International News

'Uncertain times' for oil industry

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 03:46
The oil and gas industry is set for a year of mergers and takeovers as a result of the plummeting oil price, a business consultancy predicts.

Fingerprint 'cloned from photos'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 03:43
Hacker Jan Krissler claims to have cloned the fingerprint of a German politician using standard photographs taken at an event.

VIDEO: First footage from search site

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 03:40
A BBC correspondent on board an Indonesian military plane searching the Java sea for any sign of the missing AirAsia airliner says search teams have seen oil slicks in the water.

Ex-Bank governor in new warning

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 03:32
Former Bank of England governor Mervyn King says the financial system is still not safe from another crisis.

Follow the FA Cup on BBC in January

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 03:30
January is FA Cup month on the BBC, and we have lots of ways for you to follow the action on TV, radio and online.

Mumbai attack 'leader' wins appeal

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 03:29
The alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai militant attacks wins an appeal against his detention in Pakistan, paving the way for his release.

Two arrested after woman's death

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 03:28
Two men are arrested after the body of a 57-year-old woman was discovered at a property in Cardigan, Ceredigion.

VIDEO: Anxious wait for missing plane news

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 02:58
Sharanjit Leyl reports from Singapore and Alice Budisatrijo, reports from Surabaya, Indonesia, on the wait for news of the missing plane, AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501.

Big Ben clock tower on new £100 coin

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 02:52
A new £100 coin featuring London's Elizabeth Tower which houses Big Ben is minted to mark the start of the new year.

Paedophile teacher 'betrayed school'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 02:47
A head teacher has described the "utter shock and betrayal" he felt on discovering a long-serving teacher was a paedophile.

Car shooting murder suspect in court

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 02:46
A man appears in court charged with the murder of a man shot dead while he sat in a car at traffic lights in Sheffield city centre.

Mexican female bullfighter gored

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 02:36
Mexican bullfighter Karla de los Angeles sustains cuts to her thigh and gluteal muscles as she is gored by a bull at a fight in Mexico City.

Woman, 19, has ear part bitten off

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 02:24
A woman is still in hospital three days after having part of her ear bitten off in an attack in a Newcastle nightclub.

Russia shows first sign of recession

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 02:17
Russia's economy contracts for the first time in five years as President Putin moves to protect the country's banks.

VIDEO: Technology's biggest trends of 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 02:09
Rory Cellan-Jones looks back at the big technology trends of 2014.

Greek MPs' vote triggers snap poll

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 02:05
Greek MPs reject a presidential candidate nominated by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, triggering a snap general election.

Schumacher faces fight for recovery

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 02:03
Michael Schumacher faces a "long fight" on the road to recovery, his manager says a year after the F1 champion suffered head injuries while skiing.

Granddad in court for boy's murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 01:47
A man appears at crown court for the first time charged with murdering his nine-year-old grandson.

Childcare costs 'cancels out wages'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 01:47
One in 10 UK families see one earner's wages used solely to cover childcare and commuting costs, research by insurer Aviva suggests.

Cameroon air strikes on Boko Haram

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 01:46
Cameroon has carried out air strikes against militant Islamist group Boko Haram for the first time, after it attacked a military base, a spokesman says.