International News

Lee Rigby's killer loses appeal bid

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 02:32
Michael Adebolajo, one of the two men found guilty of killing soldier Lee Rigby in London, loses a challenge against his conviction.

VIDEO: Skateboard getaway stopped by TV star

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 02:29
A man involved in a car chase with the police in Van Nuys, California, tried to getaway on his skateboard after crashing his car.

Thousands mourn German 'role model'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 02:22
Thousands of people are expected to attend the funeral of a young woman who died after trying to stop the harassment of two girls in Germany.

Claims of widespread graft in Brazil

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 02:10
An ex-Petrobras executive at the centre of a huge scandal involving Brazil's state oil company says corruption is widespread in the country.

Kidney death man told donor was ill

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 02:03
One of two men who died after a kidney transplant was told the donor had died of meningitis before his operation, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: 'Shared determination to beat IS'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 02:00
US Secretary of State John Kerry has said there is a "shared determination to degrade and defeat" Islamic State militants in the Middle East.

VIDEO: All aboard for economic recovery?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 01:58
Jo Coburn explains the statistics behind debt, deficit, surplus, recovery and borrowing in the UK economy.

Swedish government close to collapse

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 01:57
Sweden's left-of-centre prime minister is facing defeat in a budget vote that could prompt elections less than three months since he came to power.

Building site wall collapse kills man

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 01:57
A man dies after a wall collapses on a construction site in London's Docklands

Woman held 'is not IS leader's wife'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 01:42
Iraq says a woman detained by Lebanese security forces is not the wife of Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Michael Clarke's eulogy in full

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 01:42
Read the full transcript of the eulogy delivered by Australia captain Michael Clarke at the funeral of Phillip Hughes.

'Pest' Australian tourists warned

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 01:30
Australia warns travellers against making frivolous requests of embassies, after cases including that of a man who asked staff to pay for a prostitute.

VIDEO: Military jets in aerial near miss

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 01:26
The Norwegian military has released footage of an apparent close encounter between a Norweigan F16 and a Russian MIG.

Rain delays third SL-England ODI

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 01:25
The third one-day international between England and Sri Lanka is delayed by rain after only two overs in Hambantota.

The world of cruisers, modders and boy racers

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 01:11
But what motivates car 'cruisers' and 'modders'?

VIDEO: Printing a 3D portrait of Obama

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 01:09
President Obama has become the first US president to have his portrait produced through a 3D scanning process.

Government to pay off WW1 debt

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 00:59
Chancellor George Osborne is to pay off the government's remaining World War One debt, the Treasury announces.

Fight against IS 'may take years'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 00:41
The international coalition's fight against the Islamic State militant group may take years, US Secretary of State John Kerry says.

VIDEO: McKellen on hobbits, Holmes and blogging

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 00:33
The Hobbit: The Battle of the five Armies is the final film and as it hits cinema screens, Sir Ian McKellen has been reflecting on the impact that the movies have had.

VIDEO: Is the world too dependent on oil?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-03 00:20
The sharp drop in the price of oil is causing problems for some countries. Is the world too dependent on oil?