International News

Crowds gather to see in New Year

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 10:56
Crowds gather in central London for the first ticketed New Year's Eve fireworks display.

VIDEO: Surabaya vigil for AirAsia victims

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 10:18
Hundreds of people have attended a vigil in the Indonesian city of Surabaya to remember those killed on flight AirAsia QZ8501.

New frog 'gives birth to tadpoles'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 10:18
A species found on an Indonesian island has become the first frog ever seen giving birth to tadpoles, rather than laying eggs.

Liberia lifts Ebola New Year curfew

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 10:11
Liberia lifts a curfew imposed to curb the Ebola outbreak so that people can attend New Year's Eve church services.

Four 'chase and hold armed robber'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 09:49
Four people chase and hold an armed man who was attempting to rob a bank in south-east London, the Met Police say.

AirAsia victims remembered at vigil

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 09:41
Hundreds attend a vigil in Surabaya, Indonesia, for the victims of the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 crash, praying for the 162 people on board.

VIDEO: Experimental drug for UK Ebola nurse

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 09:38
A British nurse infected with Ebola is receiving an unnamed experimental drug as part of her treatment, a doctor confirms.

Car ploughs into front of shop

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 09:22
A couple are "extremely fortunate" to escape serious injury when their car ploughs into the front of a shop in Coventry, the ambulance service says.

Palestinians seek ICC membership

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 09:04
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signs Rome Statute in a bid to join the International Criminal Court, prompting objections from Israel.

Body found in hunt for missing man

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 08:56
Police searching for a man who went missing in Shrewsbury find a body.

'Neo-Nazi' meeting snares Republican leader

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 08:29
Controversy over Republican House leader Steve Scalise's 2002 speech to a white supremacist group reveals southern conservative racial tightrope and fault lines in Republican political structure.

Philippines flooding 'kills 53'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 08:28
At least 53 people die in flooding and landslides in the Philippines this week with officials saying people may have underestimated the situation.

79 City Link jobs in Wales to go

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 08:10
Seventy nine jobs will go at Welsh depots of collapsed delivery firm City Link after a bid to buy the company failed.

City Link announces 2,356 job losses

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 08:03
The administrators of collapsed delivery firm City Link announce 2,356 job losses after a bid to buy the company fails.

US state spares four on death row

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 07:57
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley has commuted the sentence of the state's four remaining death row inmates to life in prison.

Liverpool owners happy with results

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 07:45
Liverpool's American owners tell supporters they are encouraged by recent performances after a slow start to the season.

Hooker Phillips to miss Six Nations

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 06:58
Scarlets hooker Emyr Phillips is to undergo surgery on a dislocated shoulder and will be sidelined for up to 12 weeks.

VIDEO: 'Young jobseekers need interview help'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 06:19
Some employers have complained of candidates who are unfamiliar with basic rules of interviews, such as shaking hands.

Pussy Riot arrest at Moscow protest

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 06:10
A member of punk group Pussy Riot is among further people arrested in Moscow after a rally over the conviction of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

Experimental drug for UK Ebola nurse

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 06:09
UK Ebola patient Pauline Cafferkey is receiving an experimental anti-viral drug and blood from survivors of the disease.