International News

Olympic cyclists announce engagement

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 03:10
Laura Trott announces her engagement to fellow British Olympic cycling star Jason Kenny on Twitter.

Your views: The Interview released by Sony

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 03:01
What do you think of controversial comedy The Interview?

In pictures: Christmas around the world

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 02:51
How Christmas is being celebrated around the world

Pope condemns religious persecution

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 02:36
Pope Francis delivers his traditional Christmas Day address, denouncing violence against religious and ethnic minorities - notably in Syria and Iraq.

VIDEO: Kabul: A precarious life after Nato

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 02:30
Nato forces will complete their pullout from Afghanistan after 13 years of conflict in days leaving the city to adjust to a precarious way of life.

Lorry crash hospital girl 'improving'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 02:07
The condition of a 14-year-old girl badly hurt in the Glasgow bin lorry crash improves, as four people remain in hospital.

VIDEO: 1914 Christmas Truce remembered

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 01:45
Football Focus remembers Christmas Day, 1914, when British and German soldiers stopped fighting and played football.

VIDEO: Murray Walker's Christmas message

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 01:13
Formula 1 commentary legend Murray Walker looks back on an uplifting and tragic 2014 and looks forward to what could be another great year for the sport in 2015.

VIDEO: UK Ebola workers on Christmas plans

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 01:07
Two healthcare workers tell the BBC about their work fighting Ebola in West Africa and what Christmas means to them.

Pair arrested in PC death inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 01:07
A man and a woman are held on suspicion of assisting an offender by police investigating the death of Merseyside officer Neil Doyle.

VIDEO: Festive footwork on Strictly special

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 00:56
Former contestants including Russell Grant and Lisa Riley are back for a special Strictly Come Dancing festive show.

VIDEO: Catholic leaders pray for persecuted

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 00:49
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, leader of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales, asked the congregation at midnight Mass in Westminster Cathedral to pray for victims of persecution.

BBC's Scottish football review 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 00:48
Richard Wilson describes a year of celebration, debt deals and further turmoil in Scottish football.

VIDEO: Making time for elderly at Christmas

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 00:47
Christmas is a lonely time for many people in the UK.

WW1 truce footballer plaque unveiled

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 00:40
A soldier believed to have supplied the football for a Christmas Day game during a World War One truce is honoured with a plaque.

Paramedic in birthday Ebola aid

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 00:34
A British paramedic spends his 59th birthday on Christmas Day helping Ebola sufferers in Sierra Leone.

Leaders kick off Boxing Day action

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 00:30
Chelsea meet West Ham at Stamford Bridge in the first of Boxing Day's 46 fixtures across England's top four divisions.

Adventurer prepares for Atlantic row

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 00:15
A man bidding to set a new world record for travelling around the world prepares to row the Atlantic.

Sierra Leone declares Ebola lockdown

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 00:02
A lockdown is declared in northern Sierra Leone, with shops and travel services shut for at least three days, in a bid to contain the Ebola virus.

VIDEO: Weather forecast for the UK

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 23:34
Weather forecast for the UK