International News

Cook aiming to 'enjoy cricket again'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 12:41
Alastair Cook says he wants to start "enjoying my cricket again" after losing his position as England one-day captain.

UN discusses N Korea human rights

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 12:35
The UN Security Council begins a rare discussion of North Korea's human rights situation, despite objections from Russia and China.

Joe Cocker: Remembering rock's 'mad dog'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 12:09
Joe Cocker found success putting his soul into other people's songs

Scientists attack student exit plan

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 11:44
Home Secretary Theresa May's plan to expel foreign graduates draws criticism from the scientific community.

Carrick is England's best - Ferguson

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 11:39
Sir Alex Ferguson describes Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick as "the best English player in the game".

20-year-old dies in three-car crash

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 11:14
A 20-year-old man has died following a three-car collision near Downpatrick in County Down.

VIDEO: Joe Cocker on Top of the Pops

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 11:00
Joe Cocker, who has died at the age of 70, performing on Top of the Pops.

VIDEO: Rural shoppers boost online figures

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 10:56
The number of online shoppers is on the rise this Christmas, with 91% of rural dwellers now shopping online.

Van driven into shoppers in France

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 10:42
Ten people are injured as a van is driven into shoppers at a Christmas market in Nantes, French officials say, with reports the driver then stabbed himself.

VIDEO: Men sentenced for 'lunatic' driving

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 10:30
Seven men are sentenced for "driving like lunatics" in a convoy which caused a head-on crash.

In quotes: Reaction to Glasgow bin lorry crash

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 10:30
Politicians, religious and civic leaders give their reaction to the bin lorry crash that killed six people in central Glasgow.

Witnesses tell of 'horrible scenes'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 09:59
Eyewitnesses describe the "horrible scenes" after a bin lorry crashed into pedestrians in central Glasgow, killing six people.

Singer Joe Cocker dies aged 70

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 09:31
Singer Joe Cocker, best known for his cover of the Beatles' With A Little Help From My Friends, dies aged 70.

Is murder the price of 'anti-police' rhetoric?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 09:30
Is New York's mayor to blame for rising tensions?

Two men charged with PC's murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 09:22
Two men are charged with the murder of off-duty Merseyside police constable Neil Doyle.

Man dies after he is hit by train

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 09:15
A man dies after he is hit by a train at Dunmurry Halt station on the outskirts of Belfast.

Pakistan ready to ramp up executions

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 08:51
More than 50 people convicted of terrorism in Pakistan face imminent execution after the president rejected mercy petitions, officials say.

Big Brother tops TV complaints list

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 08:45
Big Brother is the most complained about TV show of the year, with X Factor, EastEnders, Coronation Street and X Factor all in the top 10.

Muhammad Ali is 'vastly improved'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 08:39
The condition of boxing legend Muhammad Ali has "vastly improved" since he was taken to hospital with pneumonia on Saturday, his spokesman says.

VIDEO: 'Lost' seal rescued from field

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 08:29
Police firefighters and animal welfare officials rescue a common seal found in a Merseyside field about 20 miles (32km) from the sea.