International News

VIDEO: UK terrorist attack 'highly likely'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 06:26
The former head of the secret intelligence service has said he believes a successful terrorist attack on the United Kingdom is "highly likely".

Student survived by 'eating insects'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 06:21
A student survives for eight nights on a mountain in Turkey by eating insects and sheltering in a cave.

Knee injury ends Foden's season

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 06:18
Northampton's Ben Foden will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury, putting his World Cup hopes in doubt.

Child abuse inquiry struggles to start

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 06:16
The inquiry into historical child has been plagued with problems that remain unsolved, says Tom Symonds.

Bahrain activist jailed for tweet

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 05:54
One of Bahrain's most prominent human rights activists, Nabeel Rajab, has been sentenced to six months in prison over a comment he tweeted last year.

Yemen presidential palace 'seized'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 05:50
Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen have entered and taken control of the presidential palace in the country's capital Sanaa, reports say.

Balls: Mansion tax won't be 'crude'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 05:23
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls defends Labour's planned "mansion tax" after former Labour Cabinet minister Lord Mandelson calls it "crude".

AirAsia plane 'climbed too fast'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 05:22
Indonesia's transport minister says AirAsia flight QZ8501 climbed too fast just before it stalled, crashing into the sea with the loss of 162 lives.

Father admits daughter's drug death

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 05:05
A father who supplied his teenage daughter with the drug MDMA and delayed getting medical treatment when she became ill admits her manslaughter.

Finn's one-day best banishes demons

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 05:02
Steven Finn says he has "turned a corner" after a match-winning display in the nine-wicket win over India in Brisbane.

VIDEO: Page Three modelling 'my choice'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 04:58
A former Page Three model defends her right to express herself as The Sun appears to drop its long-running topless pictures feature.

Nurse 'poisoned patients at random'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 04:58
A nurse murdered three patients and poisoned 18 others by contaminating saline with insulin "completely at random", a court hears.

How Page Three fell out of step with the times

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 04:57
How Page Three fell out of step with the times

Taken 3 keeps UK box office captive

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 04:52
Liam Neeson's action sequel Taken 3 keeps hold of the top spot at the UK box office for a second week, holding off Clint Eastwood's American Sniper.

VIDEO: First transplant from UK newborn

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 04:40
Doctors have performed the first organ transplants from a newborn in the UK.

Verdict in killer's cancer death

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 04:40
A jury returns a narrative verdict at an inquest of a Welsh prisoner whose cancer was diagnosed just two days before he died.

TV producers make bid for BBC Three

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 04:39
Production companies Avalon and Hat Trick approach the BBC Trust with a proposal to buy BBC Three from the corporation.

Klitschko to defend titles in US

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 04:38
World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko announces his first fight in America for seven years.

Smith deal could spark tax contest

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 04:31
Chancellor George Osborne tells MPs that new powers being handed to Scotland could result in a UK-wide competition over tax rates.

VIDEO: Bill Roache pays tribute to Anne

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-20 04:25
Bill Roache: Anne Kirkbride's death leaves Coronation Street cast devastated