International News

VIDEO: Advent calendar: Catch it like Beckham

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 22:26
Day 19 of the BBC Sport Calendar looks back at Odell Beckham Jr's stunning one-handed catch for a touchdown for the New York Giants in the NFL.

Llambias named Ibrox chief executive

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 22:23
Rangers announce the appointment of existing board member Derek Llambias as their new chief executive.

Appeal against Mumbai suspect bail

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 22:22
A Pakistani government prosecutor says he is challenging the bail granted to a man accused of being behind the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.

999 crews on alert for 'mad' Friday

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 22:17
Emergency crews across Wales expect one of the busiest nights of the year as many revellers overindulge on the final Friday before Christmas.

Pilot jailed over deadly China crash

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 22:09
A Chinese court has jailed a pilot for three years over a 2010 crash in Heilongjiang province that left 44 people dead.

Risk of abuse 'must be reported'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 21:42
Suspected risk of abuse or neglect of children or adults must reported by police, health workers and other officials from 2016.

Vettel affected by Ricciardo pace

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 21:29
Sebastian Vettel left Red Bull partly because of the pace of team-mate Daniel Ricciardo, says team boss Christian Horner.

VIDEO: Men fall victim to online 'sextortion'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 21:25
Hundreds of thousands of men around the world are falling victim every year to a pernicious form of online crime.

House prices 'could rise 4% in 2015'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 21:23
Northern Ireland house prices could increase by 4% next year, according to a forecast by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Ancient site found near Stonehenge

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 21:17
Archaeologists working on a site near Stonehenge say they have found an untouched 6,000-year-old encampment.

Student cuts in budget 'nonsensical'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 21:14
A Northern Ireland Executive budget that would reduce student numbers is "nonsensical", according to leading business organisation, the CBI.

Minister in maternity leave first

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 21:13
Scotland's children's minister becomes the first member of the Holyrood government to take maternity leave.

Witnesses 'to pre-record statements'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 21:13
Victims and witnesses could pre-record video statements rather than giving evidence in court under new proposals being considered.

S Korea Christians scrap border tree

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 20:54
A South Korean Christian group cancels plans to put up a Christmas-tree shaped tower close to the border with the North, citing "jitters".

Tories drop aides from election list

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 20:43
The Conservative Party has prevented two of the home secretary's special advisers from standing for Parliament after they failed to campaign in the Rochester and Strood by-election.

VIDEO: 'I didn't have a normal childhood'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 20:11
A 17-year-old with a stepdad in prison tells Newsbeat what life is like for her.

Hurdles remain for women combat action

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 20:00
Will women be serving in the infantry anytime soon?

Women 'could join British infantry'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 20:00
Women could be allowed to serve in British infantry units for the first time by 2016, the BBC understands, subject to a review into female soldiers.

South Korea bans 'pro-North' party

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 19:53
South Korea bans a political party for the first time in decades, with a court ordering a party accused of supporting the North to disband.

Thai tuna firm buys US rival

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 19:48
The world's largest canned tuna producer Thai Union Frozen Products is buying US rival Bumble Bee Foods for $1.5bn (£96m).