International News

Tory: Salmond as deputy PM 'scary'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 01:24
The Scottish Conservative leader says the idea of Alex Salmond as the UK's next deputy prime minister "scares the bejesus out of me".

Campaign against Cosby, co-star says

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 01:22
Phylicia Rashad, who played Bill Cosby's wife in The Cosby Show, says allegations of sex offences against him are part of a campaign to keep him off TV.

VIDEO: Collecting Sierra Leone's Ebola dead

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 01:14
Tulip Mazumdar spends the day with a burial team from the Sierra Leone Red Cross as they collect the bodies of those killed by Ebola.

What difference would it make if Ched Evans said sorry?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 01:12
Would it make any difference if Ched Evans said sorry?

Top Gear tops iPlayer over Christmas

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 01:10
The controversial Top Gear special set in Argentina was the most popular BBC iPlayer show over the UK's Christmas period, with demand for the catch-up service rising 25%.

VIDEO: 25 years on: Robins saves Ferguson

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 01:04
On this day 25 years ago, Mark Robins scored one of BBC Sport's iconic FA Cup goals at Nottingham Forest to save Alex Ferguson's job as manager at Manchester United.

VIDEO: 'Two hours waiting in ambulance'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 01:00
Patients tell the BBC about their experiences of dealing with A&E departments in England.

Winds of '90mph or more' forecast

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 00:58
Two Atlantic storms are expected to batter northern Scotland with winds gusting to speeds of up to 90mph or more, forecasters are warning.

MP urges Hindus to have more babies

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 00:48
An Indian MP causes outrage by urging Hindu women to have at least four children, in comments apparently intended to stir tension with Muslims.

VIDEO: Schools 'struggle' with self harm

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 00:47
Schools are struggling to cope with the numbers of students self-harming, two major teaching unions say.

Bin lorry driver out of hospital

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 00:41
The driver of a bin lorry that killed six people in the centre of Glasgow is released from hospital.

Turkey Marxists claim bomb attack

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 00:25
A banned Turkish Marxist group says it carried out Tuesday's suicide bombing in Istanbul in which the female bomber and a policeman died.

VIDEO: Sky divers bail out as plane crashes

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 00:23
Thirteen people survived after jumping from a sky diving plane that crashed in the centre of New Zealand's north island

UK new car sales hit 10-year high

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 00:12
New UK car sales hit a 10-year high in 2014, boosted by confidence in the economic recovery, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has said.

Boohoo shares hit by profit warning

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 00:12
Shares in online fashion retailer Boohoo dive more than 40% after it issues a profit warning, but the FTSE 100 rises in early trade.

Hospital strains 'never seen before'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 00:02
The medical director at the Northern Health Trust says he has never before seen the kind of pressures that Northern Ireland's hospitals are facing.

Poland beat GB after doubles victory

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 00:00
Andy Murray and Heather Watson suffered mixed doubles defeat as Great Britain lost 2-1 to Poland in the Hopman Cup.

On the Runs officials due to speak

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 23:55
The chair of a Westminster committee investigating On The Runs says he expects two government officials to attend later despite speculation they would not.

Calls made for hairdresser register

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 23:55
Hairdressers should be listed on a state register to protect consumers from "unscrupulous" and "incompetent" traders, says MP.

Star Wars actor dies in rehearsal

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 23:55
Actor Kan Bonfils, who appeared in the James Bond film Skyfall and as a Jedi master in the Star Wars franchise, dies during a theatre rehearsal.