International News

Recall powers approved by MPs

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 12:16
"Recall" powers, which could see MPs subject to a public vote on their future in cases of serious misconduct, are backed by the House of Commons.

Ferguson jury rules on Brown death

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 12:01
A grand jury reaches a decision over whether to charge a police officer who killed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, says his family.

US university gets Marquez archive

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 11:50
The University of Texas acquires the archives of Nobel prize-winning late Colombian writer, Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Bishop gives road gritters blessing

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 11:49
Gritters are the latest subject of a blessing by the Bishop of Lincoln, who has previously blessed church toilets.

Submarines to be decommissioned

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 11:31
Two submarines will stay at Devonport, Plymouth until being decommissioned while two others will move to Faslane, Clyde.

Teacher 'taped pupil to chair'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 11:14
A teacher and a classroom assistant taped a seven-year-old pupil to a chair during a five-month campaign of bullying, a court hears.

Dying woman sues for diagnosis delay

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 11:07
A terminally ill woman who claims a hospital did not treat her suspected cancer as urgent has launched legal action against a health board.

'Militant traders' raid Nigeria town

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 10:44
Residents and soldiers are fleeing a Nigerian town raided by militant Islamists disguised as traders, officials say, as the country's top Muslim leader criticises the military.

Teen dies in hospital after shooting

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 10:36
A murder investigation is launched after an 18-year-old man died of gunshot wounds in hospital.

VIDEO: Pro-independence paper goes on sale

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 10:29
A new newspaper, claiming to represent those who voted for independence from Britain in last September's referendum, has been launched in Scotland.

Labour's '£250m police savings' vow

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 10:22
Labour says it has identified £250m in cost savings in the police service, promising to use the cash to protect the front line.

Sports Personality 2014 contenders

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 10:22
Who will be crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year?

Sports Personality shortlist named

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 10:19
Ten contenders are named on the shortlist for the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on 14 December.

VIDEO: Llewelyn-Bowen's festive park closes

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 10:18
An attraction styled, though not produced, by TV interior designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen has had to close after just one day, following complaints from hundreds of disappointed customers.

Jet attacks Tripoli's last airport

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 10:16
An unidentified jet carries out two air strikes on Maitiga air base in Tripoli, the Libyan capital's last functioning airport.

Sturridge will return 'soon enough'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 09:56
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge says his injury troubles are making him stronger and he will be back "soon enough".

FC Schalke 04 v Chelsea

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 09:41
Ex-Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo is not motivated by revenge before his Schalke side host his old club on Tuesday.

ID-theft equality boss found guilty

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 09:38
The former head of the Somerset Racial Equality Council is convicted of fraud after stealing another man's identity.

Assembly passes murder info motion

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 09:22
The Northern Ireland Assembly calls on republicans to provide more information to the police about the murder of County Armagh man Paul Quinn seven years ago.

Where did Chuck Hagel go wrong?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 09:11
Mr Hagel may not have been fired from his top military post but he appears to have been pushed, says the BBC's Jonathan Marcus