International News

VIDEO: Storm waves lash Orkney harbour

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 01:11
Video shows stormy weather battering Kirkwall harbour in the Orkney Islands.

Can a private business run a hospital?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 01:02
Circle pulling out of Hinchingbrooke raises one of most important issues in UK health care – what is the best way to provide it?

VIDEO: Redmayne on Bafta nomination

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 00:56
Bafta nominee Eddie Redmayne tells BBC Breakfast about his delight at playing the role of Professor Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything.

Firm offering free drycleaning for jobseekers

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 00:50
The High Street chain Timpson is offering to dry clean suits for unemployed people going to job interviews.

Terror threat complex says Clegg

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 00:43
Greater security measures are being taken because we cannot live in a "false sense of safety", the deputy prime minister says.

A&E waits in England 'getting worse'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 00:43
Waiting times in A&E units in England have got even worse in the New Year, figures show.

FA may change rules after Evans case

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 00:36
The FA may introduce "future guidelines or codes of conduct" after saying they cannot intervene in the Ched Evans case.

Taliban 'turn down Afghan posts'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 00:36
The Taliban have been offered posts in Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's new government but have turned them down, the BBC understands.

VIDEO: Gunmen's car in high speed chase

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 00:34
One person has reportedly been shot dead in northern France as police close in on gunmen suspected of killing staff at Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris.

Harbour-plunge car driver flees

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 00:31
A driver flees after a car crashes off a road and plunges into the sea in Hampshire.

Two arrested as woman dies in crash

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 00:30
Two men are arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a woman died in a crash in Newport.

VIDEO: Is Cavendish's Olympic dream over?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 00:27
British cyclist Mark Cavendish has won almost every title his sport has to offer except an Olympic medal but he has admitted his dreams of winning one are almost certainly over.

VIDEO: Bafta nominations announcement

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 00:20
Stephen Fry and Sam Clafin announce the Bafta film award nominations.

VIDEO: Lorry blown over on Forth bridge

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 00:16
A lorry is blown over by strong winds on the Forth Road Bridge.

Shots fired in French suspect hunt

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 23:45
Shots are fired north-east of Paris as police chase a car believed to contain gunmen who massacred staff at Charlie Hebdo magazine.

Private firm pulls out of hospital

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 23:36
The company which became the first private firm to manage an NHS hospital says it is looking to "withdraw from its current contract".

Elastic implant 'reverses paralysis'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 23:31
An elastic implant that moves with the spinal cord can restore the ability to walk in paralysed rats, say scientists.

VIDEO: Should pavement parking be banned?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 23:24
MPs are due to debate whether to ban vehicles from parking on pavements across England and Wales.

MI5: Most dissident attacks 'foiled'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 23:24
The head of MI5 says that for every dissident republican attack carried out in Northern Ireland last year, up to four times that amount were prevented.

VIDEO: Jackie Chan's son jailed on drug charge

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 23:20
Jaycee Chan, the son of action film star Jackie Chan, has been jailed for six months for a drug offence.