International News

Parents want death driver prosecuted

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 03:09
The parents of two girls who died after they were hit by a car - driven by a man with a history of blackouts - call for him to face criminal prosecution.

VIDEO: McCartney reveals 'personal' photos

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 03:09
Photographer Mary McCartney has released a new publication called Monochrome Colour that contains images from her personal collection which have never been published before.

Kidneys infection risk low - doctors

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 03:06
A surgeon tells an inquest into the deaths of two transplant patients that doctors were confident the donor's meningitis would not be transmitted.

VIDEO: Will Christmas TV ads pay off at the till?

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 02:54
Big retailers such as John Lewis and Sainsbury's have spent millions on their festive TV adverts

AUDIO: Early years of sex research on display

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 02:48
Today programme presenter Sarah Montague on a tour of The Institute of Sexology, a new exhibition at the Wellcome Collection, London.

Community helps house blast family

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 02:40
Community members are rallying to help a family who survived a gas explosion that destroyed their home.

Wigan to interview Mackay - Whelan

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 02:34
Wigan chairman Dave Whelan says he will interview ex-Cardiff boss Malky Mackay for the vacant managerial position.

Dutch mum rescues daughter from IS

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 02:30
A Dutch mother arrives with her daughter in Turkey, after travelling to Syria to bring her back from the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa.

Hotel bad review 'fine' scrapped

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 02:23
A hotel that "fined" a couple £100 for writing a bad review on Trip Advisor agrees to stop imposing such penalties on future guests.

Woods incensed by parody interview

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 02:18
Tiger Woods asks veteran golf writer Dan Jenkins for an apology after being made the subject of a parody interview.

Egypt civilians die in Sinai clashes

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 02:18
Ten people, most of them civilians, have been killed in clashes between Islamist militants and soldiers in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, officials say.

Shares dive in nuclear firm Areva

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 02:10
Shares in Areva have plunged after the French nuclear firm suspended its financial targets for 2015 and 2016.

VIDEO: Putin spokesman: We have 'red lines'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 02:06
President Putin's chief spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, has told the BBC that Russia has red lines in Europe that it will not allow to be crossed

Where is the world's best billboard site?

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 02:01
Where is the world's busiest billboard site?

Bank voted 7-2 to keep rates on hold

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 01:54
Persistently low inflation prompted the majority of members on the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee to keep interest rates on hold at its latest meeting.

Salmond will not challenge Alexander

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 01:49
Alex Salmond dismisses newspaper reports that he could stand against UK government minister Danny Alexander in the general election.

Ivory Coast promises to pay soldiers

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 01:39
Ivory Coast's Interior Minister, Hamad Bakayoko, promises the government will meet demands for back-pay by thousands of protesting soldiers.

VIDEO: Israel demolishes attacker's home

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 01:37
Israeli troops have destroyed the home of a Palestinian man who killed a woman and a baby by ramming a car into a Jerusalem tram stop last month.

Calais migrants 'may target tourists'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 01:24
Migrants trying to enter the UK via Calais could start trying to board tourist vehicles, a Eurotunnel executive warns.

VIDEO: UKIP election row over migrant plan

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-19 01:22
UKIP defector Mark Reckless has suggested that existing EU migrants should only be allowed to remain in the UK for "a transitional period."