International News

Yemen Shia rebels join new cabinet

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 14:20
A new cabinet is formed in Yemen, including figures from the rebel Shia Houthi group, in an effort to defuse mounting political tensions.

US to send 1,500 more troops to Iraq

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 14:18
President Obama authorises 1,500 more US troops to be sent to Iraq in non-combat roles in the fight against Islamic State, the White House says.

Ukraine says tanks cross from Russia

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:58
An armoured column including 32 tanks and 30 trucks has crossed the border into Ukraine from Russia, security officials in Kiev say.

Warrington Town 1-0 Exeter City

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:43
Warrington Town remain the lowest ranked-team in the FA Cup after knocking Exeter City out in the first round.

VIDEO: Cannibal murder victim named

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:39
Police name the woman who was murdered in an act of cannibalism as 22-year-old Cerys Marie Yemm from Blackwood.

Aguero expects Man City to improve

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:31
Sergio Aguero says criticisms of Manchester City this season are valid, but believes the side's form will quickly improve.

VIDEO: Fraudster jailed for four and a half years

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:24
A fraudster who tried to evade justice by claiming to be quadriplegic has been jailed for four-and-a-half years after conning his neighbour out of more than £40,000.

Questions over cannibal murderer

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:09
Questions need answering about why a man who murdered a woman in a cannibal act was apparently not monitored after his jail release, a Welsh Assembly Member says.

VIDEO: Huge raid shuts 'dark net' sites

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 12:54
Silk Road 2.0 and 400 other sites believed to be selling illegal items including drugs and weapons have been shut down.

Huge ship fuel business is bankrupt

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 12:46
The world's largest ship fuel supplier, Denmark's OW Bunker, has filed for bankruptcy after alleged fraud, prompting a scramble by ships for fuel.

No drugs in Robin Williams suicide

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 12:38
Robin Williams was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of his suicide, authorities in California reveal.

Still mourning and trying to survive in Tacloban

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 12:32
Learning how to hide pain one year on from Typhoon Haiyan

VIDEO: Rebuilding after Typhoon Haiyan

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 12:30
One year on from Typhoon Haiyan and new housing is being built in safer areas.

Marussia demise 'shocking news'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 12:11
The Marussia team's demise is "shocking news", according to Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn.

UN experts denied access in Gambia

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 11:10
Rights experts investigating allegations of torture in The Gambia have been denied access to prisons there, the United Nations says.

EU budget: Devil's in the detail

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 10:49
The number-crunching goes on after the UK claims victory in the EU budget battle, Chris Morris reports from Brussels.

Police at Hillsborough 'overwhelmed'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 10:24
Blaming the police who were "overwhelmed" by the crowd outside the Hillsborough stadium would be "unfair", a retired superintendent tells the inquests.

Samaritans pulls 'suicide watch' app

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 10:22
An app supposed to detect when people on Twitter appeared to be suicidal has been suspended due to "serious" concerns.

Scammers target online travel agent

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 09:58
Thousands of customers of the leading online travel agent are being targeted in a sophisticated fraud.

VIDEO: Mosaic of WW1 soldier created

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 09:53
A digital mosaic of a British Army private killed during World War One has been created using more than 30,000 images.