International News

Somalia arms 'diverted to al-Shabab'

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 14:31
A UN report warns that "systematic abuses" by Somalia's government have allowed weapons to be diverted to warlords and al-Shabab militants.

Geneva talks on Syria 'deadlocked'

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 14:18
The Geneva talks on ending the conflict in Syria appear to have reached an impasse as violence on the ground continues.

Storm batters Devon and Cornwall

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 14:18
Heavy rain and strong winds batter Devon and Cornwall again, with further flooding in some coastal communities.

Lib Dem donors facing bribery probe

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 13:29
Two top Liberal Democrats donors have been bailed following their arrest as part of an investigation into allegations of bribery at Rolls-Royce.

Rain and snow disrupt NI travel

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 13:23
Police have appealed to drivers across Northern Ireland to take extra care due to the adverse weather conditions.

Clutha crash engines 'flamed out'

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 13:18
A police helicopter which crashed into a busy Glasgow pub killing 10 people suffered a double engine failure, air accident investigators say.

Can India ever love football?

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-14 13:11
Can India ever learn to love football?

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.

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