International News

VIDEO: Mellor 'an idiot' over cabbie comments

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 03:41
A former Sun editor says David Mellor "is an absolute ocean-going idiot" over his comments to a London cabbie.

Gravity map traces ocean circulation

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 03:37
Scientists use gravity data to produce what they say is the most accurate space view yet of global ocean currents and the speed at which they move.

No rush on contract talks - Hamilton

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 03:36
Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton says he is in no hurry to start talks about a new deal with Mercedes.

Day in pictures: 25 November 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 03:34
24 hours of news images: 25 November

'Many dead' in twin Nigeria blasts

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 03:33
Two female suicide bombers blow themselves up at a crowded market in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, causing many casualties, witnesses say.

Girl died after stem cell transplant

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 03:20
A problem with the freezing of stem cells may have contributed to the death of a 12-year-old girl with cancer, a coroner rules.

French dad loses adoption fight

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 03:12
A French appeal court refuses to allow a father to take custody of his biological son, who was given up for adoption by his mother.

Father in court over bludgeoning son

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 02:53
A retired fireman from Thornton Heath appears in court accused of bludgeoning his adopted son to death with a scaffolding pole.

VIDEO: Cairo collapse leaves 15 dead

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 02:38
At least 15 people have been killed after a block of flats collapsed in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, the BBC's Orla Guerin reports

More patients stuck in hospitals

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 02:37
The number of patients having to wait longer than the target time to be discharged from hospital has risen again, according to official figures.

VIDEO: Olly Murs to work with childhood hero

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 02:34
Five years ago, Olly Murs was an X-Factor hopeful, but four albums and a lot of hard work later, he has been working with one of his childhood heroes.

From smart to shove: A brief history of the shirtfront

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 02:34
A brief history of an Australian word

Man admits killing boy he met online

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 02:31
A computer engineer admits stabbing to death a 14-year-old boy he met online.

VIDEO: Rigby murder 'was not preventable'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 02:30
The murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby could not have been prevented despite his killers appearing in seven intelligence investigations, a report has found.

Crime at lowest level in 40 years

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 02:25
The level of recorded crime in Scotland has reached its lowest level in 40 years, but sex crimes have risen.

How terror bill will expand powers

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 02:25
This week's counter-terrorism bill will expand minister's powers - and face accusations of injustice.

Rigby murder 'was not preventable'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 02:22
The murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby could not have been prevented despite his killers appearing in seven intelligence investigations, a report finds.

Police arrest suspected film pirates

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 02:12
Two men suspected of releasing a pirated copy of Hollywood blockbuster The Expendables 3 have been arrested.

AUDIO: Student 'hacks' £100,000 microscope

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 02:05
A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit. Adam Lynch created his own inverted microscope by adapting a cheap instrument he bought online.

Botin ousts Santander chief executive

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 01:51
Ana Botin has moved swiftly to reshape Santander, ousting its chief executive after less than two years in the role.