International News

Who is still on Hong Kong's streets?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:49
The BBC's John Sudworth meets some of the remaining pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong ahead of a major operation to clear one of their main camps.

Royal couple attend New York gala

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:41
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a fundraising dinner for their former university as their three-day trip to the US comes to an end.

Son jailed for dismembering father

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:18
A man who killed his father, chopped up his body and used the boxes containing the parts as a TV stand, is jailed for life

Dominican 'killer' wife was suicidal

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:15
A Cardiff mother jailed for 12 years in the Dominican Republic for killing her husband says she contemplated taking her own life.

VIDEO: 'Labour behind only NHS privatisation'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:15
The only privatisation of an NHS hospital came under Labour, Nick Clegg tells MPs as he points at Andy Burnham.

VIDEO: Clegg teased about women and numbers

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:11
Nick Clegg is teased over his private life and a lack of female appointments to the Cabinet by Harriet Harman.

'Manbeast' bully revenge hit 'crazy'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:08
A woman whose letter to a former school bully who called her "manbeast" went viral on Facebook describes the response as "crazy and overwhelming".

Harman and Clegg clash over women

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 05:02
Deputy PM Nick Clegg defends the government's record after Labour's Harriet Harman says at PMQs he is "out of touch with women's lives".

Day in pictures: 10 December 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 04:56
News images from around the world: 10 December

Profile: Malala Yousafzai

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 04:46
Malala Yousafzai, the youngest-ever Nobel peace prize winner

VIDEO: Shrien Dewani arrives back in UK

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 04:45
Shrien Dewani has arrived back in England after being cleared by a court in South Africa of arranging the murder of his wife in 2010.

'No evidence' of McIlroy conspiracy

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 04:45
There is "not a shred of evidence" Rory McIlroy was involved in a conspiracy to plan his exit from a contract with his former sports management company, Dublin High Court is told.

Employers 'to lead new careers body'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 04:42
Employers will take the lead in a new careers body that will broker links between schools and businesses in England, say ministers.

VIDEO: Disruption as storm hits northern UK

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 04:40
High winds and huge waves are hitting north-western parts of the UK, causing power blackouts and travel disruption, as Laura Bicker reports.

'Prisoner swap' freed French hostage

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 04:32
A Frenchman held hostage by an al Qaeda-linked group in Mali was reportedly freed as part of a prisoner swap with two jailed militants.

BBC theme park ride deal signed

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 04:31
Rides based on BBC shows such as Top Gear and Doctor Who shows could feature at a £2bn theme park planned for Kent, it is announced.

Homes destroyed after Chechen attack

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 04:31
Houses are burned after the Chechen leader called for the punishment of Islamist militants' families in response to a deadly attack in Grozny.

Masked gunmen threaten Asprilla

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 04:15
Faustino Asprilla says he will leave his home in Colombia after being threatened by armed men trying to get money from him.

Peru moves to sue Greenpeace

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 04:13
The Peruvian government says it will sue Greenpeace activists for "attacking" a famous desert heritage site after a banner protest was held there.

Somali women die in 'revenge attack'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 04:07
A soldier in Somalia avenges the killing of his wife - also a soldier - by shooting dead five women related to militant Islamists, an official says.