International News

Labour to call debate on warrant row

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 21:25
Labour plans to use an opposition day debate next week to give MPs a chance to vote on the European Arrest Warrant, the BBC understands.

Drugs treatment service set to close

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 21:17
A facility in County Antrim that works to reduce the harm caused by drugs will close early next year because of a lack of funding.

Fossil fuel promises 'being broken'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 20:46
World governments are breaking promises to phase out subsidies for fossil fuels, a report by the Overseas Development Institute says.

Greaves to sell World Cup medal

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 20:40
Former England footballer Jimmy Greaves is to auction the World Cup winner's medal fans campaigned for more than 40 years for him to receive.

New hope in Syria war, says UN envoy

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 20:10
The UN mediator in the Syrian conflict, Staffan de Mistura, tells the BBC he believes there is a fresh opportunity to resolve the country's crisis.

Facebook Messenger has 500m users

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 19:45
Social networking giant Facebook said its new messaging service now has more than 500 million users - more than doubling since April.

India women die after sterilisations

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 19:39
Eight women die after botched sterilisation surgery at a government-run health camp in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

Dewani 'knows all about murder plot'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 19:12
Shrien Dewani "knows everything" about the alleged conspiracy which led to the murder of his new wife in South Africa, a court hears.

Home Office abuse probe findings due

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 19:09
A report into how the Home Office, police and prosecutors dealt with claims of organised child abuse in the 1970s, 80s and 90s is being published.

Xi urges trade ties at Apec summit

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 18:33
Chinese leader Xi Jinping urges Asia-Pacific nations to accelerate economic integration to spur growth, on day two of the Apec summit.

Profile: Lady Trumpington

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 18:26
From Bletchley Park to Lloyd George and life in the Lords

Eight books up for Waterstones prize

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 18:23
Richard Flanagan's Man Booker Prize winning novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North is among eight contenders for Waterstones Book of the Year 2014.

Ant and Dec asked to end 'animal abuse'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 18:20
TV presenter Chris Packham writes an open letter to TV presenters Ant and Dec to ask the pair to end "abuse of animals" in I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

Care plan savings 'over-optimistic'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 18:04
Questions are being asked about what impact a flagship government scheme to improve the care of vulnerable patients in England will have.

Liver operation shows twins identical

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:57
The first identical twins to undergo a live liver transplant in the UK did not realise they were identical until one of them needed surgery.

UK police to file Thai murder report

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:47
UK police officers are to return from Thailand after reviewing an investigation into the murders of two British tourists, Scotland Yard says.

VIDEO: 'Singles Day' for China retailers

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:44
Online retailers in China are gearing up for "Singles' Day" - the biggest online sales day in the world.

'Ban fruit juice from five-a-day'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:31
Fruit juice should be removed from the recommended list of healthy things to eat daily because it is confusing for parents, say campaigners.

Australian troops heading to Iraq

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:15
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says 200 members of Australia's special forces will begin deploying to Iraq after being given legal clearance.

Hawaii lava destroys first home

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:02
A stream of lava that has been creeping towards a Hawaii town for months has now destroyed one of the houses.