International News

Burglars admit attacking lecturer

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:21
Four men admit to a burglary during which a university lecturer was savagely beaten at his south London home.

VIDEO: Royal Mail universal service at risk

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:21
Royal Mail boss Moya Greene has told MPs that there is a genuine threat to the continuation of the firm's "universal service" and has accused her company's competitors of "cherry picking" the most profitable business

VIDEO: Movember moustache praise from PM

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:13
David Cameron remarks on the look of Tory MPs Jake Berry and Jason McCartney, sporting Movember moustaches.

VIDEO: Nun's Like a Virgin hit raises eyebrows

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 05:09
A nun who won Italy's version of The Voice singing contest has released an album, revealing some unusual song choices.

UK team's data bonanza from comet

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:46
UK researchers obtain "rich" data from the Philae lander just before its power died.

Gunmen kill Pakistan polio workers

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:45
Four polio vaccination workers are shot dead and three injured in the south-west Pakistani city of Quetta.

Raqqa air strikes death toll rises

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:38
Almost 100 people are now believed to have died in a series of government air strikes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa on Tuesday.

Care home boss guilty of child abuse

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:30
A former children's homes boss is found guilty of 26 charges of sexually abusing youngsters in Wrexham.

Kick-starting the European economy

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:29
Jean-Claude Juncker has launched the European Commission's New Deal, and it will be judged by its success or failure.

Poulter keen on Ryder Cup captaincy

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:25
Ian Poulter says he would "love" to be Ryder Cup captain, and also says there is no rift between him and Tiger Woods.

Drunk honeymooner grounds plane

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:18
A drunk honeymooner from Blackburn causes a flight to Cuba to be grounded in Bermuda, after threatening to kill everyone on board.

Germany backs female directors quota

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:10
Top German companies are told to ensure that 30% of supervisory board positions are held by women from 2016 under a law agreed late on Tuesday.

Minister warns of major job losses

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 04:02
Finance minister Simon Hamilton warns of "considerable" job losses in the public sector, but cannot put an exact figure on cuts through voluntary redundancy.

VIDEO: UKIP new boy heckled in Commons

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 03:59
Mark Reckless faces noisy scenes as he puts his first question to the prime minister since his election as a UKIP MP.

Two held over Syria terror offences

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 03:55
Two people are arrested at Heathrow on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences, West Midlands Police say.

Day in pictures: 26 November 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 03:54
24 hours of news images: 25 November

Kim Dotcom declares he is 'broke'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 03:53
The founder of the seized file-sharing site Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, says he is out of funds after spending $10m on a legal battle.

Police to examine MLAs' expenses

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 03:39
Police are examining allegations about Northern Ireland Assembly members' expenses after revelations in a two-part BBC Spotlight programme.

Sudan 'wants UN rights office shut'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 03:39
Sudan's government has asked the UN-Africa Union force in Darfur (Unamid) to shut its human rights office, the joint peacekeeping mission says.

VIDEO: Merton in 'Just a Minute' challenge

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 03:37
BBC Breakfast challenges comedian Paul Merton to a game of 'Just a Minute'