International News

VIDEO: Record 32 penalties in 100 seconds

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 14:07
Watch the record FA Cup shootout between League One side Scunthorpe United and non-league Worcester City in their second-round replay.

Worcester City 1-1 Scunthorpe United

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 14:01
Non-league Worcester City's FA Cup run ends as Scunthorpe win 14-13 in the longest penalty shootout in FA Cup history.

Sony cancels The Interview release

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 13:23
Sony cancels the release of The Interview, a film about a fictional plot to kill North Korea's leader, after major cinemas decide not to screen it.

What is behind the US-Cuba thaw?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 13:15
After the announcement of a "historic shift" in US-Cuba relations, how will the lives of Cubans change and how will the changes be received in Cuba and the US?

Bournemouth 1-3 Liverpool

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 13:12
Liverpool secure a much-needed victory as Raheem Sterling scores twice in a League Cup quarter-final win over Bournemouth.

Armitage banned for abusing fans

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 13:11
Toulon's Delon Armitage is banned for 12 weeks for using foul and abusive language towards Leicester Tigers fans.

Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Newcastle United

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 13:07
Four-time winners Tottenham move into the League Cup semi-finals with an emphatic win against Newcastle United.

Two charged over NI dissident terror

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 13:01
Another two men are charged with terror offences as part of an undercover police investigation into dissident republican terrorism in Newry, County Down.

Farc rebels declare unilateral truce

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 12:50
Colombia's Farc rebels declare a unilateral ceasefire for an indefinite period of time, but the government is yet to respond to the move.

Crolla has surgery after attack

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 12:37
Anthony Crolla has surgery after being attacked by burglars, suffering a fractured skull and a broken ankle.

Women to make bobsleigh history

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 11:56
Kaillie Humphries & Elana Meyers Taylor will this weekend become the first women to compete in a four-man bobsleigh World Cup event.

Cook's England form a 'big worry'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 11:44
Former England one-day coach Ashley Giles says captain Alastair Cook's form is a "big worry" ahead of the World Cup.

VIDEO: 'Shock and disbelief' in Peshawar

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 11:38
The BBC's Shaimaa Khalil has been meeting some of the families in Peshawar who are in grief following an attack by the Taliban on a school, killing 141 people, mostly children.

VIDEO: US navy develops 'fish' robot

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 11:18
The US military has been showing off its latest catch.

VIDEO: What might be 2015's big themes?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 11:14
Geeks v Spooks, microbiomes and elections at home and abroad: What Newsnight's specialists think could be 2015's big themes.

US stocks surge Fed statement

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 10:58
The US Federal Reserve leaves interest rates on hold and says it "can be patient" over any decision to raise them, sending stocks higher.

Festival lights viewed from space

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 10:40
Satellites view how Christmas in the US and Ramadan in the Middle East brighten the globe.

Bouncer cleared of murder charge

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 10:11
A bouncer has been cleared of murder after a man died when being escorted out of a bar in Aberdeen city centre for being too drunk.

Woman 'at war with PSNI' court told

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 09:49
A woman accused of trying to kill a police officer in a pipe bomb attack declared herself "at war with the police" on Facebook, a Belfast court is told.

VIDEO: Pakistan attack 'darkest day of my life'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-17 09:30
BBC News speaks to Shah Jehan, a UK relative of two young boys who died in the Peshawar school attack.