International News

Woman, 83, mugged on Christmas Day

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:00
An 83-year-old woman was mugged for £20 in a "callous and violent attack" as she went for a walk on Christmas Day morning, police say.

VIDEO: Historic wills available online

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 00:54
Millions of wills, including those of Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill and Princess Diana, have been made available online for a £10 fee.

Fire wrecks Grade II-listed building

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 00:22
A Grade II-listed building in Norfolk is destroyed in a fire.

Blaze bursts through roof of flats

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 00:20
Firefighters have been working through the night to tackle a blaze at a block of flats in Turnberry in Ayrshire.

Smith ton puts India under pressure

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 00:08
Australia captain Steve Smith scores 192 to help his side to 530 in the third Test against India, who reach 108-1 in reply.

Icy roads warning after snowfall

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 23:53
Motorists are warned of treacherous driving conditions in parts of Wales following a night of snow, rain and plummeting temperatures.

VIDEO: Police deliver baby on subway train

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 23:41
Two police officers help a woman give birth on a subway train in the US city of Philadelphia.

When will man become machine?

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 23:35
What will smarter machines mean for the future of the human race?

VIDEO: 'Worst flooding seen in decades'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 23:19
Malaysia's prime minister has cut short a trip to the United States, to confront criticism over his handling of the country's worst flooding in decades.

Saturday's gossip column

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 23:16
Arsenal close in on Cavani, Real Madrid could sell Gareth Bale, Chelsea after Asamoah, Neil Warnock clinging to his job - plus more.

Who is moving where in January?

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 22:07
BBC Sport and global football experts assess 50 possible moves that could happen in the January transfer window.

Severe flooding hits Malaysia's east

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 20:56
Malaysia is battling some of the worst floods in decades along its east coast, with more than 100,000 people forced to leave their homes.

N Korea berates Obama over film

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 20:39
North Korea condemns US President Barack Obama over the release of the film The Interview, about a fictional plot to kill its leader Kim Jong-un.

Millions of wills available online

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 20:34
Millions of wills - including those of Sir Winston Churchill, Alan Turing and Princess Diana - are now available online.

VIDEO: Skiers make most of Sheffield snow

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 19:38
People have been making most of the heavy snow that fell in Sheffield on Friday night by skiing down residential streets.

VIDEO: Respects paid to Officer Ramos

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 19:31
A wake has been held for one of the two police officers killed while on duty in New York last Saturday.

VIDEO: Day of prisoner swaps in Ukraine

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 19:18
More prisoner exchanges are expected between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels in the east - a day after the two sides swapped hundreds of captives.

Ukraine awaits fresh prisoner swaps

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 17:54
A new round of prisoner exchanges between Ukraine and pro-Russian eastern rebels is anticipated, a day after the two sides swapped hundreds of captives.

Abducted Mexican priest found dead

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 17:25
A Mexican priest who was kidnapped earlier this week is found shot dead in the south-western state of Guerrero.

Motorists stranded by snowfall

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-26 16:47
Dozens of coach passengers and drivers are left stranded in Yorkshire after snowfall sweeps parts of the UK.