International News

Murray eases past Nadal in Abu Dhabi

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 06:07
Andy Murray coasts to a 6-2 6-0 victory over world number three Rafael Nadal in the Mubadala World Tennis Championship.

VIDEO: Ancient coin hoard found in field

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 05:56
Metal detector enthusiasts in Buckinghamshire have uncovered what is thought to be one of biggest hoards of ancient coins ever found in Britain.

VIDEO: Twitter comic cleans striker's boots

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 05:41
Comedian Paddy McGuinness keeps his Twitter promise to clean Emile Heskey's boots.

Men-only relationship classes mooted

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 05:40
Fathers could be offered men-only relationship classes to encourage them to stay involved with their children under a government pilot scheme.

VIDEO: Seven left shaken after gun attack

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 05:21
Seven members of a family, aged between 18 and 53, are left shaken after a gun attack at a house in Omagh, County Tyrone.

What are the Conservatives' prospects for 2015?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 05:13
The Conservatives' prospects for 2015, after an up and down 2014

McGuinness scrubs Heskey's boots

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 05:09
Comedian Paddy McGuinness keeps his promise to clean Emile Heskey's boots after the striker scored during his first game for Bolton Wanderers.

Draghi comments send euro lower

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 05:08
The value of the euro has fallen to its lowest level since the middle of 2010, following comments from Mario Draghi, the President of the European Central Bank.

Paris funeral for naturism founder

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 05:04
The funeral of Christiane Lecocq, one of the founder members of the world's naturism or nudism movement, takes place in Paris.

VIDEO: Italian navy boards migrant ship

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 05:04
The Italian coastguard has taken control of a merchant ship carrying more than 400 migrants that is adrift in the Mediterranean without any crew on board.

VIDEO: General election campaigning begins

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 04:46
It is only the second day of the new year but already the starting gun has already been fired in the campaign to woo voters ahead of the general election.

'Significant fire' closes main road

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 04:43
One of the main roads leading into Port Talbot is closed while crews deal with a "significant fire" in a Chinese takeaway.

VIDEO: Inside China's Xinjiang province

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 04:36
The BBC's Carrie Gracie visits China's Xinjiang province, home to China's predominantly Muslim Uighurs, viewed by authorities as a "terrorist" threat.

The hazards of pursuing happiness

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 04:30
Does the pursuit of happiness make everyone miserable?

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 04:30
Breaking Bad is the show people most often lie about having watched, and more nuggets.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 04:30
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Body found after new year night out

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 04:26
A body is found in the search for a teenager who disappeared during a new year's night out with friends in Manchester city centre.

Belfry stabbings reports 'malicious'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 04:17
The promoters of a New Year's Eve event at The Belfry resort in which six people were stabbed brand media reports of the incident "malicious".

Ebola outbreak 'will end in 2015'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 04:16
The deadly Ebola outbreak will be ended in 2015, although health teams face an "epic battle", says the head of the UN team fighting the disease.

VIDEO: Can supersized holes recruit golfers?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 03:49
The BBC's Jeremy Howell reports on golf is doing to get back on the financial fairway.