International News

Uproar over Kenyan anti-terror bill

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 02:19
Kenya's parliament passes a bill giving the president and intelligence agencies greater powers to tackle terrorism, despite fierce criticism.

VIDEO: Pixie Lott: 'I miss Strictly'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 02:18
Singer Pixie Lott has told BBC Breakfast that she misses being on Strictly Come Dancing.

BBC to air AFC Wimbledon v Liverpool

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 02:11
The FA Cup third round tie between AFC Wimbledon and Liverpool will screened live on BBC television on Monday, 5 January.

AUDIO: Director Lynch rejected Star Wars

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 02:07
David Lynch reveals that he had been asked to direct the Star Wars film Return of the Jedi by George Lucas.

BBC Music Awards watched by 3.9m

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 02:07
The first BBC Music Awards pulls in an average audience of 3.9m, lower than the Brits, as Ed Sheeran and Pharrell Williams take the main prizes.

World faces 'climate tragedy' - Kerry

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 02:00
US Secretary of State John Kerry says the world is "on a course leading to tragedy", as long-running issues threaten a deal between countries at UN climate talks in Lima.

NI restaurants enforce allergy laws

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:51
A new law means that restaurants and takeaways across Northern Ireland will be telling customers if food contains ingredients that could trigger allergies.

UKIP official to appear at hearing

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:50
The suspended general secretary of UKIP will appear before a party disciplinary committee on Friday, the BBC understands.

Family's school bus crash tribute

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:41
The family of a 15-year-old pupil who died following a "tragic accident" at a school say he "will be with us forever in our memories".

Historic Apple 1 sold at auction

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:39
A fully operational Apple 1 computer has been sold at auction for $365,000 (£230,000), well below the estimate.

Man given life for Tiltman murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:37
Colin Ash-Smith is jailed for life with minimum term of 21 years for murdering Kent schoolgirl Claire Tiltman in 1993.

Italy strikes over labour reforms

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:27
Thousands of workers take to the streets of Italy to protest against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's controversial planned labour reforms.

Uganda maid guilty of toddler assault

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:27
A maid in Uganda who was secretly filmed beating a little girl, causing widespread outrage, is found guilty of assaulting the toddler.

Anti-pollution laws at risk in EU

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:25
The EU may scrap plans for legislation on air pollution and waste in a drive to boost the economy, BBC environment analyst Roger Harrabin reports.

Ronaldo could be best ever - Raul

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:17
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo could become the best player of all time, says former Spain striker Raul.

Star Wars character names revealed

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 00:49
The names of characters played by John Boyega, Oscar Isaac and Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: The Force Awakens are revealed in a set of trading cards.

Pedestrian killed in taxi crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 00:44
A 32-year-old pedestrian has died after being knocked down by a taxi in Broxburn in West Lothian, police said.

VIDEO: Spider-Man's new nemesis: Cairo living

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 00:37
Superhero struggles to cope with Cairo's daily grind

VIDEO: The councils making millions from parking fines

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 00:35
Keith Doyle reports on profits made by councils in England from parking fines.

Man deported as UK wife's pay too low

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 00:34
A man from South Africa faces deportation with his family after his British wife is deemed not to be earning enough by an immigration panel.