International News

Sweden budget deal cancels snap poll

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 03:13
Sweden's left-of-centre government reaches a budget deal with the main opposition resulting in a minority government and avoiding the need for snap elections.

House prices 'rose by 8.5%' in 2014

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 03:02
UK house prices rose by an average of £16,000 - or 8.5% - in 2014, according to the mortgage lender Halifax.

Hollywood romp with political punch

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 02:58
The Interview portrays North Korea's leader as vain and buffoonish, but could the satire eventually help erode his power? The BBC's Stephen Evans reports from Seoul.

Man's death treated as suspicious

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 02:50
The death in the early hours of a 27-year-old man in South Lanarkshire is being treated as suspicious by police.

Warnings of icy roads across UK

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 02:50
Warnings about icy roads are issued for much of the UK as forecasts suggest snow in many areas could thaw and then freeze again as temperatures fall.

Warnock sacked by Crystal Palace

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 02:44
Neil Warnock becomes the first Premier League manager to be sacked this season after being dismissed by Crystal Palace.

Spider-Man birthday video boy dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 02:04
A five-year-old boy who became an internet star when "Spider-Man" paid him a surprise birthday visit dies after a battle with cancer.

Speeding fines triple in south Wales

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:48
The number of people fined for speeding offences in south Wales triples, according to the Ministry of Justice.

VIDEO: What makes a video go viral?

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:32
What makes a video go viral?

Redrawing of NI border was discussed

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:31
Newly-released files from the Irish National Archives reveal how the British and Irish governments discussed redrawing the Northern Ireland border in 1984.

Police 'moonlighting' for extra cash

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:26
Hundreds of police officers are taking second jobs in a range of professions including teaching, beauty therapy and even helicopter pilot training.

VIDEO: 'Credit card users being misinformed'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:17
A number of credit card companies are misinforming customers about their legal right to a refund on faulty or damaged goods, a survey by suggests.

Pair killed in Boxing Day car crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:05
A man and a teenage girl, who are believed to be related, are killed in a car crash in south London.

Woman, 83, mugged on Christmas Day

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:00
An 83-year-old woman was mugged for £20 in a "callous and violent attack" as she went for a walk on Christmas Day morning, police say.

VIDEO: Historic wills available online

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 00:54
Millions of wills, including those of Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill and Princess Diana, have been made available online for a £10 fee.

Fire wrecks Grade II-listed building

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 00:22
A Grade II-listed building in Norfolk is destroyed in a fire.

Blaze bursts through roof of flats

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 00:20
Firefighters have been working through the night to tackle a blaze at a block of flats in Turnberry in Ayrshire.

Smith ton puts India under pressure

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 00:08
Australia captain Steve Smith scores 192 to help his side to 530 in the third Test against India, who reach 108-1 in reply.

Icy roads warning after snowfall

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 23:53
Motorists are warned of treacherous driving conditions in parts of Wales following a night of snow, rain and plummeting temperatures.

VIDEO: Police deliver baby on subway train

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 23:41
Two police officers help a woman give birth on a subway train in the US city of Philadelphia.