International News

Defeat like nothing before - Murray

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 15:01
Andy Murray says he has never experienced a defeat like his 6-0 6-1 thrashing by Roger Federer at the World Tour Finals.

NHS winter fears 'prompt cash boost'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 15:00
Fears of a winter crisis in the NHS in England have prompted ministers to increase the emergency funds available.

Burkina Faso transition plan agreed

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 14:59
A blueprint for a transitional government in Burkina Faso has been agreed after talks between political, military and civil leaders.

VIDEO: Dyke 'can't take report seriously'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 14:31
English FA chairman Greg Dyke has told Newsnight that he "can't take Fifa's report seriously".

VIDEO: Buzz Aldrin on comet landing

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 14:28
The second man to walk on the moon, Buzz Aldrin, talks to the BBC about the importance of the Rosetta comet landing.

VIDEO: Secrets of a skyscraper window cleaner

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 14:23
The perils of working so high up a skyscraper

VIDEO: Photos of Earth's beauty from space

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 14:08
Chris Hadfield, who has published photographs of Earth taken from the ISS, tells the BBC's Katty Kay how he feels about the historic comet landing of the robot probe Philae.

Mexico student protest tour begins

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 14:06
The parents of 43 missing Mexican students begin a nationwide bus tour in protest at the government's handling of the case.

England U21s claim 11th straight win

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 13:59
England Under-21s extend their winning run to 11 games with a 3-1 win over Portugal 3-1 in a friendly at Turf Moor.

Bristol beat Barca to reach quarters

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 13:47
Nikki Watts's late penalty against Barcelona sends Bristol Academy into the quarter-finals of the Women's Champions League.

Kerry sees progress on Jerusalem row

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 13:45
US Secretary of State John Kerry says steps have been agreed at talks in Jordan to lower tensions between Israelis and Palestinians.

Labour pledges tax avoidance fines

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 13:12
The Labour Party says it would double the fines that can be levied on people who aggressively avoid tax if it wins the next election.

Obama 'close to immigration action'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 13:06
President Barack Obama is soon to enact a major package of reforms that would lift the threat of deportation to millions of undocumented migrants.

No return plan for British jihadists

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 13:01
British citizens who go abroad to fight could be prevented from returning home under plans to be announced by Prime Minister David Cameron.

VIDEO: 'It's the physical element of sound'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 12:59
James Williams of Subpac explains how "bone conduction" is used in his firm's backpack to convey the physical element of sound.

Farage: UKIP policy is to keep NHS

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 12:28
Nigel Farage clarifies UKIP's position on the NHS, after admitting he once advocated a form of NHS privatisation in a speech two years ago.

Federer knocks Murray out in London

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 11:43
Andy Murray is knocked out of the World Tour Finals in London after losing the opening set against Roger Federer.

Oil price falls below $80 a barrel

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 11:41
Brent crude oil price falls below $80 a barrel for the first time since 2010, as Saudi Arabia fails to confirm a cut in production.

Fifa corruption report - what now?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 11:13
Wire taps, denials and lawyers - the disputed report into World Cup bidding leaves Fifa a long way far from "closure".

Five charged over 'abortion trick'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 11:06
Five people are charged over allegations a human trafficking ring saw a woman sold for a sham marriage and almost tricked into an abortion.