International News

UAE arrests woman over US killing

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 05:28
A local woman is arrested in the United Arab Emirates, suspected of murdering an American teacher in an Abu Dhabi shopping centre.

Why does Lord Coe want the top job in world athletics?

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 05:23
Lord Coe is bidding to become president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Dan Roan spoke to him about want he wants to achieve.

Your pictures: On the shelf

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 05:22
Readers' photos on the theme of "on the shelf"

What is sport's third biggest event?

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 05:18
Plenty of sporting events claim to be the third biggest behind the Olympics and World Cup, but the figures don't always add up.

Vanessa Mae appeals against ski ban

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 05:04
Violinist Vanessa-Mae takes her appeal against a four-year skiing ban to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

VIDEO: UK aid saves a life 'every two minutes'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 04:58
Michael Moore says UK international aid "saves lives and transforms lives" as he calls to enshrine the budget in law.

Confessions and backlash on #CrimingWhileWhite

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 04:51
Confessional hashtag spreads after Garner decision

VIDEO: British 'Hero of Israel' reburied

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 04:51
The ashes of John Henry Patterson are to be reburied in Israel after a state funeral attended by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Kenya breaks 'cyber crime network'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 04:49
Kenyan police say they have cracked a cyber crime centre run by 77 Chinese nationals from upmarket homes in the capital, Nairobi.

'Colossal' cuts to come, warns IFS

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 04:48
The plans set out by George Osborne in the Autumn Statement on Wednesday will require government spending cuts "on a colossal scale" after the election, an independent forecaster has warned.

VIDEO: Police search gorge for missing baby

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 04:48
Police searching for a mother and her four-day-old baby who went missing from a Bristol hospital are searching a large area near the Clifton suspension bridge.

VIDEO: Agent on 'positive' stamp duty change

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 04:46
An estate agent says stamp duty changes in the Autumn Statement are "incredibly positive news" for first-time buyers.

Shops ban 'sexually violent' GTA 5

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 04:41
Target and Kmart have removed Grand Theft Auto V from shelves following complaints about its depiction of violence against women.

Shipwrecked Ocean Race team rescued

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 04:39
The crew of shipwrecked Team Vestas Wind are rescued from shark-inhabited waters during the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race.

VIDEO: Are pomegranates key to Afghan future?

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 04:34
Daud Qarizadah reports on plans to replace poppies with pomegranates in Afghanistan's agriculture industry.

France told to compensate pirates

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 04:32
The European Court of Human Rights tells France to pay thousands of euros to Somali pirates because of judicial delays.

'I haven't missed a game since 1987'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 04:24
The supporter who hasn't missed a match since 1987

Israel desert hit by major oil spill

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 04:19
A large oil spill in southern Israel causes severe damage and is described by officials as one of the worst in the country's history.

UK chipmaker reveals Raspberry Pi rival

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 04:18
Chip designer Imagination has produced a barebones computer to compete with the Raspberry Pi.

CPS to contact Mahmood defendants

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 04:10
The Crown Prosecution Service is to contact defendants in 25 cases where evidence was given by Mazher Mahmood, the Fake Sheikh.