International News

Caption Challenge: Fiery demon

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:37
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Coroner cries at soldier inquest

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:33
A coroner breaks down in tears while summing up the inquest in to the death of a soldier killed in Afghanistan.

Tanzania PM caught in corruption row

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:28
Tanzania's prime minister is under parliamentary pressure to resign over alleged fraudulent payments worth $120m (£76m) to an energy firm.

Food bug affects 70% of shop chickens

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:25
More than 70% of fresh chickens being sold in the UK are contaminated with the Campylobachter bug, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) reveals.

Spain is not corrupt, says PM Rajoy

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:24
Spanish leader Mariano Rajoy tells MPs that most politicians are not corrupt, a day after his health minister stepped down over a kick-back scandal.

European MPs want Google break-up

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:15
A landmark vote at the European Parliament has called for Google's search business to be separated from its other businesses.

Immigration figures a scandal - UKIP

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:15
The latest immigration figures show either a "total scandal or long-standing con trick" by the Conservatives, UKIP says.

Are Scotland's new tax and spending powers fair?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 03:03
Possibly the most important economic decisions relating to Scotland's new powers, on the size of the grant Scotland will receive in future and how much it can borrow, are yet to be taken.

Thirteen men jailed for child abuse

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 02:36
Thirteen men are convicted of running an inner city sex ring that involved the abuse, rape and prostitution of teenage girls in Bristol.

Allen abuse trial majority direction

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 02:33
The judge in the case of a former Wrexham children's home boss found guilty of 26 sex charges says he will accept a majority decision on the remaining 12 charges.

VIDEO: McBusted: 'Making it up as we go along'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 02:07
It started out with an impromptu gig performance and led to a UK tour that sold out within minutes - it's been a busy year for McBusted.

AUDIO: Schizophrenia assumptions challenged

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 02:07
A report published on Thursday challenges received wisdom about the nature of schizophrenia.

Berry wins lifetime book accolade

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 02:03
Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry wins an outstanding achievement award at the Specsavers National Book Awards

Egyptian coffin sells for £13,500

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 02:00
An ancient Egyptian sarcophagus found propped up in an Essex drawing room sells for twice its guide price at auction.

Sinn Féin man among four arrested

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 01:59
A Sinn Féin councillor is among four people arrested by police investigating paramilitary activity in County Londonderry.

Indian girls 'killed themselves'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 01:40
Two Indian teenagers found hanged in May took their own lives, federal investigators say, contradicting reports they were gang-raped and murdered.

Gwent criticised over domestic abuse

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 01:29
Gwent Police is criticised for "risks" in the way it handles domestic abuse, and needs to improve in other areas, a report finds.

VIDEO: Why can't comedians show MPs in action?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 01:24
The strict guidelines that cover broadcasting Parliamentary footage need to be updated says John O'Farrell.

Greek services paralysed by strike

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 01:15
A 24-hour general strike over austerity measures shuts schools and public offices in Greece and heavily disrupted transport.

Hughes injury 'incredibly rare'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 01:01
The injury that claimed the life of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes has been described as "incredibly rare".