International News

VIDEO: Hack threat over N Korea movie premiere

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:59
Will threats from hackers stop people from going to see The Interview - a comedy which pokes fun at North Korea - in cinemas?

No prosecution over ceiling collapse

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:57
A theatre will not be prosecuted following the collapse of part of its ceiling which injured 88 people, Westminster City Council decides.

Boy, 16, pleads guilty to murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:48
A teenage boy pleads guilty to the murder of a "fantastic father" who had three children.

VIDEO: Iraq abuse claims 'deliberate lies'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:41
An inquiry into alleged mistreatment of Iraqi detainees by British troops says the claims were "wholly without foundation"

VIDEO: Bale scores as Real Madrid ease to win

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:38
Watch all of Real Madrid's goals in their dominant 4-0 victory over Mexican side Cruz Azul in the Club World Cup semi-final.

Is cycling really the new golf?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:35
Figures suggest 20% of golfers quit the game take up cycling. So why are people swapping two irons for two wheels?

VIDEO: Festive park shuts permanently

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:32
A much-criticised Christmas attraction near Sutton Coldfield has closed down permanently.

Alonso to be patient with McLaren

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:25
Fernando Alonso says he is happy to go "through a period of learning" when he starts driving for his new McLaren-Honda team.

Foxes boss Pearson accepts charge

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:24
Leicester boss Nigel Pearson accepts a charge by the FA after an incident with a fan during a defeat to Liverpool.

Tanzania AG quits amid fraud claims

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:16
Tanzania's Attorney General Frederick Werema resigns, making him the first casualty of a major corruption scandal that has rocked the government.

UK soldiers 'mistreated detainees'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:15
British soldiers mistreated nine detainees after a 2004 battle in Iraq but allegations of murder were "deliberate lies", the Al-Sweady Inquiry rules.

Koeman angry with Blades boss Clough

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:01
Southampton boss Ronald Koeman says Nigel Clough and his Sheffield United staff showed a lack of respect after Saints' cup loss.

Candy Crush boss's £1.2m robot gift

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 01:35
A £1.2m robot surgeon, bought for a Derby hospital by an online game tycoon, begins being used on patients.

NHS winter: Your questions answered

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 01:33
Health correspondent Nick Triggle is answering your questions

Abandon Commons Clerk process - MPs

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 01:32
MPs say the process to select a new Clerk of the House of Commons, overseen by Speaker John Bercow, should be terminated.

VIDEO: Female bishop on 'unexpected joy'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 01:29
The Church of England's first female bishop says she is "honoured and thankful" to be given the role.

S Leone houses searched for Ebola

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 01:24
Sierra Leone is due to mount house-to-house searches in the capital Freetown to find hidden cases of Ebola, and restricts shop opening hours.

Wales has greatest jobless rise

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 01:17
Jobless figures in Wales rise by 8,000, which is the greatest increase in unemployment throughout the UK.

Catholic midwives lose abortion case

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 01:11
The UK's highest court has told two Catholic midwives they do not have the right to avoid supervising other nurses involved in abortion procedures.

UK unemployment falls again

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 01:08
UK unemployment in the three months to October fell by 63,000 to 1.96 million, official figures show.