International News

Fisheries ministers agree new quotas

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 12:13
EU fisheries ministers gather in Brussels to agree new quotas and the rules under which the industry will operate next year.

Henry among very best, says Shearer

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 11:56
Former England striker Alan Shearer says the retiring Thierry Henry was "among the very best" in Premier League history.

Sony hackers threaten US cinemas

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 11:56
Hackers targeting Sony Pictures have threatened to attack US cinemas showing the studio's controversial film The Interview.

VIDEO: Goa's fight for independence

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 11:39
The day Goa won independence, 14 years after the rest of India

Cook uncertain of World Cup role

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 11:28
England's Alastair Cook says he does not know if he will captain the one-day international team in the 2015 World Cup.

Boy, 13, charged with knife murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 11:27
A 13-year-old boy is charged with murdering a 53-year-old man who was stabbed to death as he entered his north London home.

Emergency over plane engine fire

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 11:21
An emergency is declared at Belfast International Airport after the engine of a plane goes on fire.

Body found in Pennsylvania manhunt

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 10:54
A body has been found in Pennsylvania woodland by police searching for a man suspected of killing six people in a shooting rampage.

VIDEO: Charity boss 'preyed on street children'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 10:52
A British charity boss who preyed on vulnerable Kenyan street children has been found guilty of sexual abuse.

Apple defeats $1bn case over iTunes

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 10:44
Technology behemoth Apple has been found not guilty of engaging in anti-competitive behaviour by a jury in California.

Family of man killed in Walmart sues

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 10:36
The family of John Crawford, fatally shot by police while holding a BB gun inside an Ohio Walmart, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in the incident.

Widow in right-to-die Euro challenge

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 10:18
The widow of right-to-die campaigner Tony Nicklinson takes his fight to the European Court of Human Rights.

Howard accepts Friedel response

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 10:12
Everton's Tim Howard accepts that former US team-mate Brad Friedel didn't block his 2003 move to Manchester United.

Sydney gunman was 'wanted in Iran'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 10:08
Iran says it requested 14 years ago the extradition of Haron Monis, the gunman behind the Sydney siege, but Australia refused to hand him over.

Post Office faces new strike action

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 09:59
A group of Post Office staff plan a series of strikes over Christmas in a dispute over pay and jobs.

Grave headstone for murdered April

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 09:51
A headstone marking the grave of murdered schoolgirl April Jones is put in place two years after she was killed.

Storey in hour world record attempt

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 09:48
Great Britain's most decorated female Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey will bid to break the women's hour record in 2015.

Methane 'belches' detected on Mars

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 09:39
The US space agency's (Nasa) Curiosity rover has detected the intermittent "belching" of methane gas on Mars.

VIDEO: Taliban attacks in Pakistan - in 60 secs

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 09:31
Tuesday's Peshawar school massacre was the Taliban's deadliest attack in Pakistan, as BBC News explains in 60 seconds.

VIDEO: Ex-UKIP councillor sorry for remarks

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-16 09:25
Former UKIP councillor Kerry Smith apologises 'unreservedly' for the comments that led to his resignation, but says they were no worse than something that could be heard on Only Fools and Horses.