International News

Erdogan pours scorn on EU criticism

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 07:00
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dismisses EU criticism of recent mass arrests of journalists, urging the EU to "mind its own business".

Theatre fined over paralysed worker

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 07:00
A London theatre where a stage manager was paralysed in a fall through an unmarked balcony door is fined £20,000.

Girl escapes dining room car crash

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 06:56
A toddler is left pinned between a table and a wall when a stolen car crashes into her Salford home.

Jolie: US must lead against torture

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 06:53
Angelina Jolie says the US must "lead the way" against torture in its policies, following a report revealing the CIA's "brutal" treatment of terror suspects.

Police storm Sydney siege cafe

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 06:51
Armed police storm a cafe in Sydney, Australia, ending a siege by a gunman identified as an Iranian refugee who took dozens of hostages.

Teenager Hull comes of age in 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 06:37
Charley Hull has enjoyed a stellar 2014 and handles the spotlight like the teenage Rory McIlroy, writes Iain Carter.

VIDEO: Hostages flee Australia siege cafe

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 06:33
More hostages are seen fleeing a cafe in Sydney, Australia which a gunman had earlier taken control of.

Soul fans in a spin over rare record

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 06:31
Northern Soul collectors dig deep into their pockets as the 'rarest record in the world', Darrell Banks' classic Open The Door To Your Heart, is auctioned online.

Rare northern white rhino dies in US

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 06:28
A male northern white rhinoceros named Angalifu has died at the San Diego Zoo in California, leaving only five of the species in the entire world.

Russian rouble falls to new low

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 05:39
The Russian rouble drops to a new low against the US dollar, as falling oil prices and Western sanctions continue to weigh on the country.

VIDEO: Cheap food at the social supermarket

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 05:30
A social supermarket is selling food that would have been junked to those struggling to afford to feed their families.

VIDEO: BBC Sports Personality winners react

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 05:21
Lewis Hamilton has scored yet another victory, adding BBC Sports Personality of the Year to his tally. Sally Nugent reports from behind the scenes of the event.

BT faces a regulatory backlash

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 05:20
Media giants in the UK are lining up to throw sand in the engine of Gavin Patterson’s £10bn mobile purchase.

VIDEO: Smaller parties hold 2015 coalition talks

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 05:19
The Plaid Cymru leader says it is "imperative" to end Conservative rule in Wales and Scotland.

Men detained in Belgian flat drama

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 05:18
Up to three people are led away by police after reports that four men burst into a flat in the Belgian city of Ghent.

VIDEO: 'It's not been a good week' for UKIP

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 05:17
UKIP's deputy chairman said she was "delighted he has done the decent thing" after Kerry Smith stood down.

VIDEO: Ebola origins and search for cure

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 05:14
Global Health correspondent Tulip Mazumdar looks back at ebola's origins - and the search for a cure

VIDEO: What is a 'social supermarket'?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 05:07
Jon Brain visits a new community-based supermarket that aims to tackle food poverty.

Wigan owner Whelan accepts FA charge

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 05:04
Wigan owner Dave Whelan accepts a Football Association charge over comments he made about Jewish and Chinese people.

Call for devolution 'transparency'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-15 04:29
First Minister Carwyn Jones calls on the UK government to be more open about the future of the United Kingdom, and how powers should be shared among the four nations.