International News

Gatwick boss apologises over chaos

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 12:20
The chief executive of Gatwick Airport apologises to passengers after thousands of people had their Christmas travel plans disrupted.

Teen vanished after uni asylum row

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 12:06
Missing teenager Nida Ul-Naseer was upset before her disappearance because her family's asylum-seeker status barred her from attending university.

JP Morgan to pay $1.7bn over Madoff

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 12:00
JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay $1.7bn to victims of the Bernard Madoff fraud.

VIDEO: North America deep freeze hits east

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 11:54
A brutal blast of arctic air has settled over eastern North America, bringing dangerously low temperatures not seen in decades. Rajini Vaidyanathan reports from Washington.

How to survive extreme cold

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 11:51
How to survive and thrive at -40C and lower

VIDEO: Taiwan man survives 60 hours in sea

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 11:39
A Taiwanese man has survived 60 hours in rough seas even though he did not know how to swim, local media report.

US Senate moves on jobless benefits

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 11:29
A bill to renew payments to 1.3 million long-term unemployed Americans overcomes a key vote in the Senate but faces an uncertain path in the House.

Security boss jailed for torture

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 11:21
A 52-year-old security boss is jailed for seven years for the "inhumane torture" of a vulnerable man.

Veiled woman 'followed' acid victim

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 11:03
A jury is shown CCTV footage of a woman wearing a Muslim veil allegedly following the victim of an acid attack in east London the day of the attack.

Nuclear test debris 'persistent'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 10:58
Radioactive particles from nuclear tests that took place decades ago persist in the upper atmosphere, a study suggests.

First chemical weapons leave Syria

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 10:40
The first consignment of chemical weapons materials leaves Syria on a Danish ship, as part of a UN-backed deal to destroy Syria's chemical arms.

Losing Walcott is a blow - Hodgson

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 10:14
England coach Roy Hodgson says losing Arsenal winger Theo Walcott for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is a blow.

CAR aid worker: We fear attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 10:00
An aid worker at a Catholic mission in Central African Republic tells the BBC he fears an imminent attack, while food supplies are running low for 3,000 refugees.

VIDEO: China smog 'turns air toxic grey'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 09:38
Officials in China say they are confident green technology will help overcome the country's notoriously polluted air.

'No danger' over airport alert bag

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 09:35
Managers at Edinburgh Airport say the site has been declared safe following an alert over a passenger's baggage.

Iraq bodies decision 'unfortunate'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 09:10
A decision to take Iraqi insurgents' bodies back to a British base after a firefight had "unfortunate" unforeseen consequences, the Al-Sweady Public Inquiry hears.

VIDEO: US snow: 'Indianapolis a ghost town'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 09:03
ABC News reporter Ryan Owens said the Indianapolis governor told motorists on Monday it would be illegal to drive on interstate roads in the state of Indiana.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 09:02
An attempt to boost research into mesothelioma is rejected by the Commons.

Syria rebel groups 'execute rivals'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 09:01
Rebels from rival groups in north-west Syria are reported to have carried out mass killings amid an ongoing inter-rebel war, activists say.

Olympian Smith to make comeback

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-07 08:58
British gymnast Louis Smith is to resume training in an attempt to compete for England at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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