International News

Cosby breaks silence on abuse claims

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 01:08
Actor Bill Cosby speaks out for the first time since police open investigation into claims of historical sexual abuse.

Police charge six after terror probe

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 00:54
Six men, five from London, are charged with terror and fraud offences, Scotland Yard says.

Uganda maid jailed for child assault

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 00:43
A Ugandan maid is sentenced to four years in jail for assaulting a toddler, in a case which sparked national outrage after a video was released.

Libyan troops clash over oil ports

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 00:38
Rival Libyan troops clash over control of two of the country's main oil terminals for a second day, leading to their closure.

After school scheme for poor pupils

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 00:31
Education minister Huw Lewis launches a scheme to help pupils from poorer backgrounds pursue interests outside of school hours.

Strikes bring Belgium to standstill

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 00:31
A nationwide strike in Belgium has brought air, rail and road transport to a halt and forced many businesses to close.

VIDEO: The lift that goes sideways

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 00:23
A new system of lifts is being proposed that operate without cables.

VIDEO: UKIP: 'Growing pains of growing party'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 00:19
As Kerry Smith resigns as UKIP's parliamentary candidate for South Basildon and East Thurrock, Iain Watson looks at the difficulties facing the party in the wake of recent scandals.

VIDEO: Labour's UKIP strategy leaked

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 00:12
A leaked Labour document tells party MPs and activists to move campaigning conversation away from the issue of immigration.

Rail replacement bus hit by lorry

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 00:10
Three people are injured when a broken-down rail replacement bus is hit by a lorry on the A34 in Oxfordshire.

Man badly injured in takeaway brawl

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 00:06
A man caught up in a brawl that spilled out on to the street from a takeaway in Wakefield is left with life-threatening injuries.

Firm apologises for Amazon 1p glitch

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 00:03
A Londonderry-based company apologises for a software glitch that led to hundreds of items being sold for just 1p on Amazon.

In pictures: Sydney siege

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:34
Armed police seal off an area around a cafe

UKIP - power struggle, not soap opera

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:29
UKIP - power struggle, not soap opera

New enterprise campus in Aberystwyth

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:25
Aberystwyth University is set to confirm it plans to build a new innovation and enterprise campus in the town.

Hamilton's 'surprise' win tops great night

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:20
Rory McIlroy may have been favourite, but Lewis Hamilton's win shows nothing is certain at BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

India Christmas conversions banned

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:01
Police in India's Uttar Pradesh state say they will not allow Hindu nationalist groups to hold a religious conversion ceremony on Christmas Day.

Clara Amfo to host Radio 1 chart show

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:00
Radio 1 announces that Clara Amfo will become the new presenter the station's Official Chart Show.

VIDEO: 'Why I'm having my breasts removed'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:44
Like Angelina Jolie, 1Xtra presenter Claira Hermet is opting to have a double mastectomy after doctors said she has an 85% chance of getting breast cancer.

Police cuts 'will endanger public'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:34
Public safety is at risk unless radical measures are taken to deal with funding cuts within police forces, Britain's most senior policeman warns.