International News

Rocket 'kills 15' at Afghan wedding

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 13:43
At least 15 people were killed in Afghanistan's Helmand province when a wedding party was hit by a stray rocket., officials say.

Van Gaal surprised by United support

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 13:41
Louis van Gaal thanks Manchester United supporters for helping him through his difficult early spell with the club.

We can finish above Arsenal - Koeman

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 13:36
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman believes his side can end the season higher than Arsenal in the Premier League.

Shanghai new year crush 'kills 35'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 12:11
Crush at New Year's Eve celebrations in Shanghai kills 35 people and injures about 42 others, Chinese state media reports.

Man City extend loan of Lampard

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 12:10
Frank Lampard's loan with Manchester City is extended until the end of the season.

Thousands join Hogmanay celebrations

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 11:46
Tens of thousands of party-goers are taking to the streets for Hogmanay celebrations across Scotland.

Lancaster plans talks with Hartley

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 11:01
England head coach Stuart Lancaster plans to speak to Northampton's Dylan Hartley about the hooker's discipline.

Crowds gather to see in New Year

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 10:56
Crowds gather in central London for the first ticketed New Year's Eve fireworks display.

VIDEO: Surabaya vigil for AirAsia victims

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 10:18
Hundreds of people have attended a vigil in the Indonesian city of Surabaya to remember those killed on flight AirAsia QZ8501.

New frog 'gives birth to tadpoles'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 10:18
A species found on an Indonesian island has become the first frog ever seen giving birth to tadpoles, rather than laying eggs.

Liberia lifts Ebola New Year curfew

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 10:11
Liberia lifts a curfew imposed to curb the Ebola outbreak so that people can attend New Year's Eve church services.

Four 'chase and hold armed robber'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 09:49
Four people chase and hold an armed man who was attempting to rob a bank in south-east London, the Met Police say.

AirAsia victims remembered at vigil

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 09:41
Hundreds attend a vigil in Surabaya, Indonesia, for the victims of the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 crash, praying for the 162 people on board.

VIDEO: Experimental drug for UK Ebola nurse

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 09:38
A British nurse infected with Ebola is receiving an unnamed experimental drug as part of her treatment, a doctor confirms.

Car ploughs into front of shop

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 09:22
A couple are "extremely fortunate" to escape serious injury when their car ploughs into the front of a shop in Coventry, the ambulance service says.

Palestinians seek ICC membership

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 09:04
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signs Rome Statute in a bid to join the International Criminal Court, prompting objections from Israel.

Body found in hunt for missing man

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 08:56
Police searching for a man who went missing in Shrewsbury find a body.

'Neo-Nazi' meeting snares Republican leader

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 08:29
Controversy over Republican House leader Steve Scalise's 2002 speech to a white supremacist group reveals southern conservative racial tightrope and fault lines in Republican political structure.

Philippines flooding 'kills 53'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 08:28
At least 53 people die in flooding and landslides in the Philippines this week with officials saying people may have underestimated the situation.

79 City Link jobs in Wales to go

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 08:10
Seventy nine jobs will go at Welsh depots of collapsed delivery firm City Link after a bid to buy the company failed.