International News

Murder inquiry after body found

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 06:28
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after the discovery of a woman's body at a flat in Stoke-on-Trent.

Father urges IS to free Jordan pilot

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 06:14
The father of a Jordanian pilot seized by Islamic State in Syria pleads with the militants to treat his son as a "guest" and release him.

VIDEO: 'My son was tortured for months'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 06:10
Pakistan is to set-up military courts to speed-up terrorism-related cases, following the Peshawar school tragedy but there are fears that non terror cases may also be heard.

VIDEO: Queen Elizabeth II's Christmas message

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 06:00
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II delivers her annual Christmas message.

Saudi women drivers in terror trial

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 05:56
Two Saudi women who were detained for defying a ban on female drivers are to be tried in a terrorism court, activists say.

Fatal car shootings suspects arrested

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 05:49
Two men are arrested in connection with a double shooting in a car that left one victim dead and another seriously injured.

Dapper Laughs appears to be back

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 05:14
Despite claims he'd killed off the character, Daniel O'Reilly's controversial creation seems to be back.

VIDEO: WW1 truce: 'War came to standstill'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 04:58
In 1968, the BBC filmed veterans from opposing armies who took part what became known as the Christmas Truce.

Weather warnings for Boxing Day snow

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 04:49
Severe weather warnings of more than 10cm of snow are issued by the Met Office for 26 December for some parts of the UK.

VIDEO: Royal Family at Christmas service

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 04:00
The Queen and members of the Royal Family have attended the traditional service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Norfolk.

Double-fatal crash suspect charged

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 03:43
A 20-year-old man is accused of causing death by dangerous driving after two people who were hit by a car in Manchester died.

Militants attack Somalia AU base

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 03:39
Al-Shabab militants launch an attack on the main African Union military base near Mogadishu airport in Somalia.

Workman killed in crash named

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 03:30
Fraser Gibbon of Cuminestown is named by police as the 20-year-old killed in a crash on the B9170 road on Wednesday.

Nigeria girl tells of suicide attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-25 03:19
A 13-year-old Nigerian girl says her parents gave her to Boko Haram to take part in a suicide bomb attack in the city of Kano.

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.