International News

VIDEO: Ice hockey player banned for attack

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 08:27
Edinburgh Capitals player Joe Grimaldi spears Nottingham Panthers' Max Parent with his stick and throws his helmet at him during a match.

AUDIO: Live - Cardiff Blues v Leinster commentary

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 08:25
Listen to live BBC Radio Wales commentary of Cardiff Blues v Leinster in the Pro12.

Lotto winners plan dream Elvis trip

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 08:03
An Elvis fan is planning his dream trip to Graceland after becoming a lottery millionaire - on the King of Rock and Roll's birthday.

French police storm hostage sites

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 07:48
French police storm two hostage sites in Paris and north of the city, with the hostage takers reported dead.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 07:43
Benedict Cumberbatch and King Richard III are cousins, and more nuggets.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 07:42
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Police called to soldier's funeral

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 07:42
Police are forced to step in as scuffles break out at the long-delayed funeral of Black Watch soldier Pte Mark Connolly.

VIDEO: Explosions at Paris siege supermarket

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 07:41
Explosions have been heard around a supermarket where hostages are being held in eastern Paris.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 07:39
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

VIDEO: Moment police take warehouse roof

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 07:27
Explosions and gunfire has been heard at the warehouse where the suspects in the Charlie Hebdo siege are holding a hostag

Disease 'major threat' to EU olives

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 07:23
A virulent pathogen that starves and can kill olive trees poses a serious threat to EU olive production, experts warn.

MP receives Twitter pipe bomb threat

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 07:21
Police are investigating after an MP received threats on Twitter that his office would be bombed.

‘Bent time’ tips pulsar out of view

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 07:12
One of deep space's spinning "lighthouses" fades from view as it warps space-time, tilting its radio beams away from Earth.

Week in pictures: 3-9 January 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 07:08
The best news photos from around the world

Adams & Mitchell reach semi-finals

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 07:04
Three-time champion Martin Adams and fourth seed Scott Mitchell are through to the BDO World Championship semi-finals at Lakeside.

Hospital killer gets whole life order

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 06:50
A convicted murderer who stabbed to death a worker at a mental health unit in Gloucestershire is sentenced to a whole life order.

VIDEO: Meet the Author: Michaela DePrince

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 06:48
On this week's Meet the Author Nick Higham talks to Dutch National Ballet dancer Michaela DePrince, author of Hope in a Ballet Shoe.

Murray wins but GB exit Hopman Cup

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 06:46
Andy Murray and Heather Watson win but Great Britain miss out as Poland and US reach the Hopman Cup final.

Ageing-tech expert sought by DWP

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 06:45
An expert in systems that are more than 40 years old to revamp technology used by the Department for Work and Pensions.

Quashed murder conviction man jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 06:22
A man who spent 13 years in prison before his murder conviction was quashed is jailed for 10-and-a-half years for killing a friend.