International News

VIDEO: Christian persecution 'a tragedy'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 13:45
Prince Charles describes threats to Christians in the Middle East as "an indescribable tragedy".

Jobs blow as refinery deal collapses

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 13:40
Hundreds of jobs are under threat as a deal for a Swiss group to buy Pembrokeshire's Murco oil refinery collapses.

Canadian seeks world travel partner

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 13:25
A Canadian man is offering free worldwide plane tickets to a female compatriot on one condition - she must be called Elizabeth Gallagher.

VIDEO: Inside UK-funded Ebola centre

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 13:20
An 80-bed Ebola treatment centre, funded by the UK and built by the British Army, is to open its door near Freetown, Sierra Leone's capital.

Arsenal 3-3 RSC Anderlecht

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 13:04
Arsenal must wait to qualify for the Champions League knockout stages after blowing a 3-0 lead against Anderlecht.

21st Century Fox profits rise

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 12:44
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox reports profits of $999m in the third quarter, buoyed by strong earnings in its film and cable television units.

Afghan president 'vows rape justice'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 12:38
The Afghan government orders the arrest of a group of men accused of gang rape, after the victim's husband made an emotional appeal.

The man who killed his daughter's rapist

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 12:33
Why an Indian man tortured his daughter's rapist to death

Ukraine orders troops to key cities

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 12:28
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko orders reinforcements to key cities in the south and east in case of a new pro-Russian rebel offensive.

VIDEO: Sydney Opera House: 'My beautiful lady'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 12:23
One man's 50-year love affair with the Sydney Opera House

McCann resign call over Cahill case

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 12:20
The DUP claims a Sinn Fein junior minister should step down because she failed to report abuse claims made by Belfast woman Maíria Cahill.

NFL star admits assaulting his son

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 12:10
NFL star running back Adrian Peterson admits the reckless assault of his four-year-old son, but avoids jail after reaching a plea agreement.

EU's Juncker attacks PMs' behaviour

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 12:02
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker criticises British and Italian leaders for their behaviour after a meeting last month.

Twins die after mum trapped in flat

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 11:46
Premature twins die and their mother remains in a coma six days after paramedics responding to a 999 call were unable to get into a tower block.

Mayor held in Mexico missing case

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 11:42
Police in Mexico City have arrested the fugitive mayor of the town of Iguala, where 43 students went missing in September.

'Nine die' in Saudi gun battles

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 11:29
At least nine people are killed in Saudi Arabia in two gun battles believed to be linked to Shia Muslims as they mark the festival of Ashura.

Man arrested over skate park death

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 11:00
A 38-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after the death of a man at a skate park at the weekend.

VIDEO: Libya 'stops migrant boat patrols'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 10:45
Coast guard officials in the Libyan capital have told the BBC they have stopped the patrols intended to prevent migrants from trying to cross the Mediterranean.

VIDEO: Road separates living from dying

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 10:31
One village in Sierra Leone, too remote to receive help from the authorities, is dealing with Ebola by keeping the dying on one side of the main road, and the living on the other.

Anderson to miss Sri Lanka tour

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-04 10:25
James Anderson is out of England's one-day series against Sri Lanka later this month as he recovers from a knee injury.