International News

South Sudan fighting ahead of talks

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 08:37
Fighting is continuing in South Sudan, the army tells the BBC, as the warring factions prepare to begin peace talks in Ethiopia.

Weapons find at Palestinian mission

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 08:32
Czech police say that they have found weapons at the home of the Palestinian ambassador who was killed by an explosion at his home in Prague on Wednesday.

Weapon used in fatal attack on boxer

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 08:30
A weapon was used in a "brutal attack" in which an amateur boxer suffered serious injuries and later died, police say.

Q&A: Rail fare rises

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 08:20
Why is the cost of train travel going up?

PM backs 'life means life' sentences

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 08:09
David Cameron says "life should mean life", as the government considers US-style sentences totalling hundreds of years for serious offenders.

VIDEO: Rail company: Fares are 'good value'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 07:59
A spokesman for Chiltern Railways has defended fare rises, saying he recognises that prices are high, but that they still represent good value for money.

Missing teenager 'died from a fall'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 07:49
A missing teenager whose body was found in central Manchester died from a fall, a post-mortem examination finds.

River bursts banks after heavy rain

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 07:44
The River Towy bursts its banks in Carmarthen and high tides threaten further flooding as bad weather continues to cause problems.

AUDIO: Eye reflections could help solve crime

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 07:33
Photographers can now be identified by looking at the reflection in the eyes of people in the photo, according to research.

Premier League: 2013 in numbers

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 07:32
A statistical look at a year when Manchester United's Sir Alex Ferguson retired and Liverpool's Luis Suarez was the top scorer

Fan rescues child from under train

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 07:31
A Cardiff City fan is hailed a hero after rescuing a toddler from train tracks while on his way to the match at Arsenal.

Colorado cannabis customers swarm

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 07:13
Hordes of customers brave bitter cold as the world's first state-licensed marijuana industry opens for business in the US state of Colorado.

Nigella calls court case 'mortifying'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 06:57
TV cook Nigella Lawson discusses the recent court case in which she was depicted as a serial cocaine abuser in her first TV interview since the verdict.

Ford reveals solar-powered car

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 06:37
Ford has revealed plans for a hybrid car that will be powered using a solar panel on the roof, ahead of CES 2014 in Las Vegas.

Train hits London station's roof

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 06:17
An investigation is launched after a train's overhead line connector hits the roof of a central London station, causing long delays.

BBC rejects subscription fee calls

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 06:15
The BBC rejects calls to introduce a voluntary subscription fee for its services as part of a government inquiry into the future of the BBC.

City search for teenager stepped up

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 06:14
Police have launched a large-scale operation including sniffer dogs and up to 40 officers to search for a missing 18-year-old.

Rwanda exile 'murdered' in S Africa

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 06:07
Exiled former Rwandan intelligence chief Patrick Karegeya was apparently murdered in South Africa, police say.

John Lewis reports healthy sales

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 06:06
Store chain John Lewis reports strong sales over the Christmas period, but rival Debenhams says its chief financial officer has resigned.

VIDEO: Nigella 'mortified' by court ordeal

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 06:04
Nigella Lawson has spoken about the trial of two of her former assistants, who were found not guilty of fraud after a court process which saw numerous allegations about the TV cook's personal life emerge. .

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