International News

AUDIO: Player/conductor role: 'exciting'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 03:02
Julian Rachlin, the newly appointed principal guest conductor of the Royal Northern Sinfonia Orchestra, talks about conducting and playing simultaneously.

Eq Guinea to host 2015 Nations Cup

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 02:56
Equatorial Guinea are named as the hosts for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, replacing Morocco.

Iraq troops 'push IS from oil town'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 02:52
Iraqi forces have driven out Islamic State fighters from the oil refinery town of Baiji, north of Baghdad, officials say.

VIDEO: G20 protesters bury heads in sand

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 02:52
More than 400 people stuck their heads in the sand on Australia's Bondi Beach, to protest at the country's stance on climate change.

Russia sanctions 'undermine trade'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 02:46
Russian President Vladimir Putin says Western sanctions will hurt the global economy and trade agreements, ahead of the G20 summit.

Murray: The other guys got better

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 02:45
Andy Murray talks about his harsh lesson from Roger Federer, but hopes any loss of confidence will not affect his best man speech.

Butcher and wife in double death

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 02:36
A woman was found dead at home hours after her husband's body was discovered at the foot of a multi-storey car park, the BBC understands.

Four men held over Rangers takeover

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 02:31
Four men are detained by police following an investigation into the sale of Rangers Football Club in 2012.

South Africa police scuffle with MPs

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 02:17
Riot police in South Africa clash with MPs hours after parliament passed a report absolving the president of using state money to upgrade his private home.

Hagel to unveil nuclear arms reform

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 02:16
Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel is to announce a major reform of the United States' nuclear arms management after reviews uncovered major flaws.

Hosie elected SNP deputy leader

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 01:59
Stewart Hosie is unveiled as the new deputy leader of the SNP at the party's conference in Perth.

Council 'complacent' before murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 01:45
A report finds "unacceptable levels of complacency" at a council which failed to help a woman who was later beaten to death.

VIDEO: Leaders gather for G20 summit

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 01:17
Leaders of the world's 20 largest economies are gathering in Queensland city of Brisbane for the G20 summit this weekend.

Your pictures: Fireworks

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 01:02
Readers' photos on the theme of "fireworks"

Man charged over knifepoint rape

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 00:59
A 24-year-old man is charged after a woman was raped at knifepoint at Leith Links in Edinburgh.

Big Bang Theory pays tribute to star

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 00:52
US sitcom The Big Bang Theory pays tribute to cast member Carol Ann Susi, who died earlier this week from cancer.

VIDEO: Is video of Syrian 'hero boy' authentic?

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 00:48
Was this young boy's act of bravery real?

Lancaster calms fears on Samoa game

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 00:47
Head coach Stuart Lancaster expects England to play Samoa next week, despite the tourists having threatened to boycott the match.

Israel lifts age limit on holy site

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 00:32
Israel says it will allow men of all ages into Jerusalem's holy site, after months of age restrictions following tension in the city.

'Time for risks' with comet lander

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 00:29
Scientists working on Philae comet lander say it is time to take more risks with the probe, amid fears its battery might die in hours.

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