International News

Pakistan cricket to donate proceeds

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 03:55
Pakistan donate all proceeds from Wednesday's one-day match with New Zealand to the victims of the Peshawar school massacre.

Colombia to print Garcia Marquez notes

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 03:48
The face of the Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez is to feature on Colombian bank notes, the country's lawmakers decide.

Sentinel tracks continued Napa slip

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 03:25
The creeping movement of the ground in California's Napa Valley, following its August earthquake, has been observed from space.

Police charged over custody death

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 03:19
A police sergeant and two civilian staff members are charged with manslaughter over the death of a man days after he collapsed in custody.

Mexico vigilantes in deadly clash

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 03:18
At least 11 people are killed in a shoot-out between rival vigilante groups in the western Mexican state of Michoacan.

Foreign 'overstayers not dealt with'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 03:10
The government failed to deal with a backlog of almost 174,000 foreign nationals who should have been removed from the UK, a report has found.

Google considers data risk warnings

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 03:01
Google is proposing to warn people their data is at risk every time they visit websites that do not use the "HTTPS" system.

VIDEO: Hack threat over N Korea movie premiere

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:59
Will threats from hackers stop people from going to see The Interview - a comedy which pokes fun at North Korea - in cinemas?

No prosecution over ceiling collapse

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:57
A theatre will not be prosecuted following the collapse of part of its ceiling which injured 88 people, Westminster City Council decides.

Boy, 16, pleads guilty to murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:48
A teenage boy pleads guilty to the murder of a "fantastic father" who had three children.

VIDEO: Iraq abuse claims 'deliberate lies'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:41
An inquiry into alleged mistreatment of Iraqi detainees by British troops says the claims were "wholly without foundation"

VIDEO: Bale scores as Real Madrid ease to win

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:38
Watch all of Real Madrid's goals in their dominant 4-0 victory over Mexican side Cruz Azul in the Club World Cup semi-final.

Is cycling really the new golf?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:35
Figures suggest 20% of golfers quit the game take up cycling. So why are people swapping two irons for two wheels?

VIDEO: Festive park shuts permanently

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:32
A much-criticised Christmas attraction near Sutton Coldfield has closed down permanently.

Alonso to be patient with McLaren

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:25
Fernando Alonso says he is happy to go "through a period of learning" when he starts driving for his new McLaren-Honda team.

Foxes boss Pearson accepts charge

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:24
Leicester boss Nigel Pearson accepts a charge by the FA after an incident with a fan during a defeat to Liverpool.

Tanzania AG quits amid fraud claims

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:16
Tanzania's Attorney General Frederick Werema resigns, making him the first casualty of a major corruption scandal that has rocked the government.

UK soldiers 'mistreated detainees'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:15
British soldiers mistreated nine detainees after a 2004 battle in Iraq but allegations of murder were "deliberate lies", the Al-Sweady Inquiry rules.

Koeman angry with Blades boss Clough

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 02:01
Southampton boss Ronald Koeman says Nigel Clough and his Sheffield United staff showed a lack of respect after Saints' cup loss.

Candy Crush boss's £1.2m robot gift

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 01:35
A £1.2m robot surgeon, bought for a Derby hospital by an online game tycoon, begins being used on patients.