International News

VIDEO: Battered Britain: Storms, tides and floods

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 11:14
BBC One special programme on recent severe weather and flooding across the UK.

VIDEO: S Sudan refugees flee to Uganda

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 10:51
Thousands of refugees fleeing violence in South Sudan have been crossing the border into neighbouring Uganda, but food is in short supply and basic services lacking.

Helicopter crash legal action begins

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 10:47
Lawyers representing some of those affected by the Glasgow helicopter crash begin legal action against the aircraft's operator.

'Very good progress' at Iran talks

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 10:42
The EU reports "very good progress" at talks with Iran on the implementation of a nuclear deal, while Tehran says all issues have been resolved.

US job growth in surprise slowdown

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 10:39
The US economy created only 74,000 jobs in December, less than forecast, with many Americans giving up looking for work, latest figures show.

Cameron visits flood affected areas

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 10:33
Prime Minister David Cameron insists the government is doing everything it can to help people affected by the floods in Oxfordshire.

Chilean fishermen win court backing

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 10:14
Chile's Supreme Court sides with fishing groups and orders the operator of two coal power plants to ensure they do not pollute or kill marine life.

VIDEO: Stallone and De Niro talk football

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 10:13
Hollywood heavyweights Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro weigh in on the scores of UK football matches this weekend.

Science's flood failings a 'scandal'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 10:12
A leading scientist says that a modest investment would answer the question about climate and extreme weather within two years.

Nursing home abuse carers sentenced

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 10:01
Four care workers are sentenced for abusing elderly residents at a care home in Lancashire.

VIDEO: Warm reunions as Illustrious returns

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 09:59
HMS Illustrious arrives back in Portsmouth after helping with the relief effort following the typhoon in the Philippines.

Hollande attacks report of affair

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 09:49
French President Francois Hollande says he is considering legal action against a magazine after it claimed he was having an affair with an actress.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 09:48
Beer is the issue that brings most MPs together, and other nuggets

Sochi sport-by-sport explained

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 09:48
Get to know your Nordic combined skiing from your biathlon, your snowboard parallel slalom from your luge, thanks to BBC Sport.

EU vote bill clears first Lords step

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 09:43
A bill that would allow a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU in 2017 clears its first Lords hurdle.

The Loop: Not so sweet

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 09:40
Readers respond to this week's stories in the Magazine

Man killed in stolen car collision

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 09:21
A 22-year-old Dunmurry man has been killed after the stolen car he was driving was involved in a collision with a van on the outskirts of south Belfast.

Tube 48-hour strike dates announced

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 09:16
Two 48-hour strikes on the Tube will take place on 4 and 5 February and 11 and 12 February, the RMT union announces.

Syria rebel clashes 'kill hundreds'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:57
Almost 500 people have been killed in clashes between Syrian rebels and the al-Qaeda-linked Islamist State in Iraq and the Levant, activists say.

BNP teacher challenges lifetime ban

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 08:55
A British National Party activist takes the Education Secretary Michael Gove to court in a bid to overturn a lifetime teaching ban.

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