International News

VIDEO: UK food handout figures 'shocking'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 04:10
Archbishop Justin Welby, says it is "shocking" to see thousands of people in a wealthy country reduced to seeking food handouts.

Second night of violent US protests

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 04:06
Angry protesters in California continue to rally against the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of white police.

Can law tackle controlling partners?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 04:03
Could new legislation halt non-physical domestic abuse?

Rouhani warns against corruption

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 03:59
President Hassan Rouhani speaks out against corruption in Iran and warns that it is "endangering" the country's Islamic Revolution.

VIDEO: 'I love criticism of Band Aid'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 03:59
Band Aid founder Bob Geldof defends his latest charity single, saying criticism helps raise the profile of the Ebola outbreak in west Africa.

Uncertainty is strange, says Button

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 03:55
Former world champion Jenson Button says he "just has to deal" with the uncertainty over whether he has a future at McLaren.

VIDEO: Can ex-drug users ever make good art?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 03:48
Will Gompertz considers whether the quality of an artist's work is made or marred by having used drugs in the past.

Russian liberal TV forced out

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 03:39
The best-known liberal TV channel in Russia is told to quit its rented studios in Moscow while another private channel faces closure.

Farmer delivers Downing Street tree

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 03:25
A fir tree grown on Gower is being unveiled by the prime minister as one of 10 Downing Street's two official Christmas trees.

VIDEO: Dewani family: 'Justice system failed'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 03:23
The family of Anni Dewani say the justice system has failed them and accused Shrien Dewani of living a "double life" and "not being honest".

VIDEO: Mail delivery 'cherry picking' claims

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 03:09
Royal Mail says competitors in the bigger cities cherry picking its business could harm rural postal services.

Interest rate rises 'won't wreck the recovery'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 03:07
Research by the Bank of England suggests interest rate rises will not wreck the economic recovery, though they will be acutely painful for hundreds of thousands of households.

VIDEO: The background to the Dewani case

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 03:01
Jon Kay reports on the background to the Shrien Dewani murder case, as a judge dismisses it due to lack of evidence.

'Nut rage' delayed Korean Air plane

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:52
Officials are investigating claims that a senior Korean Air executive delayed a flight after taking issue with the way she was served nuts.

Woman killed in ambulance accident

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:49
A woman dies in a road accident in wintery conditions on the A76, five miles south of Mennock in Dumfries and Galloway.

Strikes disrupt transport in Belgium

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:48
Transport services in Belgium have been severely disrupted by strikes protesting against government austerity measures.

Those big numbers keep on coming

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:39
Watching Gangnam Style for 17,000 years.

Canada closes embassy in Cairo

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:30
The Canadian embassy in Cairo is closed due to "security concerns", a day after Britain shut its mission in the Egyptian capital.

Disability fund closure ruled lawful

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:25
A government decision to close a fund that helps disabled people to live and work in the community is lawful, the High Court rules.

Dewani murder case thrown out

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 02:20
A judge dismisses case against Shrien Dewani, who was accused of arranging murder of wife Anni in South Africa

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