International News

Uighur scholar's students on trial

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 02:52
Seven university students linked to jailed Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti have reportedly gone on trial in China's westernmost province of Xinjiang.

'Weak Mignolet has been exposed'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 02:52
Former Liverpool goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar says Simon Mignolet's " is the main reason the Reds are struggling this season.

Facebook Lee Rigby attack 'unfair'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 02:44
It would be "almost impossible" for internet firms to monitor all website postings for possible terrorist content, a former MI6 director says.

HK policemen arrested over beating

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 02:35
Seven Hong Kong policemen are arrested in connection with beating of a pro-democracy protester in October.

Murdered boy's parents 'sue force'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 02:34
The parents of a schoolboy killed by an "internet predator" he met online, are suing a police force over its handling of the case, the BBC understands.

Doctor jailed over secret filming

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 02:25
A doctor who secretly filmed hundreds of patients, colleagues and hospital visitors, is jailed for five years.

Hunt 'contradicted NHS advice'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 02:17
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been accused of contradicting NHS advice after admitting that he took his children to A&E at the weekend rather than wait to see a GP.

Board to pick up death crash family

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 02:16
The North Eastern Education and Library Board agrees to provide transport to collect the brothers and sisters of a boy who was killed in a crash near Cloughmills, County Antrim.

VIDEO: Father's fight to bring son home

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 02:14
Phill Wills talks about his fight to have his severely autistic son, Josh, cared for nearer his family in Cornwall.

Can internet companies monitor terrorists?

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 02:08
Big tech firms, and in particular Facebook, are under pressure to become more active in the battle against terrorism. But what are their current arrangements?

VIDEO: Eubank's surreal poetry recital

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 02:05
Chris Eubank performs an impromptu recital of Rudyard Kipling's poem 'If' during an interview about his son, Chris Eubank Jr.

Keating 'liberated' by West End debut

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 02:03
Boyzone singer Ronan Keating calls making his West End debut in musical Once a "liberating" if exposing experience.

VIDEO: Vlogger Chyaz on new ad rules

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 01:52
Video bloggers or 'vloggers', as they're called, are being issued with new guidance by the Advertising Standards Authority, which says they have to make it clear if they are promoting products for money.

Universal postal service 'at risk'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 01:51
Royal Mail boss Moya Greene tells MPs that there is a genuine threat to the continuation of the firm's "universal service".

Concerns raised over anti-terror bill

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 01:33
Powers to exclude some British fighters returning from Syria and Iraq was an "announcement waiting for a policy", the independent reviewer of terrorism says.

Vitamin D warning from NICE

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 01:32
More people should be given vitamin D tablets to counter a hidden epidemic of deficiency, a report says.

VIDEO: What does Ukraine's future hold?

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 01:29
One year since popular protests began in Ukraine, a new government prepares to take office, amid calls for reform.

Caerphilly ranked as 'most deprived'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 01:28
An area of Caerphilly becomes the most deprived community in Wales, official figures show.

Shakespeare Folio found in France

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 01:15
A rare Shakespeare First Folio, regarded as the most important book in English literature, is discovered in a small French town.

Police probe death at hospital

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 01:13
Dyfed-Powys Police launch an investigation into the death of a patient at a Pembrokeshire hospital.