIDEO: Quake hits during US news broadcast

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 07:38
Los Angeles broadcaster KCBS was in the middle of a morning news programme when a 4.4-magnitude earthquake shook the city.

VIDEO: Pistorius trial day 11 - in 60 secs

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 07:34
The Oscar Pistorius trial has heard from a firearm specialist who testified the athlete had a good knowledge of the rules on gun use and dealing with intruders.

Plane co-pilot 'spoke last words'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 07:27
Officials in Malaysia say they believe the co-pilot of missing flight MH370 spoke the last words to ground controllers before it vanished.

VIDEO: On board new UK customs patrol boat

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 07:27
A brand new vessel has been launched by the Border Force to help in the fight against the trafficking of drugs along with other restricted or prohibited goods.

Monday afternoon's gossip column

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 07:22
Sagna demands £6m signing-on fee, Atletico want Torres back, Liverpool eye Shaqiri move plus more

VIDEO: John's story of being trafficked

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 07:05
A victim of trafficking, who came to Scotland from Uganda, speaks to the BBC about his ordeal.

Police officer dies in house fire

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 06:56
Staffordshire Police says one of its officers, PC David Beech, died in a fire at his home on Sunday.

Build HS2 more quickly, says boss

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 06:51
HS2 chairman Sir David Higgins calls on the government to "accelerate" the northern section of the £50bn high-speed rail project.

Spectacular cosmic discovery hailed

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 06:46
Scientists say they have found a signal left in the sky by the super-rapid expansion of space that occurred fractions of a second after the Big Bang.

Pistorius 'knew about gun laws'

BBC - Mon, 2014-03-17 06:44
The Oscar Pistorius trial hears from a firearm specialist who says the athlete has good knowledge of the rules on gun use and dealing with intruders.

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