International News

Scotland's worst serial killer?

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 08:11
Is Angus Sinclair worst serial killer Scotland has seen?

Rape tweet sent to Jessica Ennis-Hill

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:58
Police are investigating after a Twitter user wrote that he hoped disgraced footballer Ched Evans raped Jessica Ennis-Hill.

VIDEO: Ennis-Hill rape threats 'appalling'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:52
Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper has described rape threats against Jessica Ennis-Hill which were made on Twitter as "appalling", saying that the athlete was "exactly right to speak out".

Injured Baines out of England squad

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:46
England defender Leighton Baines pulls out of the squad for the matches against Slovenia and Scotland with injury.

No jail over Canada 'assault' photo

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:44
A young Canadian man who admitted taking a photo of an alleged sexual assault, after which the woman killed herself, avoids jail time.

Legal challenge to EU warrant fails

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:43
A legal challenge to try to block the UK complying with the European Arrest Warrant is dismissed at the High Court.

Police arrest 18 in Petrobras raids

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:38
Brazilian police have carried out a series of raids and arrested 18 people as part of a corruption investigation into the state-run oil firm Petrobras.

VIDEO: Auction for RAF control tower

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:35
The control tower at the former RAF Wainfleet in Lincolnshire is being sold at auction.

VIDEO: Salmond tells Sturgeon 'make history'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:35
Alex Salmond bows out as leader of the SNP saying a new era is beginning and Nicola Sturgeon will "make history".

Coal boss indicted in mine disaster

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:28
Donald Blankenship, the former chief executive of Massey Energy, is indicted for his role in a 2010 West Virginia coal mine explosion - the US's worst coal disaster in 40 years.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:28
Hip hop can help depressed people's self esteem, and more nuggets.

Rosetta physicist's 'sexist' shirt

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:20
Leading Rosetta scientist apologises after online outcry

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:15
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Week in pictures: 8-14 November 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:12
News photos from around the world

VIDEO: Aerial view of M25 'collapse chaos'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:07
Three lanes of the M25 have been closed after a section collapsed and left a large pothole, following roadworks.

ISPs move on anti-terror measures

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:07
The UK's major ISPs commit to new measures to block online extremism, No 10 says, but ISPs say no specific agreement is yet in place.

Salmond sets UK election target

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 06:59
Alex Salmond tells the SNP conference that his party should set a target to win a majority of Scottish seats in the 2015 Westminster election.

Severn Bridge tolls to be raised

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 06:57
The owners of the Severn Bridge announce the increase in tolls, effective from 1 January, 2015.

VIDEO: Australia's Indian dance lessons

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 06:56
Living in Sydney, Australia, Indian businesswoman Madhvi Mohindra runs traditional dance classes for local students.

Boko Haram militants 'seize Chibok'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 06:54
Boko Haram militants seize Chibok, the north-eastern Nigerian town from which they abducted more than 200 schoolgirls this year, residents say.