International News

VIDEO: Fire tunnel predicts blazes' spread

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 12:12
Spencer Kelly starts a simulated bushfire to see how technology can predict the spread of the flames.

Friend's fear over IS city presence

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 12:10
A friend of a Cardiff man who fled the UK to fight in Syria says he is worried about a presence of Islamic State members in the Welsh capital.

VIDEO: Kassig parents: 'Good will prevail'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 12:10
The parents of Abdul-Rahman Kassig, who was murdered by Islamic State, believe that "good will prevail".

State of emergency in Missouri

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 12:04
The governor of the US state of Missouri has activated the state's National Guard in anticipation of a grand jury decision over the killing of an unarmed black teenager.

Kassigs: 'Our hearts are battered'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 11:59
The parents of US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig, beheaded by Islamic State militants, say they will learn in time to forgive his captors.

Wildlife crime wanted list released

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 11:55
The public are being asked to provide information on the locations of nine fugitives suspected of serious environmental crimes.

O'Neill defends assistant Keane

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 11:55
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill defends assistant Roy Keane as he finds himself at the centre of another storm.

Huge search for general in Colombia

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 11:28
The Colombian authorities launch a huge search operation for an army general abducted by left-wing Farc rebels on Sunday.

VIDEO: Top Gear comes to China minus Clarkson

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 10:54
Top Gear, the BBC car review show that is the most watched factual television programme in the world, is being broadcast in China with a different presenter line-up.

'Sleep driving' jockey banned

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 10:23
A top jockey is banned from driving for 22 months after claiming he was sleep walking while drink driving.

England need momentum - Lancaster

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 10:23
Head coach Stuart Lancaster denies England are in crisis but says they need momentum before the 2015 World Cup.

'Robust action' on UK bird flu case

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 10:23
"Immediate and robust action" is being taken to stamp out bird flu following a confirmed case at a duck breeding farm in East Yorkshire, the environment secretary tells MPs.

Man held over 'hit and run' death

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:49
A man is arrested in connection with the death of an 11-year-old girl in a "hit and run" accident in Glasgow.

VIDEO: 'The Brits should stay in EU'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:45
Germany's deputy finance minister Steffen Kampeter says he wants Britain in the EU and "we will find ways to offer Britain a good chance to stay in".

What the Kassig murder video says

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:44
Islamic State has upped the stakes with its latest video in its bid to force a final showdown with the West, says academic Shiraz Maher.

VIDEO: 'Bird flu not a threat to food safety'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:40
The Environment Secretary Liz Truss says that a bird flu outbreak at a duck breeding farm in East Yorkshire is not a threat to food safety.

VIDEO: MI5 recorded suspects court hears

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:39
A court in Northern Ireland has been told that MI5 secretly recorded a group of men as they planned attacks on police officers and judges.

Egyptian woman dies of bird flu

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:22
An Egyptian woman becomes the second person to die of the H5N1 strain of bird flu in the country in 2014, after contact with infected birds.

VIDEO: Muddy moat left after poppies removed

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:14
Volunteers have removed the ceramic poppies that make up the Blood-Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation at the Tower of London.

VIDEO: Czech president pelted with eggs

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 09:08
The Czech President Milos Zeman is booed and pelted with eggs during a speech in Prague.