International News

AUDIO: BBC editors take Mastermind challenge

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 01:15
BBC editors are known for their extensive knowledge of specialist subjects, but can they handle the pressure and maintain their reputations when in the spotlight?

VIDEO: A look at the scale of the 2004 tsunami

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 00:58
The BBC takes a closer look at the scale of one of the biggest natural disasters in recorded history - the tsunami of 2004

Big cat trade from Burma to China up

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 00:45
A new study suggests that the trade in parts of tigers and other wild cats from Myanmar into China is growing.

India MPs protest over conversions

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 00:41
Opposition MPs in India protest against Hindu nationalist groups for converting religious minorities to Hinduism.

Man bailed over Avon Gorge death

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 00:24
A man arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man who fell from the Avon Gorge is released on bail, police say.

Spanish princess to face fraud trial

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 00:22
The Spanish king's sister, Princess Cristina, to face tax fraud trial over alleged links to her husband's dealings.

Man dies in police Taser shooting

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 00:12
A man dies after being shot by police with a Taser during a suspected burglary in Staffordshire.

Flood water strands 35 in supermarket

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 23:49
Firefighters say 35 people have been stranded in an Ayrshire supermarket by floodwater after a river burst its banks.

Woman dies in car and van crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 23:09
A woman dies in a two-vehicle crash on the A74(M) motorway in Dumfriesshire, police say.

VIDEO: £2m raised after dogs' home fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 23:00
Almost £2 million has now been raised for Manchester Dogs' Home after a fire in September that saw 50 animals die.

B&Q's Kingfisher to sell China stake

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 22:49
Home improvements retailer Kingfisher agrees to sell a controlling stake in B&Q China to Wumei Holdings in a cash deal estimated to be worth £140m

The alternative 2014 sport awards

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 22:17
From villains to unlikely heroes, strange moments and anti-climaxes, soap operas and spats, Tom Fordyce hands out his gongs.

Heart patients missing recovery help

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 22:16
Thousands of Welsh people are missing out on services that could help them recover from heart problems.

Wealdstone Raider 'living a dream'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 22:15
After releasing a charity single and getting to number five in the charts, the Wealdstone Raiders says he is "in dreamland".

China 'is against cyber attacks'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 22:03
China is "against all forms of cyber attacks", its foreign minister says in a conversation with John Kerry about the Sony hacking controversy.

Probe starts into factory fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 21:55
Crews leave the scene of a big factory fire in Swansea which was tackled by 68 firefighters at its height.

Fifa hold secret talks with Blatter

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 21:55
Fifa president Sepp Blatter holds talks with executives as concerns grow over future direction of football's governing body.

VIDEO: Life in Cape Town's notorious gang area

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 21:47
South Africa has one of the highest murder rates in the world and drugs and gun crime fuel the cycle of violence in the Cape Flats, an area notorious for gangs.

VIDEO: How do teams train over Christmas?

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 21:47
Bolton manager Neil Lennon and BBC Sport's Mark Lawrenson discuss their approaches to the festive fixture list in this week's Focus Forum.

VIDEO: Advent calendar: Security stop Hamilton

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 21:33
Day 22 of BBC Sport's advent calendar looks back at when Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was stopped by a security guard.

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