International News

Film damage drives out SeaWorld boss

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 13:27
The head of SeaWorld resigns as the amusement park struggles to attract visitors, in the wake of a 2013 film criticising its treatment of killer whales.

Everton 0-1 FK Krasnodar

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 12:59
Everton's much-changed side fall to a Europa League defeat as Krasnodar's Ricardo Laborde strikes a first-half winner.

Gamekeeper guilty of killing bird

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 12:46
A gamekeeper is found guilty of killing a rare bird and setting traps illegally to capture two others on an Aberdeenshire estate.

Storm pounds northern California

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 12:24
More than 220,000 people are without power after heavy rains and high winds slammed northern California.

Dinamo Zagreb 4-3 Celtic

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 11:24
Poor defending costs Celtic as a Marko Pjaca hat-trick ensures they finish Europa League Group D with defeat in Zagreb.

Besiktas 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 11:23
Spurs miss the chance to top their Europa League group as Cenk Tosun's goal earns Besiktas a narrow victory.

VIDEO: Opera made for, and with, children

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 11:20
The ENO's first ever children's opera, an adaptation of the best-selling picture book, The Way Back Home, opens in London.

VIDEO: 'I needed to see justice done'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 10:43
Cathy Hymas, a victim of Ray Teret, says she feels "liberated" following his sentencing for a series of rapes and indecent assaults on young girls.

Dozens killed in Nigeria bombings

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 10:39
Twin bomb attacks have killed at least 30 people in a market in the central Nigerian city of Jos, eyewitnesses say.

EE to end Orange Wednesday deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 10:23
The mobile company EE is to end its Orange Wednesday cinema deal after 10 years as take up of the offer declines.

London street-spitting ban approved

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 10:16
The body representing London's 32 borough councils votes in favour of a capital-wide spitting ban.

Brazil killer alleges 42 victims

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 10:11
Brazilian police arrest a man who says he killed 42 people in the last decade, which would make him one of the country's most prolific serial killers.

VIDEO: Meet the Author: Alex Schlacher

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 10:02
Alex Schlacher tells Nick Higham about her book Arc of the Gurkha.

Man jailed for Galloway attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:52
A man who attacked Respect MP George Galloway while calling him an "anti-Semitic little man" is jailed for 16 months.

Canada police 'can search phones'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:46
Canadian police can search the contents of a mobile phone after arrest, the Supreme Court of Canada rules

Yodel stops collecting online orders

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:41
The courier firm, Yodel, has stopped collecting parcels from retailers as it struggles to deal with the huge jump in online orders following the "Black Friday" sales.

330 jobs at risk at engineering firm

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:34
330 jobs are at risk at a Chepstow engineering firm after it announced the proposed closure of one of its sites and the sale of another.

Translink fare increases in February

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:30
Translink says fares on buses and trains are to rise from next February - by more than three times the rate of inflation.

New camera checks Broadmoor patients

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:24
Broadmoor is to test a camera that remotely monitors patients' vital signs such as heart and breathing rate.

Mum jailed for Facebook terror posts

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-11 08:21
A mother-of-six is jailed for five years and three months for promoting terrorism on Facebook.