International News

Kerry Smith resigns from UKIP

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 23:46
Kerry Smith resigns from the UK Independence Party after being forced to quit as a prospective parliamentary candidate.

Complaint-hit festive park shuts

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 23:38
A scandal-hit Christmas attraction, created with input from Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, closes down permanently after a backer "pulls out".

Co-op fails banking stress tests

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 23:27
The Co-operative Bank has failed a "stress test" carried out by the Bank of England to assess major UK lenders' ability to withstand another financial crisis.

Thierry Henry retires from football

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 23:25
Ex-Arsenal striker Thierry Henry announces his retirement from football at the age of 37 after leaving New York Red Bulls.

Brent oil price falls below $60

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 23:25
The price of Brent crude drops below $60 a barrel for the first time in more than five years as oil prices continue to slide.

UK embassy in Egypt reopens to public

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 23:21
The British embassy in Egypt reopens to the public after it was forced to close for security reasons in early December.

Winter pressures could 'cancel ops'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 23:21
Winter pressures on the NHS in Wales could force hospitals to cancel operations, its new chief executive says.

Why do Americans love ancient grains?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 23:07
Why America is getting excited about ‘ancient’ grains

VIDEO: Paddington film 'true to spirit'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 23:07
Paddington author Michael Bond has praised the new film based on his character, saying it is "true to the spirit of the books".

Body left by bins 'at end of shift'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 23:03
A dead body was left near bins in an ambulance station in Ely for more than three hours so ambulance crews would not have to work late.

Co-op Bank fails stress test and Lloyds and RBS remain at risk

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 22:11
Doomsday economic scenario leaves major banks looking to strengthen capital position.

Councils consider cost-cutting plans

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 21:55
Leaders of three Welsh councils hold crucial meetings as they look at ways of cutting costs rather than services.

VIDEO: Suspected killer 'remains at large'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 21:31
A suspected gunman is on the run after six people were shot dead and three wounded in the US state of Pennsylvania, police say.

Russia's fast track to ruin

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 21:26
The emergency massive increase in interest rates by Russia's central bank may reinforce fears that its government is almost powerless to ward off a meltdown.

NI parties set to continue talks

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 21:17
Further discussions are due to take place among Northern Ireland's political parties on Tuesday, ahead of formal talks with the British and Irish governments the following day.

VIDEO: Bob Dylan gives super-fan solo show

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 21:14
a Bob Dylan super-fan was treated to a private performance by the singer at Philadelphia's Academy of Music.

VIDEO: Raped when drunk: A student's tale

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 19:32
'It's not my fault for passing out, it's his fault for raping me'

Alps police 'incompetent and racist'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 19:21
The brother of a man shot dead with his wife and mother-in-law while holidaying in France accuses police of racism and botching the investigation.

Three hurt in Xinjiang knife attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 18:59
Chinese authorities have arrested a knife-wielding man who injured three people at a bus stop in Xinjiang, local media report.

VIDEO: 'Sea of flowers' as Sydney grieves

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 18:44
The siege of a cafe in the Australian city of Sydney has ended and many people have come to the scene of the siege to place flowers.