International News

VIDEO: Technology's biggest trends of 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 02:09
Rory Cellan-Jones looks back at the big technology trends of 2014.

Greek MPs' vote triggers snap poll

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 02:05
Greek MPs reject a presidential candidate nominated by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, triggering a snap general election.

Schumacher faces fight for recovery

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 02:03
Michael Schumacher faces a "long fight" on the road to recovery, his manager says a year after the F1 champion suffered head injuries while skiing.

Granddad in court for boy's murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 01:47
A man appears at crown court for the first time charged with murdering his nine-year-old grandson.

Childcare costs 'cancels out wages'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 01:47
One in 10 UK families see one earner's wages used solely to cover childcare and commuting costs, research by insurer Aviva suggests.

Cameroon air strikes on Boko Haram

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 01:46
Cameroon has carried out air strikes against militant Islamist group Boko Haram for the first time, after it attacked a military base, a spokesman says.

West Brom wait on Irvine future

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 01:40
West Brom are not expected to make an announcement on Monday about the future of manager Alan Irvine.

Wolf 'most pirated film of 2014'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 01:26
The Wolf of Wall Street, Martin Scorsese's true-life tale of corrupt New York stockbrokers, leads the pack of the most illegally downloaded movies of 2014.

Oliver 'turned down Hobbit role'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 01:12
Celebrity TV chef Jamie Oliver reveals he turned down the chance to appear as a hobbit in one of Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings prequels.

Sky Swing taken away after problem

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 00:59
A fairground ride which left passengers dangling 65ft up is taken down and removed from Cardiff's Winter Wonderland.

Entertainment quiz of 2014: Music

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 00:50
How much do you remember about the past 12 months?

Happy Valley tops Radio Times poll

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 00:43
BBC One's police drama Happy Valley was the best TV show of 2014, according to Radio Times' team of critics.

The 12 tech months of 2014

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 23:12
A look back at 12 months, as measured out by technology stories.

Family and puppy pulled from fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 23:12
Seven people and a puppy are rescued after a car fire in Rochdale set a nearby house ablaze.

VIDEO: Smoke hampers ferry rescue effort

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 23:06
Rescuers have spent the night battling smoke and gale-force winds to try to save more than 250 passengers trapped on a burning Italian ferry in the Adriatic Sea.

VIDEO: Robot-assisted surgery gains ground

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 23:03
Robot-assisted surgery is becoming increasingly common in UK hospitals, as the BBC's Victoria Gill reports.

VIDEO: Pilot's father: I want my son back

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 22:56
The father of the pilot of the missing AirAsia plane has been speaking about the possibility that his son may not come back alive.

Tumblr CEO: Focusing on storytelling and self-expression

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 22:53
Tumblr founder excited about social storytelling

City Link staff to hold protest

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 22:50
Workers who are facing redundancy at the collapsed parcel delivery firm City Link are due to stage a demonstration outside one of its Scottish depots.

City Link owner 'disappointed'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 22:41
The owner of collapsed UK parcel delivery service City Link says it is "disappointed" the firm has been placed into administration.