International News

VIDEO: HK protest: 'I can't just stay at home'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 04:21
The BBC's John Sudworth has been out with students at the main Hong Kong Occupy movement's protest camp in Hong Kong's Admiralty district.

Child abuse hospital faces claims

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 04:15
A Cambridge hospital where jailed consultant Myles Bradbury sexually abused child patients has been contacted by a number of victims about compensation, it has revealed.

Kenya leader vows war on al-Shabab

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 04:13
The Kenyan president says "we will not flinch" in the war against Islamist group al-Shabab after a massacre near the Somali border in which 36 were killed.

Champion Van Gerwen to face Cullen

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 04:07
World number one Michael van Gerwen will start the defence of his PDC World Championship title against Joe Cullen.

Hawking: AI could end human race

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 04:02
Prof Stephen Hawking, one of the world's leading scientists, warns that artificial intelligence "could spell the end of the human race".

Day in pictures: 2 December 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 03:40
24 hours of news images: 2 December

Iraq resolves oil dispute with Kurds

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 03:38
Iraq's central government and the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region agree a deal resolving a long-running dispute over oil exports and the budget.

Attacks increase pressure on Kenya

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 03:29
The latest al-Shabab attacks again raise questions about the effectiveness of Kenyan security, says the BBC's Tom Burridge in Nairobi.

Wenger says players need 'control'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 03:19
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes it is up to players to "control what they say" on social media.

Lives lost amid Ukraine 'truce'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 03:17
The BBC's Fergal Keane in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk witnesses the horrors of war - but no one will admit the ceasefire has failed.

Teenager 'found dead in woods'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 03:03
A teenage boy was found dead in woods close to his school, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: Elderly people left behind in Donetsk

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 03:02
The BBC's Fergal Keane visited the front lines around the rebel stronghold of Donetsk to find out what has happened to the people still living in the conflict zone in the east of Ukraine.

Apple faces digital music trial

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 02:54
A class action against Apple dating back to 2006 comes to court and film of late founder Steve Jobs will be used in evidence.

VIDEO: Spending more or less this Christmas?

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 02:51
Shoppers are asked if they are spending more, or less, this festive season as a gauge about the UK economy.

EU court blocks gay asylum tests

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 02:51
The EU's top court says refugees who claim asylum on the grounds that they are homosexual should not have to undergo tests to prove it.

VIDEO: Committees on Arms Export Controls

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 02:49
MPs take evidence for their scrutiny of UK arms exports for 2015.

Taiwan president to quit party post

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 02:45
Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou says he will resign as chairman of the ruling Kuomintang party, after it suffered a crushing defeat in local elections.

Scots children at risk of obesity

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 02:43
The Scottish Health Survey shows that although adult levels of obesity have stabilised, almost a third of children are at risk.

Froome to race in Tour de France

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 02:30
Britain's Chris Froome says he will compete in next year's Tour de France and will try to replicate his 2013 triumph.

The footballer who became a pop star

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 02:22
Do footballers and music really mix? Meet the winner of Sweden's Pop Idol now set for a top-flight career.