International News

Retrial in Egypt al-Jazeera case

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 23:08
Egypt's highest court orders a retrial in the case of three al-Jazeera journalists jailed for spreading false news.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 23:07
Gareth Bale rules out Manchester United move, Swansea say Wilfried Bony is not for sale, plus more.

Formula 1's Jenson Button marries

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 22:44
Former Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button has married long-term partner Jessica Michibata, he confirms on Twitter.

Kashmir clashes kill five troops

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 22:07
Four Pakistani troops die in firing by Indian border forces on New Year's Eve, after India accuses Pakistan of killing an Indian soldier.

Three rescued from fire at flats

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 21:10
Three people are rescued and around 40 others are evacuated from a severe fire at a block of flats in Plymouth.

Egypt court to hear al-Jazeera case

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 20:47
Egypt's highest court is due to hear an appeal by three al-Jazeera journalists against their convictions for spreading false news.

Man and woman die in house fire

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 20:39
The bodies of a man and a woman are found inside a burned-out house in south-east London after neighbours try to rescue them but are unable to reach them.

Stand by for fascinating year in politics

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 20:06
Almost anything could happen in the 2015 General Election, and the months following could be thrilling, says the BBC's Mark Mardell.

Babies of addicts 'display problems'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 19:47
Babies born to drug-addicted mothers have significant developmental and vision problems at six months old, a Scottish study has found.

North Korean leader proposes talks

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 19:23
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un offers to hold talks at the highest level with South Korea, "depending on the mood and circumstances".

AirAsia plane sea search resumes

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 19:06
Better weather allows the search for wreckage of the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 to resume, with officials hoping to locate the plane's fuselage.

In pictures: Tanzania acrobat school

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 17:34
Pictures of Tanzania's budding acrobats

Cuba hopes for Washington's embrace

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 17:25
A normalisation of relations with the US is good news for Cuba - but the real prize would be a complete lifting of the economic embargo, says the BBC's Havana correspondent Will Grant.

VIDEO: The trends of 2015 (maybe)

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 17:13
What will be the top social media trends of 2015?

New year, new you... new fitness band

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 17:08
Why I love to hate my fitness band

The big ideas of 2014: Part IV

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 16:41
How do you stop the work inbox taking over your life?

Just how important was Magna Carta?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 16:29
Just how important is Magna Carta, 800 years on?

Major Oak aims for top tree title

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 16:18
Could 'Robin Hood's hideout' be Europe's best tree?

The secret to a happy life - courtesy of Tolstoy

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 16:12
The secret ingredients of a happy life - and they're 100 years old

Books in 2015: A look-ahead

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-31 16:11
Rebecca Jones looks at the big books coming in 2015