International News

VIDEO: Federer defeats Nishikori - five shots

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:47
Watch five of the best shots from Roger Federer's straight sets victory over Japan's Kei Nishikori at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

Appeal over bus wheelchair ruling

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:33
First Bus appeals against a court ruling, won by a disabled man from West Yorkshire, that the firm's wheelchair policy is discriminatory.

India sterilisation deaths inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:24
The Indian state of Chhattisgarh orders an inquiry into the deaths of 11 women after botched sterilisation surgery at a state-run health camp.

Mind-controlled gene switch made

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:15
A study shows that human brainwaves can wirelessly activate light-sensitive genes implanted in mice.

Hamilton's title to lose - Mansell

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:09
Former world champion Nigel Mansell says Lewis Hamilton has "one hand" on the World Championship going into the final race.

VIDEO: Drone tour of Tower poppies

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:07
A remote controlled drone has captured close-up images of the Tower of London ceramic poppy installation.

Bulgaria unveils Markov statue

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:04
Bulgaria's president unveils a statue to dissident playwright Georgi Markov, murdered in central London in what became known as the "umbrella killing".

VIDEO: Serwotka's life-saving device

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:04
One of Britain's best known trades union leaders has spoken about the operation and technology that has helped save his life.

Referendum vote for 16 year olds

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 07:02
Sixteen-year-olds could be given the vote in a referendum on whether to give Welsh ministers power to vary income tax.

EU court backs migrant benefit curbs

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:56
The European Court of Justice backs curbs on unemployed migrants' access to certain benefits, setting a legal precedent for all EU member states.

Mormon founder 'had up to 40 wives'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:56
The Mormon church admits for the first time that its founder, Joseph Smith, took multiple wives, with the number estimated to be up to 40.

Federer outclasses Nishikori

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:55
Swiss world number two Roger Federer overcame Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-2 at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

VIDEO: Home Affairs Committee

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:46
MPs hear evidence on historic child abuse.

Smith pulls out of worlds with virus

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:41
Commonwealth champion Zoe Smith withdraws from the weightlifting world championships in Kazakhstan because of a virus.

Anguish at South Korea ferry verdict

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:37
A verdict of negligence on three senior officers of a South Korean ferry that sank in April, killing over 300, angers many victims' relatives as too lenient.

One in 10 sausages 'has hepatitis E'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:35
Experts warn one in 10 sausages in England and Wales could lead to a hepatitis E virus infection (HEV) if they are not cooked properly.

VIDEO: China's Xi urges economic integration

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:32
The formal part of the Apec summit in Beijing has ended but the US and Chinese presidents have been holding private talks, as Martin Patience reports from Beijing.

VIDEO: Veterans attend Menin Gate ceremony

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:29
Thousands of people attend a ceremony at the Menin Gate to mark the anniversary of the WW1 armistice.

Nigeria fury over US arms refusal

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:25
Nigeria criticises the US for refusing to sell the government "lethal" weapons to fight militant Islamists as they seize another town.

Syria's disappeared

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 06:18
The story of the people snatched from Syria's streets