International News

VIDEO: Fatalities in Glasgow bin lorry crash

BBC - 10 hours 47 min ago
Several pedestrians are feared dead after a bin lorry crashed into a group of people in George Square in Glasgow city centre.

Child sex abuse police officer jailed

BBC - 10 hours 54 min ago
A Cambridgeshire police officer who committed a series of rapes and child sex attacks is jailed for 14-and-a-half years.

Third death in C. difficile outbreak

BBC - 11 hours 7 min ago
A third person involved in a cluster of cases of C. difficile at Edinburgh royal infirmary dies.

Brighton manager Hyypia resigns

BBC - 11 hours 9 min ago
Sami Hyypia leaves his role as manager of Championship strugglers Brighton & Hove Albion after a run of one win in 18 league games.

Injuries after 'very serious' crash

BBC - 11 hours 27 min ago
A number of people are believed to have been injured after a bin lorry crashed into a group of pedestrians in George Square in Glasgow city centre.

Mikaeel Kular troll jailed for year

BBC - 11 hours 36 min ago
A man who admitted posting offensive comments on Facebook about an Edinburgh boy beaten to death by his mother is jailed for 12 months.

NYC police chief backs mayor

BBC - 11 hours 40 min ago
New York City's police chief backs Mayor Bill de Blasio after claims he had increased ill-feeling towards police prior to two officers being shot dead.

'Lunatic' drivers jailed over crash

BBC - 12 hours 5 min ago
Three men are jailed and four others are given suspended sentences for dangerous driving following a head-on crash.

NFL player donates pay to ill child

BBC - 12 hours 21 min ago
British NFL player Menelik Watson donates his match payment to the family of an ill four-year-old girl.

Essebsi wins Tunisia president vote

BBC - 12 hours 22 min ago
The veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi is the winner of Tunisia's first free presidential election, electoral officials say.

VIDEO: Treasure hunter reveals ancient find

BBC - 12 hours 24 min ago
A hoard of Roman and Pictish silver was found last year but the exact location had been kept a closely guarded secret until now.

VIDEO: Apprentice winner "very confident"

BBC - 12 hours 38 min ago
Mark Wright, the winner of this year's Apprentice said he was "very confident" of success for his new business plans.

The Miniaturist voted book of the year

BBC - 12 hours 39 min ago
Jessie Burton's debut novel The Miniaturist comes top of a public vote to be named Specsavers Book of the Year.

VIDEO: Yazidi women tell of sex-slavery trauma

BBC - 12 hours 44 min ago
The Yazidi minority in Iraq say 3,500 women and girls are still being held by Islamic State, many being used as sex slaves.

Oyston in alleged supporter bust-up

BBC - 12 hours 56 min ago
The Football Association says it is aware of a reported row between Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston and a club supporter.

UKIP expels councillor after remarks

BBC - 13 hours 3 min ago
The UK Independence Party says it has expelled one of its councillors, Rozanne Duncan, "for bringing the party into disrepute".

VIDEO: Murder rate falls in London

BBC - 13 hours 4 min ago
The number of people being murdered in London is expected to fall below 100 for the year 2014.

Pope Francis deplores Vatican 'ills'

BBC - 13 hours 8 min ago
The Pope tells cardinals there is a need to purge "spiritual Alzheimer's" and "the terrorism of gossip" from the Vatican.

Murder probe after injured man dies

BBC - 13 hours 10 min ago
Police launch a murder inquiry after a man dies two days after being found with serious injuries at his home in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire.

China investigates ex-leader's aide

BBC - 13 hours 15 min ago
China launches an investigation into former President Hu Jintao's top aide, state media report.