International News

New Romania foreign minister resigns

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 04:12
Romanian Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu steps down a week after his predecessor, over an election in which expatriates struggled to vote.

Europe signs on to Orion venture

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 04:08
The European Space Agency and Airbus sign a contract that will see the aerospace giant build the "back end" of America's new manned spaceship.

Manchester United sees revenues fall

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 04:01
Manchester United sees its revenue fall by 9.9% to £88.7m for the three months to the end of September.

Belfast woman in £12.9m lottery win

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 03:52
A 65-year-old furniture store worker from Belfast has won almost £13m in the Euromillions jackpot.

Uber steps into row with journalists

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 03:52
Off-the-cuff remarks about digging dirt on journalists who write negative things about Uber have not gone down well with the press.

Police 'failed child rape victim'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 03:41
A five-year-old rape victim who wrote to officers telling them they had let her down was failed by Essex Police, the force's police and crime commissioner says.

VIDEO: One Direction sing about U

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 03:39
One Direction made an appearance on the classic children's TV showwith a song all about the letter U.

Band Aid 30 sells 200,000 copies

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 03:38
Band Aid 30's Do They Know It's Christmas? has already sold more than 200,000 copies.

What does it mean to be stateless?

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 03:29
What does it mean to be stateless?

Don't have nightmares - crime is down

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 03:19
Recorded crime is an unsatisfactory measure of crime trends - and improving recording practices will not change this.

'Holyman' abuser jailed for 13 years

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 03:12
A man said to be a "healer and holyman" has been sentenced to 13 years for the rape and abuse of a 12-year-old girl .

Topless sunbather pictured by drone

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 03:10
An Australian estate agent used pictures taken by a drone to market a property which included revealing images of a neighbour.

Wolff fears Hamilton car failure

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 03:00
Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff says it would be a "nightmare" if Lewis Hamilton's car failed in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Gay bull saved by Simpsons creator

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 02:59
Simpsons cartoon creator helps save gay Benjy from the abattoir

Day in pictures: 18 November 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 02:57
24 hours of news images: 18 November

VIDEO: Highlights of Alex Salmond's career

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 02:54
On the day he steps down as First Minister, BBC archives re-trace Alex Salmond's career in UK and Scottish politics.

VIDEO: Final days of Rochester campaign

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 02:38
Voters go to the polls in the Rochester and Strood by-election on Thursday, prompted by the defection of its MP.

Mali hostages in jihadist video

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 02:36
The daughter of a French hostage being held by jihadists in Mali has spoken of her shock after he appeared in a video clip pleading for his release.

VIDEO: Tania Clarence: Story behind the sentence

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 02:36
A mother who admitted killing her three young disabled children has been sentenced.

Man dies after serious crash on M74

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 02:27
A 60-year-old man dies following a crash between a car and a van on the M74 in Lanarkshire.

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