International News

Sunderland 1-4 Manchester City

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 12:54
Sergio Aguero takes his Premier League goal tally for the season to 14 as Manchester City ease to victory at Sunderland.

Are Democrats cooling on Hillary Clinton?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 12:46
Are Democrats edging away from Hillary Clinton?

Troubled-jail inmate 'ninth to die'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 12:45
An inmate is found dead in his cell at a prison in Kent - the third in as many weeks and the ninth in 2014, the Prison Officers' Association says.

Newborn baby murder suspects held

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 12:24
A man and a woman are arrested over the death of a newborn baby found at a house in Lancashire.

England win a small step - Hughes

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 11:57
England made some progress with victory over Sri Lanka in the third one-dayer, but they still have plenty of work to do says Simon Hughes.

No charges in NY chokehold case

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 11:33
A grand jury has not charged a New York City police officer over the death of Eric Garner, who died after being placed in a chokehold by the officer.

Colombia-Farc talks 'to resume'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 11:25
The Colombian government and Farc rebels have agreed to resume peace talks suspended over the abduction of an army general, mediators say.

Pope dismisses Swiss Guard chief

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 11:14
Pope Francis removes the commander of the Swiss Guard, apparently because of his authoritarian style, the Vatican's daily newspaper reports.

Algeria handed tough Nations Cup draw

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 10:39
Africa's top-ranked nation Algeria are drawn against Ghana, Senegal and South Africa at the 2015 Nations Cup.

FA probes Boro-Blackburn racism claim

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 10:37
The Football Association is investigating a claim of racial abuse during Saturday's game between Middlesbrough and Blackburn.

McCain sparks Hungary diplomatic row

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 10:31
Hungary summons the top US diplomat in Budapest after Senator John McCain describes Prime Minister Viktor Orban as a "neo-fascist dictator".

Venezuelan opposition figure probed

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 10:30
Venezuela's chief prosecutor investigates leading opposition figure Maria Corina Machado over an alleged plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro.

'Reopen schools' in Ebola-hit states

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 10:10
A campaign group urges the rapid reopening of schools in three Ebola-hit West African states as some five million children are being denied education.

Man charged over Boris flight drama

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 09:49
A man is charged with assault and threatening behaviour during a flight to Heathrow on which mayor of London Boris Johnson was a passenger.

100 brains in jars 'missing' in Texas

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 09:38
One hundred brains, including that of mass murderer Charles Whitman, were reported missing from a collection held at a Texas university.

Saudi woman driving blog 'arrest'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 09:00
Concerns for woman attempting to drive across Saudi border

'RAF veteran' faces terror charge

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 08:59
A man who says he served in the RAF and another man, both from Manchester, are charged with terror offences and are due to appear before a court in London.

VIDEO: Rare photos: When Jobs quit Apple

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 08:48
Rare images from when Steve Jobs left the firm he founded

The economic view from Newcastle

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 08:42
Laura Kuenssberg reports on the economic reality in the North East, the area of England with the highest proportion of public sector jobs.

Public spending heads to 80-year low

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 08:34
The OBR says spending on public services is heading for an 80-year low.