International News

Sturgeon to address airport's future

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 15:03
The deputy first minister is to answer questions before a committee about the long-term future of state-owned Prestwick Airport.

Bank fined £2.75m over IT meltdown

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 14:58
Ulster Bank is fined 3.5m euros (£2.75m) by the Central Bank of Ireland over its 2012 IT meltdown which left customers without access to their accounts.

VIDEO: Countdown to historic comet landing

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 14:43
History beckons for the European Space Agency on Wednesday as it attempts to put a small probe on a comet

Hodgson salutes Rooney's resolve

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 14:02
England boss Roy Hodgson praises Wayne Rooney before the captain makes his 100th international appearance on Saturday.

VIDEO: Cannibal death discovery 'horror'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 13:56
The owner of a B&B where Matthew Williams murdered a woman in an act of cannibalism has told of the horror she witnessed.

Argentina financials firms raided

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 13:49
Tax officials in Argentina raid financial organisations across the country, in what they say is an operation targeting money-laundering.

VIDEO: NHS funding call to prevent 'crash'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 13:46
Liberal Democrat Health Minister Norman Lamb warns of a "crash" in the NHS in England if up to £1.5bn of extra funding is not found before the 2015 general election.

Murray win keeps Finals hopes alive

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 13:29
Andy Murray keeps his ATP World Tour Finals hopes alive with a 6-3 7-5 win over Canadian Milos Raonic in London.

VIDEO: Is this world's biggest sandcastle?

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 13:23
The team behind a huge sandcastle in the Brazilian town of Niteroi hope it will be named the tallest off all time, when a team from Guinness World Records visits the structure.

Baby portrait wins photography prize

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 12:53
Fashion photographer David Titlow wins the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize for a shot of his baby son.

Arctic blast hits Canada and US

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 11:36
Parts of Canada and the US Midwest get their first blast of winter, sending temperatures plummeting by as much as 22C (40F) in days.

Things we now know about Mormons

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 10:52
The Mormon church seeks to dispel some of its most enduring myths

England winger Rokoduguni ruled out

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 10:45
England winger Semesa Rokoduguni is ruled out of Saturday's autumn international against South Africa with a hip injury.

VIDEO: Inquiry into prison call monitoring

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 10:41
The justice secretary apologises and orders an investigation into the possible monitoring of phone calls between prisoners and their constituency MPs.

VIDEO: Osmond: 'I stole my brother's date'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 09:51
Donny Osmond, the singer, actor, and most recently, a judge on Strictly Come Dancing has released his 60th album.

Toddler Madison 'brutally attacked'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 09:43
A prosecutor tells a jury in her closing speech that toddler Madison Horn was "brutally attacked in her own home."

Palestinian shot dead in Hebron

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 09:36
A Palestinian has been killed in clashes with the Israeli army in the West Bank, local medical sources say, amid rising tensions between the two sides.

VIDEO: Boy dies after car strikes family

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 09:30
A boy dies after a car struck his mother and her six children as they walked to school in County Antrim.

VIDEO: Blair: World 'too slow on Ebola'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 09:30
The world has been "too slow" in responding to the Ebola crisis in west Africa, Tony Blair says.

Big Bank Hank, US rapper, dies at 57

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-11 09:30
The New York rapper who, as part of the Sugarhill Gang, released what is generally regarded as the first rap record, dies at the age of 57.