International News

House price growth slows in November

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 23:19
The annual growth in UK house prices slowed in November to 8.2%, according to the latest figures from the Halifax.

Two arrested in anti-terror probe

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 23:05
Two men have been arrested by police in London under anti-terror laws and searches are under way at properties in London and Stoke, police say.

VIDEO: A step closer to Mars with Orion launch

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 22:57
How the legacy of Apollo could help NASA's latest mission, Orion, to get humans a step closer to Mars.

British Gas to pay £11.1m penalty

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 22:56
British Gas will pay an £11.1m penalty after regulator Ofgem found it failed to meet energy efficiency targets on time.

North Wales tops drink driving tests

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 22:52
Motorists in north Wales are more likely to be tested for drink driving than anywhere else in the UK, a survey reveals.

VIDEO: Daniel Craig on unused Bond titles

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 22:46
Ahead of the unveiling of the title of the 24th James Bond film, Entertainment correspondent Colin Paterson gauges Daniel Craig's interest in four of the as yet unused Ian Fleming titles.

Missing-student fury rocks president

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 22:44
Widespread protests following the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico highlight a broader problem and threaten to bring down the president, says Will Grant.

U-turn accusation over Smith deal

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 22:32
The UK government is extending contracts for its work programme despite agreement that this would soon come under Holyrood control.

Kidney inquest verdicts expected

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 21:59
Families hope to hear why two kidney transplant patient died after being given organs infected with a parasitic worm.

VIDEO: No 4: Luis Suarez bites again

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 21:35
The moment Uruguay's Luis Suarez bites Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini is day four of BBC Sport's advent calendar.

Gangnam Style 'broke' YouTube limit

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 21:34
YouTube says it had to rebuild its counter after South Korean singer Psy's Gangnam Style video exceeded the viewing limit of 2,147,483,648.

'No collusion' in 1974 IRA murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 21:32
An investigation finds no evidence that police colluded to protect members of the IRA who murdered a man in north Belfast in 1974.

Cross-party talks 'at crucial stage'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 21:21
Cross-party talks aimed at resolving difficulties among the five parties in the devolved Stormont government are due to resume later.

Are Arsenal fans greedy?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 21:14
Finishing fourth in the league, qualifying from the Champions League, a good run in the cups - is this enough for a club like Arsenal?

Japan PM shows strong lead in polls

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 21:10
Two days after campaigning begins for Japan's snap election, polls show Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on course for a convincing win.

Afghanistan seeks donor support

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 20:57
More than 50 countries are meeting for a conference in London intended to boost Afghanistan's prospects after foreign combat forces withdraw.

Cuts warnings after Autumn Statement

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 20:43
Public spending is set to fall to levels not seen since the 1930s, forecasters are predicting following the chancellor's Autumn Statement.

Genetic diversity of Africa revealed

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 20:09
Scientists have completed a comprehensive study of genetic diversity in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Orion 'Mars ship' set for test flight

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 19:56
Orion, the US space capsule that could one day help get humans to Mars, is about to make its maiden flight from Cape Canaveral.

Australia 'using refugees as pawns'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 19:56
The Australian opposition says the government is using asylum seekers as political pawns in a bid to pass a controversial refugee law.