International News

Heavy snowfall causes transport woes

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 11:47
Heavy snowfall across southern and central Scotland on Friday evening leads to long delays on major transport networks.

Libel bill may cost blogger her home

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 11:25
A blogger is facing the prospect of having to sell her home after the deadline to pay libel damages to the chief executive of Carmarthenshire council passed.

Snowfall ends Rangers-Hearts game

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 11:22
The Championship match between Rangers and Hearts at Ibrox is abandoned at 0-0 after 25 minutes due to snow on the pitch.

Missing eagle Norman has landed

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 11:04
A golden eagle that escaped from a Bedfordshire falconer is found.

Jailed ex-marine's debate postponed

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 10:33
A debate on a former Royal Marine's murder conviction for killing an Afghan insurgent is postponed at the request of his family.

VIDEO: Ebola orphans cast out by communities

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 10:21
Many children orphaned by Ebola are being shunned by their communities over fears they may bring the disease back with them.

Body found in murder probe search

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 10:19
Detectives investigating the suspected murder of a Cardiff woman find a body on an allotment.

Police commander sacked over 'leak'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 10:17
A police borough commander is sacked by a disciplinary panel for giving details of a "sensitive" police investigation to a journalist.

Teenager in terror arrest at airport

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 10:07
A teenager is arrested by counter-terrorism officers as she arrives on a flight at Stansted Airport.

VIDEO: What today's Wild West is really like

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 09:52
The modern story of America's Wild West

UK and US in joint anti-terror push

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 09:23
David Cameron and Barack Obama say the UK and US are to work more closely to combat "violent extremism", sharing expertise on tackling threats.

Yarnold wins World Cup skeleton gold

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 09:07
Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold wins her second skeleton World Cup event of the season to move up to fifth in the rankings.

Charlie Hebdo protests rock Niger

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 09:04
Zinder in Niger is the latest city to see protests against French magazine Charlie Hebdo after it published a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad.

Abortion and Catholicism 'can mix'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 08:57
Sinn Féin's support for a woman's right to an abortion in certain circumstances is not incompatible with Catholicism, says the party's Martin McGuinness.

UK 'failing on immigration basics'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 08:51
The former chief inspector of borders and immigration says the UK is failing to "get the basics right" and questions whether a net immigration target can work.

VIDEO: Preserving Scotland's modernist ruin

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 08:46
How a derelict seminary is being reinvented as

Serial abuser raped pregnant women

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 08:39
A man is convicted of subjecting two women and seven children to horrific sexual and physical abuse.

Africa eyes anti-Boko Haram force

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 08:36
Ghana's President John Mahama says he and other African leaders will discuss plans next week to "deal permanently" with Boko Haram militants.

Allen beats Perry to reach semis

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 08:34
Mark Allen scraps to victory over Joe Perry to reach the semi-finals of the Masters at Alexandra Palace.

VIDEO: Google Glass - what next? In 45 secs

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 08:33
Google Glass has died a death, but what else does the tech giant have up its sleeve?