International News

VIDEO: Roberts: We wanted to impress Streep

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:59
Actress Julia Roberts talks about working with Meryl Streep on the film August: Osage County

Plans for cycle highway in the sky

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:55
Plans to build a network of cycle paths high above the streets of London with the first phase costing more than £200m, are being put forward for consultation.

Bomb alert in east Belfast

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:54
Army bomb experts were called to Parkgate Avenue after the discovery of a suspicious object.

Cash machines raided with USB sticks

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:48
Researchers at the hacker-themed Chaos Computing Congress reveal how thieves used infected USB sticks to steal cash from ATMs in Europe.

Lebanese troops fire at Syrian jets

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:47
Lebanese troops fire at Syrian aircraft crossing into Lebanese airspace, the first time they have taken such action since the conflict in Syria began.

Power companies 'let customers down'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:36
Some power companies "let their customers down badly" over Christmas. the environment secretary says, as parts of the UK are lashed by more strong winds and heavy rain.

Tanzania elephant poaching 'rises'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:35
The killing of elephants has increased sharply in Tanzania since a controversial anti-poaching operation was suspended, a deputy minister says.

Detainee proposed hour after reunion

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:31
Freed video journalist Kieron Bryan, held with the crew of a Greenpeace ship in Russia, proposed to his girlfriend an hour after they were reunited.

2014: Europe's year of decision

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:18
Reforms in Europe's economy and politics to face tough test

Schumacher 'fighting for his life'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:16
Seven-time F1 champion Michael Schumacher remains in a critical condition after a ski accident and is "fighting for his life", doctors say.

W Australia issues cyclone red alert

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 05:08
Western Australia is braced for a powerful tropical cyclone, with winds of up to 200km/hour (120 mph) and flooding expected.

AUDIO: John Cridland: 'Pay workers more'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 04:53
In his New Year's message, Director General of the CBI John Cridland told businesses to pay workers more.

Fire brigade charge for false alarms

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 04:49
Businesses will be charged £290 if London Fire Brigade attends more than 10 false alarms in a year, the service announces.

AUDIO: Coulthard: 'Michael's greatest challenge'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 04:44
The former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard is confident that Michael Schumacher will recover from his skiing injuries.

Drugs 'killing 100 each year in NI'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 04:36
The Health Minister Edwin Poots has said around 100 people each year are dying as a result of drugs misuse.

BBC computer server 'was hacked'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 04:28
Reports suggest a computer server used to send media files to the BBC was breached by a Russian hacker.

Miliband makes cost of living vow

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 04:05
Labour has a "credible" plan to help families struggling with the cost of living and will continue to focus on the issue, Ed Miliband insists in his new year message.

VIDEO: President Xi buys steamed buns

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 03:50
The Chinese President has visited a popular Beijing dumpling shop where he bought and paid for his own pork and onion bun.

Day in pictures: 30 December 2013

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 03:44
24 hours of news photos: 30 December

Heatwave hits power in Buenos Aires

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 03:33
Buenos Aires officials ask public sector workers to stay at home in an attempt to drive down electricity demand heightened by a heatwave.

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