International News

Call for Facebook beheadings rethink

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 04:52
Controversial beheading photo posts from Syria spur one of Facebook's safety advisers to call for pictures to have warnings.

AUDIO: Lottery winner's ticket bin hunt

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 04:29
A woman who won £1m on a lottery scratchcard had an anxious wait while a shop assistant looked through a bin for the missing corner of their winning ticket.

VIDEO: Eighty years married and still in love

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 04:12
A couple who met in 1928 are celebrating their 80th wedding anniversary today and tell the BBC why they're still in love.

South Sudan UN helicopter 'not shot'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 04:12
Rebels in South Sudan deny an allegation that they shot down a UN helicopter, which crashed near the oil hub of Bentiu, killing three crew.

Scottish doctors elect new leader

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 04:06
The organisation that represents doctors has elected Glasgow-based consultant psychiatrist Dr Peter Bennie as its new Scottish chairman.

When we look, we find

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 03:51
When we look for sexual abuse, we find it

Policemen jailed over Ecuador revolt

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 03:45
Six Ecuadorean police officers who took part in a 2010 mutiny are sentenced to 12 years in jail for trying to assassinate President Rafael Correa.

VIDEO: Helicopters buried in fire-drill foam

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 03:36
A number of Black Hawk helicopters were left covered in foam after a fire drill went wrong at a US military base in Oklahoma.

Animal plant alert over fine summer

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 03:33
Animal owners in Scotland are being warned that this summer's fine weather has caused poisonous plants to flourish.

Snapchat valued at $10bn by backers

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 03:24
The mobile messaging app Snapchat has been valued at $10bn, according to reports, putting it in the same league as start-ups such as Dropbox and AirBnB.

The fallout from Libyan air strikes

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 03:21
Conflict becomes part of wider struggle in the Middle East

Button's McLaren career uncertain

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 03:16
Jenson Button's Formula 1 career is in doubt as his team McLaren continue their pursuit of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso.

Swimming hero plea to find young fan

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 03:07
Scottish Commonwealth swimming champion Ross Murdoch appeals for help in finding a boy who wrote to him after his triumph at the 2014 Glasgow Games.

Arrest after children in house fire

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 03:06
A woman is arrested after a suspected arson attack on a house near Wrexham after two children were rescued from the burning building.

Teen stabbing accused 'volatile'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 03:02
A 15-year-old boy appears before a youth court in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, after a 14-year-old was stabbed in the stomach.

VIDEO: Rotherham abuse: Police head will not quit

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 03:00
South Yorkshire Police Commissioner Shaun Wright says he took his responsibilities very seriously, but will not stand down.

Ambulance alternatives encouraged

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 02:58
'Low priority' patients are told to travel by taxi to hospital or get a lift with family or friends instead of calling an ambulance.

VIDEO: Cheryl and Cowell back to take on Strictly

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 02:30
The new series of the X Factor is back on television screens from Saturday. Colin Paterson looks at the new judging line-up and the future of the show

Japan PM marks war criminal ceremony

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 02:06
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe sent a message to a ceremony honouring war criminals, official confirm, amid strained ties with China and South Korea.

RBS fined £14.5m over mortgage advice

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-27 02:05
Royal Bank of Scotland is fined £14.5m by the Financial Conduct Authority for failing to ensure that it gave suitable mortgage advice to customers.
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