International News

Carlisle 'very poorly' says wife

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 03:31
Clarke Carlisle's wife says the ex-footballer is "very poorly" but "stable" after suffering injuries in a collision with a lorry.

VIDEO: 'Lost' seal recovering at sanctuary

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 03:29
A seal that was found 17 miles inland in Merseyside has been moved to a wildlife sanctuary.

UK lives too high on the hog (again)

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 03:28
How worried should we be by the UK's record current account deficit, our inability to pay our way in the world?

GP surgeries in NI 'at 24-year low'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 03:01
The number of GP surgeries in Northern Ireland at its lowest since 1991, a group of doctors says.

Al-Jazeera suspends Egyptian channel

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 02:53
Al-Jazeera network suspends its Egyptian channel, Mubasher Misr, whose coverage angered Egypt's government and strained its relations with Qatar.

Beyond GDP: Well-being

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 02:38
The holidays are a good time to reflect on well-being. The ONS has done so, releasing an assessment of income that is intended to provide a more comprehensive picture of economic prosperity.

Apple automates bug update for Macs

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 02:29
Apple rushes to fix new bugs with an automatic update for Mac computers around the world.

Algerian army 'kills top jihadist'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 02:26
Algerian special forces have killed the leader of a militant group that beheaded a French tourist in September, a local television station reports.

Wenger praises Austin's 'tenacity'

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 02:19
Arsene Wenger praises Charlie Austin's "mental strength" and "tenacity" as Arsenal prepare to take on QPR on Boxing Day.

Legal adviser contacts health trust

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 02:13
Northern Ireland's attorney general contacts a health trust over its decision to withdraw home care packages from up to 550 people in Belfast, the BBC learns.

VIDEO: A sprout's tale from field to plate

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 02:09
The BBC travels to Lincolnshire to find out how Brussels sprouts make it from green field to dinner table in time for Christmas Day.

Scots tycoon death inquest opens

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 02:03
An inquest is opened into the death of Scot Young, a property tycoon who died after falling from his London penthouse.

Men appear in court over PC's murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:51
Two men appear in court accused of the murder of off-duty Merseyside police constable Neil Doyle in Liverpool.

Lin to direct next Star Trek outing

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:43
Film-maker Justin Lin is to direct the next instalment of the Star Trek movie franchise, it is confirmed.

UK home sales below 100,000 a month

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:43
The number of homes being sold in the UK fell below 100,000 a month in November for the first time in a year, according to HM Revenue and Customs.

Ukraine votes to drop neutral status

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:42
Ukraine's parliament votes to drop the country's non-aligned status and work towards Nato membership, in a move certain to anger Russia.

Why did North Korea's internet go down?

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:31
The BBC's Stephen Evans in Seoul analyses the North Korean internet outage and its likely impact on the reclusive nation.

Ebola nurse to deliver C4 message

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:31
British Ebola survivor William Pooley is to deliver The Alternative Christmas Message on Channel 4 this year.

Lost Freeman Olympic bodysuit found?

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:30
The bodysuit worn by Cathy Freeman when she lit the Sydney 2000 Olympic flame may have been found 14 years after it disappeared.

Economic growth revised down to 2.6%

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-23 01:23
The UK economy has grown more slowly in the past year than previously thought, at 2.6% rather than 3%, official figures indicate.