International News

VIDEO: Wrongly accused Jeffries TV drama

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:07
New drama depicts the story of what happened to Christopher Jefferies, who was vilified in the press when he was arrested in connection with the murder of his tenant Joanna Yeates.

Four charged with supplying drugs

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:06
Four people are charged with supplying drugs as part of an operation to tackle organised crime.

Giant beard for 'socialist climbers'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:04
The "magnificent" beard of of socialist thinker Friedrich Engels is to become a climbing wall in Salford.

World 'must accept Syrian refugees '

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:01
Countries around the world must accept many more refugees from the Syrian conflict, the UN's refugee and other agencies say.

Addams Family actor Pugsley dies

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:57
Ken Weatherwax, who played Pugsley in the original Addams Family TV series, dies aged 59 at his home in California.

Warner dedicates century to Hughes

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:56
Australia's David Warner dedicates his century against India on the opening day of the first Test to the late Phillip Hughes.

Craig exits as St Mirren manager

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:51
Tommy Craig parts company with St Mirren after a poor start to the season under his management.

Korean Air 'nut rage' official quits

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:46
A senior Korean Air executive resigns after delaying a plane's take-off because she was angry at how she had been served nuts.

VIDEO: One killed in M25 collision

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:43
One person has died and a number of people have been injured in a multiple vehicle crash on the M25 in Essex.

Man Utd v Liverpool like a pub match

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:40
Gary Neville says Manchester United's game against Liverpool on Sunday could be "like the Dog and Duck versus The Red Lion".

VIDEO: Explorer drives tractor to South Pole

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:32
A Dutch explorer who has driven to the South Pole in a tractor says she has achieved "an impossible dream".

AUDIO: 'I was charged with stealing'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:32
Sub-postmaster Jo Hamilton told Today presenter John Humphrys: Originally I was charged with stealing. They said if I repaid and pleaded guilty to 14 counts of false accounting they would drop the theft.

Homicides at lowest recorded level

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:23
The number of homicides committed in Scotland in 2013-2014 falls to 60 - the lowest recorded figure.

Zimbabwe VP denies anti-Mugabe plot

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:20
Zimbabwe's Vice-President Joice Mujuru rejects accusations of corruption and plotting to kill President Mugabe as "unfounded" and "ridiculous".

Boyhood and Birdman make AFI list

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:18
The American Film Institute picks its top 11 films of 2014, including Boyhood, Birdman, Unbroken and Interstellar.

No trial over Nazi massacre case

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:16
A court in the German city of Cologne throws out the case of an 89-year-old man accused over an infamous Nazi massacre of civilians in France.

England top group after Belgium draw

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:14
A brilliant strike from Iain Lewers earns England a 1-1 draw with Belgium and ensures they top Pool A at the Champions Trophy.

Boy, 15 on drink-driving charge

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 00:53
A 15-year-old boy is charged with drinking and driving after being stopped by officers in Kent.

Firefighters begin 24-hour strike

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 00:49
Firefighters across England are on a one-day strike as part of a long-running row over pensions.

Where you can and can't fly a drone

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 00:48
Where is it illegal for ordinary people to fly a drone?