International News

How nine darts changed my life

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 01:23
Hitting the World Championship's first nine-dart finish changed Paul Lim's life - he relives his historic Lakeside moment 25 years on.

Job hope for former City Link staff

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 01:14
A parcel delivery company is north Wales could offer a life line to former City Link staff facing redundancy.

AirAsia bodies returned to airport

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 01:12
The first two bodies from the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 crash off Borneo arrive back in the Indonesian city of Surabaya, where relatives are waiting.

Gambia leader 'home after coup plot'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 01:11
The Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh has returned to the country, officials say, after what was described as a coup attempt while he was out of the country.

Bruce ruled out of Newcastle running

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 01:09
Hull manager Steve Bruce says he is "determined" to keep his side in the Premier League rather than become Newcastle boss.

VIDEO: Butler-Sloss: 'I was not unsuitable for job'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 01:04
Baroness Butler-Sloss says she agreed to chair an inquiry into historical child abuse because she felt it was her duty and that she was "quite able to be independent and say that people had got it wrong and to be critical of them".

VIDEO: US woman killed by two-year-old son

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 00:55
US authorities say a two-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his mother inside a Wal-Mart store in Hayden, Idaho.

Hughton named as Brighton manager

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 00:39
Former Norwich boss Chris Hughton is named as the new manager of Championship side Brighton & Hove Albion.

Three men held over £2m heroin haul

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 00:32
Three men are arrested after heroin with an estimated street value of £2m is seized following raids in Glasgow's Springburn area.

A science news preview of 2015

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 00:29
A year of speed, space, soil and big bangs ahead

Voice of Babe and Rugrats dies at 51

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 00:22
Voice actress Christine Cavanaugh, who brought to life characters including Babe and Chuckie on Rugrats, dies aged 51.

Patient tests negative for Ebola

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 00:21
Tests on a patient in Cornwall suspected to have Ebola have proved negative, Public Health England confirms.

FTSE unlikely to match 2013 close

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 00:14
London shares edge higher in early New Year's Eve trading, but the FTSE 100 looks set to end the year lower than it did in 2013.

Kazakhstan takes Guantanamo inmates

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 00:13
Three Yemenis and two Tunisians held at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba are sent to Kazakhstan for resettlement, the Pentagon says.

Meningitis baby appeal tops £120,000

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 00:07
The family of a baby girl who lost her limbs due to meningitis say they have raised over £120,000 for her care.

Hundreds ignore new M4 speed cameras

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 00:01
Motorists are warned that enforcement action will start in the new year on average 50mph speed enforcement cameras on the M4 through Port Talbot.

£5.5m football stadium hit by delays

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 23:37
Manchester football team FC United's new £5.5m stadium may not open until February following a series of setbacks.

VIDEO: First same-sex weddings in Scotland

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 23:06
Scotland's first same-sex weddings have taken place following a change in the law earlier this month.

VIDEO: A topsy turvy year in politics

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 22:51
The year before a general election is not always full of political excitement, but 2014 has seen the rise of UKIP, the Scottish referendum, and one or two scandals in Westminster.

VIDEO: Trend for high end gin boosts sales

BBC - Tue, 2014-12-30 22:38
Many revellers will be raising a glass this New Year's Eve, but apparently more and more people are choosing gin as their tipple of choice.