International News

VIDEO: Boy, aged 10, calls in the Marines

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 10:59
A 10-year-old boy has called in the Royal Marines to rescue cars stranded in a Cornish village.

Teen killed in 'row over drink'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 10:57
A teenager was stabbed to death in a "tragic taking of a young life" after a row over a drink at a party, a court hears.

Roache 'urged girl to write to him'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 10:29
Coronation Street actor William Roache wrote to a girl he allegedly indecently assaulted saying "write to me when you start school again," a court hears.

Senate panel: Benghazi 'preventable'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 10:27
The deadly September 2012 attack on the US consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi could have been prevented, a US Senate committee finds.

VIDEO: Boarding school pupils 'flee abroad'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 10:26
Two teenage pupils have gone missing from a boarding school in Lancashire and are believed to have flown to the Dominican Republic.

Apple to refund $32.5m to parents

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 10:18
Apple will pay at least $32.5m (£19.9m) in refunds to parents whose children made in-app purchases without their consent.

First minister's rugby talks offer

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 10:16
First Minister Carwyn Jones says he is prepared to talk in private to all the parties in the row which has cast Welsh rugby into crisis.

'Teacher quality' Hunt's priority

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 09:58
Labour's Tristram Hunt says that improving schools is about the quality of teachers and not structural change.

Wilshaw warns staffroom 'moaners'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 09:54
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw says that teachers should stop presenting themselves as "victims".

Buckingham Palace knifeman jailed

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 09:41
A man armed with a six-inch knife who was rugby tackled to the ground by police outside Buckingham Palace is sentenced to 16 months in prison.

Arrests after rape of Danish tourist

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 09:32
Police in India arrest two men in connection with the gang-rape of a 51-year-old Danish woman close to her hotel in the capital Delhi.

VIDEO: Mental health issues rising - GPs

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 09:32
There has been a sharp increase in the number of young people suffering from mental health issues since the recession, says the Royal College of GPs.

Chelsea re-sign £21m midfielder Matic

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 09:19
Chelsea complete the £21m re-signing of Benfica's Serbia midfielder Nemanja Matic on a five-and-a-half-year deal.

Chinese villagers build 'money wall'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 09:12
Villagers in China build a wall of money after a massive payout in annual dividends from their rural co-operative.

Parents fined for term-time holiday

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 09:08
A couple who took their three children on a week's holiday to Greece during school term time are ordered to pay nearly £1,000 in fines and costs.

Dozens killed in Iraq bomb attacks

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 09:05
At least 73 people have been killed in a series of bomb attacks in central Iraq, police and medical officials say.

Britons pay to see webcam sex abuse

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 09:03
British paedophiles are among those paying to watch the abuse of children in the Philippines via webcams, a BBC investigation finds.

Finn 'must rediscover love of bowling'

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 09:02
England paceman Steven Finn has fallen "out of love" with bowling but will return to his best, says Middlesex's Angus Fraser.

Five guilty of sex attacks on girls

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 09:00
Two men and three teenage boys are convicted of a series of rapes and sexual assaults on young girls in Peterborough.

Islamic court tries 'gay' Nigerians

BBC - Wed, 2014-01-15 08:59
An Islamic court in northern Nigeria has put on trial 11 Muslim men accused of being homosexuals, a crime punishable by stoning to death, an official says.

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