International News

VIDEO: Dewani leaves South Africa

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:56
Shrien Dewani leaves South Africa after a judge cleared him of the charge of arranging his wife's murder.

Kosovo set to compete at Rio 2016

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:53
A Kosovo team will take part at the 2016 Olympics in Rio after the nation gains International Olympic Committee membership.

Israel's Gaza strikes 'war crimes'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:50
Israeli air strikes on high-rise buildings in this summer's conflict in Gaza amounted to war crimes, Amnesty International says, in a report criticised by Israel.

'Phillip Hughes could have been me'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:42
Depression, insanity, arson, attempted suicide - struck three times on the head by a cricket ball, Mark Vermeulen survived to tell the tale.

VIDEO: What's it like being a Tory in Scotland?

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:19
Conservative fortunes in Scotland have taken a battering but Ruth Davidson aims to turn these around.

Mystery surrounds dumped body

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:17
An appeal is launched to find family of Vietnamese man whose body was found dumped near a Cynon Valley golf club.

Russia admits action to buoy rouble

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:15
Russia's central bank admits it intervened to support the rouble last week spending a total of $4.53bn in the currency markets.

VIDEO: Dewani arrives at Cape Town airport

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:13
British businessman Shrien Dewani is believed to be heading to Dubai from South Africa after a judge cleared him of arranging the murder of his wife Anni on their honeymoon.

Surprise fall in UK manufacturing

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:13
UK manufacturing output unexpectedly fell 0.7% in October, hit by a decline in output in computer and electronics, according to official figures.

'Weather bomb' raises risk of gales

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:11
Ferry services in Scotland are cancelled and others disrupted as winds strengthen ahead of an Atlantic storm due to hit the UK later.

VIDEO: Wrongly accused Jeffries TV drama

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:07
New drama depicts the story of what happened to Christopher Jefferies, who was vilified in the press when he was arrested in connection with the murder of his tenant Joanna Yeates.

Four charged with supplying drugs

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:06
Four people are charged with supplying drugs as part of an operation to tackle organised crime.

Giant beard for 'socialist climbers'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:04
The "magnificent" beard of of socialist thinker Friedrich Engels is to become a climbing wall in Salford.

World 'must accept Syrian refugees '

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 02:01
Countries around the world must accept many more refugees from the Syrian conflict, the UN's refugee and other agencies say.

Addams Family actor Pugsley dies

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:57
Ken Weatherwax, who played Pugsley in the original Addams Family TV series, dies aged 59 at his home in California.

Warner dedicates century to Hughes

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:56
Australia's David Warner dedicates his century against India on the opening day of the first Test to the late Phillip Hughes.

Craig exits as St Mirren manager

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:51
Tommy Craig parts company with St Mirren after a poor start to the season under his management.

Korean Air 'nut rage' official quits

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:46
A senior Korean Air executive resigns after delaying a plane's take-off because she was angry at how she had been served nuts.

VIDEO: One killed in M25 collision

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:43
One person has died and a number of people have been injured in a multiple vehicle crash on the M25 in Essex.

Man Utd v Liverpool like a pub match

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-09 01:40
Gary Neville says Manchester United's game against Liverpool on Sunday could be "like the Dog and Duck versus The Red Lion".