International News

Nursing home abuse carers sentenced

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 10:01
Four care workers are sentenced for abusing elderly residents at a care home in Lancashire.

VIDEO: Warm reunions as Illustrious returns

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 09:59
HMS Illustrious arrives back in Portsmouth after helping with the relief effort following the typhoon in the Philippines.

Hollande attacks report of affair

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 09:49
French President Francois Hollande says he is considering legal action against a magazine after it claimed he was having an affair with an actress.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 09:48
Beer is the issue that brings most MPs together, and other nuggets

Sochi sport-by-sport explained

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 09:48
Get to know your Nordic combined skiing from your biathlon, your snowboard parallel slalom from your luge, thanks to BBC Sport.

EU vote bill clears first Lords step

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 09:43
A bill that would allow a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU in 2017 clears its first Lords hurdle.

The Loop: Not so sweet

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 09:40
Readers respond to this week's stories in the Magazine

Man killed in stolen car collision

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 09:21
A 22-year-old Dunmurry man has been killed after the stolen car he was driving was involved in a collision with a van on the outskirts of south Belfast.

Tube 48-hour strike dates announced

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 09:16
Two 48-hour strikes on the Tube will take place on 4 and 5 February and 11 and 12 February, the RMT union announces.

Syria rebel clashes 'kill hundreds'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:57
Almost 500 people have been killed in clashes between Syrian rebels and the al-Qaeda-linked Islamist State in Iraq and the Levant, activists say.

BNP teacher challenges lifetime ban

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:55
A British National Party activist takes the Education Secretary Michael Gove to court in a bid to overturn a lifetime teaching ban.

Woman charged with slavery offences

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:54
A woman is charged with slavery offences after four men are found by police in squalid conditions in Birmingham.

Released kidnapper guilty of rape

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:53
A man is found guilty of kidnapping and raping a woman two days after he was released from a prison sentence for kidnap and robbery.

VIDEO: Cameron: 'Doing everything we can'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:46
The Prime Minister visits flood affected areas in Bablock Hythe, near his constituency of Witney.

The 12 Man Utd players Savage says should go

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:40
David Moyes faces a big rebuilding job at Manchester United, writes Robbie Savage, and he needs to lose a dozen of his current squad

Scandal and the French president

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:38
Gavin Hewitt on presidential privacy amid affair claim

French comic appeals against ban

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:38
Controversial French comic Dieudonne M'bala M'bala, previously convicted of anti-Semitic hate speech, appeals against a ban on his show.

Hollande's 'affair' tests French limits

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:27
Hollande affair claims test French limits, says Hugh Schoefield

Hillsborough group seeks spy answers

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:12
The families of Liverpool fans killed in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster call on the Metropolitan Police to answer allegations of spying.

VIDEO: Extreme heat kills Australia bats

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:11
Parts of North America have been gripped by record freezing temperatures in recent days, but its a very different story in Australia, where temperatures have soared as high as 50C.

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