International News

Japanese 'vagina artist' charged

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 02:08
A Japanese woman who makes art based on her vagina is charged with obscenity, in a case that has sparked discussion on pornography laws.

Man dies after being hit by car

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 02:05
A pedestrian believed to be in his 20s dies after being struck by a car in Aberdeenshire.

Could e-voting be on its way in the UK?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 02:00
Campaigners say the UK's voting system is "ossified" and must embrace the digital revolution.

Christmas Day sees 2.9% at work

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 01:57
About 863,000 people were working on Christmas Day 2012 - 2.9% of the UK's total workforce - according to the most up-to-date figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

VIDEO: 'Incredible' Masterchef winning dish

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 01:50
Jamie Scott, the winner of this year's Masterchef: The Professionals, and judge Marcus Wareing describe the nervous dynamics of the TV final to BBC Breakfast.

VIDEO: 'I am now renting since the flood'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 01:42
Somerset has been badly hit severe flooding in recent years. The BBC's John Maguire met up with one family to see how they had been coping since being forced from their home.

VIDEO: Can reporter work mistletoe magic?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 01:40
The BBC's Steph McGovern surprises shoppers while reporting on Christmas sales.

Man arrested after armed robbery

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 01:32
A man is arrested following an armed robbery at a shop in Newtownabbey, County Antrim.

Ukraine talks due after Nato vote

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 01:30
The warring parties in eastern Ukraine are set to resume talks on ending the conflict, a day after MPs in Kiev vote to work towards Nato membership.

Councillors in oil summit wrangle

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 01:24
Plans for an Aberdeen summit to look at the North Sea oil industry are ill thought through, a senior member of the council administration says.

Elderly pair 'critical' after attack

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 01:20
An elderly couple are in a critical condition after a "vicious attack" in their home by a suspected burglar, police say.

Tech giants battle to track Santa

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 01:13
The yearly task of finding where Father Christmas is heats up

VIDEO: Ebola epidemic 'could have bumpy tail'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 00:49
Leading Ebola scientist, Professor Peter Piot, tells the BBC the epidemic is 'in decline' but is likely to last until the end of 2015 as he warns against complacency.

Mapp and Lucia: Genteel enemies

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 00:48
Mapp and Lucia revive their genteel war

Heskey signs short-term Bolton deal

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 00:46
Former England striker Emile Heskey joins Championship side Bolton Wanderers on a short-term contract.

St Louis police kill black teenager

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 00:40
US police shoot dead a black teenager who they say was armed, sparking angry scenes in St Louis, near the scene of Michael Brown's killing.

Matic backs Chelsea for quadruple

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 00:17
Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic is confident his side can win an unprecedented quadruple this season.

Arrest sought for 'nut rage' exec

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 00:06
Prosecutors in South Korea seek an arrest warrant for a Korean Air executive at the centre of a storm over how nuts were served to her on a plane.

Warplane 'crashes in northern Syria'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 23:46
A warplane has crashed near the Islamic State-held northern Syrian city of Raqqa, reports say.

Clarke could return for World Cup

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 23:38
Australia captain Michael Clarke says he could return from injury in time for the World Cup, which starts in February.