International News

LA River's flood role is 'paramount'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 07:27
Any moves to modify the concrete Los Angeles River, to return parts of it to a more natural setting or to capture water, must not compromise its flood-protection function, say scientists.

Plea by parents of Aurora accused

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 07:19
The parents of James Holmes, the man charged with killing 12 and injuring 70 in a 2012 Colorado theatre massacre, have pleaded he be spared the death penalty.

Ebola kills top Sierra Leone doctor

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 07:17
One of Sierra Leone's top doctors, Victor Willoughby, died from Ebola hours after the arrival of experimental drug ZMab, medical officials say.

Flat intruder guilty of knife murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 07:16
An intruder who fatally stabbed a man at a flat in Glasgow faces a life sentence after being convicted of murder.

Blackberry shares drop on earnings

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 07:10
Shares in Blackberry drop nearly 6% as the troubled smartphone maker reports a larger-than-expected drop in revenue during the third quarter.

Pakistan school massacre: Who are the dead?

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 06:43
The BBC profiles victims of the Taliban school massacre

Hazard set for new deal - Mourinho

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 06:34
Chelsea's Eden Hazard will sign a new contract and could become one of the club's greats, says Jose Mourinho.

Does this 90-year-old photo show the world's first 'selfie stick'?

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 06:27
Family photo reveals 2014's hot gadget in use in 1920s

MP received 2,500 racist tweets

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 06:25
An MP who received 2,500 racist tweets in three days calls for social media companies not to "host hate" on their sites.

US church crash claims fourth victim

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 06:04
A young boy has become the fourth fatality after a motorist slammed into a crowd in front of a California church.

VIDEO: Masseur call interrupts Van Gaal

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 05:28
Man Utd manager Louis van Gaal's news conference is interrupted by an announcement on the club's public address system.

Companies face 'bloodbath' in Russia

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 05:23
The chief executive of Renault Nissan says manufacturers in Russia are facing a "bloodbath" because of the plunge in the value of the rouble.

Dalglish recalls Hillsborough mayhem

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 05:19
Former Liverpool player Kenny Dalglish has been describing the "mayhem" at Hillsborough during the disaster, when he was the club's manager.

Mother dies of sudden death syndrome

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 05:14
A mother collapses and dies just days before Christmas of the rare heart condition sudden arrhythmic death syndrome.

'Parking row' may have led to murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 05:11
A woman fatally stabbed on a north-west London street may have been the victim of a parking row, it emerges.

Turkey releases Gulen-linked editor

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 05:08
A court releases a top newspaper editor but says four others must stay in custody as part of a crackdown on support for cleric Fethullah Gulen.

VIDEO: Shopping online from a country cottage

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 05:07
For 2014, there is evidence to suggest more people than ever have shopped online, especially in rural areas where 9 out of 10 people shop online.

Apple 'deeply offended' by BBC story

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 05:05
Apple has said it is "deeply offended" by a BBC investigation into conditions for workers involved in manufacturing its devices.

Man admits murder of woman, 45

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 04:53
A 47-year-old man admits the murder of a Flintshire woman who was found strangled and with head injuries.

Gloucester v Bath (Sat)

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-19 04:50
Team news as Gloucester host Bath in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Kingsholm Stadium (17:30 GMT).

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