International News

Police hunt for missing mum and baby

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 23:30
Police are searching for a mother who has gone missing with her newborn baby from a Bristol hospital.

VIDEO: How will debts impact on children?

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 23:29
From a school in Hertfordshire, Steph McGovern looks at how the debts of today could have a big effect on tomorrow's generation.

VIDEO: UK's warmest year on record predicted

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 23:03
This year could be the UK's warmest for almost 250 years as measured by the world's oldest temperature record, say researchers.

Explosion near Mogadishu airport

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 22:34
There has been an explosion near the airport in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, with reports of casualties.

Autumn Statement predicts Welsh tax

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 22:30
Welsh tax forecasts are published by the budget watchdog for the first time, as Chancellor George Osborne delivers his Autumn Statement.

S Korea passes cigarette price hike

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 21:31
South Korea's parliament approves an 80% hike in the price of cigarettes, a move aimed at curbing the high levels of consumption.

China mistress jailed over bribery

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 21:29
China jails the mistress of a former top railways official for aiding his bribe-taking, state media report, amid a corruption crackdown.

Osborne to rule on corporation tax

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 21:22
The chancellor is due to announce on Wednesday if Stormont will be given the power to cut the rate of corporation tax in Northern Ireland.

VIDEO: Hughes funeral held in Australia

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 20:49
The funeral of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes has been held in his hometown of Macksville, New South Wales.

Parents double murder probe reward

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 20:29
The parents of a former Surrey man who was murdered on a Caribbean island doubled a reward offered for information on his death.

Bill Cosby accused of molesting girl

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 20:25
Bill Cosby is being sued for sexual assault by a women who says the US comedian molested her when she was 15 at the Playboy mansion in LA.

Thousands mourn Hughes at funeral

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 20:22
Family, friends, dignitaries and team-mates turn out for the funeral of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes.

Osborne urged to repair UK deficit

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 20:01
Chancellor George Osborne is urged to "finish the job" of repairing the country's finances - just hours before he unveils his Autumn Statement.

HK Occupy trio to report to police

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 19:36
The founders of Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement prepare to turn themselves in to police, as student leaders say they will continue protesting.

Warmest year on record predicted

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 19:14
Forecasters believe this year could be the UK's warmest for almost 250 years, as measured by the world's oldest record of temperature.

Why do we overlook the criminal state of mind?

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 18:52
We persistently fail to learn lessons from the health issues of people who perpetrate heinous crimes, says Danny Shaw.

Hopes for postgraduate loans plan

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 18:42
Universities welcome suggestions that postgraduate student loans will be included in the chancellor's Autumn Statement.

Sailors speak of asylum boat trauma

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 18:40
Sailors from the Royal Australian Navy say they have been traumatised by pulling dead asylum seekers from the ocean while on border patrol.

Europe to press ahead on new rocket

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 18:33
Research ministers approve the development of a new Ariane rocket for Europe, with pledges of 5.924bn euros for space programmes.

VIDEO: Controversial DNA test comes to UK

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 17:39
A personal DNA test that has sparked controversy in the US launches in the UK.