International News

VIDEO: Syrian refugees with 'nowhere to go'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 15:06
The number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon has reached one million .The BBC's Quentin Sommerville reports from Lebanon's northern border with Syria.

Speakers clash on Faslane future

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 15:05
Workers at the UK's main nuclear submarine base could help keep Scotland an "engineering powerhouse" under independence, it is claimed.

Russia expands border zone for Games

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 14:33
Georgia protests as Russia temporarily expands its security zone into the breakaway Georgian territory of Abkhazia for the Sochi games.

Economy 'priority for most Scots'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 14:29
The authors of a survey on Scottish social attitudes say economic factors matter most to voters ahead of the independence referendum.

Nazi stag MP 'caused deep offence'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 14:27
Conservative MP Aiden Burley "caused deep offence" by organising an Alpine stag party with a Nazi theme in 2011, an internal investigation finds.

Two more held over St Lucia murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 13:54
Two more men are arrested in connection with the murder of a British man on the Caribbean island of St Lucia, police say.

West Ham United 0-3 Manchester City

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 13:44
Manchester City ease into their first League Cup final in 38 years with a record 9-0 aggregate win against West Ham.

Teenager dies 'after taking ecstasy'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 13:27
A London teenager, who died after it is believed he took ecstasy, is remembered as a "bright and talented" pupil by his head teacher.

VIDEO: Flood-hit farmers fear disastrous year

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 13:04
Jeremy Cooke reports from flood-hit Somerset, where farmers are fearing a disastrous year.

Fifa threat to World Cup host city

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 12:34
Fifa warns Brazil's World Cup 2014 host city of Curitiba that it could be excluded from the competition unless preparations speed up.

VIDEO: McFadden wants Winter Paralympic gold

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 12:34
10-time Paralympic medallist Tatyana McFadden speaks to BBC Sport news correspondent Andy Swiss about why she has swapped wheels for skis.

Why did Antarctic expedition ship get stranded in ice?

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 12:26
Why did Antarctic expedition get stranded in ice?

Blunkett condemns Russell Brand view

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 12:25
The attitude of commentators who discourage young people from voting is a "disgrace", Labour MP and former Home Secretary David Blunkett says.

VIDEO: Parents call for journalist's release

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 11:45
The parents of an Australian ex-BBC correspondent, Peter Greste, who along with two other Al-Jazeera journalists is being detained in Egypt, appeal to the authorities for his release.

Pumping begins near marooned village

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 11:42
The Environment Agency begins pumping flood water from land on the Somerset Levels near the marooned village of Muchelney.

F1 heiress loses Lamborghini battle

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 11:33
Formula 1 heiress Tamara Ecclestone loses a custody battle over a rare "super car" she gave to an ex-boyfriend as a birthday gift.

New trial sought for executed US boy

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 11:30
A South Carolina judge hears arguments over whether to grant a new trial to a 14-year-old black boy executed for the murder of two girls in 1944.

VIDEO: US braced for 'arctic conditions'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 11:27
The US is due to be plunged back into a deep freeze just two weeks after it emerged from the last one.

Train crush teacher was due to marry

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 11:18
A pregnant teacher died when her car was hit by a train on a level crossing in Australia just weeks before she was due to get married, an inquest hears.

Triple killer just 'wanted blood'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-21 11:11
Triple killer Joanna Dennehy, described as having a thirst "for blood", was filmed laughing and joking moments before seeking more victims, a court hears.

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