International News

VIDEO: Home Affairs Committee

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:51
MPs take evidence on counter-terrorism and foreign fighters.

Doctor not guilty of performing FGM

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:46
An NHS doctor is cleared of performing female genital mutilation on a young mother.

Air travel today is safer than ever

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:45
Shocking pictures of another plane crash should not lead us to believe that flying is more dangerous than in the past, says Richard Westcott.

VIDEO: Foreign Affairs Committee

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:45
MPs take evidence from Sir John Chilcot, on the Iraq Inquiry.

Payments row council boss to stay

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:41
One of the council chief executives involved in an unlawful payments scandal is staying in his post.

Raikkonen ends Jerez test on top

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:32
Kimi Raikkonen completes a successful first pre-season test for Ferrari by setting the pace on the final day at Jerez.

Day in pictures: 4 February 2015

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:19
Images from around the world: 4 February

GM shares rise after surprise profit

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:18
Shares in North American car giant General Motors rise more than 3% after it announces fourth-quarter net income of $1.1bn.

US to destroy chemical weapons cache

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:16
The US is set to destroy its largest remaining cache of chemical-laden artillery shells, bringing it closer to complying with an international treaty.

VIDEO: Man arrested for Birmingham car-jack

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 07:07
A 25-year-old man is arrested after footage showing a woman being dragged alongside her car as it was stolen was released.

VIDEO: Peter Greste arrives in Brisbane

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:50
Peter Greste, the Australian Al-Jazeera journalist freed after 400 days in jail in Egypt arrives in Brisbane.

Hodge pulls out of mayoral race

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:46
Labour MP Margaret Hodge pulls out of the race to become the next London mayor and urges the party to choose an ethnic minority candidate.

More health cash in Budget plans

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:40
Scotland's Finance Secretary John Swinney said his budget plans would create a "more prosperous and fairer Scotland".

Care cap for young adults proposed

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:37
The cap on care costs is to be applied to younger adults, the government in England is proposing.

Medal plan for UK Ebola aid workers

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:36
Britons who have travelled to Africa to help the fight against Ebola will be eligible for a new medal, David Cameron says.

Ronald Koeman: What is his secret?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:25
Ambitious, calm, obsessive, self-assured and with a penchant for mayonnaise on his chips - the man behind Southampton's rise.

Egypt hands down 230 life sentences

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:17
An Egyptian court has sentenced 230 people, including the prominent liberal activist Ahmed Douma, to life in prison for anti-government protests.

Alibaba begins drone delivery trials

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:05
Retail giant Alibaba says it is using quadcopter drones to deliver tea to hundreds of its customers in China as part of a test.

Tesco Bank hit by technical problems

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 06:05
Tesco's online banking operation has been hit by a computer fault, with customers unable to view their accounts.

Greste back home after Egypt jail

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-04 05:59
Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste returns to the Australian city of Brisbane to be reunited with his family, after his release from an Egyptian prison.