International News

Police to examine MLAs' expenses

BBC - 2 hours 19 min ago
Police are examining allegations about Northern Ireland Assembly members' expenses after revelations in a two-part BBC Spotlight programme.

Sudan 'wants UN rights office shut'

BBC - 2 hours 19 min ago
Sudan's government has asked the UN-Africa Union force in Darfur (Unamid) to shut its human rights office, the joint peacekeeping mission says.

VIDEO: Merton in 'Just a Minute' challenge

BBC - 2 hours 21 min ago
BBC Breakfast challenges comedian Paul Merton to a game of 'Just a Minute'

BT shares rise as EE confirms talks

BBC - 2 hours 29 min ago
The FTSE 100 rises, with BT shares higher after the owners of the EE mobile phone network confirm they are in talks over selling the business to the UK firm.

Zimbabwe VP leadership bid blocked

BBC - 2 hours 49 min ago
Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF blocks Vice-President Joyce Mujuru from retaining a party post, damaging her chances of one day succeeding President Mugabe.

VIDEO: Outrage over illegal mile-long tip

BBC - 2 hours 51 min ago
An illegal fly-tip in Purfleet, Essex has grown to almost a mile long provoking anger from people living nearby

VIDEO: Campbell on 'flawed' mansion tax plan

BBC - 2 hours 55 min ago
Sol Campbell criticises Labour's mansion tax plan for chasing those who have "paid their dues ten times over".

VIDEO: Art and suffering unite in Geneva

BBC - 2 hours 59 min ago
A groundbreaking exhibition at the Red Cross Museum in Geneva is designed to show the relationship of artists to suffering.

VIDEO: Sharp rise in 'revenge evictions'

BBC - 3 hours 4 min ago
There has been a sharp rise in the number of people asking for help from Citizens Advice because they feel they have been unfairly evicted from rented accommodation.

Sex attack on girl investigated

BBC - 3 hours 4 min ago
An indecent assault on a 12-year-old girl in Aberdeen early on Tuesday is being investigated by police.

Uighur scholar's students on trial

BBC - 3 hours 5 min ago
Seven university students linked to jailed Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti have reportedly gone on trial in China's westernmost province of Xinjiang.

'Weak Mignolet has been exposed'

BBC - 3 hours 6 min ago
Former Liverpool goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar says Simon Mignolet's " is the main reason the Reds are struggling this season.

Facebook Lee Rigby attack 'unfair'

BBC - 3 hours 14 min ago
It would be "almost impossible" for internet firms to monitor all website postings for possible terrorist content, a former MI6 director says.

HK policemen arrested over beating

BBC - 3 hours 23 min ago
Seven Hong Kong policemen are arrested in connection with beating of a pro-democracy protester in October.

Murdered boy's parents 'sue force'

BBC - 3 hours 24 min ago
The parents of a schoolboy killed by an "internet predator" he met online, are suing a police force over its handling of the case, the BBC understands.

Doctor jailed over secret filming

BBC - 3 hours 33 min ago
A doctor who secretly filmed hundreds of patients, colleagues and hospital visitors, is jailed for five years.

Hunt 'contradicted NHS advice'

BBC - 3 hours 41 min ago
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been accused of contradicting NHS advice after admitting that he took his children to A&E at the weekend rather than wait to see a GP.

VIDEO: Father's fight to bring son home

BBC - 3 hours 44 min ago
Phill Wills talks about his fight to have his severely autistic son, Josh, cared for nearer his family in Cornwall.

Can internet companies monitor terrorists?

BBC - 3 hours 50 min ago
Big tech firms, and in particular Facebook, are under pressure to become more active in the battle against terrorism. But what are their current arrangements?

Keating 'liberated' by West End debut

BBC - 3 hours 55 min ago
Boyzone singer Ronan Keating calls making his West End debut in musical Once a "liberating" if exposing experience.