International News

UK businessman loses bid for retrial

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 13:14
A Florida judge has rejected a bid for a new trial by a British businessman serving a life sentence for two murders in the 1980s.

Woman thought dumped dog was stolen

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 13:00
A woman says she left a dog tied up at a railway station with its belongings in a suitcase because she believed it had been stolen.

In pictures: London Boat Show

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 12:55
The 61st London Boat Show sets sail

Brothers charged with woman's murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 12:52
Police charge two brothers with the murder of a woman, who disappeared on Christmas Eve.

US bishop to face hit-and-run charge

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 12:40
Maryland's first female Episcopal bishop will face charges over a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Baltimore, prosecutors say.

VIDEO: Paris attacks: Local residents react

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 12:36
Local residents from Porte de Vincennes in Paris - where an armed man held a number of people in a kosher supermarket - gave their reaction as the siege ended.

Aer Lingus rebuffs higher offer

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 12:30
Ireland's flagship carrier, Aer Lingus, has rejected a revised offer from British Airways owner IAG.

Glasgow Warriors 22-7 Scarlets

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 12:26
Glasgow Warriors go top of the Pro12 after a bruising win over Scarlets in driving wind and rain at Scotstoun.

Dozens of Cuban activists released

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 12:02
The Cuban government releases more opposition activists, in what is believed to be part of an agreement with the US to have diplomatic links restored.

US House passes Keystone pipeline bill

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 11:56
The US House has passed a bill approving the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.

Unions reject NI Water dispute offer

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 11:44
Unions representing hundreds of Northern Ireland Water staff reject proposals aimed at resolving a pensions dispute.

Cyprus Airways grounded by EU ruling

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 11:40
Cyprus' national carrier has ceased operations after an EU decision it must repay more than 65m euros (£50m) in illegal state aid.

Oldham director quits club Trust

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 11:31
Oldham Athletic director Barry Owen resigns as chairman of the club's trust after 12 years.

How much damage has Evans saga done?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 10:36
How much damage has the Ched Evans saga done?

Valdes 'won't be happy' as back-up

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 10:09
Louis van Gaal admits he signed Victor Valdes knowing the former Barcelona keeper won't settle for a place on Manchester United's bench.

VIDEO: Life in jail for controversial cleric

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 10:08
Radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri has been sentenced to life in prison by a court in New York for supporting terrorism.

The 'golden rule' of NHS politics

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 10:00
Chris Mason's tongue-in-cheek take on politicians and the NHS

VIDEO: Tributes to Charlie Hebdo editor

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 09:53
The partner of Stephane Charbonnier, the editor of Charlie Hebdo who was killed in Wednesday's attack in Paris, has told the BBC how she tried to reach him at the scene and pleaded to be with his body.

VIDEO: Kosher supermarket siege ended

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 09:50
Anti-terror forces have stormed a supermarket in eastern Paris where several hostages were being held by a gunman.

VIDEO: Paris attacks: Kouachi brothers killed

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-09 09:31
The BBC's Damian Grammaticas reports on the police mission that saw the killing of the Kouachi brothers, who spent two days on the run.