International News

Ex-DJ Denning admits child abuse

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 06:01
Former BBC DJ Chris Denning pleads guilty to 40 sexual offences against 26 boys over 21-year period

Ex-coroner is jailed for £1m theft

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 06:00
A former coroner who stole £1m from a dead man's estate to "prop up" his struggling law firm is jailed for five years.

Hen party crash death driver jailed

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 05:58
A minibus driver is jailed for more than six years for causing the death of a woman in a crash on the M62 in West Yorkshire.

VIDEO: IS currency plans in 60 seconds

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 05:20
The extremist militant group, Islamic State, has announced that it plans to mint its own currency in an attempt to "get rid of the international monetary system".

UN says IS imposing rule of terror

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 04:58
The militant group Islamic State is committing war crimes and imposing a "rule of terror" in areas it controls in Syria, the UN says.

AUDIO: Could you do a crossword in Latin?

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 04:57
Magazine editor Luca Desiata, and professor of Classics Eleanor Dickey, speak about Latin puzzles.

VIDEO: 'My music references sex and Russia'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 04:52
The singer-songwriter Hozier tells BBC Breakfast why one of his songs has caused some controversy.

US spy planes 'collect phone data'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 04:44
The Wall Street Journal reports that devices gathering mobile phone data are being flown over the US by the government

Caterham set to race in Abu Dhabi

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 04:41
Caterham's administrator says the team is ready to race in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after missing two grands prix.

Russia says Ukraine monitors biased

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 04:40
The Russian foreign ministry accuses international monitors in conflict-racked eastern Ukraine of bias towards the government.

Future of comet lander 'uncertain'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 04:39
The Philae lander is drilling into the surface of comet 67/P, amid fears that its battery may die in hours.

More arrests in sterilisation case

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 04:34
Indian police arrest the owners of two pharmaceutical factories as part of the investigation into the deaths of 15 women after sterilisation surgery.

VIDEO: Sex abuse victim 'told to commit suicide'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 04:32
A report into sex abuse within the Asian community in Coventry has found that relatives are forcing some victims to stay silent for fear of bringing shame on their families.

England v South Africa (Sat)

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 04:04
Preview of Saturday's autumn international between England and South Africa at Twickenham.

Two die after 'infected' kidney op

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:49
Two south Wales men died after having a kidney transplant from the same donor whose organs were allegedly infected with a parasitic worm.

University marking ban talks agreed

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:38
A marking ban by academics angry at plans to change their pensions could be called off next week after the two sides agree talks.

'Possible homicide' in abuse inquiry

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:33
Police investigating historical sexual abuse allegations are looking at information on "possible homicide", Scotland Yard says.

Guscott on England v South Africa

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:29
England need to be inventive and raise the tempo if they are to end their dire run against South Africa, says Jeremy Guscott.

Search for missing Royal Marine

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:28
An air and ground search is being carried out for a Royal Marine who has gone missing in the Cairngorms National park.

Botswana gay group wins court battle

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:23
A gay and lesbian group in Botswana wins a landmark legal case in the country's High Court, allowing it to be officially registered.