International News

VIDEO: Home Affairs Committee

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:49
MPs take evidence on the child abuse inquiry

Spain jet crash deaths rise to 11

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:49
A ninth French national dies following the crash involving a Greek F-16 fighter jet at a Spanish military base, officials say.

Scanner locates potential potholes

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:47
Smart scanners that can identify the sites of potholes before they form are being developed by academics at Nottingham Trent University.

Police raid Amazon's Tokyo offices

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:45
Japanese police have raided Amazon's Tokyo offices as part of an investigation into alleged sales of images of child sexual abuse.

#FreeSpeechStories: Why was one death singled out in Egypt?

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:38
Why one protester's death went big on social media

McDonald's customer punched worker

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:34
A McDonald's employee is punched in the face by a customer who was told he could not use the restaurant's phone.

VIDEO: 'I was just a number': Survivor's story

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:34
Arek Hersh is returning to Auschwitz, where he was imprisoned as a boy, 70 years after it was liberated.

EU weighs more sanctions on Russia

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:30
EU leaders ask their foreign ministers to consider imposing further sanctions on Russia in response to the continued fighting in Ukraine.

Facebook - lessons from the panic

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:29
Disrupted services from Facebook, Instagram and other social networks were the result of system error, not hackers.

Litvinenko murder 'of global concern'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:25
The poisoning of ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko in London is a matter of "utmost gravity", the judge leading the inquiry into his death says.

Man jailed for hit-and-run death

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:25
A man is jailed for seven-and-a-half years for killing a 14-year-old girl he hit at more than 60mph in Sheffield and then drove off.

Dubai claims Heathrow's traffic crown

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:22
Dubai International has taken over from Heathrow as the world's busiest international airport in terms of yearly passenger numbers.

Militants attack top Libya hotel

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:16
Gunmen possibly linked to the Islamic State militant group attack a hotel popular with foreigners in the Libyan capital Tripoli, officials say.

Council merger plans are rejected

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:16
Voluntary merger plans suggested by six Welsh councils are rejected by the public services minister.

BBC boss queries watershed and Archers

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:06
The 9pm TV watershed may not survive, says BBC director general Tony Hall, who also acknowledges criticisms of Radio 4's flagship drama The Archers.

Pakistan's Sohail 'spooked by ghost'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 01:55
Pakistan all-rounder Haris Sohail is left "visibly shaken" after an apparent ghostly encounter in a New Zealand hotel.

VIDEO: Cumberbatch sorry for "idiotic" remark

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 01:48
Benedict Cumberbatch has apologised for "being an idiot" after using the term "coloured" in a TV interview.

Murray into Australian Open semis

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 01:40
Britain's Andy Murray reaches the Australian Open semi-finals with a straight-sets win over home favourite Nick Kyrgios.

Fifa examines 51 Real youth deals

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 01:40
Real Madrid are asked for information about 51 players as Fifa investigates their transfers of youth players.

Woodland searched for missing woman

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 01:39
Police are carrying out a major search for a missing 25-year-old mother-of-four in an area of woodland in Dorset.