International News

DR Congo 'repulses terror attacks'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 12:17
DR Congo's army repulses several attacks in the capital, Kinshasa, killing about 46 members of an "unknown terrorist group", the government says.

F1 world rallies around Schumacher

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 12:07
Formula 1 and the world of sport rallies around Michael Schumacher as he "fights for his life" after a ski accident.

Procession kicks off Hogmanay events

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 12:04
A torchlight procession through the centre of Edinburgh has kicked off the city's official Hogmanay celebrations.

VIDEO: Second deadly blast strikes Volgograd

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 11:46
At least 14 people have been killed in a suicide bombing on a trolleybus in the Russian city of Volgograd.

Sinkhole opens in ground by village

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 11:28
A large sinkhole measuring about 160ft (49m) wide appears in a village in the Peak District.

Al-Jazeera journalists held in Egypt

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 11:27
A team of four Al-Jazeera journalists is arrested in Egypt's capital, Cairo, for allegedly holding illegal meetings with the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

Gales and rain cause travel chaos

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 11:11
Bad weather continues to cause travel disruption after heavy rain and winds of almost 80mph and flood warnings for parts of Wrexham and Camarthenshire

Body found in missing boy search

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 11:05
Police searching for teenager Adam Pickup, who went missing in Manchester on Saturday, say they believe they have found his body.

Passenger charged over ferry arson

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 11:04
A man is charged with arson and affray after a fire broke out on a North Sea ferry and six people had to be airlifted to hospital.

Rural ambulance times 'need rethink'

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 10:56
A health minister says the death of a 26-year-old man in Norfolk highlights the issue of rural ambulance response times.

Egypt urged to free Al-Jazeera staff

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 10:37
Broadcaster Al-Jazeera demands the release of four journalists arrested in Egypt for allegedly holding illegal meetings with the Muslim Brotherhood.

AUDIO: Would you buy fake followers online?

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 09:48
Inside business of buying and selling 'followers' on Twitter

'Progress' over Iraq Inquiry papers

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 09:39
Progress is said to have been made in talks over the declassification of vital documents relating to the UK's involvement in the Iraq war - necessary for the official inquiry to conclude its work.

Police probe ice cream contamination

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 09:39
An investigation into the possible deliberate contamination of Tesco ice cream with painkillers is launched by North Yorkshire Police.

VIDEO: Scattered showers on New Year's Eve

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 09:20
Rain and gales hit northern Britain on Monday but what will it be like for New Year's Eve?

Missing teenager CCTV shots released

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 09:19
Police questioning two men over the disappearance of Adam Pickup on a night out, release CCTV footage of his last sighting in Manchester.

UK 'cannot extend' migrant controls

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 08:48
The UK has done all it can "within the law" to delay the lifting of work restrictions on Bulgarian and Romanian migrants, a senior Conservative says.

Prince William to take rural course

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 08:19
Prince William is to become a full-time student of agricultural management at Cambridge University for 10 weeks from next week, Kensington Palace says.

German envoy's Athens home attacked

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 08:17
Shots are fired at the German ambassador's residence in the Greek capital, Athens, but no-one is reported injured.

Khodorkovsky granted Swiss visa

BBC - Mon, 2013-12-30 08:03
Switzerland grants a three-month visa to former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was recently freed after 10 years in a Russian jail.

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