International News

VIDEO: Spider photobombs Ed Balls interview

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 02:37
A spider has unexpectedly appeared on camera as Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls was being interviewed about the latest GDP figures.

'Scot' dies in Brazil bar shooting

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 02:34
A man, understood to be a 39-year-old Scot, dies after being shot during a robbery at a bar in Brazil.

VIDEO: Jessie J: I owe a lot to the MOBOs

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 02:26
Singer Jessie J tells BBC News she owes a lot of her early exposure to the MOBO awards. The 26 year-old won best female singer at the award ceremony in London

Botswana votes in tight election

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 02:26
Voters are going to the polls in Botswana in what is expected to be the closest general elections in the world's largest diamond producer.

Digital detox call for the Sabbath

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 02:20
Could you switch off all your devices for 25 hours?

First Ebola case in Mali confirmed

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 02:16
Mali says a two-year-old girl - believed to have recently visited Guinea - becomes the country's first person to be infected by the deadly virus.

Cliff Richard police raid 'inept'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 02:10
The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.

AUDIO: Mums on 'diabolical' holiday fines

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 02:07
The Local Government Association says it is time to scrap a ban that stops parents in England taking children out of school for holidays during term-time. These mothers in Salford give their views.

UK anger at £1.7bn EU cash demand

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 02:06
UK politicians react angrily to demands for an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) contribution towards the European Union's budget due to the country's better economic performance.

VIDEO: Too many train announcements?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 01:36
Graham Satchell looks at whether train companies should speak more or less frequently during railway journeys.

Sweden calls off search for sub

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 01:28
Sweden calls off its massive week-long search for a suspected Russian submarine, saying the vessel has probably left its territorial waters.

Murphy unaware of exiled IRA abusers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 01:21
A Sinn Féin MP has said he has never heard of cases of IRA sex abusers being exiled to the Republic of Ireland.

Thousands enjoy Diwali celebrations

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 01:17
Leicester's Golden Mile lights up for Diwali celebrations

VIDEO: Cliff Richard police raid 'inept'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 01:17
A police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard has been described as inept by a group of MPs.

EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 00:59
The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.

Mortar fire on Pakistan-Iran border

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 00:58
Pakistani and Iranian forces have exchanged mortar fire, in the latest incident between the two countries along their porous border.

VIDEO: Could amputees re-grow lost limbs?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 00:49
Amputees could one day re-grow their missing limbs, according to researchers at Imperial College London.

Standalone TSB picks up customers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 00:47
Newly independent bank TSB says it is attracting more new customers than it had expected.

More charges over New Forest killing

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 00:42
Two more people are charged over the death of a mother of five in the New Forest.

Ashya King due to finish treatment

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 00:37
Brain tumour patient Ashya King will receive his final dose of proton beam therapy later, the clinic treating him says.

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