International News

'Liverpool lacking in all areas'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 00:11
BBC Sport's Robbie Savage on why Liverpool are miles away from a title bid and Steven Gerrard's future.

VIDEO: Drink-driving: 50 years of changing attitudes

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 22:42
It has been 50 years since the first TV campaign warning of the dangers of drink-driving. On Friday, the latest hard-hitting advert was launched on our screens.

VIDEO: The 'poorest' president's $1m VW

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 22:04
Uruguay's President Jose Mujica says in a magazine interview that an Arab sheikh offered him $1m for his vintage VW Beetle.

Drivers warned as roads flood

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 21:52
Motorists are advised to take extra care after roads were flooded in parts of Northern Ireland.

Japan governor backs reactor restart

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 21:35
A Japanese local authority gives its approval for the first nuclear power station to be restarted after the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

China police trace trafficked babies

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 21:10
Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Yunnan search for the parents of 11 infants rescued from a baby trafficking ring.

US row over who shot Osama Bin Laden

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 21:05
US commandos disagree in public over who fired the shot that killed Osama Bin Laden, more than three years after the al-Qaeda leader's death.

Miliband 'plot' and Tower poppies - the papers

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 21:01
Reports Labour MPs are questioning Ed Miliband's leadership, an appeal over the Tower of London ceramic poppy field, and a new Band Aid song attract headlines.

Inquiry into alleged rape victim case

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 21:00
An investigation is launched into why a woman was prosecuted over an alleged false rape claim - and then killed herself.

Abuse inquiry 'fails to find dossier'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 19:53
An inquiry into Home Office handling of child sex abuse claims in the 1980s has failed to uncover the missing documents that prompted the probe.

Brussels protest ends in clashes

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 19:30
Belgian police use tear gas and water cannon against anti-austerity protesters in Brussels after a 100,000-strong march by workers.

AC/DC murder plot charge dropped

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 19:00
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has a charge of attempting to arrange a murder dropped in New Zealand because of a lack of evidence.

Nordic PMs warn Cameron over EU

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 18:50
David Cameron faces warnings from the leaders of three Nordic countries about his plans to limit migration from the EU.

VIDEO: 'Blasphemy' couple burnt alive

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 18:35
The murder of a Christian couple on Tuesday for allegedly desecrating the Koran highlights the sensitivity of the issue in Pakistan.

Desert Island Discs hits 3,000th show

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 18:02
BBC Radio 4's long-running Desert Island Discs will feature Second World War veteran Eric "Winkle" Brown for its 3,000th edition next week.

Labour 'must pull together' to win

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 17:53
Labour's general election co-ordinator urges MPs to "pull together" around Ed Miliband after reports of unrest about his leadership of the party.

Four state gay marriage bans upheld

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 17:53
A US appeals court has upheld bans on gay marriage in four states, in a ruling that runs counter to a wave of court decisions on gay unions.

VIDEO: Violent clashes at Brussels protest

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 17:51
Clashes erupt between Belgian police and anti-austerity protesters in central Brussels after a largely peaceful march by about 100,000 workers.

Uruguay leader gets $1m Beetle offer

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 17:42
Uruguay's President Jose Mujica says in a magazine interview that an Arab sheikh offered him $1m for his vintage VW Beetle.

Osborne to fight £1.7bn EU tax bill

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-06 17:33
Chancellor George Osborne will argue the UK's case against paying the EU an extra £1.7bn when he attends a meeting of European finance ministers.