International News

VIDEO: G20 protesters bury heads in sand

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 02:52
More than 400 people stuck their heads in the sand on Australia's Bondi Beach, to protest at the country's stance on climate change.

Russia sanctions 'undermine trade'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 02:46
Russian President Vladimir Putin says Western sanctions will hurt the global economy and trade agreements, ahead of the G20 summit.

Murray: The other guys got better

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 02:45
Andy Murray talks about his harsh lesson from Roger Federer, but hopes any loss of confidence will not affect his best man speech.

Butcher and wife in double death

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 02:36
A woman was found dead at home hours after her husband's body was discovered at the foot of a multi-storey car park, the BBC understands.

Four men held over Rangers takeover

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 02:31
Four men are detained by police following an investigation into the sale of Rangers Football Club in 2012.

South Africa police scuffle with MPs

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 02:17
Riot police in South Africa clash with MPs hours after parliament passed a report absolving the president of using state money to upgrade his private home.

Hagel to unveil nuclear arms reform

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 02:16
Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel is to announce a major reform of the United States' nuclear arms management after reviews uncovered major flaws.

Hosie elected SNP deputy leader

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 01:59
Stewart Hosie is unveiled as the new deputy leader of the SNP at the party's conference in Perth.

Council 'complacent' before murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 01:45
A report finds "unacceptable levels of complacency" at a council which failed to help a woman who was later beaten to death.

VIDEO: Leaders gather for G20 summit

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 01:17
Leaders of the world's 20 largest economies are gathering in Queensland city of Brisbane for the G20 summit this weekend.

Your pictures: Fireworks

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 01:02
Readers' photos on the theme of "fireworks"

Man charged over knifepoint rape

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 00:59
A 24-year-old man is charged after a woman was raped at knifepoint at Leith Links in Edinburgh.

Big Bang Theory pays tribute to star

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 00:52
US sitcom The Big Bang Theory pays tribute to cast member Carol Ann Susi, who died earlier this week from cancer.

VIDEO: Is video of Syrian 'hero boy' authentic?

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 00:48
Was this young boy's act of bravery real?

Lancaster calms fears on Samoa game

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 00:47
Head coach Stuart Lancaster expects England to play Samoa next week, despite the tourists having threatened to boycott the match.

Israel lifts age limit on holy site

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 00:32
Israel says it will allow men of all ages into Jerusalem's holy site, after months of age restrictions following tension in the city.

'Time for risks' with comet lander

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 00:29
Scientists working on Philae comet lander say it is time to take more risks with the probe, amid fears its battery might die in hours.

Afghan president in Pakistan visit

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 00:29
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is to meet Pakistani leaders on his first visit to Islamabad - a trip seen as a chance to reset troubled ties.

Work starts on razing Bridger house

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 00:28
Builders prepare to demolish a cottage dubbed the "house of evil", where Mark Bridger is believed to have murdered April Jones two years ago.

VIDEO: Lagarde: Global recovery is fragile

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 00:27
IMF chief Christine Lagarde has told the BBC she wants more than words from G20 leaders and a delivery on their commitments.

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