International News

World faces 'climate tragedy' - Kerry

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 02:00
US Secretary of State John Kerry says the world is "on a course leading to tragedy", as long-running issues threaten a deal between countries at UN climate talks in Lima.

NI restaurants enforce allergy laws

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:51
A new law means that restaurants and takeaways across Northern Ireland will be telling customers if food contains ingredients that could trigger allergies.

UKIP official to appear at hearing

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:50
The suspended general secretary of UKIP will appear before a party disciplinary committee on Friday, the BBC understands.

Family's school bus crash tribute

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:41
The family of a 15-year-old pupil who died following a "tragic accident" at a school say he "will be with us forever in our memories".

Historic Apple 1 sold at auction

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:39
A fully operational Apple 1 computer has been sold at auction for $365,000 (£230,000), well below the estimate.

Man given life for Tiltman murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:37
Colin Ash-Smith is jailed for life with minimum term of 21 years for murdering Kent schoolgirl Claire Tiltman in 1993.

Italy strikes over labour reforms

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:27
Thousands of workers take to the streets of Italy to protest against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's controversial planned labour reforms.

Uganda maid guilty of toddler assault

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:27
A maid in Uganda who was secretly filmed beating a little girl, causing widespread outrage, is found guilty of assaulting the toddler.

Anti-pollution laws at risk in EU

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:25
The EU may scrap plans for legislation on air pollution and waste in a drive to boost the economy, BBC environment analyst Roger Harrabin reports.

Ronaldo could be best ever - Raul

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 01:17
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo could become the best player of all time, says former Spain striker Raul.

Star Wars character names revealed

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 00:49
The names of characters played by John Boyega, Oscar Isaac and Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: The Force Awakens are revealed in a set of trading cards.

Pedestrian killed in taxi crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 00:44
A 32-year-old pedestrian has died after being knocked down by a taxi in Broxburn in West Lothian, police said.

VIDEO: Spider-Man's new nemesis: Cairo living

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 00:37
Superhero struggles to cope with Cairo's daily grind

VIDEO: The councils making millions from parking fines

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 00:35
Keith Doyle reports on profits made by councils in England from parking fines.

Man deported as UK wife's pay too low

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 00:34
A man from South Africa faces deportation with his family after his British wife is deemed not to be earning enough by an immigration panel.

VIDEO: MP: Fishing job remark 'not sexist'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 00:19
Labour MP Frank Doran says it was not sexist to say he was unsure whether the fisheries minister is "a job for a woman".

Warner puts Australia in control

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 00:14
Australia reach 290-5 at the close of play on the fourth day of the first Test in Adelaide, to lead India by 363.

'CS gas attack' closes hospital ward

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 00:12
A hospital A&E ward is closed after a suspected CS gas attack by a man who had been arrested by police.

VIDEO: The end of out-of-focus photography?

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 00:05
The camera where you can change your focus after you take a picture.

VIDEO: Why do so many people feel so lonely?

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 00:00
A poll commissioned by the BBC suggests that around four-million people expect to spend most of Christmas Day alone this year.