International News

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 05:15
The appointment of Ofsted's next head will be free of political interference, Nick Clegg insists.

Soldiers killed in north Iraq attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 05:14
Militants have killed 15 soldiers guarding an oil pipeline in a pre-dawn raid on their camp in northern Iraq and kidnapped another, officials say.

'Dumb Starbucks' owner revealed

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 05:14
The owner of a parody coffee shop in Los Angeles called "Dumb Starbucks" is revealed to be the Canadian television comedy personality Nathan Fielder.

Death linked to Neknominate 'tragic'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 05:13
A family describe their heartbreak after the death of a 29-year-old Cardiff man thought to be linked to the Neknominate drinking game.

Government fined for data breach

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 04:59
Northern Ireland's Department of Justice is fined £185,000 for auctioning off a filing cabinet that contained personal information about a victim of a terrorist attack.

Obituary: Shirley Temple

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 04:58
The life and career of Shirley Temple

Prince Charles and Camilla visit BBC

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 04:48
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visit BBC radio teams in London's New Broadcasting House as part of a day to celebrate British radio.

Deadly blasts hit Pakistan cinema

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 04:41
At least 10 people are killed when a series of blasts hit a cinema in Peshawar, north-west Pakistan, the second such attack in a fortnight.

VIDEO: Pharrell: My Oscar photo moment

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 04:39
This year's Oscar nominees have gathered for the traditional family photo in Beverley Hills. Nominees Pharrell Williams and Matthew McConaughey spoke about the experience

VIDEO: Police drive at A14 wrong-way car

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 04:37
An 81-year-old motorist driving the wrong way along the A14 at 50mph was stopped by police who put their car in the way of her vehicle.

Woman 'sexually abused by nun'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 04:27
A woman tells the Historical Abuse Inquiry how she was sexually abused by a nun when she was a young child.

China and Taiwan hold historic talks

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 04:12
China and Taiwan have held their first government-to-government talks since the end of the Chinese civil war in 1949.

Tidal Bay tops National weights

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 04:00
Tidal Bay tops the weights for the Grand National at Aintree, ahead of 2011 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Long Run.

Sea threat to force coastal retreat

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 03:50
Coastal communities in Wales face being abandoned as rising sea levels mean the cost of maintaining defences can no longer be justified, BBC Wales can reveal.

Firefighter dies suddenly on duty

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 03:50
A firefighter dies suddenly after collapsing at the scene of a fire in Lurgan, County Armagh.

Car smoking ban 'due before 2015'

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 03:50
A ban on smoking in cars carrying children in England will come into force before the next general election, which is due in 2015, No 10 sources say.

VIDEO: Cameron: Repairs will take time

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 03:41
The Prime Minister warns it will "take time" to put things right after the severe flooding that has hit large parts of southern England and Wales.

Is a complete ban on smoking next?

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 03:30
Is a complete ban on smoking next?

Egypt sets date for al-Jazeera trial

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 03:29
The judicial authorities in Egypt say the trial of 20 journalists, including four foreigners, on terrorism charges will start next week.

VIDEO: A look back at the life of Shirley Temple

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-11 03:29
Hollywood star Shirley Temple has died at the age of 85, her family has said.

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