International News

Juror doubt at serial killer verdict

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 08:00
The foreman of the jury which convicted serial killer nurse Colin Norris tells the BBC he now believes the man is innocent.

Drone firm blocks White House flights

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 07:56
Chinese drone-maker DJI is to prevent its kit from flying over much of the US capital, following the crash of one of its aircraft into the White House lawn.

BBC rejects DUP's TV debates demand

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 07:53
The BBC has rejected the DUP's demands to be included in the TV election debates.

VIDEO: Beavers allowed to stay in wild

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 07:50
Beavers living on the River Otter in Devon will be allowed to remain living in the wild, if free of disease.

VIDEO: Public Administration Committee

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 07:31
MPs hear about the civil service's ability to respond to future challenges.

US north-east digs out of heavy snow

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 07:24
Residents of New England are digging out after up to as 36in (91cm) of snow fell in a day-long blizzard.

Man who killed mother's lover jailed

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 07:17
A man who beat a stranger to death after catching him in bed with his 50-year-old married mother is jailed for four years and eight months.

Life sentence for wife decapitation

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 07:09
A man who decapitated his wife at their home in west London is sentenced to life in prison.

Tweet taunts Labour over Sinn Féin

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 07:03
The Conservative Party taunts Labour over claims that the party had discussed a post election coalition with Sinn Féin.

Daldry talks hope among the Trash

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 07:02
Why Stephen Daldry swapped ballet pumps for Brazilian favelas in his latest film

Asda van crashes into bus stop queue

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 07:02
A supermarket delivery van ploughs into a bus stop injuring three people, one of them seriously.

Pembs chief dispute 'cost £150,000'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 07:01
Pembrokeshire council spent more than £150,000 in legal fees over Bryn Parry-Jones dispute, claims councillor.

Your pictures: City skylines

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 06:50
Readers' photos on the theme of "city skylines"

FGM jurors told to look past 'horror'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 06:36
Jurors in the trial of a British doctor accused of performing female genital mutilation are urged not to let their "horror" of the practice colour their judgment.

Scottish fracking block announced

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 06:24
The Scottish government announces a block on planned fracking operations, pending the outcome of further inquiries.

Cameroon v Ivory Coast

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 06:11
Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's Africa Cup of Nations game between Cameroon and Ivory Coast.

Scaffolding collapses into street

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 06:10
Two women are injured when scaffolding collapses in a Leicester city centre street, leaving one of them trapped.

VIDEO: What is the wind chill factor?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 06:07
BBC Weather's Peter Gibbs explains the science of wind chill.

Ambulance strike to go ahead in NI

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:55
A planned strike by some ambulance workers and other NHS staff in Northern Ireland is set to go ahead on Thursday.

AI will not kill us, says Microsoft

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:54
The chief of Microsoft's research division says he does not believe artificial intelligence systems are going to wipe out humankind.