International News

Mathews replaces Crolla in WBA shot

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 11:44
Liverpool fighter Derry Mathews replaces the injured Anthony Crolla to fight Richar Abril for the WBA lightweight title.

Lib Dems criticise David Ward tweet

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 11:38
Remarks made on Twitter by Lib Dem MP David Ward during French solidarity marches were "clearly in bad taste", the party says.

Falcao may leave Manchester United

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 11:29
Radamel Falcao will play for one of the world's best teams next season even if that is not Manchester United, says agent.

VIDEO: Escaped Rhea caught on camera

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 11:28
A rhea, an ostrich-like bird which is believed to have escaped from its owner a year ago, is filmed running across a field.

NI missed Ballon d'Or votes deadline

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 11:25
Northern Ireland's captain and coach did not get a vote in the Ballon d'Or poll as the Irish FA sent them too late.

Pietersen has 'no chance' of recall

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 10:49
Former England bowler Steve Harmison says Kevin Pietersen does not have "a cat in hell's chance" of a recall to the side.

Brother doubts killer will be caught

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 10:20
The brother of an 86-year-old woman murdered two years ago says he doubts her killer will ever be brought to justice.

VIDEO: Northern Ireland Affairs Committee

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 10:17
Tony Blair gives evidence to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee.

VIDEO: Pope Francis looks East to Asia

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 10:02
Pope Francis is trying to shift the focus of the Catholic Church away from Rome - and towards millions of Asian followers.

'I saw people's heads stamped on'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 09:50
What's life like in Feltham young offenders institution?

Mitt Romney 'likely to run in 2016'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 09:28
Defeated in 2008 and 2012, Mitt Romney is reviving his network of supporters as he seriously considers a third White House bid, US media say.

Game Digital sees festive sales fall

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 09:23
Game Digital, the video games retailer, has blamed a "highly competitive Christmas trading period" for a drop in sales over the festive period.

EU-US trade talks hit by complaints

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 09:11
EU-US negotiations on a major free trade deal have met with "huge scepticism" in Europe, the European Commission says.

Sarah Ferguson defends Andrew on TV

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 09:09
Prince Andrew's former wife, Sarah Ferguson, defends him on US TV from "shockingly accusatory allegations" he had sex with an underage teenager.

VIDEO: Balotelli, Lambert to leave Liverpool?

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 09:08
BBC Sport's Ben Smith rounds up the latest transfer stories, including possible departures for two Liverpool strikers, and Manchester United's targets for the January window.

Thousands of Europeans 'pose threat'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 08:55
Between 3,000 and 5,000 European nationals pose a potential terror threat after travelling abroad, Europol director Rob Wainwright warns.

Scotland excluded from fracking law

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 08:54
The UK government agrees to exclude Scotland from laws which will make it easier for fracking companies to drill for shale gas.

VIDEO: Footage of gunmen firing at police

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 08:53
New footage shows the Kouachi brothers opening fire on the police in Paris.

VIDEO: Charlie Hebdo cartoon in the press

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 08:44
The world's newspapers and websites have found different ways of covering the Charlie Hebdo front cover depicting the Prophet Muhammad.

In pictures: Snowfall across Scotland

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-13 08:39
Your images of snowfall across Scotland