International News

VIDEO: Passengers rally to push 'frozen' plane

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 00:35
Passengers due to take a flight in Siberia had to get out and push the aircraft after its brake pads froze solid.

Crude oil prices down as Opec meets

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 00:32
Crude oil prices slip to a four-year low as Opec nations meet in Vienna to discuss production levels.

Young Sports Personality list named

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 00:31
Ten contenders are named on the shortlist for the 2014 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award on 14 December.

Story anthology wins first book award

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 00:29
Irish author Colin Barrett wins the Guardian First Book Award for his debut collection of short stories, Young Skins.

Teacher who banned banter leaves job

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 00:24
A teacher who banned the word banter in classes leaves his job after saying "speaking up" came with a "hefty cost".

Malaysia PM reverses sedition pledge

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 00:16
Malaysian PM Najib Razak goes back on a pledge to repeal a controversial sedition law, saying it will instead be strengthened.

BBC: 'More cuts will affect shows'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 00:15
The BBC says it has saved more than £1bn a year through cost-cutting measures, but warns further cuts will affect the quality of programmes.

Man arrested over McConville murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:37
The well known republican Bobby Storey has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder and abduction of Jean McConville in 1972.

Manhunt after pair stabbed to death

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:14
A manhunt is under way across two counties after a man and a woman were found stabbed to death in Surrey.

VIDEO: Life in the UK as a Romanian migrant

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:12
It has been almost a year since restrictions were lifted on Bulgarian and Romanian migrants, leaving them free to come and work in the UK.

Craig Whyte detained in Mexico

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:10
Craig Whyte is detained by police in Mexico after an arrest warrant was issued in relation to his takeover of Rangers in 2011.

Williams could replace North on wing

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:58
Scarlets' Liam Williams is tipped to start on the wing for Wales against South Africa on Saturday if George North is ruled out.

VIDEO: Extreme weather and its risk to lives

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:58
Climate change and population growth will hugely increase the risk to people from extreme weather, a report says.

Vinyl record sales hit 18-year high

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:55
More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996.

East Coast rail winner announced

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:43
A consortium made up of Stagecoach and Virgin wins the franchise to run the East Coast mainline rail route, which has been in public hands since 2009.

Abuse inquiry 'needs Welsh voice'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:34
The children's commissioner adds his support to calls for a Welsh voice to be appointed to a UK inquiry into historical child sexual abuse.

Lord Coe to run for IAAF presidency

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:27
Lord Coe announces he will run for presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

One in four children obese by 11

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:09
Wales has the highest proportion of overweight or obese children in the UK, with one in four obese by the age of 11, a new study finds.

VIDEO: 'His best cricket was still ahead of him'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 21:49
James Sutherland, the chief executive of Cricket Australia, spoke of the affection and respect for Phillip Hughes from around Australia and the rest of the world.

Afghan attack hits UK embassy car

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 21:42
Explosion hits British embassy vehicle in Afghan capital Kabul causing some injuries, according to embassy spokesman

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