International News

Christie sued over bridge scandal

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 17:02
Six New Jersey residents sue Governor Chris Christie over claims his office created gridlock on to a major bridge as part of a political vendetta.

Top 10 tips for starring in musicals

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 17:01
Willemijn Verkaik's top 10 tips for starring in musicals

France struggles to break nuclear habit

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 16:53
Kicking the nuclear habit is hard, France discovers

Deadly new year

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 16:50
More British people die during the first full week of the year than at any other time. But the cold weather isn't to blame - and it's not clear exactly what is.

US 'open' to new relations with Cuba

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 16:48
The US is "very open" to a new relationship with Cuba, on condition of more political freedom on the communist-run island, a senior official says.

VIDEO: Risks of illegal tanning injections

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 16:30
Inside Out investigates the extreme measures people are willing to go to for a year-round tan including injections with unlicensed medicine.

VIDEO: Where does Britain's tea come from?

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 16:25
Adventurer and journalist Simon Reeve heads to Kenya to uncover the stories behind Britain's favourite drink. In this clip he visits a tea plantation and has a go at picking tea leaves himself.

Reagan press secretary Speakes dies

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 16:12
Larry Speakes, former press secretary to President Ronald Reagan, dies at home in his native Mississippi.

3D images created of ancient volcano

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 15:53
Scientists use 3D technology to help them to better understand an ancient extinct volcano in the north west Highlands.

VIDEO: Monitoring a top swimmer's heart rate

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 15:37
As a new National Performance Centre opens in Manchester, British Disability Swimming lead physiologist Nicola Rowley explains how a new heart rate monitor is helping to benefit swimmers-in-training.

Alliance youth wing member deported

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 15:34
A member of the Alliance Party's youth wing has returned back to the UK after being deported from Israel.

VIDEO: BBC reports amid Bangui celebrations

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 15:24
Central African Republic's interim President Michel Djotodia has resigned, sparking celebrations on the streets of the capital Bangui.

VIDEO: Community spirit for flood-hit village

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 15:06
More than 100 residents of Muchelney in Somerset have been cut off for a week because access roads are under water.

Murder charge over nightclub death

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 14:53
A man has been charged with murdering a reveller who was shot dead at a nightclub on Boxing Day.

Woman found dead with murdered boys

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 14:41
A woman is found dead in north-west London along with the bodies of two young boys police reveal were murdered.

S Sudan troops 'recapture oil city'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 14:39
South Sudanese government forces say they have recaptured the oil hub of Bentiu - one of just two rebel-held cities - but their leader vows to fight on.

Gunmen kill Brazil church's pastor

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 14:35
Police in Brazil say two gunmen killed an evangelical pastor by shooting him at his church in the city of Belo Horizonte.

VIDEO: Tech firms battle to woo drivers

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 14:27
The Consumer Electronics Show has just wrapped up in Las Vegas and it has emerged that one of key battlegrounds for the big technology firms in 2014 will be gadgets and software designed for drivers.

Gambling: Money fun, costly excess?

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 14:18
Are we spending too much on gambling?

VIDEO: EU vote bill clears first Lords step

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-10 14:13
A bill that would allow a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU in 2017 has cleared its first hurdle in the House of Lords.

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