International News

BBC Three proposals are unveiled

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 01:28
Plans for the future of BBC Three are announced, including a move to online broadcasting 24 hours a day and an emphasis on long form content.

'Complacency played a part in crash'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 01:22
Sochi 2014 gold medallist Lizzy Yarnold tells BBC Sport about her "less than perfect" start to pre-season training.

Three journalists killed in Syria

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 01:17
Three journalists from the Syrian opposition TV channel Orient News are killed while covering clashes in the country's south-west.

England 'nation of pill-poppers'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 01:14
Half of women in England are now regularly taking prescription drugs, according to the comprehensive Health Survey for England.

Teacher numbers down but pupils rise

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 01:13
The number of teachers in Scotland's schools falls by 254 while pupil numbers increase by 3,425, new statistics reveal.

BP expects $1bn restructuring charge

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 01:09
Oil giant BP says it expects to incur restructuring charges of about $1bn over the coming year as it seeks to simplify the business.

Wales economy adds least value in UK

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 01:00
Wales is still the worst performing area of the UK in terms of money generated by its economy, official figures show.

VIDEO: Pele: I'll play for Brazil in 2016

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 00:45
Brazilian football legend Pele leaves hospital in Sao Paulo after being treated for an infection.

Dolly Parton joins Cleethorpes club

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 00:42
Country music star Dolly Parton accepts an invitation to join the Cleethorpes branch of the Rotary Club.

VIDEO: French hostage Lazarevic arrives home

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 00:37
France's last remaining hostage in Mali, Serge Lazarevic, has arrived home to a welcome from family members and French President Francois Hollande.

VIDEO: UKIP activist 'felt pressured' for sex

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 00:34
Full Newsnight interview with activist Natasha Bolter, who says UKIP boss Roger Bird was "lying" when he said they had a relationship, after he released messages which he said proved it.

VIDEO: Sir Paul: Pay young artists fairly

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 00:18
The former Beatle says it is harder than ever for young artists to make money from their music due to piracy and streaming.

Policeman fired over child sex abuse

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 00:18
A Cambridgeshire police officer is sacked for gross misconduct after admitting a string of serious sex offences against a child.

Ouch talk show 114: Christmas quiz

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 23:54
This and other questions in the latest disability talk show

Civil union couples become married

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 23:43
Ten same-sex couples convert their civil unions into marriages in Brighton on the first day it is allowed by law.

Gale warning cancels ferry sailings

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 23:31
Liverpool's Mersey ferries and Irish Sea sailings to and from the Isle of Man are cancelled due to a warning of gale force winds later.

Paddington holds UK box office lead

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 23:27
Children's favourite Paddington maintains pole position at the UK and Ireland box office for a second week in succession.

Councils' final budgets to be set

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 23:15
Councils are to be told their final budget settlements for 2015/16 by the Welsh government.

Last French hostage back in France

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 23:09
France's last remaining hostage, Serge Lazarevic, arrives home to a welcome from family members and French President Francois Hollande.

Early UK rate rise a 'huge risk'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 22:57
A premature rise in interest rates could present a "huge risk" to the British economy, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) warns.