International News

Wenger praises Austin's 'tenacity'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 02:19
Arsene Wenger praises Charlie Austin's "mental strength" and "tenacity" as Arsenal prepare to take on QPR on Boxing Day.

Legal adviser contacts health trust

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 02:13
Northern Ireland's attorney general contacts a health trust over its decision to withdraw home care packages from up to 550 people in Belfast, the BBC learns.

VIDEO: A sprout's tale from field to plate

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 02:09
The BBC travels to Lincolnshire to find out how Brussels sprouts make it from green field to dinner table in time for Christmas Day.

Scots tycoon death inquest opens

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 02:03
An inquest is opened into the death of Scot Young, a property tycoon who died after falling from his London penthouse.

Men appear in court over PC's murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:51
Two men appear in court accused of the murder of off-duty Merseyside police constable Neil Doyle in Liverpool.

Lin to direct next Star Trek outing

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:43
Film-maker Justin Lin is to direct the next instalment of the Star Trek movie franchise, it is confirmed.

UK home sales below 100,000 a month

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:43
The number of homes being sold in the UK fell below 100,000 a month in November for the first time in a year, according to HM Revenue and Customs.

Ukraine votes to drop neutral status

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:42
Ukraine's parliament votes to drop the country's non-aligned status and work towards Nato membership, in a move certain to anger Russia.

Why did North Korea's internet go down?

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:31
The BBC's Stephen Evans in Seoul analyses the North Korean internet outage and its likely impact on the reclusive nation.

Ebola nurse to deliver C4 message

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:31
British Ebola survivor William Pooley is to deliver The Alternative Christmas Message on Channel 4 this year.

Lost Freeman Olympic bodysuit found?

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:30
The bodysuit worn by Cathy Freeman when she lit the Sydney 2000 Olympic flame may have been found 14 years after it disappeared.

Economic growth revised down to 2.6%

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:23
The UK economy has grown more slowly in the past year than previously thought, at 2.6% rather than 3%, official figures indicate.

Tanzania sacking over 'corruption'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:14
Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete fires senior government minister Anna Tibaijuka after she is accused of wrongly taking $1m from a businessman.

VIDEO: The man who brings 20,000 toys back to life

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:11
Long-forgotten toys brought back to life online

The man who brings 20,000 toys back to life

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:11
Long-forgotten toys brought back to life online

Rare visit reveals 'brutal' IS

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:09
A German author who spent time in Islamic State territory tells the BBC the group is stronger, more brutal and harder to confront than he expected.

VIDEO: Yellow River waterfall turns to ice

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:01
Extremely cold temperatures have frozen parts of the Hukou waterfall on the Yellow River in north-west China.

Councils pay out millions in damages

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 00:44
Scottish councils fork out £15.5m in damages over the last five years, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.

French PM assures public on attacks

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 00:30
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls seeks to ease public fears after three city attacks that injured more than 20 people, saying there is "no link".

VIDEO: Flood victims 'struggling to cope'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 00:25
Some victims of last winter's floods are 'struggling to cope' with soaring insurance premiums, as BBC Breakfast's John Maguire reports.