International News

Man found guilty of killing friend

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 06:48
A 22-year-old man is facing a prison term after being convicted of killing his friend during a street fight in Fife.

VIDEO: Justice Committee

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 06:45
MPs take evidence for a number of inquiries relating to prisons and rehabilitation.

Rugby star 'had genius and goodness'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 06:42
Jack Kyle not only possessed genius, but he also had goodness, mourners at a thanksgiving service for the rugby legend have heard.

Flat owners in line for new rights

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 06:38
Five million people in England and Wales who own their flats should be given new rights, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) concludes.

Tower siege hostage speaks of ordeal

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 06:28
A waiter who was taken hostage during a siege in the penthouse restaurant of Wales' tallest tower has spoken of his two hours with a gun pointing at him.

Teaching pair deny bullying girl, 7

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 06:26
A teaching assistant denies a seven-year-old girl who was taped to a chair was being bullied by her and a teacher for their own amusement.

Best GB team for 30 years - Foster

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 06:26
Britain has its best group of swimmers for 30 years, says ex-champion Mark Foster before the World Short Course Championships.

Ashton Carter is Obama's defence pick

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 06:24
US President Barack Obama is expected to nominate former Pentagon official Ashton Carter as the new US defence secretary.

Accused denies house stabbing murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 05:26
A man accused of killing a woman in her Glasgow home admits stabbing her partner but blames the murder on other men he claimed were his accomplices.

Pele 'doing well' after infection

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 05:26
Brazil legend Pele is out of intensive care and has "no medical complications" as he recovers from a urinary infection.

Man died 'during bondage sex game'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 05:12
A man died during a sex game after he was wrapped in black plastic sheeting and clingfilm, a court hears.

Witness 'saw postman shot 10 times'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 05:06
A postman who witnessed loyalist paramilitaries kill one of his Catholic colleagues at their workplace describes the attack during an inquest into the 2002 murder.

VIDEO: Controversial DNA test comes to UK

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 05:01
A personal DNA test that has sparked controversy in the US is launched in the UK.

The art of a good Christmas card photo

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 05:00
Tony Blair appears to be perturbed in his new Christmas card, and the internet has been wondering why.

Rome ex-mayor probed in Mafia case

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 04:58
Italian police arrest 37 people and search the home of Rome's former mayor Gianni Alemanno in a major anti-Mafia operation.

VIDEO: Roche on goal of year nomination

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 04:55
Stephanie Roche describes her excitement at being nominated for Fifa goal of the year, after a stunner for Peamount United against Wexford Youths.

Men jailed for cruelty against horses

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 04:52
A father and son have been jailed for animal cruelty offences in what the judge called "one of the worst" he had ever encountered.

VIDEO: Is TTIP really a threat to the NHS?

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 04:45
There are fears the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership could open health services to privatisation.

Traffic fears over garden city plan

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 04:44
The Oxfordshire town set to become a garden city

VIDEO: Murder 'linked to probation flaws'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-02 04:43
Changes to the way offenders are supervised in England and Wales may have contributed to two murders, says the probation officers' union.