International News

VIDEO: 'Nobody decides when they can die'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 01:31
Actress Lynda Bellingham, who is suffering from cancer, talks about her decision to stop having chemotherapy.

Eurozone split - Europe's central drama

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 00:48
Delay over hard economic reforms keeps eurozone in doldrums

'Not enough police' to combat fraud

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:58
A police chief warns that there are not enough specially-trained officers to deal with a rise in computer-related fraud in England and Wales.

Spain investigates Ebola infection

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:57
Investigations begin at a Madrid hospital where a Spanish nurse is the first person known to have contracted the Ebola virus outside west Africa.

HK students agree to formal talks

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:57
Hong Kong student leaders agree to hold formal talks with the government after a week of protests, which are still blocking parts of the city.

Tube staff to hold 48-hour strike

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:44
Workers on the London Underground are to hold a 48-hour strike next week in a long-running dispute over staff cuts.

Magna Carta viewing ballot opens

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:38
A ballot opens for the chance to see the four remaining copies of the original Magna Carta displayed together for the first time.

The IS advance and "£75 a night" hospital beds

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:37
A mixed bag of headlines in tonight's Fleet Street titles with the jihadists' threat to a northern Syrian town, and the NHS funding crisis getting much coverage.

VIDEO: Emin on ageing, creativity and politics

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:36
Kirsty Wark speaks to artist Tracey Emin about her latest exhibition and why she thinks motherhood would have been incompatible with her life as an artist.

Man shot in chest at house in city

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:34
A man in his 30s is in hospital after being shot in the chest at a house in Oranmore Street in west Belfast.

Flower had it in for me - Pietersen

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:27
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen says ex-coach Andy Flower "was always trying to find ways to get rid of me".

New abuse allegations about Kincora

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:23
A former resident of Kincora Boys Home in Belfast describes how he was taken out of the care home and introduced to other men for sex at hotels in Northern Ireland.

VIDEO: Vladimir Putin depicted as Hercules

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 20:23
Russian President Vladimir Putin is depicted as Hercules in a new art exhibition.

Court to hear Jayalalitha bail plea

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 20:09
A court in India is set to hear a plea for bail by the imprisoned former chief minister of the southern state of Tamil Nadu, Jayaram Jayalalitha.

Street battles as IS enters key town

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 19:47
Civilians flee the Syria-Turkey border town of Kobane, as Islamic State militants take three districts after street fighting with Syrian Kurds.

Nobel winner warns over immigration

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 19:20
Nobel Prize winner John O'Keefe warns the government that polices on immigration and animal research are risking Britain's scientific standing.

Clegg to outline low-paid tax pledge

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 18:35
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg is expected to set out more details of how the party would fulfil its pledge to raise the personal tax allowance to £12,500.