International News

Man killed by falling tree in storms

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 13:00
A 77-year-old man dies in hospital after being hit by a falling tree in his garden during Wednesday's storm as bad weather continues around Wales.

Why are the British so good at skeleton?

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 12:56
As Lizzy Yarnold wins gold, Britain's fourth skeleton medal in as many Games, why does Team GB excel in this particular event?

Syrian peace talks pedal backwards

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 12:31
Geneva talks on Syria may have done more harm than good

Yarnold savours 'unexplainable' gold

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 12:14
Lizzy Yarnold says she is in disbelief after winning Great Britain's first gold of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

Two charged over Rio cameraman death

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 12:11
Brazilian prosecutors charge two activists with the murder of a cameraman during a protest in Rio de Janeiro last Thursday.

Why companies showcase test planes

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 12:01
Why companies showcase their prototype planes

Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 11:57
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's FA Cup game between Sheffield United and Nottingham Forest.

Flood water rises as storm sweeps in

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 11:55
Thousands of sandbags are being used to protect homes as more heavy rain and gale-force winds hit southern Britain.

US killer winter storm marches north

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 11:50
The latest snow storm to hit the US Atlantic coast crawls north after being blamed for 25 deaths, including that of a pregnant woman.

NFL report: Players bullied teammate

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 11:37
The US National Football League has determined a Miami Dolphins player was racially and sexually harassed by three teammates.

Council chief steps down for inquiry

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 11:30
A council chief executive steps down while police investigate payments to him described as unlawful by a spending watchdog.

Emergency talks over Tory sackings

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 11:24
Emergency talks have been held by the Welsh Conservative board on the sacking of four shadow cabinet members, BBC Wales understands.

Asbo for 'religious extremism' man

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 11:13
A man from east London is given a "landmark" Asbo for spreading extremist Islamist views, the Met Police says.

France to boost CAR military force

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 11:01
France is to send an extra 400 troops to the Central African Republic to help quell months of sectarian violence.

VIDEO: Neutrino beam 'major physics project'

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 10:56
The UK is joining what is being described as one of the biggest physics experiments ever built, in order to learn more about the Universe's creation.

VIDEO: Revenge 'full-time business' in CAR

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 10:37
CAR: A group of Muslims has found sanctuary in a church as sectarian violence continues in the Central African Republic. Andrew Harding reports.

VIDEO: 'I can't believe I'm Olympic champion'

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 10:27
Lizzy Yarnold says she is "so chuffed" after winning Great Britain's first gold medal of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in the women's skeleton.

Online video of UK 'suicide bomber'

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 10:24
A video has been posted online showing British man Abdul Waheed Majid, who is thought to have carried out a suicide bombing in Syria, the BBC's security correspondent Frank Gardner says.

More flood rescues as rain forecast

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 10:08
A further 32 people are rescued from Surrey floods during a one-day respite from storms, but more rain is forecast, police say.

Row after MPs recall plan shelved

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 09:56
Politicians look like they are "running scared", a senior Lib Dem has said, after plans to allow voters to remove MPs between elections were dropped by the coalition.

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