International News

Reporter Allan Little to leave BBC

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:40
TV and radio correspondent Allan Little, who covered the first Gulf War and the Rwandan genocide, is to leave the BBC at the end of December.

VIDEO: 'Same-sex' couple marry in Russia

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:37
Russian couple Irina Shumilova and Alyona Fursova recently got married. Irina's official documents record her as male, but she will soon complete a gender change.

May: 'No intervention' over torture

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:37
Theresa May says she did not seek the redaction of information from a report about the CIA's alleged use of torture.

Sandy Hook families sue rifle maker

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:32
The families of nine of the 26 people killed in a 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut have filed a lawsuit against a rifle manufacturer.

BT in talks to buy EE for £12.5bn

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:29
Telecoms giant BT is in exclusive talks to buy EE - Britain's largest mobile network group - for £12.5bn.

Rangers & Ashley accused of breach

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:28
Rangers and shareholder Mike Ashley are accused of breaching SFA rules over dual ownership.

Air traffic glitch 'hit 10,000'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:27
Up to 10,000 passengers at Heathrow alone were affected by an air traffic control computer failure, the transport secretary confirms.

Colin Norris: Innocent serial killer?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:04
The case of jailed Scottish nurse Colin Norris

Doubts over killer nurse conviction

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 08:00
A nurse who was convicted of being a serial killer could be the victim of a miscarriage of justice.

McIlroy wins BBC Sport NI 2014 award

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 07:57
Rory McIlroy is named BBC NI's Sport Personality of 2014 after a year which saw him win both the Open and US PGA title.

Fallon: No UK return to Iraq combat

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 07:46
The defence secretary insists UK combat troops are not returning to Iraq although more military personnel may be sent.

Oven death safety charges dropped

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 07:39
Two men who faced health and safety charges over the death of a factory worker in an industrial oven have their case dropped.

Government legislates for £30bn of cuts or tax rises

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 07:37
Do new targets for reducing the deficit and debt as a share of national income in the next Parliament put Labour on the spot, or has the government done the main opposition party a favour?

VIDEO: Girl, 3, pinned by table in car crash

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 07:27
A toddler narrowly escapes injuries after a stolen car crashes into her Salford home.

Trident key to SNP election deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 07:23
Scotland's first minister says if there is a hung parliament at the next general election, the SNP will not back any party that supports Trident renewal.

Indonesia mudslip toll rises over 50

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 07:18
The death toll from a devastating landslide in Indonesia rises to at least 51, with dozens still missing.

Europe in 2014: Ghosts return

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 07:13
History came back to haunt Europe in 2014, not least with Russia's intervention in Ukraine, the BBC's Europe editor Gavin Hewitt writes.

VIDEO: 'I've ended up as a paraplegic'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 07:05
A theatre manager has described the moment she opened an unmarked balcony door and fell almost 10ft (3m) on to the stage floor, leaving her paralysed.

Erdogan pours scorn on EU criticism

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 07:00
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dismisses EU criticism of recent mass arrests of journalists, urging the EU to "mind its own business".

Theatre fined over paralysed worker

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 07:00
A London theatre where a stage manager was paralysed in a fall through an unmarked balcony door is fined £20,000.