International News

VIDEO: Afghan president 'overcoming the past'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 04:57
The BBC's Lyse Doucet speaks to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

Rich nations 'fail Syria refugees'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 04:51
Rights group Amnesty International criticises the world's wealthiest nations for taking in a "pitiful" number of Syria's most vulnerable refugees.

Migrants die in Mediterranean boat

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 04:37
Seventeen migrants have died while attempting to cross the Mediterranean in a small inflatable boat, the Italian navy says.

US adds 321,000 jobs in November

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 04:34
The US economy added 321,000 jobs in November official figures show.

Woman held as streets cordoned off

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 04:15
A woman is detained by police and streets cordoned off following an incident in the Clackmannanshire town of Alva.

VIDEO: What baffles the world about the British?

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 04:05
Thousands share puzzlement at British quirks online

VIDEO: Political week in 60 seconds

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 04:01
Giles Dilnot looks at what has been happening in the world of politics in the last seven days in a one-minute guide

Apology for wrong GP risk data

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 04:00
The health watchdog has been forced to apologise to hundreds of GPs for giving them incorrect patient safety risk ratings based on bad data.

McLaren delay disgusting - Warwick

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 03:54
McLaren's delay over deciding on Jenson Button's future with the team is 'disgusting', says ex-driver Derek Warwick.

VIDEO: Orion space capsule launches

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 03:35
A rocket has launched from Florida carrying an unmanned version of the US space agency's new crew capsule - Orion.

VIDEO: 'We weren't told of kidney risks'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 03:31
The families of two transplant patients who were given kidneys infected with a rare parasitic worm speak to the BBC following inquests into their deaths.

Briton jailed over Syria terrorism

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 03:13
First person in UK convicted of Syria-related terror offences jailed for four years by judge at Kingston Crown Court

Breastfeed discreetly, urges Farage

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 03:10
UKIP's Nigel Farage says women should not breastfeed in an "ostentatious" way in public to avoid embarrassing others.

ICC drops Uhuru Kenyatta charges

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 03:10
Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court in The Hague say they are withdrawing charges against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Misconduct charge over Ebrahimi death

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 03:06
Three PCs and a PCSO are to face misconduct charges after the murder of a Bristol man by a neighbour who wrongly believed him to be a paedophile.

13 towns 'could lose bus services'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 03:05
Local bus services in cities and towns across Northern Ireland could be cut drastically if draft budget proposals are agreed.

GCHQ 'does not breach human rights'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 03:03
The current system of UK intelligence collection does not currently breach the European Convention of Human Rights, a panel of judges has ruled.

Apple music abuse trial may collapse

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 02:49
A technicality about whether iPods at the centre of Apple's anti-competition trial were valid could cause the decade-long case to collapse.

VIDEO: Breastfeeding: 'Perhaps sit in corner'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 02:41
The UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said that women could, "perhaps sit in a corner" while breastfeeding in public.

Mixed reaction to German far-left triumph

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 02:39
A party with roots in the old communist East Germany is to govern a German state for the first time since 1989, but the reaction on the streets of Thuringia's capital Erfurt is very mixed, the BBC's Jenny Hill reports.