International News

Jail for man who hit dad over beer

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 04:19
A Belfast man who assaulted his father for running out of beer on Christmas Eve is jailed for four months.

Ruling is made in pregnant mum case

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 03:56
A judge in Dublin's High Court rules that a life-support machine may be switched off in the case of a brain dead woman who is 18 weeks pregnant.

Archbishop of Canterbury has pneumonia

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 03:49
The Archbishop of Canterbury has pneumonia, Lambeth Palace says, a day after he pulled out of his Christmas Day sermon with a "severe cold".

Queen tops Christmas Day ratings

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 03:34
The Queen's Christmas Day broadcast shown on the BBC and ITV tops the TV ratings, with comedy Mrs Brown's Boys the single most-watched programme.

Baby's Christmas Day car rescue

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 03:17
A five-month-old girl is freed after being accidentally locked inside a car on Christmas Day.

Forecasters predict snow and ice

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 03:10
The Met Office issues weather warning for snow and ice across Scotland, with the exception of the Western Isles, on Boxing Day night.

VIDEO: New heart teen home for Christmas

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 02:53
A teenager is home for Christmas weeks after undergoing a heart transplant.

More children in hospital over drugs

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 02:46
The number of occasions Scottish children were treated in hospital as a result of illegal drug use increases by more than a third in two years.

Suu Kyi: More Myanmar action needed

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 02:45
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi tells the BBC the world is too optimistic about reform in the country, saying more is needed to achieve democracy.

UKIP chair regrets National Front past

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 02:43
The UKIP chairman in the Kent seat where leader Nigel Farage hopes to become an MP says he regrets his past membership of the National Front.

Short-let apartments spark Paris row

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 02:41
Growth of short holiday lets alarms Paris authorities

SFA dish out £1.7m in club funding

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 02:41
The Scottish FA announces an increased raft of funding for member clubs, with £1.7m being doled out over the festive period.

Man's body found in city centre

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 02:22
Police in Edinburgh are investigating the death of a man who was found in the early hours of this morning.

Turkey 'insult' teenager released

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 01:55
A Turkish teenager who was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been released but still faces trial.

Shoppers flock to Boxing Day sales

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 01:53
Shoppers across the UK descend on their High Street stores for the annual Boxing Day sales.

City square attractions reopen

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 01:47
Festive attractions in Glasgow's George Square are to reopen after the lorry crash which killed six people on Monday.

Parcel delivery jobs under threat

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 01:38
Ninety City Link parcel delivery jobs in Wales are under threat as the firm goes into administration.

VIDEO: Boxing Day sales: 'Adrenaline rush'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 01:29
The Boxing Day sales are underway with retail analysts expecting it to come a close second to the so-called Black Friday sales last month.

Captain Smith steadies Australia

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 01:09
Australia captain Steven Smith guides the hosts to 259-5 on the opening day of the third Test against India.

Ukraine peace talks called off

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 00:59
Peace talks between Ukraine's government and pro-Russian rebels, due to take place in Minsk, have been called off, Belarusian officials say.