International News

Brighton manager Hyypia resigns

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 06:45
Sami Hyypia leaves his role as manager of Championship strugglers Brighton & Hove Albion after a run of one win in 18 league games.

Injuries after 'very serious' crash

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 06:27
A number of people are believed to have been injured after a bin lorry crashed into a group of pedestrians in George Square in Glasgow city centre.

Mikaeel Kular troll jailed for year

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 06:18
A man who admitted posting offensive comments on Facebook about an Edinburgh boy beaten to death by his mother is jailed for 12 months.

NYC police chief backs mayor

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 06:14
New York City's police chief backs Mayor Bill de Blasio after claims he had increased ill-feeling towards police prior to two officers being shot dead.

'Lunatic' drivers jailed over crash

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 05:49
Three men are jailed and four others are given suspended sentences for dangerous driving following a head-on crash.

NFL player donates pay to ill child

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 05:33
British NFL player Menelik Watson donates his match payment to the family of an ill four-year-old girl.

Essebsi wins Tunisia president vote

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 05:33
The veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi is the winner of Tunisia's first free presidential election, electoral officials say.

VIDEO: Treasure hunter reveals ancient find

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 05:30
A hoard of Roman and Pictish silver was found last year but the exact location had been kept a closely guarded secret until now.

VIDEO: Apprentice winner "very confident"

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 05:16
Mark Wright, the winner of this year's Apprentice said he was "very confident" of success for his new business plans.

The Miniaturist voted book of the year

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 05:15
Jessie Burton's debut novel The Miniaturist comes top of a public vote to be named Specsavers Book of the Year.

VIDEO: Yazidi women tell of sex-slavery trauma

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 05:10
The Yazidi minority in Iraq say 3,500 women and girls are still being held by Islamic State, many being used as sex slaves.

Oyston in alleged supporter bust-up

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 04:59
The Football Association says it is aware of a reported row between Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston and a club supporter.

UKIP expels councillor after remarks

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 04:51
The UK Independence Party says it has expelled one of its councillors, Rozanne Duncan, "for bringing the party into disrepute".

VIDEO: Murder rate falls in London

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 04:51
The number of people being murdered in London is expected to fall below 100 for the year 2014.

Pope Francis deplores Vatican 'ills'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 04:46
The Pope tells cardinals there is a need to purge "spiritual Alzheimer's" and "the terrorism of gossip" from the Vatican.

Murder probe after injured man dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 04:44
Police launch a murder inquiry after a man dies two days after being found with serious injuries at his home in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire.

China investigates ex-leader's aide

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 04:39
China launches an investigation into former President Hu Jintao's top aide, state media report.

From record-breakers to 'idiots'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 04:39
As Europe's major leagues go into hibernation for winter breaks, BBC Sport assesses how the game has unfolded on the continent.

Bodybuilder jailed for nine months

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 04:36
A bodybuilder who tried to save the drowning man he had earlier assaulted is jailed for nine months.

'Wee Oscar' charity fraudster jailed

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 04:35
A disc jockey is jailed for eight months for stealing money from a children's cancer charity linked to the Oscar Knox appeal.