International News

Haass plan 'not viable' says Nesbitt

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 14:47
Proposals drawn up by US diplomat Richard Haass "are not viable or acceptable", says UUP leader Mike Nesbitt.

VIDEO: PM's hairdresser's MBE 'honour'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 14:37
Lino Carbosiero, the prime minister's hairdresser, has said keeping his MBE nomination a secret, was the hardest month of his life.

Police reprimand Kelly over parade

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 14:15
Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly says police have given him a formal reprimand over an incident in which he was carried on the front of a PSNI Land Rover.

Iraq PM urges militants' expulsion

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:46
Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki urges residents of the city of Fallujah to force out insurgents linked to al-Qaeda who have taken control of the city.

Walcott blow hurts Hodgson and Wenger

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:35
Theo Walcott's knee ligament injury could be even more damaging for Arsenal than for England, writes Phil McNulty

VIDEO: New London black taxi revealed

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:33
The car manufacturer Nissan has unveiled its new Taxi for London on Monday, having adapted an existing van to look more like the city's traditional black cabs. Nigel Cassidy reports.

Goodyear managers held captive

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:19
Workers at a Goodyear plant in Northern France are holding two managers captive in a dispute over the plant's closure.

'Jihad Jane' gets 10 years in prison

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:13
A US woman known as "Jihad Jane" who joined a plot to kill a Swedish artist whose cartoon offended Muslims has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

N America shivers in 'polar' freeze

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:07
Parts of the United States and Canada are braced for potentially record-breaking low temperatures as an Arctic chill brings further freezing weather.

Schumacher 'stable but critical'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:05
Injured Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher's condition remains "stable but critical," the hospital treating him says.

Prom evacuation after waves warning

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:05
All buildings along the promenade in Aberystwyth are evacuated as further high tides and an "exceptional" wave swell are expected later.

£250m super-prison plans approved

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 13:04
A 2,000-inmate super-prison for Wrexham takes a big step forward with planners backing the proposals.

Real Madrid 3-0 Celta de Vigo

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 12:48
Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 400th career goal as Real Madrid beat Celta Vigo to reduce the gap on league leaders Barcelona.

Stone Age hunters' rotten teeth

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 12:23
Scientists find some of the earliest evidence for widespread tooth decay in humans in Stone-Age hunter-gatherers, who lived in what is now Morocco more than 13,700 years ago.

Pryce 'not ruling out' out MP bid

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 12:16
Vicky Pryce says she has not ruled out standing as an MP but acknowledges "no-one might want her" after her conviction for perverting the course of justice.

VIDEO: Migrants 'make better tenants'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 12:13
Kent landlord, Fergus Wilson, issues eviction notices to every one of his 200 housing benefit tenants.

Missing teenager was 'model student'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:54
Missing teenager Nida Ul-Naseer was a model student who was making excellent progress at college, a teacher says.

Portugal says farewell to Eusebio

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:38
The Portuguese football legend Eusebio is laid to rest at a Lisbon cemetery after tens of thousands turn out in the city to pay their last respects.

Injured Walcott out of World Cup

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:34
Arsenal and England forward Theo Walcott will miss the World Cup after being ruled out for at least six months with a knee injury.

VIDEO: Migrants' protest resumes in Israel

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-06 11:34
Thousands of African migrants are protesting for a second day in Tel Aviv against their treatment by the Israeli government.

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