International News

Men injured in flat blast arrested

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 00:10
Two men who were seriously burned in a blast at a flat in south Birmingham are arrested on suspicion of causing an explosion likely to endanger life, police say.

VIDEO: Flying the 'Nintendo' fighter jet

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 23:42
BBC Click's Dave Lee finds out what it's like flying the newest advanced fighter jet, the F-35 Lightning II.

Apology for flaw in South Korea exam

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 23:28
South Korea's education minister apologises for a mistake in the national college entrance exam which meant two answers were correct.

Historic fifth world title for Taylor

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 23:24
Ireland's Katie Taylor wins her fifth consecutive world title by beating Azerbaijan's Yana Allekseevana in the lightweight final.

This is just the start - Hamilton

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 23:03
Lewis Hamilton says winning his second world title will be the start of a run of success for himself and team Mercedes.

Motorcyclist dies in A470 crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 22:52
A man dies following a collision involving two motorcycles and a car near Brecon, police confirm

China swimmer Sun Yang 'was banned'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 22:49
Chinese Olympics champion swimmer Sun Yang was banned for three months earlier this year after failing a drugs test, state media report.

VIDEO: On the hunt for warlord Joseph Kony

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 22:44
The BBC has rare access to the US hunt for the warlord Joseph Kony, who has waged war in central Africa for more than two decades

Family tributes to boy killed by van

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 22:39
Relatives of an 11-year-old boy who died after being hit by a van in Aberdeenshire pay tribute to their "amazing boy".

Councils told to cut admin costs

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 22:12
Councils are being told to slash bureaucracy and administration costs as public spending cuts continue to bite.

Police plea to help beat terrorism

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 22:04
Countering terrorism should not be the sole responsibility of the police, says the head of counter terrorism in Wales who has called for help from the public.

VIDEO: First Italian woman arrives at ISS

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 21:50
Italy's first female astronaut has arrived at the International Space Station.

VIDEO: US police kill boy carrying fake gun

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 21:25
A 12-year-old boy has been shot dead by police in the US city of Cleveland, after brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun in a playground.

NI health workers in pay walkout

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 21:11
Thousands of NHS workers in Northern Ireland stage a four-hour strike over pay.

Ransom ban among anti-terror measures

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 20:55
Insurance companies are to be banned from covering the cost of terrorist ransoms under a raft of measures being unveiled by the home secretary.

Indian sterilisation drugs 'tainted'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 20:20
Drugs given to 15 women who died after sterilisation surgery were contaminated, a minister in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh says.

Deadline day for Iran nuclear deal

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 20:14
Diplomats are to make a final push for a deal on Iran's nuclear programme ahead of a 23:00 GMT deadline, amid talks of a possible extension.

Ex-minister to call for UK's EU exit

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 20:11
Former minister Owen Paterson is to call for the UK to exit the EU, putting pressure on the prime minister amid Tory divisions on the issue.

Anxiety and fear ahead of Ferguson ruling

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 19:58
There is anxiety, and fear of more unrest, in Ferguson, Missouri, as a grand jury decides whether to indict a white policemen for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager, writes the BBC's Joanna Jolly.

Dewani judge asked to throw out case

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 19:55
The trial of businessman Shrien Dewani on charges of plotting his wife's murder should be halted and the case thrown out, his lawyers are expected to tell the judge later.