International News

VIDEO: Inside the Met’s elite firearms unit

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 10:28
The Metropolitan Police says it was wrong not to formally review the "hard stop" tactic six years before it was used in the Mark Duggan shooting.

Terror arrest at Stansted airport

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 10:25
A 21-year-old man has been arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of terrorism offences, Scotland Yard says.

Report calls for fewer councils

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 10:23
Councils in Wales should merge leaving as few as 10 local authorities rather than the current 22, a report recommends.

Rosetta comet-chaser phones home

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 10:19
Europe's Rosetta spacecraft wakes from its 31-month hibernation, confirming the mission's readiness to hunt down and land on a comet.

Police investigate A&E wait death

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 10:18
Police are investigating the death of a 58-year-old man who waited four hours in an ambulance before being admitted to hospital.

Israel returns militants' bodies

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 10:14
The Israeli military says it has begun to exhume the bodies of a number of Palestinian militants to return them to their families for burial.

Police plebgate apology to Mitchell

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 10:07
The chairman of the Police Federation apologises to Andrew Mitchell for the actions of an officer who has admitted to lying over witnessing the "plebgate" incident.

Wales' Ryan Jones out of Six Nations

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:58
Wales and Ospreys forward Ryan Jones has been ruled out of Wales' Six Nations campaign with a hamstring injury.

Mexico forces in drug cartel arrests

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:54
A Knights Templar drug cartel leader is among 38 people arrested by Mexican troops in a bid to restore order in Michoacan state, officials say.

Man jailed in N Korea appeals to US

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:44
Kenneth Bae, an American citizen held in North Korea, speaks to foreign media and calls for US "cooperation" to secure his release.

One of three cleared in slavery case

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:33
A man charged with his brother and father over slavery offences at a farm near Newport is found not guilty on a judge's order.

Iran curbs uranium enrichment

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:30
Iran begins restricting uranium enrichment under a nuclear deal with world powers which respond by suspending some economic sanctions.

Spoof UKIP Twitter tops 80K followers

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:18
The spoof UKIP Twitter account with 80,000 followers

Mother charged with son's murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:15
Rosdeep Kular, mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular, appears in court in Edinburgh charged with his murder.

At least 26 die in Baghdad blasts

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:14
Police and medics say at least 26 people have been killed in a series of bomb blasts in Baghdad, in the latest in an extended surge of violence.

Fifa candidate suggests orange cards

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:08
Fifa presidential candidate Jerome Champagne wants to introduce orange cards as a measure to help referees.

CAR elects mayor as new leader

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:07
Capital city mayor Catherine Samba-Panza, 59, is elected interim president of the Central African Republic, as the EU reportedly agrees to send troops.

Boy lived in home for elderly

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:06
A pupil at a special needs school in Belfast had to live in an old people's home because of a lack of emergency foster carers.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:01
A Home Office minister argues that a UN plan for resettling Syrians has a "token impact".

VIDEO: S Sudan patients 'shot in their beds'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-20 09:01
Up to 10,000 people have been killed in the South Sudanese conflict. The BBC's Mark Lowen travels to the town of Bor to see the aftermath of the conflict.

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