International News

Arrest sought for 'nut rage' exec

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-24 00:06
Prosecutors in South Korea seek an arrest warrant for a Korean Air executive at the centre of a storm over how nuts were served to her on a plane.

Warplane 'crashes in northern Syria'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 23:46
A warplane has crashed near the Islamic State-held northern Syrian city of Raqqa, reports say.

Clarke could return for World Cup

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 23:38
Australia captain Michael Clarke says he could return from injury in time for the World Cup, which starts in February.

FTSE higher after Wall Street rally

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 23:34
London's leading shares edge higher on Wednesday as the market's last session before Christmas begins.

How to track Father Christmas online

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 23:23
Combine technology with your imagination and you can track Santa's progress as he delivers presents to children worldwide.

BBC Sport's Christmas quiz 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 23:06
Gold medals, 'photobombs' and Usain Bolt dancing - how much do you remember about the sporting year?

Somers feared for Rangers board role

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 23:01
David Somers was worried he would lose his Rangers chairmanship if Dave King's consortium succeeded with a funding offer.

Appeal after woman, 90, hit by car

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 23:01
Police appeal for witnesses after a 90-year-old woman is critically injured when she was hit by a car in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Shinzo Abe re-elected Japan PM

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 23:00
Japanese MPs re-elect Shinzo Abe to serve another term as prime minister after his landslide victory in snap elections this month.

Planned NHS cash changes spark anger

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 22:51
Hospital specialists say proposed NHS England funding changes could lead to people dying unnecessarily if they are implemented.

Food bank use jumps 20% in Wales

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 22:41
The number of people using food banks in Wales jumps by 20%, according to latest figures for 2014.

VIDEO: Iraqi Christian refugees' Christmas

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 22:32
The oldest Christian communities in the world come from the Middle East, but their numbers are dwindling as Iraqi Christian are forced to flee their homeland.

Scottish cook takes Masterchef title

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 22:14
Jamie Scott, a sous-chef from Arbroath in Angus, has been crowned the winner of this year's MasterChef: The Professionals.

VIDEO: Four die in Mississippi storm

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 21:49
Authorities in Mississippi have declared a state of emergency after a tornado tore through the south of the state.

Three e-cigarette TV adverts banned

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 21:44
Three television adverts for electronic cigarettes are banned, just weeks after a change in rules allowed people to be shown using them.

VIDEO: Santa Claus's Turkish roots

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 21:43
The BBC's Mark Lowen visited the southern Turkish town of Demre to trace the roots of old Santa.

Uber sorry for Sydney siege prices

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 21:38
Taxi booking firm Uber has apologised for raising fare prices during a deadly cafe siege in Sydney last week, saying its decision was wrong.

Volunteers feeding children at Christmas

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 21:20
The volunteers cooking hot meals for children at Christmas

Agreement 'offers new way forward'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 21:19
Former Northern Ireland talks co-chair Meghan O'Sullivan says an agreement reached on Tuesday "offers a new way forward" on dealing with NI's past.

VIDEO: Scars of war: Man's battle with PTSD

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 21:17
The BBC's Jeremy Cooke went to meet Paul Wilson, one former serviceman who been diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder.