International News

Richard III reburial appeal starts

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 10:48
A public appeal to raise part of the £2.5m cost of the reinterment of Richard III is launched.

Police 'chased autistic man for fun'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 09:34
Two police officers chased an autistic man for "fun" before one attacked him, a court hears.

Huge cocaine haul found in furniture

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 09:33
Police discover one of the biggest amounts of cocaine ever found in Northern Ireland in a delivery of furniture.

'Fewer adults in higher education'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 09:31
The number of adults in further education in England fell after they were required to borrow to pay for their courses, official data suggests.

Twins become fathers on same day

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 09:26
Twin brothers beat 'odds of 150,000/1' and become fathers of baby boys within hours of each other at the same hospital.

Gangster Frankie Fraser dies aged 90

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 09:21
The criminal and contemporary of the Kray twins, "Mad" Frankie Fraser, has died aged 90 in hospital, former associate Eddie Richardson confirms.

Learning the facts about learning

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 09:10
Government-commissioned research suggests many of the approaches to education we think work, are actually useless or even make matters worse.

Two men die 'snorting white heroin'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 08:51
Two British men have died in Amsterdam after reportedly snorting a drug thought to have been white heroin.

Thailand's elections could be delayed until 2016

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 08:37
In an exclusive BBC interview, Thailand's Finance Minister Sommai Phasee says that democratic elections could be delayed for another 18 months.

Family 'crushed' by Ferguson ruling

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 08:30
The family of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot dead by a policeman, say they are "crushed" by the decision not to charge Darren Wilson.

Art school blaze caused by foam can

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 08:01
Fire service report says the Glasgow School of Art blaze was caused by gases from a foam canister coming into contact with a projector.

VIDEO: Cat meat off the menu in Switzerland?

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:50
An animal rights group in Switzerland has started a campaign to try to outlaw the eating of cats and dogs.

Sex assault charge for radio host

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:43
Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation presenter Jian Ghomeshi has been arrested and charged with sexual assault, Toronto police say.

VIDEO: 'I found rare Shakespeare Folio'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:41
Librarian and Medieval literature expert Rémy Cordonnier tells the BBC about the moment he discovered a rare and valuable William Shakespeare First Folio.

Legendary London lamb chop enters stratosphere

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:32
How legendary London Lamb chop went airborne

Care home owners charged over neglect

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:31
Care home owners and staff member charged with mistreating vulnerable adults, in Preston, Lancashire

Oil price falls ahead of Opec meeting

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:26
The price of oil has fallen as Opec oil producers prepare for their meeting on Thursday and data shows crude stocks rose last week.

Snow snarls up Thanksgiving getaway

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:22
Harsh weather along the US east coast has disrupted one of the busiest travel days ahead of the country's Thanksgiving holiday.

Britons jailed over Syria terror camp

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:15
Two brothers from east London become the first Britons to be jailed for terrorism training in Syria.

VIDEO: Public Accounts Committee

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 07:06
MPs take evidence on flood risk management.