International News

VIDEO: Russia demands guarantees from Nato

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 14:48
Vladimir Putin's chief spokesperson says the West's response over the Ukraine crisis makes them "feel fear".

Teacher 'had sex all over school'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 14:28
A teacher who "gave in to temptation" and pursued a secret affair with a teenager had sex with her in empty classrooms, a court hears.

Brazil billionaire goes on trial

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 14:00
The trial has begun in Rio de Janeiro of Eike Batista, a Brazilian billionaire accused of insider dealing.

Scots let themselves down - Strachan

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 13:45
Gordon Strachan says Scotland appeared "mentally fatigued" in the defeat by England at Celtic Park.

UN calls for N Korea rights probe

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 13:36
A UN committee adopts a motion urging the Security Council to refer North Korea over its human rights record to the International Criminal Court.

VIDEO: Ferguson's 'Copwatch' issues body cameras

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 13:08
There are tensions in Ferguson as the town awaits the decision of the grand jury on whether or not to charge Michael Brown's killer.

PM's vow in 'battle for Jerusalem'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 13:07
PM Benjamin Netanyahu vows to win a "battle for Jerusalem" as the Israeli death toll in a Palestinian attack on a synagogue rises to five.

Scotland 1-3 England

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 12:55
Wayne Rooney scores his 45th and 46th international goals as England win their first encounter on Scottish soil for 15 years.

Republic of Ireland 4-1 USA

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 12:40
Two goals from Robbie Brady help the Republic of Ireland to a comfortable victory over the United States.

Sturridge suffers new injury setback

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 12:37
Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge suffers a new injury setback in training.

In pictures: Faith Through a Lens

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 12:24
The winning photos from the Faith Through a Lens competition

Giant robot trucks rise in Australia

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 12:06
Huge robots slog it out in Australia's outback

VIDEO: Driverless trucks make mining ‘safer’

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 12:06
The Australian mine embracing automation on a massive scale.

Government defeated in pubs vote

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 12:01
The government is defeated in a Commons vote on the control that parent companies can exercise over pubs.

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi fined $315m

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 11:58
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi is fined $315m for watering down a report about its transactions with sanctioned countries.

Russia seeks Nato pledge on Ukraine

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 11:56
Russia is seeking guarantees from Nato that Ukraine will not be allowed to join and that the alliance will stay away from its borders.

Taiwan sees surge in animal smuggling

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 11:18
What is Taiwan doing to curb animal smuggling?

VIDEO: Gas blast: 'I thought it was a dream'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 11:17
A man whose house was destroyed by a gas explosion while he and his family were inside said he "thought it was a dream at first".

Happier days in the Karimov family album

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 11:13
In old photos from his family album, Uzbek president Islam Karimov looks more cuddly than those who regard him as a brutal tyrant could ever imagine.

McLaren wait to name driver line-up

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 11:06
McLaren will wait until December before announcing whether Button or Magnussen will partner Fernando Alonso in 2015.